Dr. Ravindra Nanda

Dr. Ravindra Nanda is Professor Emeritus, Former UConn Alumni Endowed Chair and Head of the Department of Craniofacial Sciences and Division of Orthodontics, University of Connecticut, Farmington, Connecticut, U.S.A.
He received his dental and orthodontic training first at Lucknow, India and then from Nymegen, The Netherlands and the University of Connecticut. He also received a Ph.D. from the University of Nymegen. He was an Assistant Professor of Orthodontics at Loyola University, Illinois from 1970 to 1972 and since 1972 he has been associated with the University of Connecticut.
Dr. Nanda has been active in orthodontic research in the area of biomechanics, clinical trials and acceleration of orthodontic treatment. He has authored with his colleagues more than 300 scientific papers. He is Editor-in-Chief of Progress in Orthodontics. He is also an associate editor of Journal of Clinical Orthodontics.
He is an active member of various organizations, including the American Association of Orthodontists, European Orthodontic Society and Edward H. Angle Society. Dr. Nanda is a Diplomate of the American Board of Orthodontics. He has given numerous named lectures at national and international societies including Mershon and Angle Heritage Lectures at the American Association of Orthodontics and Sheldon Friel Lecture at 2011 EOS Congress. He has been recognized with various awards from numerous international orthodontic organizations. He was also made coveted Honorary Fellow of WFO.
Dr.Nanda has authored and co-authored eight text books Retention and Stability (with Dr. Burstone), Biomechanics in Clinical Orthodontics , Biomechanic and Esthetic Strategies In Clinical Orthodontics, Temporary Anchorage Devices in Orthodontics (with Dr. Uribe), Current Therapy in Orthodontics(with Dr. Kapila), Esthetics and Biomechanics in Orthodontics, and recently “ Orthodontics, two volumes “ (with Prof. Farronato), and Atlas of Complex Orthodontics (with Dr. Uribe). He has two new books coming out in 2019, Temporary Anchorage Devices (with Drs. Uribe and Yadav) and Principles and Biomechanics of Aligner Orthodontic Treatment (with Castroflorio, Garino and Ojima).

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Dr. Alessandro Mario Greco

Dr. Greco took his Dental Degree at University of Rome “Tor Vergata” in 1999, his Postgraduate Degree in Orthodontics at University of Ferrara in 2007, served as Postgraduate Fellow at San Giovanni Calibita Fatebenefratelli Hospital Isola Tiberina in Rome from 2000 to 2015, became PhD Doctor at University of Rome “Tor Vergara in 2015 and Visiting Professor at University of Ferrara from 2013. He is Member of Italian Board of Orthodontics (I.B.O.), Member of European Board of Orthodontists (E.B.O.), Active Member of Italian Society of Orthodontics (S.I.D.O.), Active Member of Italian Academy of Orthodontics (A.I.d.Or.), Active Member of European Orthodontic Society (E.O.S.), Active Member of World Federation of Orthodontists (W.F.O.), Past-President for 2013-15 of the Italian Society of Bidimensional Technique (S.I.Te.Bi), Past President in 2013 of the Italian Association of Orthodontists Specialist (A.S.I.O.), Clinical Speaker Invisalign (2013) and Clinical Speaker GC Orthodontics. Author of scientific papers on national and international journals, speaker at nationals and international courses and meetings. He has got his own dental practice in Rome with exclusive interest to Orthodontics.

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Dr. Bjorn Ludwig D.M.D., M.S., Ph. D.

Björn Ludwig is an orthodontics specialist who operates his private office in a small village in Germany. He holds positions at two universities: the University of Homburg/Saar in Germany and the Department of Orthodontics, Institute of Odontology, Sahlgrenska Academy, University of Gothenburg, Sweden. While his primary focus is on clinical work, he has a strong affinity for technology, which consistently sparks his interest. He is dedicated to advancing as a researcher and writer, actively participating in a variety of research projects and taking on editorial roles for academic journals. Furthermore, he serves as an editor for several books and is the author of numerous book chapters in classic orthodontic texts.

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Dr. Maximilian Küffer

Dr. Küffer is a talented and accomplished professional at the University of Duesseldorf, Germany, holding the esteemed position of Senior Doctor. He has a passion for digital treatment planning and CAD/CAM manufacturing of orthodontic appliances, especially in combination with temporary anchorage devices, and is committed to delivering exceptional results. Dr. Küffer finished his post-graduate in orofacial orthopedics and orthodontics at the University of Duesseldorf. He subsequently continued his contributions to the field by remaining at the University to pioneer novel treatment methodologies through the enhancement and innovation of orthodontic appliances using skeletal anchorage. With excellent communication skills and a keen eye for detail, Dr. Küffer teaches dentistry students at the University and has held numerous national and international lectures. Prior to his work at the University of Duesseldorf, Dr. Küffer gained experience while working at the University of Tuebingen and in a resident orthodontic practice in South Germany for several years. He holds a doctoral degree from the University of Tuebingen, and is known for his dedication to his work.

