Doctors Program Combines Cutting-Edge
Science with In-Depth Clinical Insights
The easy-to-use AAO Member app enables Annual Session attendees to select preferred lectures and manage their complete conference schedules via the app (see page 2).
Lecturers from Europe and topics will include:
Dr. Hugo De Clerck of Belgium: rotations of the maxilla and
mandible by Class III orthopedics followed by upper molar
Dr. Berte Melsen of Denmark: asymmetry (correct or
Dr. Mauro Cozzani of Italy: Class II correction with miniscrews
Dr. Benedict Wilmes of Germany: Early Class III treatment.
rapid maxillary expansion and new options (palatal TADs).
Lecturers from the Middle East and topics will
Dr. Joseph Ghafari of Lebanon: compromised occlusal
outcome in favor of facial esthetics;
Abdolreza Jamilian of Iran: treatment of maxillary deficiency
in Class III growing patients;
Dr. Stella Chaushu of Israel: biological and immunological
processes underlying orthodontic tooth movement in
Dr. Adrian Becker of Israel: tooth impaction and the hooked
root apex in the young patient: cause or effect?
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Lecturers from Asia and topics will include:
Dr. Hee-Moon Kyung of South Korea: What has been
changed and what has to be changed using microimplants?
Dr. Yuxing Bai of China: maxillary anterior protraction using
3D printed titanium mini-plates;
Dr. Keiji Moriyama of Japan: alveolar bone remodeling
mechanisms during orthodontic tooth movement;
Dr. Takashi Yamashiro of Japan: maxillary anterior segmental
distraction osteogenesis in orthodontic treatment of cleft lip
Dr. Yanheng Zhou of China: aligner therapy and extraction
Physician Expert to Lead
Sleep Apnea Series
The four-lecture series on sleep apnea in the 2018 Annual
Session program will begin with Helene A. Emsellem, MD,
director of The Center of Sleep and Wake Disorders in Chevy
Chase, Maryland and a clinical professor of neurology at George
Washington University. Dr. Emsellem will present, “Sleep Apnea:
Diagnostic Challenges, Treatment Strategies & New Concepts.”
Following Dr. Emsellem’s lecture, Drs. R. Scott Conley, Sylvan
Mintz and Benjamin Pliska will address sleep apnea vis-à-vis
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