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1. Professor Jiuxiang Lin
He is an orthodontic professor of Stomatological College of Peking University, a physician-in-charge of the Craniofacial Growth and Development Center, a tutor of Ph D. students, the honorary editor-in-chief of Chinese Journal of Orthodontics, the vice editor of Chinese Journal of Orthodontics and the former vice president of Stomatology School of Peking University.

2. Rafi Romano, DMD, MSc
Dr. Rafi Romano is an expert in the field of dentofacial orthopedics and orthodontics. He graduated from the Dental Faculty of the Hebrew University, Hadassah Jerusalem. In this dental faculty, he made specialized studies and gained the Master's Degree in Dentistry.

In Tel Aviv, a port city in Israel, he keeps a private practice that is limited to orthodontics, with stress placed on adult and esthetic orthodontics. This specialist also serves as a clinical instructor in the Department of Orthodontics, Tel-Hashomer Hospital, IDF, Israel.

Dr. Rafi Romano once worked as the president of the Israeli Orthodontic Society (IOS) and secretary-treasurer of the International Federation of Esthetic Dentistry (IFED). He is a former editor of the Journal of the Israeli Orthodontic Society, and an author of three books including the Lingual Orthodontics (Decker, 1998), The Art of the Smile (Quintessence, 2005) plus The Art of Treatment Planning (Quintessence, 2009). A fourth book is now updating in Lingual - Esthetic Orthodontics (Quintessence, 2010).

Dr. Romano is a visiting professor of Lingual Orthodontics at the University of Alcalá, Madrid, Spain. He is also in charge of the master course, as an invited professor at the Department of Facial Orthopedics and Orthodontics of Paulista University UNIP, Sao Paulo, Brazil.

Dr. Romano is an active member of the World Federation of Orthodontists (WFO), the European Academy of Aesthetic Dentistry (EAED), as well as the American Association of Orthodontists (AAO). He delivers lectures around the world in respect of esthetic orthodontics and adult multidisciplinary orthodontic treatment, as well as gives courses in the field of lingual orthodontics.

3. Silvia Geron, DMD, MSc
Dr. Silvia Geron is an expert devoted to the orthodontics and dentofacial orthopedics. She maintains a private practice limited to orthodontics, with the emphasis being placed on the lingual and adult Orthodontics. The specialist is a director of the Lingual Orthodontics in the international postgraduate orthodontic program in Tel-Aviv University and Tel-Hashomer Hospital, IDF, Israel.

Dr. Silvia Gerton is the past president of the Israel Orthodontic Society (IOS), a founding member and former Secretary of World Society of Lingual Orthodontics (WSLO), an examiner of the Israel Dental Association Scientific Council-Orthodontic Examination Committee, as well as a reviewer for the American Journal of Orthodontics and Dentofacial Orthopedics and for the Angle Orthodontics.

This specialist is a founder and the editor of the Journal of the Israel Orthodontic Society (JIOS) and the founder and editor of the Electronic Adult and Lingual Orthodontics Journal. She is an active member of the European Society of Lingual Orthodontics (ESLO) since 1998, of the World Society of Lingual Orthodontics (WSLO), of the American Association of Orthodontists (AAO), of the World Federation of Orthodontists (WFO), of the American Lingual Orthodontists Association (ALOA) and of the Israeli Orthodontic Society (IOS).

Dr. Silvia Geron gives lectures worldwide concerning topics of Lingual Orthodontics and adult multidisciplinary orthodontic treatment.

4. Mazor Yoav, DMD, MSc
1. Dr. Mazor Yoav is a specialist in dentofacial orthopedics and orthodontics.
2. He maintains a private practice related to the orthodontics which includes lingual and micro-implants (screws).
3. This specialist also serves as an orthodontist and a presenter for "Clalit Smile" National Health Institute.
4. He is the owner and manager of the PRM 3D's company (2007). Premium quality dental products, majorly the orthodontic ones, are imported.
5. Dr. Mazor Yoav also works in the Shiba Hospital and is responsible for the cases with special needs, such as those patients with mental disability, ortho-surgery, cranio-facial disorders and syndromes, like cleft and others.
6. He is a lecturer in Orthodontics in Israel, China and Bulgaria.

