Seminar by: Prof Lennart Lagerstrom - Orthodontic treatment outcome from a short and long term perspective
This presentation will focus on the orthodontic treatment outcome of different procedures and appliances used by the author. Attention will be paid to the efficiency of the appliances, their patient acceptance, the chair time needed, breakages and necessary readjustments. The clinical procedures presented will be those needed for anchorage, removable as well as fixed, the application of a systemized fixed appliance and retention procedures. Long - term clinical evaluations will be presented and discussed in relation to the appliances used.
Speaker: Professor Lennart Lagerstrφm
Institute of Odontology, Karolinska Institute, Stockholm, Sweden.
He received his Dental Degree from the Royal School of Dentistry, Stockholm, Sweden in 1961 and his certificate in Orthodontics and the Master of Science Degree from the University of Illinois, U.S.A. in 1966.
He received his Swedish Speciality Board in Orthodontics in 1968 and had a private practice in Orthodontics in Stockholm 1968-75 during the time he also was a lecturer in the Postgraduate Program at the Eastman Institute in Stockholm.
He has been the Director of the Orthodontic Clinic, Halmstad, Sweden from 1975 to 1995 where he also had a part time private practice. He was during the period 1988-1994 Senior Lecturer in the Postgraduate Program in Orthodontics at the Dental Faculty, University of Lund, Sweden. He was from 1995 to 2002 Professor of Orthodontics and Director of the postgraduate program in Orthodontics, School of Dental Sciences, Trinity College, Dublin, Ireland. He is from 2003 until present the Orthodontic postgraduate Director, Faculty of Odontology, Karolinska Institute, Stockholm, Sweden
Professor Lennart Lagerstrφm is a member of the Angle Society of Europe and has been its President 1991 -1993. He is a certified member of the European Board of Orthodontics and has been examiner of the Board 1997 - 1999. He is at present one of the Editors of the new Quintessence journal "Orthodontics". He has lectured in many of the European countries as well as in the US and Asia and has been speaker at many International Conferences. He has 24 scientific and clinical publications in international journals.