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Nordic Expert Symposium for Aligners

Orthodontic symposium in Helsinki, Finland, aimed at general dentists and orthdontists interested in aligner therapy. Expert lecture by Dr. Peri Colino (DDS, MSc, MSD, PhD).

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Dr. Peri Colino


Date and time: Friday, 12 Jan 2024, at 11.30–17.00
Original Sokos Hotel Tripla, Mall of Tripla, Fredikanterassi 1 B, 00520 Helsinki, Finland

Early bird offer valid until 1 Aug 2023 €290 
Normal price starting 2 Aug 2023 €320
Specialising dentists €280

The price includes the lecture, servings and VAT 24%. Accommodation not included.

Registration: Register here

Lecturer: Dr. Peri Colino, DDS, MSc, MSD, PhD

Dr. Peri Colino (DDS, MSc, MSD, PhD) is Head of the Master’s Programme in Orthodontics and Dentofacial Orthopaedics at Universidad Católica San Antonio de Murcia (Spain), and Associate Professor at Universidad Europea Miguel de Cervantes (Spain). Dr. Colino obtained his PhD with summa cum laude distinction from the University of Extremadura (Spain) and his MSD in Orthodontic and Dentofacial Orthopaedics with the Extraordinary Award from the University of Alcalá de Henares (Spain).

Dr. Colino is the author of three orthodontic textbooks and an active member of Sociedad Española de Ortodoncia (SEDO) as well as the European Orthodontic Society (EOS). He maintains two private practices in Spain, one in Villanueva de la Serena, Badajoz, and another in Málaga. He lectures regularly both nationally and internationally.

About the lecture:

The lecture is intended for orthodontists as well as general dentists.

An increasing number of patients are becoming aware of the need for orthodontic treatment, whether for functional or aesthetic reasons. At the same time, many resist undergoing conventional therapies, such as braces.

Aligners have become increasingly popular due to their aesthetic appeal and mechanical advantages over other methods, such as lingual braces. They offer patients the flexibility and comfort of removable trays that are customised to their specific needs, resulting in more efficient treatment planning and delivery.

However, we must ask ourselves if we are adequately prepared to provide efficient treatment with aligners. It is worth noting that despite the benefits of aligners, 17% of patients still opt for traditional braces. This raises the question of whether aligners are suitable for all types of malocclusions, especially those that are moderate to severe.

During this conference, Dr. Colino will share his expertise and demonstrate how to resolve moderate to severe malocclusions efficiently while taking into account the critical factor of time, which is essential to meet our patients’ expectations.

Dr. Colino believes that aligners are a promising alternative in orthodontic treatment. At the same time, we must ensure that we have the necessary knowledge and skills to provide efficient and effective treatment for our patients.


11.30–12.30 Registration and lunch
12.30–14.00 Lecture
14.00–14.30 Coffee break
14.30–16.00 Lecture
16.00–16.15 Fruits and refreshments
16.15–17.00 Lecture

Language: The lecture will be held in English.

For more information, please contact:

Johanna Pastinen
johanna.pastinen(at)implantona.fi or tel. +358 50 338 3156