Congress Program

Day 1
01 Dec 2017
Day 2
02 Dec 2017
Day 3
03 Dec 2017
08.30-09.00

Registration

Chinwing osteotomy as alternative to orthognathic surgery to correct skeletal deformities: A new facial concept. – Part I

Chinwing osteotomy as alternative to orthognathic surgery to correct skeletal deformities: A new facial concept. – Part I A new technique for an extended genioplasty, the mandibular wing osteotomy is presented...
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Albino Triaca

The leap from panoramic radiology to CBCT: What are we looking? What are we gaining? – Part I

The leap from panoramic radiology to CBCT: What are we looking? What are we gaining? (Theoretical course with practical exercises) 09:15-09:30 Introduction – Welcome 09:30-11:00 Theory – Part I  ...
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Christos Angelopoulos
11:00-11:30

Coffee Break

Chinwing osteotomy as alternative to orthognathic surgery to correct skeletal deformities: A new facial concept. – Part II

Chinwing osteotomy as alternative to orthognathic surgery to correct skeletal deformities: A new facial concept. – Part II
Albino Triaca

The leap from panoramic radiology to CBCT: What are we looking? What are we gaining? – Theory – Part II

The leap from panoramic radiology to CBCT: What are we looking? What are we gaining? – Theory – Part II
Christos Angelopoulos
13:00-14:00

Lunch Break

The leap from panoramic radiology to CBCT: What are we looking? What are we gaining? – Practice – Part III

The leap from panoramic radiology to CBCT: What are we looking? What are we gaining? – Practice – Part III  
Christos Angelopoulos

Chinwing osteotomy as alternative to orthognathic surgery to correct skeletal deformities: A new facial concept – Part III

Chinwing osteotomy as alternative to orthognathic surgery to correct skeletal deformities: A new facial concept. – Part III
Albino Triaca
15:30-16:00

Coffee Break

The leap from panoramic radiology to CBCT: What are we looking? What are we gaining? – Practice – Part IV

The leap from panoramic radiology to CBCT: What are we looking? What are we gaining? Practice – Part IV
Christos Angelopoulos
17:30-18:00

Free Time

OPENING CEREMONY

Opening Ceremony

Opening Ceremony Keynote Lecture – Smart materials in Orthodontics: a glimpse of the future

Opening Ceremony Keynote Lecture – Smart materials in Orthodontics: a glimpse of the future Despite the ongoing saturation of the orthodontic market by novel materials and devices, the basic concepts of...
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Theodore Eliades
20:00-21:30

President’s Reception

08:00-09:00

Registration

3D shape analysis in Orthodontics

Two-dimensional (2D) cephalometric radiography has been broadly applied in orthodontics, by means of linear and angular variables. Recently, three-dimensional (3D) data obtained from cone-beam computed tomography (CBCT) has redesigned cephalometric...
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Athina Chatzigianni

From 2D to 3D superimposition of craniofacial structures: current knowledge and future perspectives

Both clinicians and researchers in the fields of craniofacial development and orthopedics have always been interested in quantifying the effect of treatment on craniofacial morphology. Historically, superimpositions of cephalometric radiographs...
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Nikolaos Gkantidis

Evidence on fixed retention

The aim of this lecture is to present and discuss the basic principles regarding the construction, the effectiveness and the hygiene effects of fixed retention after orthodontic treatment. Definite practice...
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Iosif Sifakakis

Oral Presentations I

Papers marked with an asterisk (*) are candidates for the O.S.N.G. Awards

Is beauty in the eye of the beholder? – A quantitative approach to facial attractiveness

This presentation will focus on factors that control self-perception of facial appearance. How does facial shape influence our opinion about our appearance? To what extend do personality and self-esteem affect...
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Georgios Kanavakis

Can we prevent the impaction of palatally displaced maxillary canines?

Class III orthodontic problems appear with the four following distinct types of malocclusions 1. Pseudo Class III 2. Midface deficiency 3. True mandibular prognathism and 4. Midface deficiency and mandibular...
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Eleftherios G. Kaklamanos

Managing impacted maxillary canines. From diagnosis to treatment

Maxillary canines are the second more frequent impacted teeth, after the third molars presenting prevalence of impaction from 1% to 3%. A radiographic evaluation is always necessary in order to...
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Apostolos I. Tsolakis
11:00-11:30

Coffee break

Periodontally Facilitated Orthodontics: A different perspective of alveolar corticotomy

Alveolar decortication is associated to orthodontic treatment with the aim of accelerating tooth movement, reducing treatment time, improving the periodontal status and increasing the stability of the result. While temporary...
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Raffaele Spena

