Prof. Behrents Rolf G. June 2022 Sat 4 Athens Greece

Updated: Jun 2



Under the auspices of the European Society of Cranio-Dento-Facial Anomalies. (EUSOFA)







FN Orthodontics is the exclusive sponsor of this meeting


On behalf of the organizing committee, and under the auspices of the European Society of Cranio-Dento-Facial Anomalies (EUSOFA), it is our great pleasure to invite you to join in this great Orthodontic Meeting that will be held on Saturday the 4th of June 2022 in Greece, Athens, at Royal Olympic Hotel.

The themes of this meeting will underpin the needs and the Development of Expert Skills in Orthodontics and digital orthodontics for the collaboration and cooperation of individuals from a wide range of professional backgrounds.

Seize the opportunity of socializing with other colleagues!

We will make it our goal to continue the successful work of our past tries to emphasize the great impact of this event on the scientific community and not only. We hope that this year’s congress will turn into a highlight by offering the best in the Digital Orthodontic field.

We hope you will enjoy the meeting and we are looking forward to welcoming you to Athens at Royal Olympic Hotel!


With best wishes,

​On behalf of FN Orthodontics and the CEO Fragiskos Douloupas

George Antonopoulos

STC- R&D in Digital Orthodontics




About Prof. Rolf G. Behrents





Rolf G. Behrents received a B.A. from St. Olaf College, his dental training at Meharry Medical College, and his orthodontic training and Master of Science degree from Case Western Reserve University. He received a Ph.D. degree from the University of Michigan for work conducted at the Center for Human Growth and Development. In 2001, he was awarded an honorary degree (Doctor Honoris Causa) by the University of Athens in Greece. In 2007 he received the Blair Distinguished Service Award from the AAOF, received the Jarabak International Teacher Award in 2011, and will receive the Albert Ketcham Award from the American Board of Orthodontics in 2022. He has received several awards for his research, has authored and co-authored numerous articles pertaining to clinical orthodontics and facial growth, and has lectured extensively across the US and abroad. He has served on the faculty at Case Western Reserve University, The University of Tennessee, and Baylor College of Dentistry. He served as the Executive Director of the Center for Advanced Dental Education from 2003-2011. Until his retirement in 2018, he was the Lysle E. Johnston, Jr Professor of Orthodontics and Director of the Orthodontic Program at the Center for Advanced Dental Education of Saint Louis University (SLU).


Presently he teaches at SLU on a part-time basis as a Clinical Professor and holds the rank of Professor Emeritus. He continues to serve as a Research Associate at the Bolton-Brush Growth Study Center of Case Western Reserve University in Cleveland and since 1999 he has served as Co-Director of the Graduate Orthodontic Residents Program (GORP). His is the present Editor-in-Chief of the American Journal of Orthodontics and Dentofacial Orthopedics (since 2014). He is also the Editor-in-Chief of the AJO-DO Clinical Companion since its inception in 2021.


About Prof. Moschos A. Papadopoulos, DDS, Dr Med Dent



Professor, Chairman and Program Director

Dept. of Orthodontics, Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, Greece


Visiting Professor

University of Vienna, Austria

University of Messina, Italy

University of Campania, Naples, Italy


Dr. Moschos A. Papadopoulos serves as Professor, Chairman and Program Director at the Department of Orthodontics, School of Dentistry, Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, Greece. He is also Visiting Professor at the University of Vienna, Austria, and at the Universities of Messina and of Naples, Italy. He was the founder and served as first President of the Balkan Association of Orthodontic Specialists and President of the Orthodontic Society of Northern Greece.

Dr. Papadopoulos is Honorary Editor of the "Hellenic Orthodontic Review", was Asst. Editor of the "World Journal of Orthodontics” and is/was Member of the Editorial Board of 19 peer reviewed journals, and Reviewer for 47 orthodontic, dental and medical journals. He is also active member in more than 22 national and international societies, federations, and unions.

