Dentist at the University of Buenos Aires, Argentina – Specialist in Orthodontics and Functional Orthopedics of the Jaws – Certified User Damon – Former Adjunct Professor at the Rectum Arch at the University of Morón – Former Professor at the Chair of Photography Digital of the career of specialist in Orthodontics of the Monti Foundation – Dictator of courses in the Southern Dental Circles of Córdoba, Mar del Plata, Gral. Roca, Pergamino, Odontological Association of the Northwest, Odontological Association of Formosa and Monti Foundation . Dictator at the Argentine Society of Orthodontics. Invited lecturer in the Orthodontics Specialty of the Universidad Católica Argentina.
Dr. Alan Bagden is an experienced orthodontist in Springfield, Va., And is a frequent speaker at seminars around the world, having delivered presentations on all continents of the world except Antarctica. He enjoys dissecting the mechanics of complicated cases and obtaining transformative results in his patients. Dr. Bagden has been a driving force behind the development of the Ormco Damon System and Insignia Advanced Smile Design products.
Dr. Bagden graduated from Lafayette College, after which he attended the prestigious University of Pennsylvania School of Dental Medicine, obtaining his Doctorate in Dental Medicine (DMD). After completing his mandatory service as a dentist for the United States Public Health Service, he was proposed and admitted to the orthodontic residence of the University of Maryland. After his certification as an orthodontist, he joined Dr. William Wallert in practice and both were pioneers, implementing multiple techniques efficiently.
In 2001, he collaborated with Dr. Dwight Damon on the development and training of the Damon Self-Liabilities system. Together they wrote the definitive passive ligature guide, The Damon Workbook, in 2003. Since then, he has traveled to more than 45 countries and has presented more than 300 Damon System seminars, from the general session of the American Association of Orthodontists to clubs of Study in Wellington, New Zealand. He is a Key Opinion Leader of Ormco corporation and one of the few doctors with the Educator Certificate in the Damon System. It also has the Insignia Elite Provider certificate.
Dr. Bagden is certified by the American Board of Orthodontics. He has served as president of the Virginia Association of Orthodontists and the Northern Virginia Dental Society. He is a member of the Pierre Fauchard Honorary Dental Society and the American College of Dentists in recognition of his contribution to the orthodontic profession. An avid runner, he qualified and competed in the Boston Marathon as well as in multiple and demanding long distance runs. He, along with his wife, Kathy, are the proud parents of five children and grandparents of three granddaughters.
Dr. Dwight Damon is an industry-leading orthodontist widely known for his development of the Damon System. Dr. Damon is a pioneer in the field, lecturing worldwide to both doctors and staff on the most advanced orthodontic treatment philosophies. Holding a practice for more than 40 years, Dr. Damon has written several professional articles and his work has been featured in leading trade journals, including the Journal of Clinical Orthodontics and the American Journal of Orthodontics and Dentofacial Orthopedics. He is a member of leading industry associations, including: the American Association of Orthodontics, the Pacific Coast Society of Orthodontists, the American Dental Association and the Washington State Dental Association.
Dr. Ellouze has received his Degree in Dental Surgery in 1982 from the Faculty of Monastir (TUNISIA) and completed his Post-Graduate Certificate in Orthodontics at the University of Bordeaux (France) in 1986 and Post-Graduate Certificate in Lingual Orthodontics at University of Paris V in 2002.
An internationally renowned lecturer in Orthodontics, Dr. Ellouze has been a leader in the field of skeletal anchorage. He has written several articles, and recently published a book titled: Mini-Implants, Orthodontics for Tomorrow (Ed. :Quintescence International – March 2012)
He is an Associate Professor in the Department of Orthodontics at the University of Bordeaux (France).
He is a Member of European Orthodontic College (CEO), and was the Chairman of the CEO Congress in 2010.
Dr. Skander Ellouze maintains a private practice in Tunis, which is limited to Orthodontics for Children and Adults, and lingual Orthodontics.
Dr. Frost received his dental degree at the University of the Pacific School of Dentistry and practiced general dentistry for 5 years – two with his father and three in his own office. Following a one-year fellowship in temporomandibular joint dysfunction, he completed a two-year residency in orthodontics and dentofacial orthopedics at the University of Rochester. Dr. Frost practices in Mesa, Arizona. He is currently a part-time associate clinical professor at the University of the Pacific orthodontic program and has lectured on the Damon system at several Damon Forums and other Ormco-sponsored events, including the national American Association of Orthodontists annual session and component meetings and his own Damon in-office seminars. By his peers, Dr. Frost has been named one of Phoenix’s top orthodontists for the periods of 2004-2006 and 2008-2010.