5. Asif Chatoo
As an expert in Orthodontics, Asif Chatoo has gained the BSc, BDS, FDS RCS (Eng), MSc., MOrth RCS (Eng). He acquired his qualification as a dentist from King's College, London, as well as the masters' degree in Orthodontics from GKT Dental Institute, London.

Asif is the only UK-trained orthodontist who has been accredited simultaneously by the European Society of Lingual Orthodontics and the World Society of Lingual Orthodontics. He is a lecturer in Lingual Orthodontics and a course administrator at Warwick University. This specialist delivers lectures all over the world. He wrote a chapter about 'Interdisciplinary Treatment with Lingual Orthodontics' in the Esthetics in Lingual Orthodontics which was published by the Quintessence.

Asif Chatoo has gained his registration with the General Dental Council (GDC) with the number being 69682 and has been listed as one of specialists of this council. His titles can be listed as follows.

1. A founding member and an examination secretary of the British Lingual Orthodontic Society.
2. A fellow of the World Federation of Orthodontics.
3. A member of European Orthodontic Society and British Orthodontic Society
4. An accredited member and a past treasurer of the European Society of Lingual Orthodontics
5. An approved member of the World Society of Lingual Orthodontics
6. A member of the American Association of Orthodontists
7. A fellow in Dental Surgery of the Royal College of Surgeons of England
8. A member of the British Academy of Cosmetic Dentistry

6. Dr Thomas Örtendahl
In 1983, Dr Thomas W. Örtendahl achieved his dental degree from the Faculty of Odontology, University of Göteborg. In 1987, he presented his thesis at the Faculty of Odontlogogy, University of Göteborg.

In 1990, he established a private orthodontic clinic in the region of Gothenburg. Now, his clinic has become the most productive private orthodontic office in this region. He was specialized in both traditional aesthetic techniques and lingual orthodontics. Since 1997, he has started with lingual orthodontics, and has adopted a great number of lingual systems. In 2012, he decided to focus on only eBrace.

Dr Örtendahl has made an active influence on the national and even international courses, as well as congress arrangements. Additionally, he is a member of the Swedish Dental Society and the European Orthodontic Society.

During the period from 1992 to 1995, Dr Thomas W. Örtendahl has been an associate professor at the department of Orthodontics, Faculty of Odontology, University of Göteborg. He has given presentations to plenty of odontological societies.

During the last 10 years, numerous speeches about the subject of the aesthetic biological concept have been delivered in Europe, Asia, North America, Latin America, and South America. Moreover, Dr Örtendahl has participated in the science and clinical tests, and also published numerous articles.

7. Dr. Sunil Hirani
Specialist Orthodontist
BSc (Hons), BDS, MSc, FDSRCS (Eng), MOrthRCS (Eng), FDS (Orth)

Dr. Hirani graduated from Guy's Hospital, London, England in 1996. He has a Master's degree in Orthodontics and is a Fellow of Dental Surgery of the Royal College of Surgeons (RCS) and holds a Membership in Orthodontics from the RCS which was awarded in 2003. In 2005, he passed his exit fellowship, FDS (Orth) which is a marker of Consultant approved training and obtained first place in the UK.

Dr. Hirani has published articles in leading journals such as the Journal of Orthodontics, Journal of Clinical Orthodontics, European Journal of Orthodontics and Orthodontic Update. He has trained, lectured and presented research to other dentists and orthodontists in the UK, Europe, Asia and the USA.

In addition, Dr. Sunil is a member of the British Orthodontic Society (BOS), a long-serving committee member of the British Lingual Orthodontic Society (BLOS), a member of the British Dental Association (BDA), a member of the European Orthodontic Society (EOS), a fellow of the World Federation of Orthodontists (WFO), a member of the American Association of Orthodontists (AAO), a fellow of the Royal College of Surgeons of England (RCS), a specialist in Orthodontics under the General Dental Council (GDC No:72309).

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