About The Speaker
DR. SIMON GRAF
- Dentist, University of Bern 17.10.2007 3 years orthodontic postgraduate program, orthodontic department of the University of Basel August 2009 – September 2012.
- Opening Smile AG (german for: Smile Inc.) Private orthodontic clinic in Belp, Switzerland February 2014.
- Inventor and pioneer in CAD/CAM procedures for metal and acrylic 3d printed orthodontic appliances.
- Simon Graf has a specific interest in the translation of orthodontic procedures, specially of orthodontic appliances, in the digital world. His main interest is the virtual planning and 3d metal printing of orthodontic appliances. Not only on teeth, but also on mini-implants (TAD), and integrating them in the digital workflow. He is lecturing about these topics since 2016 worldwide.
3D METAL PRINTING IN ORTHODONTICS
Simon Graf will show in his lecture how to virtually plan and produce a 3d metal printed orthodontic appliance. On the basis of an example, he will go through the whole production step by step. As technology evolves, different software, printers and materials will be discussed.
He will demonstrate different appliances, with their possibilities and restrictions for the daily orthodontic use on teeth and on TADs.
And, like all treatments end, he finishes with bonded retainer, and how it’s possible to virtual plan and produced them.