Comprehensive Early Treatment Mechanics for the Growing Child


1ST SESSION: November 4-5, 2022

Presented by: Dr. Ed Gonzalez

42 CE Credit hours

if attending all 2 days in their entirety.

NO prior orthodontic knowledge is required!


At the conclusion of the course, the participant will:


Understand growth and development in the child patient.


Be able to provide Phase 1 treatment to the patient with no prior orthodontic knowledge before attending the course.


Be able to identify when Phase 1 treatment must be started or referred.


Provide Phase 1 treatment with a stop point if the practioner only wants to provide Early Treatment.


Leave the course with the tools to grow your practice immediately.

Course Sessions

Course Information

Course Dates

November 4-5

January 20-21

March 10-11


Registration begins at 8:00 a.m.

Classes Friday and Saturday

will be from 8:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m.


Pediatric Dental Center
1540 S. Dale Mabry Hwy.
Tampa, FL 33629

Edward Gonzalez D.M.D.

Dr. Edward Gonzalez

This course is taught by Dr. Edward Gonzalez, a pediatric dentist based in the Tampa, Florida area. Dr. Gonzalez has practiced all phases of orthodontics for over thirty years and consistently has treated 300 orthodontic patients per year. He is a past president of the AOS and currently the Executive Director of the Academy of Diplomates (the credentialing arm of the Society) and a AOS senior instructor. He has lectured for over 25 years bringing his unique style of Early Treatment to thousands of doctors. Dr. Gonzalez is the “go to” expert on facial growth and development for SOS. He was honored to receive from the AOS “The Moore Lifetime Achievement Award”. He has treated over 4,000 Phase I patients and understands the tremendous impact that orthodontics can have on any pediatric or general practice. Armed with the knowledge from this course, you could substantially increase the annual revenue in your practice by adding only five new orthodontic “starts” a month. Dr. Ed Gonzalez has no financial relationships relevant to this presentation to disclose.

Course Cost


An instrument list will be emailed prior to the course. LIMITED TO 15 STUDENTS!

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