MUDr. Jan Streblov

After graduation in 2003 he worked at the Prague Centre of Dental Implantology. In 2010 he co-founded
with Dr. Tomeček the 3DK Dental Clinic. Since 2009 he has been a holder of the Certificate of the Czech Society for Periodontology, in 2010 he successfully completed the Curriculum of Implantology – Deutsche Gesellschaft für Implantologie.
He is mainly involved in periodontology, implantology and complex restorations. As a long-standing member of the Czech Academy of Dental Aesthetics and its former president, he is involved in the development of interdisciplinary cooperation with orthodontists and other specialists.
He has translated several professional books, is the author of publications and many lectures and courses on periodontology, implantology, periodontal plastic surgery, tooth autotransplantation and others. He has lectured at conferences in the Czech Republic, Slovakia, Germany, Great Britain and Switzerland.

MUDr. Magdalena Koťová, Ph.D.

MD Magdalena Koťová graduated from the FVL UK in Prague in 1977, then worked for 10 years as a pediatric dentist at the pediatric and orthodontic department of the OÚNZ Prague 9 and for another 9 years as a specialist assistant at the orthodontic department II. stomatological clinic VFN and 1st Faculty of Medicine UK Prague. In 2004, she defended her doctoral dissertation focusing on the morphology of the palate (Ph.D.).
Since 2005, he has been leading the department for the treatment of cleft defects.
She has published four professional monographs, the last one focused on the orthodontic treatment of patients with clefts. She also submitted a habilitation thesis on this topic in 2023. She is a member of the CSK and works on its honorary council and as a lecturer of professional chamber courses, the Czech Orthodontic Society, in which she served on the committee for many years, she is a member of the accreditation commission of the Ministry of Health of the Czech Republic for the field of orthodontics.

honorary lecture

Dr. Camilla Molinari

Graduated at the University of Ferrara in 2008, Dr. Molinari received her postgraduate qualification in Orthodontics in 2012. She attended specialization courses in oral and perioral aesthetics earning a Level II Master’s degree at the University of Parma. She has also attended advanced courses in direct and indirect restorative dentistry conducted by Dr. Ferraris.
She collaborates in publishing texts and scientific articles. International Speaker at courses and congresses, she is an active member of SIED (Italian Society of Dental Aesthetics), POIESIS, AIDOR. She is also a certified DSD Member, an Invisalign® Diamond provider, a Tutor of Dr. Ezio Costa’s Academy and an Adjunct Professor at the University of Padua for interceptive Orthodontics.

Doc. MUDr. Martin Starosta, Ph.D.

Dr. Martin Starosta graduated from the University of Olomouc, in 1997 he completed his education in the field of Periodontology by passing the certification exam. In 2014, he defended his habilitation thesis on the topic Regeneration of the periodontium. He worked for a long time at the periodontology department of the Stomatological Clinic in Olomouc, the dental clinic 1LF UK in Prague and is now the head physician of the Dental Clinic in Ostrava. He is also the vice-dean of the Faculty of Dentistry at the Ostrava Faculty of Medicine. He is the author of more than 60 professional articles in peer-reviewed journals, the monograph Plastic surgery of the periodontium and actively lectures in the country and abroad.

Speakers for short lectures

Dr. Seung-Woo Yoo

Study of dental medicine at University of Tübingen General Dentist, Metzingen Resident for orthodontics in a private practice, Bingen am Rhein Resident for orthodontics at the University Orthodontist at MVZ Medi+ GmbH, Main Medical head of a subsidiary of Smile & function GmbH, Rüdesheim Opening of own orthodontic practice in Neu-Isenburg Developer of diverse orthodontic digital objects and appliances Speaker for digital orthodontics.

MDDr. Jiří Hálek

Dr. Halek graduated at Masaryk University in Brno in 2011. He completed his postgraduate orthodontic training at the University Hospital in Pilsen. In 2015 he opened his own orthodontic practice in Strakonice. In his practice he focuses on digital planning, skeletal anchoring and the production of appliances by 3D printing.

MUDr. Jiří Baumruk


MUDr. Marek Pokorný


MUDr. Ivo Marek, Phd.


MUDr. Ladislav Gregor, Dr.Med.Dent., Ph.D.


Speakers for assistants lectures

Kateřina Valíková


MUDr. Martina Fráňová


MUDr. Wanda Urbanová, Ph.D.


MUDr. Ilija Christo Ivanov