Dr. Papadopoulos received several awards and distinctions, such as the "Joseph E. Johnson Clinical Award” and the "Turpin Award for Evidence-Based Research” from the American Association of Orthodontists, the “Regional Award of Merit” from the World Federation of Orthodontists, the “Special Achievement Award” from the Balkan Association of Orthodontist Specialists, the "Align Research Award” from Align Technology, and the “Award of Excellence in Teaching on International Level” (twice) from the Aristotle University of Thessaloniki.

Currently the main clinical and research interests of Dr. Papadopoulos include the subjects of "noncompliance orthodontic treatment", "temporary anchorage devices in orthodontics", and "evidence-based orthodontics".

Dr. Papadopoulos has written among others the books "Orthodontic treatment for the Class II non-compliant patient", "Skeletal anchorage in orthodontic treatment of Class II malocclusion", and "Cleft lip and palate: Diagnosis and treatment management", has published more than 235 scientific publications, and has presented more than 400 lectures, courses and papers worldwide.




About Dr. J. Martin Palomo

Professor & Orthodontic Residency Director Case Western Reserve University



Dr. J. Martin Palomo is a tenured professor and the Orthodontic Residency director at Case Western Reserve University in Cleveland, Ohio. Dr. Palomo’s contributions to craniofacial imaging, informatics, and airway analysis have been recognized through medical and dental research awards, national and international presentations, and numerous peer-reviewed publications. He is the past chair of the AAO Committee on Technology, member of the AAO Council on Scientific Affairs, member of the AAO Foundation Planning Awards Committee, the AAO representative for Image Gently, member of the AAO Committee on Conferences and the Associate Editor for the Digital Orthodontics section of the AJODO. He is also a member of the AAO Task Force that provided a white paper on the orthodontist role on treating patients with Sleep Apnea. He is a board certified orthodontist, an Angle Society member, and an active member of both the Orthodontics and the Oral and Maxillofacial Radiology Associations, as well as the American Academy of Sleep Medicine.

Dr. J. Martin Palomo is a tenured professor and the Orthodontic Residency director at Case Western Reserve University in Cleveland, Ohio. Dr. Palomo’s contributions to craniofacial imaging, informatics, and airway analysis have been recognized through medical and dental research awards, national and international presentations, and numerous peer-reviewed publications. He is the past chair of the AAO Committee on Technology, member of the AAO Council on Scientific Affairs, member of the AAO Foundation Planning Awards Committee, the AAO representative for Image Gently, member of the AAO Committee on Conferences and the Associate Editor for the Digital Orthodontics section of the AJODO. He is also a member of the AAO Task Force that provided a white paper on the orthodontist role on treating patients with Sleep Apnea. He is a board certified orthodontist, an Angle Society member, and an active member of both the Orthodontics and the Oral and Maxillofacial Radiology Associations, as well as the American Academy of Sleep Medicine.


About Dr. Michael Kalavritinos DDS Dr. Med. Dent




Born in Athens


1978-1984 Dental School of Aristotelian University of Thessaloniki, Greece

1985-1987 Postgraduate Student at the Orthodontic Dpt. of The Dental School of Vienna, Austria

1987-1989 Postgraduate Student at the Orthodontic Dept. of the Dental School of the Univ. of Munster, Germany.

1989 Entitled as an Orthodontic Specialist after state Exams in Germany.

1989-2004 Private practice limited in Orthodontics, Ennepetal Germany.

1999 Entitled of PHD. in Dentistry by the Kapodistrian University of Athens, Greece

2001 Entitled to train Orthodontists in his practice according to German Bylaws of training post graduate students in Orthodontics in Germany.

2005-2009 Practicing Orthodontics in UK(Sheffield)

2007- 2014 Univ.Assistant at the Orthodontic Dpt. of Dental School of the University of Athens, Greece.

2016- Director of the Orthodontic Dpt. of the Paedodontic Clinic of the City of St. Gallen, Switzerland and Vice-President of the Clinic.