Dr. David Gonzalez received his dental degree at the European University of Madrid (UEM) in 2002. Subsequently, he completed his Master’s Degree in Orthodontics and Dentofacial Orthopedics at Southern University of Mississippi. Throughout his career, he has combined his work as an orthodontist and teacher serving as a Professor at the Orthodontics Master’s Degree programs at both the Alfonso X El Sabio University and the European University of Madrid. For over nine years, he served as the President of New Technologies Committee at the Official College of Odontologists and Stomatologist of the 1st Region. He is a member of the World Federation of Orthodontists, a member of the American Association of Orthodontists, and lectures both nationally and internationally.
Dr. Jeff Kozlowski is world renowned for his unique perspective on clinical efficiency. An internationally sought-after lecturer, he has presented on topics including Clinical Efficiency, Digital Orthodontics, Facial Esthetics, Efficient Early Treatment, and Orthodontic Treatment Mechanics. Dr. Kozlowski graduated with a BS in Economics from Syracuse University prior to receiving his DDS and Orthodontic Specialty Certificate from the State University of New York at Buffalo. He has been published in several orthodontic journals, including Seminars in Orthodontics, Journal of Clinical Orthodontics, Clinical Impressions and The Progressive Orthodontist. As an avid cyclist and endurance athlete, he has completed the Ironman Triathlon 5 times and the grueling Mt. Washington Bicycle Hill climb 10 times. He has practices in New London and East Lyme, CT. He and his wife, Amy, a pediatric dentist, have two children: Amelia and Jake.
Dr. Lin is a clinical professor in the Department of Orthodontics at Taipei Medical University, is a past president of the Taiwan Association of Orthodontists, and maintains a private orthodontic practice.
Dr. Lin has published “Creative Orthodontics, Blending the Damon System and TADs to Manage Difficult Malocclusions.”, 1st edition 2007, 2nd edition 2010. “Class III Correction Orthodontics”, 1st edition 2013.
M.S and Certificate in Orthodontics, Marquette University (USA) (Orthodontic Graduate Program)
2000~2002: President of the Taiwan Association of Orthodontists
2004~present: Clinical Professor, Taipei Medical University
Director of Lin’s Orthodontic Center
Senior consultant of Taiwan Orthodontics Society
Senior consultant of Taiwan Association of Orthodontics
Dr. Gualtiero Mandelli graduated in Medicine and Surgery from University of Study of Milan in 1985. After the graduation, he achieved three post-graduate specializations in: Orthodontics, Stomatology and Pediatrics in the same University. He was Visiting Professor in Orthodontics at University of Parma from 2003 to 2010 and from 2011 he is Visiting Professor at Specialization School in Orthodontics at University of Brescia. His private practice is in Lombardia. He is member of SIDO from 1995. Dr. Mandelli is also author of various scientific works and has given talks and presentations at numerous courses and congresses. In the last four years, he has dedicated his Orthodontic Biomechanics research, in particular, to the use of phase auxiliaries in order to increase the clinical efficiency of base set up in phase 1 and phase 2.
Doctor Dimitrios Mavreas is currently a Clinical Professor at Vrije University in Brussels, Belgium, and maintains a private practice in Athens, Greece. He is also affiliated to the Hellenic Craniofacial Center, Athens, Greece, treating craniofacial anomaly and cleft patients. He completed his orthodontic training at the Department of Orthodontics, Aarhus, Royal Dental College, Denmark, (Master of Science Degree), and also had postgraduate training in Occlusion and TMJ Management at the Department of Occlusion, Georgetown University School of Dentistry, Washington DC, USA. In addition he holds a PhD degree from the University of Athens, School of Dentistry, Greece. He has worked as an Assistant Professor at the Department of Orthodontics in Aarhus, Denmark. He has published numerous articles in various orthodontic journals. He has been lecturing extensively on the Damon system and various other topics.
B.Ch.D.University Stellenbosch. Orthodontic training at the university of Frankfurt, training in the practice of Praxis Dr. Toll in Bad Soden, Germany and with Prof. Axel Bumann in Kiel with an emphasis on jaw diseases and how to treat them. Works at the Gemeinschaftspraxis in Herrsching am Ammersee, Germany since 15 years. Also works in Great Britain and Vilnius, Lithuania for the orthodontic treatment of patients with severe jaw diseases. Internationally recognize lecturer since 2006. Damon user since 2003.
