Speakers

Enjoy the outstanding line up of international professionals attending and lecturing at the Excellere 2019 in London. They will be sharing the latest trends and innovations in the orthodontic field with opportunity to network with them throughout the event.

Friday & Saturday Main Auditorium


Dr. Richard Jones – Excellere 2019 Chairman
Orthodontic Specialist – Surrey, UK

About Richard …

Richard is a full-time specialist practitioner within the Total Orthodontics network, a large group of specialist orthodontic practices. He served as Chairman of the group from 2010- 2015 and continues to act as a Director within the company.

Richard was recently a Trustee for the BOS and Director of Professional Development. In this capacity, he led the organisation of the annual conference and coordinated the Society’s professional development meetings. London 2018 was his third and final British Orthodontic Conference as Chair. Formerly, he was Director of Clinical Practice and Chairman of the Orthodontic Practice Committee for the British Orthodontic Society from 2006-2013.

At a local level, Richard is currently Co-Chair of the Kent, Surrey and Sussex Orthodontic Managed Clinical Network.  Richard is passionate about helping practices achieve their potential through best business practice and clinical excellence. He lectures widely at home and abroad on these topics. 

When not working Richard indulges his passions for skiing and rugby as well as enjoying time with his wife and young son in Sussex. 


Dr. Patrice Pellerin
Orthodontic Specialist – Montreal, Canada

About Patrice …

Dr. Patrice Pellerin earned his dental degree from the University of Montreal in 1985. During his studies in dentistry, he received the Senior Student Award from the Academy of General Dentistry and the Certificate of Merit from the American Society of Dentistry for Children. In 1991 he received his post-graduate degree in Orthodontics at the University of Montreal. Since then he maintained a private practice in Lachine, Quebec.

Dr. Pellerin received his Fellowship from the International College of Dentists in 2010. He is a member of the Order of Dentists of Quebec, the American Association of Orthodontists, the Canadian Association of Orthodontists, the Canadian Dental Association and the Quebec Association of Orthodontists for which he served as president in 1999-2000. Dr. Pellerin converted his practice to a fully aesthetic practice in 1998.

He is a clinical professor for the lingual and aesthetic clinics in the orthodontic program at the University of Manitoba and University of Montreal. Since 2001, he has lectured internationally and has covered the five continents to share his practice philosophy on highest aesthetics in every phase of orthodontic treatment and the importance of communication in all aspects of orthodontic practice.


Dr. Paolo Manzo
Orthodontic Specialist – Napoli, Italy

About Paolo …

Dr. Manzo graduated cum laude in Dentistry (D.D.S.) in 1997 with a thesis on occlusion and posture correlations. Since his graduation, he followed a training program focused on both traditional and lingual orthodontics. He completed his post-graduation in Orthodontics (MSc) with honor’s and he received a PhD in Oral Science at University of Naples “Federico II”. He has been Adjunct Assistant Professor at University of Naples "Federico II" from 2008-2016 and he is currently Clinical Instructor at the Post-Graduate School of Orthodontics of the same University.

Dr. Manzo received the excellence certification by Italian Board of Orthodontics (I.B.O.), by European Board of Orthodontics (E.B.O.) and by European Board of Lingual Orthodontics (E.B.L.O.).  Dr. Manzo has lectured at courses, masters and congresses in different countries of the world on the following topics: multidisciplinary treatments, lingual orthodontics, torque management with variable prescriptions, finishing, biomechanics, II class malocclusions, complex treatments of dental anomalies and TADs management. Dr. Manzo has trained Italian and foreign doctors with practical courses and he manages, with his coworkers, in office courses on lingual technique with Self Ligating Lingual system and on Straight Wire technique. He has presented award winning scientific and clinical papers at national and international conferences. Over 30 scientific posters presented at National and International Congresses and publications in International peer-reviewed journals.  Author and co-author of 7 award winning scientific presentations.

He started with his own private practice in 2000 and in 2015 the office has been transformed in a high tech clinic with 7 units, cone beam, scanning technologies, conscious sedation room, photo-room, laser supported systems and in office course room.  His clinical practice is limited exclusively to the orthodontics and cranio-mandibular disorders diagnosis and treatment and with a 15 highly specialized doctors work-team, he manages interdisciplinary and complex treatments. 

