of Fixed Orthodontics

The concepts and implementation of this practice oriented hands-on course will allow any participant to confidently start fixed orthodontics in their practice. The course covers the latest in fixed orthodontic treatment mechanics including MBT (Straight Wire) system. The course is designed in such a way that the participant can easily understand the basics and will confidently be able to incorporate fixed orthodontics in the general practice.



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Dr. Ravi Kumar

AFO New York Director

Dr Ravi Kumar MDTFEd (Member of the Faculty of Dental Trainers of The Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh), an alumnus of Government Dental College, Kozhikode, Kerala, India, has been interested in research and innovation in orthodontics. He has published many scientific papers and authored a book. He has also been awarded the National award in India for his work. He is also the Chief Mentor and Advisor of American Academy of Advanced Dentistry and European Academy of Advanced Dentistry.

He started his orthodontic practice in 2002 with the Begg’s technique and switched to the MBTtm Straight Wire technique seeing the superior results and ease of practice. He started Academy of Fixed Orthodontics in 2004 for teaching orthodontics to GPD’s.

He has lectured throughout the world in orthodontics and his online self-starter courses are very popular. He has also developed a short course interdisciplinary treatment method, using orthodontics, prosthodontics and endodontics, ideally suited for adult patients, called the Realistic Treatment Philosophy (RTPtm) and is presently engaged in popularizing it. As the Director and chief faculty at AFO, his motto is to impart practical education in orthodontics to those interested in its practice. He says “Practical orthodontics, like in routine practice, is easy, especially so if planning for anterior correction with short course treatments in adults.” He is also an expert in the Lingual STB system and has included it in his taught subjects.

Dr. Priyank Seth

AFO New York Honorary Faculty in Malaysia

Dr. Priyank Seth is a senior lecturer in Faculty of Dentistry, SEGI University since 2015. He completed his post graduation in dental surgery (M.D.S.) in 2007 from Moscow State University of Medicine and Dentistry.

He has received numerous awards, one of the prominent being the Fellowship Pierre Fauchard Academy (PFA), USA and is also an Invisalign Certified Dentist.

He is very passionate about teaching and prefers to induce a stimulating learning environment that motivates students to deliver maximum performance. He likes to promote active learning teaching through didactic classroom management and guides students in various scientific research projects.

Personally, over the years he has updated himself with the latest advancement in the field.

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