Dr. Palleck is a two-time graduate of the University of Western Ontario (UWO), having completed her dental program in 1993 and her masters in orthodontics in 1999. In private practice for 15 years, she is also a clinical instructor at UWO and has served three terms as president of the Oxford County Dental Society. She has a special interest in office systems, digital orthodontics, specifically Insignia Advanced Smile Design, and has lectured in the U.S. and Canada on digital orthodontics, practice management and staff issues. She is working with micro-pulse technology to study its effect on custom appliance treatment.
Dr. Perera obtained his degree in Medicine and Surgery from the University of Barcelona in 1981 and then went on to complete his studies in Stomatology in 1983. In 1986, he completed postgraduate studies in Orthodoncy at the Centro Europeo de Ortodoncia in Madrid. From 1995 to 1997 he then completed a further series of studies with the Roth-Williams Centre. R. Perera has been a member of SEDO since 1991 and is also a member of AESOR, AIO and WFO. He is the author of various scientific articles and has given talks and presentations at numerous courses and congresses. Dr. Perera was a pioneer in the introduction of the Damon System in Spain. He first began using the Damon System in 2001 and since his visit to Dr. Damon’s surgery in Spokane, in 2003, he has exclusively used this system at his surgeries in Lleida and Tarragona.
Professor.Gurkeerat Singh has Bachlor of Dental Surgery from college of Dental Surgery, Mangalore. Mangalore University (1989- 1994) and Master of Dental Surgery(Orthodontics)from College of Dental Surgery, Mangalore. Manipal Academy of higher education, Manipal (January 1997).
Diplomat, Indian Board of Orthodontics, November 2009
Professor Gurkeerat is in private practice in New Delhi since 1997, a consultant Orthodontist in Indian Spinal Injuries Centre and Hospital, Vasant Kunj, New Delhi. Attached since August 1998 and serving till date.
and, Former consultant Orthodontist, Mata Channan Devi Hospital, Janakpuri, New Delhi.
Sudha Rustagi College of Dental Sciences and Research, Faridabad (March 2005-April 2006)
Harsarn Dass Dental College, Ghaziabad (April 2004-March 2005).
Reader Harsarn Dass Dental College, Ghaziabad (April 2003-March 2004).
Rama Dental College Hospital & Research Centre, Kanpur (April 2001- March 2003)
Senior Lecturer Rama Dental College Hospital & Research Centre, Kanpur (March 1998- March 2001)
Life member, Indian Orthodontic Society (IOS).
Life member, Indian Society of Dental Research (ISDR).
Life member, Indian Academy of Orofacial Genetics.
Life member, Academy of Oral Implantology (AOI).
Life member, Society for Oral Laser Applications (SOLA).
Member, Indian Dental Association (IDA).
Member, German Society of Oral Implantology.
Orthodontists (own practice) and clinical consultant of Ormco Russia. Head of the orthodontic department of North-West State Medical University in St. Petersburg.
Dr. Tikhonov completed his degree at the St. Petersburg State MedicalUniversity in 2000 and successfully completed his orthodontic training in 2003.
He has already published ten articles and three workbooks on basic orthodontic problems. Dr. Tikhonov has already attended more than 50 orthodontic courses, congresses and in-office courses.
He gives lectures in Russia and around the world. Tikhonov already has more than 100 courses on orthodontic treatment and the Damon system in Russia, Latvia, Kazakhstan, Moldova, the United Arab Emirates, Kuwait, India, France, South Africa, Poland, Greece, Turkey, Italy and other countries
Dr Philippe Van Steenberghe is a native of the French-speaking part of Belgium. He earned his DDS degree and specialized in orthodontics at ULB (Free university of Brussels). Over the following fifteen years he was active in the education of students in orthodontic specialization. Dr Philippe Van Steenberghe has developed a private practice in Lessines, Belgium, called Ortho Team, in which he works with four other orthodontists.
He also created and developed the orthodontic department in St. Pierre university hospital, Brussels. He currently leads a team of 7 orthodontists who work closely with other specialists, such as pedodontists and maxillo-facial surgeons.
He is a member of the World Federation of Orthodontists, the American Association of Orthodontists, the Belgian Orthodontic Society, the French Orthodontic Society, the Belgian Society of Dental Medicine, and the Society of French-Speaking Orthodontists.
As an independent open-minded “critical thinker”, Dr Van Steenberghe has been involved in sharing his knowledge and experience through courses, lectures, and conferences, both in Belgium and abroad since 1995.
Dr Van Steenberghe is well-known for his expertise in Class II orthopeadic treatments, ortho-surgery, the use of digital technologies, … He prefers to describe himself as a “lego-player”, able to select and integrate the different relevant parts of the puzzle to elaborate the best treatment for each patient: one which is simple, efficient and comfortable, and includes humanistic and multidisciplinary aspects.
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