Pre Congress Course


Mini-plates use in Orthodontics


08:00   Registration

09:00   Non-compliance upper molar distalization.

10:30   Coffee break

11:00   Molar distalization: en masse or sliding mechanics? Vertical control and 

            transverse changes.

12:30   Lunch

14:00   Bone anchored class III orthopedics: timing and indications.

15:30   Coffee break

16:00   Comparison face mask-bone anchored orthopedics. Fixed appliance 

            and long-term retention protocol after orthopedics.

17:30   Q&A




  • Dr. Hugo De Clerck

    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 received the European Research Essay Award in 1988. 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 the 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.