Close to 300 dental professionals attended the clear aligners conference by Straumann Group and Al Hayat organised by CAPP
The event featured two parallel sessions – one for GP dental professionals and other specialists and one for Orthodontists. The guest speaker for the GP session was Dr. Tif Qureshi who is the past president of the British Academy of Cosmetic Dentistry (BACD) and spoke about the biomechanics of tooth movement, the importance of pre-alignment of teeth, case selection, case submission & clear aligner software overview and case examples & troubleshooting.
Dr. Ly Mar who is a Certified Specialist in Orthodontics and Dentofacial Orthopedics was the speaker for the Orthodontics session. He lectured on diagnosis & treatment planning, clear aligner materials, shapes & their impact on success, trim line debate, aligner biomechanics, posterior & anterior anchorage, engagers, case submission & clear aligner software overview, treatment of Class II, III & complex malocclusions, traditional braces v/s clear aligners (auxiliaries) and troubleshooting & retention.
CAPP was appointed as the main organiser of this major event.