Dr Woo-Tumm Bittner

Dr Woo-Tumm Bittner

Dr Woo-Tumm Bittner

Germany

Lingual Leverage: From Lingual to 1000 Aligner Starts Per Annum

Scaling your Orthodontic Practice. A How To Guide - Course Brochure - Dr Bittner

If an ortho clinic shifts its focus from lingual treatment to treatment with aligners a lot of things do change. With an honest look back on his slow transition into aligners, the lecturer describes the changes in his therapy, in the economic indicators, in the quality of treatment and in the numbers of patients in the ADENTICS practices. He will also report on the important role that lingual therapy continues to play in his practices despite the changes.

Putting service over treatment and people over revenue allowed ADENTICS to become one of the most successful orthodontic brands in Germany.

Dr Bittner provides an  interactive, practice-oriented course fully revealing his  approaches in treatment and practice management, showing  deep, detailed insights into the in-house studies which provided the important insights to change the ADENTICS practice treatment protocols for the long term. 

Dr Bittner will also address the most common daily challenges in his orthodontic clinics and talk about marketing, communication, employee management, different treatment and service strategies and their economic indicators. 

COURSE OUTLINE

Putting firstly service over treatment and people over revenue allowed ADENTICS to become one of the most successful orthodontic brands in Germany with more than 150 employees in 6 clinics. In this fully practice-oriented and interactive course the presenter will show his approaches in treatment and practice management and will give insights into some in-house made studies that led to some interesting insights and changed the treatment protocols of ADENTICS sustainably. He will also address the most common daily challenges in his orthodontic clinics and talk about marketing, communication, human resources management, different treatment and service strategies and their economic indicators.

Objectives: Learn about the challenges of a permanently growing practice with a changing treatment focus, avoid mistakes, learn about management tools and see best practices.

Part 1: Scaling Your Practice: Tools that we used to keep up our treatment quality while growing

Part 2: Scaling Your Numbers: What we learned from our transition from lingual to aligners and what it made with our numbers 

Part 3: Scaling Your Team: The biggest success factor is human

Part 4: Scaling Your Service: What patients did like and what not

The course will include a detailed explanation of ADENTICS transition into a plaster-free clinic. 

Dr Bittner will describe the ADENTICS RETAINER CLUB concept which permanently provides patients with LIFELONG retainers based on intraoral scans and 3-D printed models.

Biography

CV Woo-Ttum Bittner

Orthodontist, Founder and CEO ADENTICS

Woo-Ttum Bittner is a specialist in orthodontics who graduated from the Humboldt University of Berlin, Germany. He is the founder and CEO of ADENTICS®, a group of orthodontic practices that focus on aligner and lingual treatment. 

1990-1996

Degree in dental medicine at the Humboldt-University Berlin (Charité)

1996-1998

Assistant dentist in private practice

1998-2001

Scientific assistant in the department of Orthodontics in the Centre for Dental Medicine, Charité (Virchow Campus), active in student training, research and patient treatment

October 2001

Appointment as a specialized dentist for orthodontics

since Nov. 2001

Foundation of three practices in Berlin – Lichtenrade (2001), Mahlow (2008) and Berlin Mitte (2010) under Brand “ADENTICS – Orthodontic Specialists”.

November 2006

Further education authorization for orthodontics through the Berlin Dental Association

February 2007

Member of the examination board for orthodontics of the Berlin Dental Association 

January 2015

President elect of the German Society of Lingual Orthodontics (DGLO)

April 2016

Foundation of two practices in Teltow and Schulzendorf

2019

Chairman of Orthodontic Part of Esthetic Days Congress Baden Baden

2021

Chairman of Orthodontic Part of Esthetic Days Congress Baden Baden


Affiliations

Active and Certified Member of the World Society of Lingual Orthodontics (WSLO)

Active and certified Member of the European Society of Lingual Orthodontics (ESLO)

Active and Certified Member of the German Association for Lingual Orthodontics (DGLO)

German Association for Aligner Orthodontics (DGAO)

European Aligner Society (EAS)

German Association of Orthodontists (BDK)

Gesellschaft für Kieferorthopädie von Berlin und Brandenburg (KFO-BB)

Deutsche Gesellschaft für Kieferorthopädie (DGKFO)

Deutsche Gesellschaft schlaftherapeutisch tätiger Zahnmediziner (DGSZ) (German Association of Dentists - active in the field of hypnotherapy)