1st Scientific Conference for Aligner Orthodontics

Internationally recognised experts report from practice and science

26 and 27 November 2010, Cologne

The German Association for Aligner Orthodontics e.V. (DGAO) welcomes internationally recognised experts to its 1st Scientific Conference for Aligner Orthodontics on 26 and 27 November 2010 in Cologne.

Over two days, internationally renowned speakers will give technical lectures on various aspects of all existing aligner systems and will exchange ideas with the interested expert audience in the conference rooms of the prestigious InterContinental Hotel inCologne.

The comprehensive scientific programme includes the following interesting topics: the latest research results on approximal enamel reduction, modifying oral hygiene and the presence of halitosis during aligner treatment, measurement of the forces and torsional moments generated by splints, studies on the predictability of tooth movements due to aligners, the treatment of teenagers using plastic splints, new insights into the increasing indications for aligner treatment, bleaching with aligners and much more. 

The 1st Scientific Conference for Aligner Orthodontics is the largest, non-proprietary event to date, offering an appropriate forum exclusively targeted in its entirety towards aligner therapy. The scientific programme will be accompanied by a comprehensive industry exhibition.

The German Association for Aligner Orthodontics e.V.

The German Association for Aligner Orthodontics e.V. (DGAO) was founded in November 2007 and has its headquarters inStuttgart. Its primary objective is independently to highlight the advantages of the increasingly popular metal-free orthodontics and to make these better known through science, teaching, research and public relations.

Prof. Emeritus Rainer-Reginald Miethke (President), Dr Boris Sonnenberg (Vice President), Dr Joerg Schwarze (General Secretary), Prof. Gernot Goez, Dr Thomas Drechsler, Dr Julia Haubrich and Dr Werner Schupp form the Steering Committee of the DGAO.

1. Scientific Conference for Aligner Orthodontics

Organiser: The German Association for Aligner Orthodontics (DGAO, e.V.) 
Dates: 26 and 27 November 2010
Venue: InterContinental Hotel, Cologne
Information: DGAO conference office
Contact: Stephanie Schwarze
e-mail: welcome@friebe-organisation.de


Prof. Christoph Bourauel
Dr Thomas Drechsler
Prof. Robert A.W. Fuhrmann
Prof. Gernot Goez 
Dr Maria Paola Guarneri (Italy)
Dr Julia Haubrich
Prof. Rolf Hinz
Dr Stephan Hoefer
Dr Ronald Jonkmann (Netherlands)
Dr Tae Weon Kim, DDS, MSD, PhD. (South Korea)
Dr Elena Krieger
Dr Jochen Langer, D.Eng
Prof. Rainer-Reginald Miethke
Dr Uwe Peterseim 
Dr Baerbel Reistenhofer (Austria)
Isabelle Schaefer
Dr Timm Schott
Dr Werner Schupp
Dr Joerg Schwarze
Prof. Guiseppe Siciliani (Italy)
Dr Boris Sonnenberg
Dr Marco Tribò (Switzerland)
Dr Bruno Wilhelmy
Michael Zach, Solicitor
Sebastian Zingler, Dentist
Dirk Franke, MBA (DAEV)
Andrea Pedersen, Dip.Med.Ec. (PVS)

and others.

Further information: www.dgao.com

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