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Over the years the upper maxillary expansion obtained a leading role in contemporary orthodontic field as an effective and predictable treatment.

Innovative devices and updated technics offer more solutions and opportunities for the treatment of transversal deficit.

Together with the greater clinical and scientific experts of this theme, we will analyse the state of the art of this treatment.


Symposium program


Myths and realities in maxillary expansion therapy

Dr. Alessandro Ugolini
Professor (Assistant) DDS PhD MS Ortho University of Genoa


Leaf Expander: a very different way to expand maxillae

Prof. Olivier Sorel
Head of the Orthodontic Department in Rennes.
2019 EOS President


The challenge of no compliance expansion was won: the Leaf Self Expander

Dr. Matteo Beretta
DDS, Ms, PHD Pediatric Orthodontist in Casale Monferrato (AL)


Pushing the limits of maxillary expansion by means of palatal anchorage

Dr. Giuseppe Perinetti
DDS, MS, PhD Freelance Orthodontist in Private Practice, Nocciano (PE) Italy


Effective management of transverse problems in the growing patient:
an evidence-based approach

Prof. Lorenzo Franchi
Researcher in early treatment, treatment timing, and dentofacial orthopedics.
University of Florence


Expansion in the early mixed dentition: is out worth the effort?

Prof. James McNamara*
Researcher, clinician, educator, world lecturer. University of Michigan
* 40 minutes video conference remotely lecture

Registration 8:30 | Opening - morning session 9:00 | Lunch 13:00 | Opening - afternoon session 14:00 | Closing 17:00




Event details

The participation to this event is Free
First come, first served
English language

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Sesto Fiorentino (FI) - Italy