He has been Scientific Coordinator of the AIdOR, Italian Academy of Orthodontics in 2016.  He is the President of the Leading Alliance Society (European Board Italian Members Association).  He is an international orthodontic speaker.  Dr. Manzo has been a Board member of the European Federation of Orthodontics (F.E.O. 2011-2015) and of the Italian Dental Association (A.N.D.I. 2010-2014).


Dr. Lisa Alvetro
Orthodontic Specialist – Ohio, USA

About Lisa …

After receiving her DDS with highest honours from the Ohio State University, Dr. Alvetro completed her residency at Case Western Reserve University where she is now an Associate Clinical Professor, teaching Practice Management. She has been in private practice for over 23 years. She is an internationally recognised expert in her field and has been invited to give over 200 lectures worldwide. To further advance the science of orthodontics, Alvetro Orthodontics partners with researchers from various universities in the US and Italy to study the effectiveness of orthodontic treatment techniques. These collaborative efforts result in the creation of scientific documents that are published in orthodontic journals.


Dr. Federico Hernández Alfaro
Maxillofacial Surgeon – Barcelona, Spain

About Federico …

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Medicine.
  • Bachelor’s Degree in Dentistry.
  • Specialist in Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery.
  • Cum Laude Doctor Degree (PhD) by the International University of Catalonia (UIC).
  • Diplomate of the “European Board of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery”.
  • Director of the International Masters Course in Orthognathic Surgery and Surgical Orthodontics of the International University of Catalonia (UIC).
  • Professor and Chairman of the Department of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery of the International University of Catalonia (UIC).
  • Founder & Director of Maxillofacial Institute of Barcelona. www.institutomaxilofacial.com
  • Over 100 articles in peer reviewed journals.

Dr. Adam Schulhof
Orthodontic Specialist – New York, USA

About Adam …

  • Omicron Kappa Upsilon Dental Honors Society member
  • Volunteer clinical instructor at Columbia University
  • A graduate of Columbia University’s Orthodontic Specialty Training
  • Graduated as the top of his class at University of Medicine & Dentistry of New Jersey for DMD
  • Currently developing a lingual orthodontic curriculum for Columbia residents
  • Invited to sit on the clinical advisory boards for 3M Orthodontic for Labial and Lingual Solutions

Dr. John Scholey
Orthodontic Specialist – Cheshire, UK

About John …

John Scholey is lead clinician at Royal Stoke hospital in Stoke on Trent in the UK and is also based part-time in private practice. He treats a wide variety of complex cases in both adult and adolescent patients. He has a special interest in interdisciplinary treatment involving both surgical and restorative care.

He is an examiner for the Royal College Of surgeons of Edinburgh and a postgraduate teacher on a number of courses across the UK and a clinical trainer linked to the West Midlands training programme.

John has lectured widely on clinical orthodontic topics in more than 20 countries around the world. He has won numerous clinical and academic awards throughout his career, including from the British Orthodontic Society, the prestigious Maurice Berman award for clinical excellence and the Maney publishing award for best scientific paper of the year.


Dr. Paulo Monteiro
Orthodontic Specialist – Lisbon, Portugal

About Paulo …

  • Doctor of Dental Medicine, Instituto Superior de Ciências da Saúde – Sul, Caparica, Portugal
  • Master’s degree in Dental Medicine, Instituto Superior de Ciências da Saúde Egas Moniz, Caparica, Portugal
  • Post-graduate in Aesthetic and Restorative Dentistry, ISCSEM, Caparica, Portugal
  • International Professional Course of CAD/CAM technology in Restorative Dentistry, University of Zurich
  • Coordinator and Professor in Aesthetic and Restorative Dentistry Post-graduation program at ISCSEM, Caparica, Portugal 
  • Professor in the Endodontic International Post-graduation program at ISCSEM, Caparica, Portugal 
  • Head of Clinical Aesthetic Dentistry Advanced Consultation, ISCSEM, Caparica, Portugal
  • Diploma in Advanced Studies at the University of Santiago de Compostela, Spain
  • Involved in research of new dental materials, including composite resins, dental adhesives, dental ceramics and new digital technologies
  • Member of the International Association for Dental Research, which regularly presents research in the dental materials field
  • Author and co-author of some publications in scientific international journals
  • Lecturer in aesthetic dentistry with more than 400 lectures and courses around the world
  • Style Italiano Honorary member
  • Honorary member of the Romanian Society of Aesthetic Dentistry
  • Portuguese Chairman of the European Society of Cosmetic Dentistry
  • Board Member of the European Society of Cosmetic Dentistry
  • Board Member of the General Council of the Portuguese Dental Association
  • Exclusive clinical practice in aesthetic and cosmetic dentistry in Lisbon, Portugal

Dr. Simon Littlewood
Orthodontic Specialist – Yorkshire, UK

About Simon …

Simon Littlewood has been Consultant Orthodontist at St Luke’s Hospital, Bradford, UK since 2001. He is also Honorary Senior Clinical Lecturer at Leeds Dental Institute, University of Leeds and runs a small private practice.