2021 Private practice limited in Orthodontics Buchs Canton St Gallen Switzerland

Active participation in 55 Greek and Intl. congresses and seminars.

12. publications in Greek and Intl. dental and medical Journals

Other activities: 1998-2000 Member of the Health Committee, personal responsible for the Primary Care Trust of the State of NRW Germany.

2009-2013 Chief Dental Officer of the Greek Government in planning the Oral Health Policy in Greece.

2011-2016 Vice President of the Greek Orthodontic Society

Member of the Executive Committee of MDM-Greece

Member of the executive Committee of DHAS(Dental Health Assistance Switzerland)


About Dr. Kostas Papakostas MD PhD MPhil FRCS FRCS(ORL-HNS)

Consultant Otorhinolarygologist – Head & Neck Surgeon, Adults & Paediatrics



Dr Konstantinos Papakostas has graduated from the Medical School of University of Athens, Greece in 1990 and has also obtained his PhD on the pathophysiology of tinnitus at the same University. He received his basic general surgical training at the Mount Sinai Hospital of New York and completed the basic training program in Otolaryngology in Liverpool, England. Following this, he was awarded by the Wellcome Trust a funded Research Fellowship on the neurophysiology of the auditory system in 1999. This led to a Master of Philosophy postgraduate degree by research in Neuroscience at Keele University, England. Subsequently, he entered the Higher Surgical Training program in Otolaryngology – Head & Neck Surgery in the United Kingdom. During this 6-year program he subspecialised in otology, endoscopic rhinological surgery, facial plastics, pediatric otolaryngology and had a constant exposure in the management of head and neck malignancies. He then obtained the diploma of the Fellow of the Royal College of Surgeons in Otolaryngology - Head & Neck Surgery. He was then appointed as a Consultant Otorhinolaryngologist - Head & Neck Surgeon at the Singleton University Hospital, Swansea, UK in 2005.


Dr Papakostas now practices privately in Athens and his main interests include otological surgery, hearing and balance disorders, endoscopic and aesthetic nasal surgery, endoscopic laser surgery of tumours of the larynx, sleep disorders in adults/children and paediatric otolaryngology. He is member of the American Craniofacial Associates Group (ACFA) in Athens that treats children with cleft palate/lip and craniofacial abnormalities, being responsible for the management of airway obstruction, otological conditions, hearing and speech disorders in these children.


He is also member of a multi-disciplinary medical group treating head and neck oncology patients and is a founding member of the Hellenic Society of Head and Neck Oncology (HESHNO).


About Dr. Nearchos C. Panayi, DDS, DOrth, MOrth


Nearchos C. Panayi, DDS, DOrth, MOrth, is an orthodontist based in Limassol, Cyprus. He is a scientific collaborator at the European University Cyprus and a visiting Research Scientist at the Clinic of Orthodontics,Center of Dental Medicine, University of Zurich, in Switzerland. He is a medical research at Athens medical school, Greece.He studied dentistry at Athens Dental School (1992–1997) and orthodontics at Tel Aviv University (1998–2001) before building his private practice, which has grown into two fully digital orthodontic offices in Limassol and Larnaca, Cyprus. His passion for digital technology encouraged him to use it in orthodontics, and as a huge fan of the in-house 3D designing and printing concept in orthodontics, Dr Panayi has helped develop concepts, ideas, and methods that will transform traditional orthodontics to customized-centered digital orthodontics. He is the inventor of the orthodontic CAD software Ubrackets for in-house designing of customized fixed orthodontic appliances, and he introduced the use of general-purpose CAD software in orthodontics for orthodontic appliance design. He is the editor of «DIY, Design It Yourself Orthodontics» book that was released by Quintessence USA in July 2021. He is a co-author in other orthodontics books and published articles on in–house customized brackets, aligner printing and bracket material research. He is married and has six children.


