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Triple O Dental Labororatories

0121 702 2353

Oral, Orthopaedics & Orthodontics

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Dr. J W "Skip" Truitt

I would like to take this opportunity to invite you to become part of our continuing education program. I have been teaching Dentists Orthopaedics, Orthodontics and T.M.J. therapy for over 25 years and found these concepts invaluable for developing a modern day practice. The courses are designed for General Dental Practitioners to implement a practical and progmatic approach to your patients orthodontic needs.


Dr. Truitt received his B.S. degree from Texas Christian University and his D.D.S. degree from Baylor University. He has maintained a full time practice in Gainesville, Texas since 1967. Dr Truitt has co-authored four text books and published numerous papers worldwide.

All Levels Of Experience Welcome
Below is a brief overview of courses 1-6. For further details, dates, venues and to register, please click on the more information button specific to each course.

“Without doubt, this is the most inspirational thought provoking and stimulating post graduate course I have ever attended and has influenced the course of my professional career”
Stewart Wright B.D.S.
Greenock, Scotland


For those dentists either about to enter the world of orthodontics or for those who have been practicing conventional orthodontic techniques for sometime, one of Skip Truitt's courses is not only the best place to start but also the best place to take your understanding of orthodontics to new levels - levels which, unfortunately, many orthodontists don't even realise exist.  Skip's understanding of the subject and his ability to convey the principles succinctly and simply can only come from someone who has mastered his craft for over 50 years.  If you are looking for a more holistic approach to orthodontics that doesn't treat every other patient as an extraction case, then these series of courses are definitely for you.
Dr Biju krishnan B.D.S


“Dr Truitt is the single best teacher I have ever encountered. His formidably lucid, perfectly crafted lectures make you wonder why dental school was never like this. There is a deep satisfaction in applying his fully integrated approach to orthodontic correction, which insists on the value of protecting the T.M..J., enhancing facial aesthetics and improving function. Our patients deserve nothing less”.
Martin McAleese B.Dent,
Newry, N.Ireland

Maxillo-facial Orthopaedics

Maxillary 3-D Schwarz

Maxillary Schwarz

Mandibular Williams

Mandibular Crozat

Course I
Removable Orthopaedic Appliances

We will discuss:
How to diagnose dental and skeletal malocclusions

  • The Schwarz Korkhaus cast analysis
  • Basic use of the Bimler Cephalometric Analysis
  • Selection and adjustment of the Crozat, Schwarz, Sagittal, Jackson, Williams, Bionator, Clark, Twin-BlockTM and orthopaedic corrector appliances
  • How T.M.D. affects your treatment
  • Case presentation and fees
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Straightwire Therapy

New Delta Force System

Ligating Arch Wires

Indirect Bonding

Course II
This is an all new seminar using the latest advances in Orthodontic technology.

You will be taught:

  • The Delta Force Bracket (Appliance System will be explained in detail)
  • Thermal Activated Multi-gradient Arch Wires
  • Sliding Mechanics using:
  • Elastics, Coil Spring, Power Tubing, Sliding Yoke, Class II Bow, Rick-A-Nator, Molar Distalising Springs, Arch Wire Locks, Chain Elastics, Rotating Wedge
  • Case Finishing
  • Retention
  • Hands on using the Typodont for Ligations and Arch Wire Changes
  • Non extraction vs. extraction cases

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Comprehensive Bimler Elite® Cephalometric Analysis

Bimler Elite

Course III

We will explore:

  • How to trace and interpret the Bimler Elite® Cephalometric Analysis
  • How to make and interpret T.M.J. radiographs (corrected transcranials, Towns, trans-orbital, posterior-anterior, submental vertex, panoramic)
  • Basic T.M.D. diagnosisEvalution of pre and post treatment records. (You can document the progress of your patients)
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Advanced Orthodontic Therapy

Typodont furnished with Delta Force Brackets

Course IV
A unique opportunity to practice bracket placement, ligating archwires, elastics and various attachments for mechanical movements.

We will practice:

  • "Hands-on" application of all treatment procedures using the provided typodont. (Auxiliaries are urged to attend this session)
  • How to treat impacted cuspids
  • When and how to remove labial and lingual frenums
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Advanced Dento-Facial Orthopaedics

Course V
This seminar is constantly updated with the newest "state of the art" appliances and treatment concepts. It is an easy way for the doctor to stay up to date on all of the latest advances in diagnosis and clinical procedures.

This seminar will cover:

  • How to make all removable orthopaedic appliances fixed
  • Advanced Class III treatment and retention using the Truitt III Appliance and the Frankel III Appliance
  • Selection and use of various reverse pull headgears
  • Selecting the best appliances for:
    • Arch Development - child, teen and adult
    • Mandibular Translation - (skeletal Class II correction), child, teen and adult
  • How to finish those difficult cases
  • Personal Evaluation of Orthopaedic skills
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Practicable T.M.J. Therapy

Course VI
A definitive course dedicated to a simple and practical approach to T.M.J. Therapy.

This seminar will cover:

  • Review the anatomy of the head, neck and T.M.J.
  • Diagnosis of internal and external derangements
  • Classification of derangements
  • Splint construction and adjustment
  • T.M.J. medications and nutrition
  • Physical therapy - in office and at home
  • Stabilization and finishing of the T.M.J.
    • Orthodontics including the A.L.F. Appliance
    • Re-treatment of the T.M.D. previous orthodontic case
    • Reconstruction and Adult Twin Block Therapy
    • Equilibration
  • Long term retention
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