1. Do-It-Yourself Orthodontics can be Very Expensive!

    There is nothing that gives one more self-satisfaction or pride than doing a job yourself. Painting the family room, fixing a sprinkler line, or building a deck all bring a sense of accomplishment for a job well done. However, there are some tasks where doing it yourself (DIY) is not advisable and can be down right dangerous without proper training. No one would question that performing open heart…Read More

  2. The 76th Annual Session of the Colorado Summer Orthodontic Meeting was a hit!

    Greeley Orthodontist Dr. Brad Edgren was invited as a guest lecturer at the 76th Annual General Session of the 2014 Colorado Summer Orthodontic Meeting. The meeting was held in beautiful Snowmass Village, Colorado. His lecture was on “Integrating cone beam computed tomography; relevancy and practical implementation in orthodontic diagnosis and treatment”.…Read More

  3. It’s Standing Room only for Dr. Edgren’s Lecture at the AAO in the Big Easy!

    The American Association of Orthodontists held their 114th Annual Session in the Big Easy. The American Association of Orthodontists (AAO) is the world’s oldest and largest dental specialty organization. Dr. Brad Edgren was honored to be one of the lecturers at the annual session on the “Early Interceptive Treatment of Impacted Teeth Utilizing CBCT and the Frontal Analysis.” Dr. Edgren discu…Read More

  4. Dr. Brad Edgren Lectures at the Bioprogressive Symposium in New Orleans

    Dr. Brad Edgren was honored to lecture along side some of the best orthodontists in the field at the Bioprogressive Symposium in New Orleans on April 25, 2014. From left to right: Dr. Jean-Luc Ouhioun (France), Dr. Rick Jacobson (California), Dr. Carl Gugino (New York), Dr. Brad Edgren (Colorado), and Dr. Juan Carlos Crespi (Argentina). The lecture, “Cone Beam Computed Tomography in Modern Biopr…Read More

  5. Dr. Brad Edgren Lectures at the University of Illinois at Chicago

    Dr. Brad Edgren lectured at the University of Illinois at Chicago, in Chicago, Illinois. The topics of his lecture included the Fundamentals of Early Interceptive Treatment, the importance of early orthodontic treatment on the growing child, and the benefit of addressing impacting teeth at an early age.…Read More

  6. Dr. Brad Edgren Lectures in Buenos Aires

    Dr. Brad Edgren lectured to the Sociedad Argentina De Ortodoncia in Buenos Aires, Argentina on Tuesday October 29, 2013. The topics of his lecture included the Fundamentals of Early Interceptive Treatment and the importance of early orthodontic treatment on the growing child.…Read More

  7. Dr. Brad Edgren’s article on Upper Airway Obstruction is Published in the UK

    Dr. Brad Edgren’s article on Upper Airway Obstruction was recently published in Orthodontic Practice, UK. The article illustrated the problems associated with upper airway obstructions in the growing, orthodontic patient. When growth is not taken into account, an orthodontic case treated to proper balance at age 12 can become a failed result at maturity due to abnormal craniofacial growth, which…Read More

  8. Dr. Brad Edgren Lectures in Puebla, Mexico.

    Dr. Brad Edgren lectured for two days in Puebla, Mexico June 28 & 29 2013. The lecture topics included Orthodontic Diagnosis and Treatment planning, Interceptive Treatment (Phase I), Interceptive Treatment of Impacted teeth, and Upper Airway Obstruction in the Orthodontic Patient.…Read More

  9. The Importance of the Prediction of Facial Growth

    Dr. Brad Edgren was recently published in the April 2013 Edition of Orthotown Magazine. This article spotlighted the importance of predicting dentofacial growth in the developing patient and incorporating growth prediction into the orthodontic treatment plan. The other focus of this article was the proper evaluation of the facial width; often overlooked by most orthodontists. Read The Combined Val…Read More

  10. Upper Airway Obstruction – poor function becomes poor form

    The March/April 2013 edition of Orthodontic Practice featured a Continuing Education piece by Dr. Brad Edgren. The article illustrated the effects of upper airway obstruction upon the growing orthodontic patient. Upper airway obstruction (UAO) includes any abnormal condition of the nose, mouth, throat, or larynx that interferes with normal respiration. Impaired nasal respiration can have a signifi…Read More