UNC Orthodontic Alumni Association Meeting
November 20-21, 2014
Sheraton Imperial RTP, Durham, NC
|Speaker:||Dr. Hugo De Clerck|
|Biography:||Hugo De Clerck is a graduate of the Rijksuniversiteit Gent’s orthodontic program, he received his PhD in 1986 and he maintains a private practice in Brussels. He has been Professor and Chairperson of the Department of Orthodontics at the Université Catholique de Louvain from 1989 to 2006. Currently he is Adjunct Professor at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. He is a former President of the Belgian Orthodontic Society and Fellow of the Royal College of Surgeons of England. His main research interests are in skeletal anchorage, biomechanics and orthopedics. He lectured extensively on these topics throughout the world.|
|Lecture Topics:||Lecture 1: Non-compliance upper molar distalization.
Lecture 2: Molar distalization: en masse or sliding mechanics? Vertical control and transverse changes.
Lecture 3: Surgical protocol. Complications: how to avoid and how to handle.
Lecture 4: Class III orthopedics: timing, surgery, loading protocol, indications and limitations.
Lecture 5: Outcome of Class III orthopedics: skeletal, dento-alveolar and soft tissue changes.
Lecture 6: Comparison face mask-bone anchored orthopedics. Fixed appliance and long-term retention protocol after orthopedics.
|Meeting Schedule:||First Day
9-10:30am 1st lecture block
10:45-12:00 2nd lecture
1:15-2:30 3rd Lecture
2:45-4:00 4th Lecture
6:30 DinnerSecond Day
9-10:15 5th Lecture
10:30-12:00 6th Lecture