About Apostolos Tsolakis

Associate Professor of Orthodontics

DDS, MSD, PhD


Apostolos I. Tsolakis earned his DDS Degree from the University of Thessaloniki, Greece and received his Master’s Degree of Science in Dentistry with specialty certification in Orthodontics at Case Western Reserve University, USA. Dr. Tsolakis holds a PhD Degree from Athens University, Greece. Currently he is Assοciate Professor of Orthodontics at the University of Athens, Greece. He also serves as Adjunct Associate Professor of Orthodontics at Case Western Reserve University, Cleveland, Ohio, USA. He has worked through academics on a variety of research projects, including the normal and abnormal growth and development of the mandible and maxilla, biologic mechanisms of tooth movement in normal and osteoporotic rats, class III orthodontic problems and impacted teeth with selected publications in these fields. He has published extensively in international and Greek journals and he has contributed to several book chapters with one of his noteworthy contributions to Enlow’s and Hans’s book "Essentials of Facial Growth". He has lectured extensively in Universities and Professional Organizations in Europe and United States. He is the editor of the journal “European Journal of Dental Science”. Also he maintains a clinical orthodontic practice at his private offices in Athens and Larissa Greece.



Schedule of the meeting


09:30 - 10:00: Registration

10.00- 10:30: Introductions


10.30 ΜΙΧΑΛΗΣ ΚΑΛΑΒΡΥΤΙΝΟΣ – ΑΠΟΣΤΟΛΟΣ ΤΣΟΛΑΚΗΣ

''Αντιμετώπιση προβλημάτων ΙΙΙης τάξεως κατά Angle.Καθορισμός ορίων μεταξύ ορθοδοντικής και ορθογναθικής χειρουργικής θεραπείας.''

MICHAEL KALAVRITINOS - APOSTOLOS TSOLAKIS

''Managing Class III malocclusion problems.The limits between orthodontic and orthognathic surgical treatment.''

11.00 ΚΩΣΤΑΣ ΠΑΠΑΚΩΣΤΑΣ

''Απόφραξη αεραγωγού και κρανιοπροσωπικό σύστημα''

KOSTAS PAPAKOSTAS

''Airway obstruction and craniofacial complex''

11.20 ΑΠΟΣΤΟΛΟΣ Ι. ΤΣΟΛΑΚΗΣ – J MARTIN PALOMO

''Η συμβολή της Ορθοδοντικής στην άπνοια ύπνου.''

APOSTOLOS I. TSOLAKIS - J MARTIN PALOMO

''Τhe contribution of Orthodontics in sleep apnea.''


11.40 -12.00 ΔΙΑΛΕΙΜΜΑ ΓΙΑ ΚΑΦΕ-COFFEE BREAK.


12.00 PROF. ROLF G BEHRENTS

''Ορθοδοντική άπνοια ύπνου: Οδηγίες για την κλινική αντιμετώπιση.''

''Orthodontics and Sleep Apnea: Guidelines for Practice.''

12.40 ΚΑΘ. ΜΟΣΧΟΣ A. ΠΑΠΑΔΟΠΟΥΛΟΣ

''Ορθοδοντική Θεραπεία με διαφανείς νάρθηκες. Προσωπικές εμπειρίες και εκτιμήσεις.''

PROF. MOSCHOS A. PAPADOPOULOS

"Orthodontic treatment with clear aligners: Personal experiences and considerations"

13.10 ΝΕΑΡΧΟΣ ΠΑΝΑΓΗ

''Τρισδιάστατος σχεδιασμός και εκτύπωση εξατομικευμένων αγκυλίων και διαφανών ναρθήκων στο ιατρείο.''

NEARCHOS PANAYI

''In-house 3D designing and printing of customized orthodontic brackets and aligners.''


13.50 ΔΙΑΛΕΙΜΜΑ ΓΙΑ ΕΛΑΦΡΥ ΓΕΥΜΑ-BREAK FOR LIGHT LUNCH.


14.20 PROF. ROLF G BEHRENTS

The State of Our Art and Science as a Guide to Practice

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