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The Emperors New Clothes : The Aligner world demystified!
Date: 15 May 2020
Time: 7:00pm - 8:00pm
Zoom Link: https://hku.zoom.us/j/96626367072?pwd=OHZmUWdrWDIvc2ZkUFl5SDRRZmw5UT09
Meeting ID: 966 2636 7072
Password: 048796
 
Speaker
Professor Nikhilesh Vaid
President-Elect : World Federation of Orthodontists
Past President: Asian Pacific Orthodontic Society, Indian Orthodontic Society
Editor in Chief: APOS Trends in Orthodontics (Journal of the Asian Pacific Orthodontic Society)
 
Professor Nikhilesh R. Vaid is currently the PRESIDENT-ELECT of the World Federation of Orthodontists. He is a Past President of the Asian Pacific Orthodontic Society & the Indian Orthodontic Society. Prof Vaid is Editor in Chief of APOS Trends in Orthodontics -the Journal of the Asian Pacific Orthodontic Society and three issues of Seminars in Orthodontics, including one on "Digital Technologies in Orthodontics". He has a practices in Mumbai, India and Dubai, UAE. He is the VICE DEAN and Professor of Orthodontics at the European University, Dubai Health Care City, DUBAI, UAE.
 
Abstract
The lecture is inspired by a popular Danish story where the quest for the latest and best bespoke fashion is busted by a little boy who dares to speak the truth. Contemporary Evidence and Research on the clinical performance / protocols of aligner wear will be deliberated, with data and clinical examples. The focus of the lecture will be on three broad principles -
  1. Understanding conceptual shift in patient preferences on appliances and reasons thereof.
  2. Original data and number crunching that we can take to the clinical floors.
  3. Clinical do's and don’ts in aligner therapy.
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