He currently holds the following positions: 

  • Elected Board Member Faculty of Dental Surgery, Royal College of Surgeons of England
  • Chairman of Examiners, Royal Colleges, Intercollegiate Specialty Fellowship (consultant) Exam
  • Specialty Lead in Orthodontics (Bradford Hospitals NHS Trust)
  • Co-Course Director, Yorkshire Orthodontic Therapy Course 2007

He has previously been National Director of Professional Development for the British Orthodontic Society and sat on the editorial board of the Journal of Orthodontics. He was also Chairman of the British Orthodontic Conference in 2013 and 2014, and was Exhibition Chair for the International Orthodontic Conference held in London in 2015. With a colleague, he established the UK’s first Orthodontic Therapy Course in 2007.

He has published several book chapters and many articles in peer-reviewed journals, and appeared in educational videos about interviewing, work-based assessments and retainers. He is well-known as an excellent communicator who is able to translate high quality research into practical, orthodontic clinical practice.


Saturday Parallel Sessions


Dr. Roberto Stradi – Lingual Session Chairman
Orthodontic Specialist – Naples, Italy

About Roberto …

  • Dentist, MSc in Orthodontics and Gnathology
  • Part-time Lecturer in Lingual Orthodontics, “Federico II” Post-Graduate Orthodontics School, Naples
  • Head Tutor for In-Office courses on the Incognito™ technique
  • Exclusive orthodontics practice
  • President of the European Society of Lingual Orthodontics for 2020

Dr. Peter Ilori
Orthodontic Specialist – Buckinghamshire, UK

About Peter …

Since 1997, Dr Peter Ilori has owned and successfully managed 1 mixed and 3 private orthodontic clinics in the South East England, UK. He was awarded the MBA with distinction from Brunel University in 2001. He is an early adopter who has experience in contemporary marketing, patient information publications, innovative public relation concepts, digital media applications and practice management.


Dr. Ektor Grammatopoulos
Orthodontic Specialist – London, UK

About Ektor …

Ektor Grammatopoulos works part-time in specialist practice and part-time as a Consultant in Orthodontics at Guy’s and St Thomas’ Hospitals. He graduated from the University of Newcastle Dental School in 2004 and was appointed as a Consultant at Guy’s and St Thomas’ Hospitals in 2012. His work has been awarded prizes and awards from the British Dental Association, British Orthodontic Society, Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Glasgow, the British Society of Dental Research as well as the European Orthodontic Society W.J.B. Houston Award.


Dr. Philipp Al-Khatib
Orthodontic Specialist – Düsseldorf, Germany

About Philipp …

  • Study of Dentistry at private University Witten/ Herdecke, Germany
  • Special certification in treatment of handicapped patients
  • Further education assistant and employee at orthodontic office Dr. Dr. Albert Al                       
  • Focus on adult and orthognathic surgery patients with invisible appliances
  • Completion of the "Curriculum Orthodontics" at Haranny Academy in Herne, Germany
  • Certificated and advanced user of Incognito (TM) Appliance System
  • WIN® DW Lingual Systems
  • Clear Aligner®
  • Member of the German Society of Orthodontics (DGKFO)
  • Member of the Eur Asian Assosiation of Orthodontics (EAO)
  • Member of the International Orthodontic Symposium (IOS)
  • Regular participant of the Annual Conference of the German Society of Lingual Orthodontics (DGLO).

Dr. Aurélie Guidoux
Orthodontic Specialist – Saint-Luc, Belgium

About Aurélie …

Aurélie Guidoux earned her Dental degree in 2008 and her Orthodontic degree in 2012 from the Catholic University of Louvain, in Belgium. She works part- time in a private practice and treats many adult patients for whom she delivers the most aesthetic treatments. For the past six years, she was a consultant for the Department of Orthodontic and Dento-facial Orthopaedics of University Clinics Saint Luc, Brussels, where she combined a scientific and pedagogic function. She now devotes her time to developing her own practice and speaking for national and international conferences.


     

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