General Information
Events and Schedule
Oct 7th (Fri) 1:00 ~ 5:00 pm
Songeui Center St. Mary's Hall, the Catholic University of Korea, Seoul St. Mary's Hospital
KAO Council Meeting
Oct 7th (Fri) 5:30 ~ 7:00 pm, 2F #203
Welcome Reception (Invitation only)
Oct 7th (Fri) 7:00 ~ 9:00 pm, 2F Asem Hall
Opening Ceremony of 54th General Meeting / 49th Annual Scientific Congress
OCT 8th (Sat) 10:30 ~ 11:00 am, 3F Auditorium
Closing Ceremony
Oct 9th (Sun) 5:30 ~ 6:30 pm, 3F Auditorium
Special Lectures
I. New horizons in orthodontics

1. Fixed twin blocks: integrating fixed and functional appliance technique
2. Transforce lingual appliances for arch development, interceptive treatment, and pre-aligner therapy

Dr. William J. Clark (Private practice, United Kingdom)
II. Advances in 3D imaging in orthodontics

1. The future of CBCT and 3D imaging in orthodontics

Dr. Lucia Cevidanes (University of Michigan, USA)

2. 3D image analysis: clinical and research application

Dr. Antonio Ruellas (Federal University of Rio de Janeiro, Brazil)
III. The skeletal anchors: Keys to solve the crux of orthodontic problems


Dr. Tae-Woo Kim (Seoul National University, Korea)
Special Session
I. Conventional lingual system

Lingual orthodontic treatment: What is different?

Dr. Jung-Min Heo (Private practice, Korea)
II. 3D customized lingual system

Experiencing and exploring the digital orthodontics;
3D lingual system for Asian patients

Dr. Shigeyuki Okuda (Private practice, Japan)
III. Invisible orthodontic treatment

Clear overlay appliance: past, present and future

Dr. Gi-Sun Bae (Private practice, Korea)
IV. Ortho-perio relationship

Gingival response to various tooth movement

Dr. Won-Hee Lim (Seoul National University, Korea)
The 6th Korea-Japan Joint Symposium
I. Surgical strategies for stability in skeletal Class II malocclusion
Dr. Byoung-Ho Kim (Private practice, Korea)
II. Skeletal Class II and TMD
Dr. Kazuhiro Yamada (Matsumoto Dental University, Japan)
III. Long-term stability after orthognathic surgery in skeletal Class III
Dr. Jang-Yeol Lee (Private practice, Korea)
IV. Long-term stability of Class III surgery
Dr. Tatsuo Kawamoto (Kyushu Dental University, Japan)
Pre-congress Special Lectures
I. Molar distal driving using skeletal anchorage
Tae-Woo Kim, DDS, MSD, PhD (Seoul National University, Korea)
II. Facilitated treatment via transverse correction
Kee-Joon Lee, DDS, MSD, PhD (Yonsei University, Korea)
III. Improving success rate and utility of orthodontic mini-implants
Sung-Hoon Lim, DDS, MSD, PhD (Chosun University, Korea)
IV. Vertical control in hyper-divergent patients for maximum facial improvement
Hyo-Sang Park, DDS, MSD, PhD (Kyungpook National University, Korea)
Lectures for Orthodontic Staffs OCT 8th (Sat) 2:00 pm ~ 5:30 pm
Young Researcher Award Thesis Presentation OCT 8th (Sat) 9:00 ~ 9:30 am
What is the next-generation removable retainer?
Hyo-Won Ahn (Kyung Hee University, Korea)
Scientific Report on 2015 KAO Academic Research Project Oct 9th (Sun) 8:30 ~ 9:00 am
Kohwang Award Presentation OCT 9th (Sun) 9:00 ~ 10:00 am

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