Free Communications
Moderator:  Dr. Richie Nadela (APO)
1:00 pm–1:30 pm Dr. Ajit Kalia, BDS, MDS (India) Demystifying Transverse Correction
1:30 pm–2:00 pm Dr. Alizera Jafari, DDS, MDS (Iran) Transverse Plane: Evaluation and Planning for Orthodontic Treatments
2:00 pm – 2:30 pm Dr. Morris Y.L., Huang, DDS, MS (Taiwan) Maxillary Expansion in Orthodontic Treatment: A Good Way to Gain Space
2:30 pm –3:00 pm Dr. Ahmad Sheibani Nia, DDS, MS (Iran) The Efficiency of Tongue Plate & Hyrax Combined with Parasagittal Osteotomy for Treatment of Class III with Maxillary Deficiency in Adult Orthodontic Patients
3:00 pm –3:30 pm Dr. Emre Kayalar, PhD (Turkey)


Does Salvionic acid B (Salvia militiorrhiza) have an effect on new bone formation in the expanded inter-premaxillary suture?
3:30 pm – 4:00 pm Dr. Meghna Vandekar (India) Aligners: Paradigm Shifts, Material Research, and More!
4:00 pm – 4:30 pm Dr. Orlando Gilbert Cabansag, DMD, MSD
Simplified Straight Wire Technique
4:30pm Coffee Break


Moderators: Dr. Pinky Naranjilla (APO) &Dr. Celie Ringor-Sison (APO)
8:00 am – 8:30 am Dr. Amit Bhardwaj, BDS, MDS (India) Myobraces: Functional Dynamics
8:30 am – 9:00 am Dr. William Choi, DDM, MSD (Taiwan) Orthognathic Surgery for Severe Class III Malocclusion
9:00 am – 9:30am Dr. Rozita Hassan, BDS, MS Ortho (Malaysia) Skeletal Anchorage Treatment in Class III Malocclusion Adolescent Cleft Lip & Palate: A Case Report
9:30 am– 10:00 am Dr. Joel Kurian Mathew, BDS, MSD (India) Self- Drilling or Self- tapping Mini screws? A Dilemma Resolved by Literature Review
10:00 am – 10:30 am Dr. Tian Cao, DDS, PhD (China) Combined orthodontic-periodontal treatment in periodontal patients with anterior
displaced incisors
10:30 am –11:00 am Dr. Karen Shu Yao Wang, DDS, MS (Taiwan) Temporary Anchorage Device (TAD) In My Daily Practice
11:00 am-11:30 am Dr. Johnson Hsin-Chung Cheng, DDS, MS, PhD (Taiwan) TThe Affecting Factors of Smiling Esthetics
on Orthodontic Treatment from Evidence-
Based Research
11:30 am-12:00 pm Dr. Jayakumar Ganesan, BDS, MDS
Interdisciplinary Treatment – the Orthodontist’s Role
12:00 pm-1:00 pm Lunch Break  
  AFTERNOON SESSION Moderator: Dr. Irene Yu (APO)
1:00 pm-1:30 pm Prof. S. Venkateswaran, BDS, MDS (India) Orthodontic Bracket Selection – Should it be Driven by Science or Marketing?
1:30 pm-2:00 pm Dr. Tai-ting Lai, DDS, MPH, DrPH (Taiwan) Oral Health Related Quality of Life in Orthodontic Patients during Initial Therapy w/ Conventional Bracket or Self-Ligating Brackets
2:00 pm-2:30 pm Dr. Kenko, Jian-hong Yu, DDS, PhD (Taiwan) Molar Management by LH (Low Hysteresis) or ISW (Improved Super Elastic Ni-Ti Alloy Wire)
2:30 pm-3:00 pm Dr. Fatih Kahraman, DDS, PhD (Turkey)


The Relationships Between Maxillary Impacted Canines and Dento-facial Structures on Cone Beam Computed Tomography (CBCT
3:00 pm-3:30 pm Dr. Deepak Kumar Gupta, BDS, MDS (India) Root Crown Ratio: A New Method for Measurement of External Apical Root Resorption
3:30 pm – 4:00 pm Dr. Rabindra Man Shrestha, BDS, MSD (Nepal) Dental Arch Forms: Orthodontists’ Dilemma
4:00 pm Coffee Break


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