Surgical management of Cleft lip and palate patients

The aim of the presentation is to demonstrate all aspects of secondary cleft surgery, with particular emphasis on partial and bilateral correction procedures for both cleft lips and cleft nose....
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Albino Triaca
13:30-14:30

Lunch break

Computerized orthognathic surgical planning for complex craniofacial deformities

Recent virtual imaging technological advances have profoundly changed the surgical treatment planning practice in patients undergoing orthognathic surgery. With the improvement in imaging techniques such as computed tomography (CT), cone...
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Pradip R. Shetye

Management of missing maxillary incisors with tooth transplantation

Traumatic loss of a maxillary incisor in a growing patients is a challenging therapeutic problem, since possible solutions must consider the growth adaptation and life-long perspective. Traditional prosthodontic replacements, especially...
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Ewa Czochrowska
16:30-17:00

Coffee break

Do orthodontic radiographic images lie? How to avoid common errors in image interpretation

Radiographic images are considered essential for diagnosis and treatment planning in Orthodontics, but they have inherent limitations that need to be recognized in order to avoid misinterpretations. This presentation will...
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Demetrios J. Halazonetis

Orthodontic management of cleft lip and palate patients: The path to happiness

Ιoulia Ioannidou-Marathiotou and Moschos A. Papadopoulos Treatment for patients with cleft lip and palate is a long term and complex procedure. It involves the rehabilitation of severe skeletal anomalies, bone...
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Moschos A. Papadopoulos
Ioulia Ioannidou-Marathiotou
18:00-20:00

Free time

20:00-23:00

Gala dinner

08:30-09:00

Registration

Optimized orthodontic mechanics based on finite element analyses

Fixed appliances have become an integral part of contemporary orthodontic treatment, as they enable full control of tooth movement in all dimensions. However, the tooth’s response to the applied force...
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Spyridon N. Papageorgiou

Round Table of the Hellenic Professional Union of Orthodontists & General Assembly

(in Greek language) Coordinator: Anna Papadogeorgaki-Anagnostou Speakers: Athanasios Devliotis & Danai Gidarakou Θέματα: Προτάσεις εκσυγχρονισμού του επαγγέλματος και προσέλκυσης ασθενών στο ιατρείο. Επίδραση της αρχιτεκτονικής εσωτερικού χώρου του ορθοδοντικού ιατρείου...
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Wake up call for Juvenile Idiopathic Arthritis

Juvenile idiopathic arthritis (JIA) is one of the most common chronic diseases in childhood (1/1000 children), that can involve the temporomandibular joint (TMJ), consequently affect craniofacial growth, jaw function creating...
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Enita Nakaš

Myofunctional treatment approach at developing dentition

The main goal of myofunctional orthodontic treatment lies in achieving proper functional occlusion, significant improvement in the facial profile, and stable and healthy temporomandibular joint. As we eager to obtain...
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Gabriela Kjurchieva-Chuchkova

The Influence of Orthodontic Treatment on Facial Balance

The lecture will encompass the analysis of facial soft tissues changes following orthodontic treatment. Soft tissue profile changes are assessed with respect to dental and skeletal structure changes in order...
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Branislav Vidovic

Treating Class III maloclusion. Is there a limit between orthodontics and surgery?

Treating Class III maloclusion. Is there a limit between orthodontics and surgery? Class III orthodontic problems appear with the four following distinct types of malocclusions 1. Pseudo Class III 2....
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Michael Kalavritinos

Is it possible to protract the maxilla by surgically assisted rapid maxillary expansion (SARME) and intermaxillary Class III elastics?

The purpose of this lecture is to discuss the maxilla-mandibular changes occurring during the active phase of treatment with SARME and intermaxillary Class III elastics. A total number of 15...
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Ayşe Tuba Altuğ
11:00-11:30

Coffee break

Early treatment of dento-skeletal Class III malocclusion: if, when, why and how

Dento-skeletal Class III malocclusions in growing children remain one of the most challenging problems in orthodontics. Class III are disharmonies of the middle and/or lower third of the face, sometimes...
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Letizia Perillo

Orthodontic treatment – cause and answer to gingival recessions?

Stella Chaushu and Ayala Stabholz Gingival recession per se is usually not responsible for tooth loss, however treatment is sought by the patients and provided by the treating practitioners with...
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Stella Chaushu
13:30-14:30

Lunch break

Bisphosphonates in Orthodontics: Myths and facts

Vasileios F. Zymperdikas, Moschos A. Papadopoulos BACKGROUND: Bisphosphonates are a class of drugs that through the inhibition of osteoclastic activity reduce bone turnover. Consequently, these drugs are reported to interfere...
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Moschos A. Papadopoulos
Vasileios F. Zymperdikas
15:40-16:00

Coffee break

Poster Presentations

  Papers marked with an asterisk (*) are candidates for the O.S.N.G. Awards