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  • Fri

    Seminar by: Dr. Ghafari

    9.00 am to 5.00 pmHilton Park Hotel - Nicosia

    Friday, June 17th, 2005 (9.00 am to 5.00 pm)

    Hilton Park Hotel - Nicosia

    Lecture by: Dr. Ghafari

    1. Maxillofacial Orthopedics
    2. Sliding Mechanics
    3. The Multiple Facets of Facial Esthetics


    BIOGRAPHICAL SKETCH: Dr. Ghafari earned dental degrees from the Université Saint Joseph, Beirut, Lebanon, and the University of Pennsylvania School of Dental Medicine, and orthodontic education at the Harvard School of Dental Medicine/Forsyth Dental Center. He rose to the rank of Professor at the University of Pennsylvania. He is Professor and Head of Orthodontics and Dentofacial Orthopedics at the American University of Beirut, Director of Postgraduate Orthodontics at the Lebanese University School of Dentistry, and Adjunct Professor of Orthodontics at New York University. Among numerous research projects, he was the Principal Investigator of a prospective clinical trial supported by the National Institute of Dental and Craniofacial Research, in which alternative approaches are compared in the early treatment of Class II, Division 1 malocclusion. Dr. Ghafari is a Diplomate of the American Board of Orthodontics and a member of several national and international associations. He served as President of the Craniofacial Biology Group of the International Association for Dental Research, President of the Greater Philadelphia Society of Orthodontists, and President of the Harvard Society for the Advancement of Orthodontics. He is the Editor of the periodical of this organization, Advances in Orthodontics. Dr. Ghafari is the proponent and former Editor of Short Communications of the American Journal of Orthodontics and Dentofacial Orthopedics. Author of numerous publications in national and international journals, he is also the co-author of Orthodontics at Crossroads.

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