Speakers

Dr. Tung Nguyen

Assistant Professor at the University of North Carolina

Biography

Dr. Tung Nguyen completed his dental training at Tufts University and received his Master’s Degree and Certificate in Orthodontics at the University of North Carolina. He completed the William R Proffit Teaching Fellowship before joining the faculty at the University of North Carolina.  He is an Associate Professor and the Director of the Dentofacial Deformities Clinic.  He is a Diplomate of the American Board of Orthodontics and a member of the Angle Society of Orthodontists.  He received the BF and Helen Dewel Award for best clinical research from the American Journal of Orthodontics and Dentofacial Orthopedics in 2012 for the work done on Class III bone anchors.  Dr. Nguyen has over 70 publications and book chapters and has lectured nationally and internationally.  His research interests are 3D imaging, 3D printing and dentofacial orthopedics.

Dr. Greg J. Huang

Professor and Chair

Biography

Dr. Huang completed his dental training at the University of Florida, and his Certificate in Orthodontics and MSD at the University of Washington.  He also holds an MPH in epidemiology from the UW.  Dr. Huang began his academic career at the UW in 1999.  He has served as the Department’s Chair since 2008.   Dr. Huang has conducted numerous clinical trials, including a recent national network study investigating treatment for anterior openbite malocclusion in adults.  He has published more than 60 peer-reviewed papers, and has given more than 100 invited lectures across the world.  Dr. Huang has edited two textbooks – Orthodontics: Current Principles and Techniques (6th edition) and Evidence-based Orthodontics (2nd edition).  He is a member of the Northwest Component of the Angle Society, as well as the AAO and the WFO.  He currently practices part time in Bellevue, WA. 

Dr Regina Blevins

Orthodontics & Dentofacial Orthopedics Practitioner

Biography

Dr Regina Blevins started her career in dentistry in 1980 as a Dental hygiene graduate of C.S. Mott community college. She attended the University of Michigan where she received her degree in dentistry. Her appreciation and love for the fine art of the cosmetic side of dentistry led her to pursue her orthodontic graduate training at the University of Minnesota, where she received her Master of Science and a certificate in orthodontics. In addition to her ongoing education to provide the best care in the most efficient manner, Dr. Blevins strives to be at the top of technology and uses the most advanced products and procedures available. She is an Elite Invisalign® Provider. Dr. Blevins is also passionate about giving back to the community and supports after-school programs for underprivileged children, as well as Smiles Change Lives, an organization that serves families for whom braces pose a financial hardship.

Dr. Jorge Faber

Professor at the University of Brasilia Dental School

Biography

Dr. Faber is Professor of Evidence Based Dentistry and Orthodontics at the Post-Graduate Program of the University of Brasilia Dental School. He uses his editorial background to stimulate keen analysis of the scientific literature, since he served for 11 years as editor-in-chief of the Journal of the World Federation of Orthodontists and the Dental Press Journal of Orthodontics. He holds a PhD degree on Biology-Morphology, and a Master degree in Orthodontics, and is a Diplomate of the Brazilian Board of Orthodontics. Dr. Faber has lectured extensively in many countries, and has published over 100 articles in scientific journals. He won the  Award College of Diplomates Case Report of the Year Award for the best case report published in the AJO-DO in 2009. He also maintains a private practice in Brasilia, Brazil.

Prof Hernandez Alfaro

Medical Doctor, Dental Doctor

Biography

Specialist in Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery in Barcelona, Spain. PhD at Universitat Internacional de Catalunya (Barcelona, Spain). Diplomate by the European Board of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery. Full Professor and Chairman Department of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery,  Universitat Internacional de Catalunya (Barcelona, Spain). Chief of the Department of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery at Teknon Medical Center, the largest private facility in Spain. Has published over 100 articles in peer reviewed journals, and two books with Ed Quintessence. Professor Hernández-Alfaro Lectures worldwide in Orthognathic Surgery and reconstructive surgery