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Educational Grant Posters

The purpose of the World Federation of Orthodontists is to advance the art and science of orthodontics throughout the world. In keeping with that purpose, the British Orthodontic Society at the 8th International Congress decided it wanted to inform, inspire and unite delegates from as many places over the globe as possible.

So for the 35 delegates chosen,  an Educational Grants scheme meant that their travel, accommodation and congress fees were covered enabling them to attend the 8th IOC - an experience it is hoped provided a lasting legacy to the developing world being represented.

Following a competitive application process requiring personal statements plus an abstract illustrating personal work and research suitable for poster display at the 8th IOC, decisions were made on who the recipients would be in early 2015. This was done so arrangements for travel, especially visa applications, could be made in plenty of time. Finally on the morning of Monday 28th September the Congress Chair, Jonathan Sandler, officially welcomed the Grant Winners along with a number of others whose efforts had made it possible for the delegates to attend.

A WFO selection committee has chosen a number of these posters to high-light the work being done around the world.

A comparative study between moisture insensitive and self etching primers on dry and saliva contaminated enamel surfaces

Rizk A., Ismail H., Azm S.

An investigation of treatment outcome for Class I patients using the Peer Assessment Rating (PAR) Index

S. Seng , V. Sann, S. Trak, T. Kak, C. Ling, S. Mom

Comparison of corticotomy assisted and conventional maxillary anterior en-masse retraction- a pilot study

Surendra Lodha, Rajesh Agarwal

Crevicular Alkaline Phosphatase Activity During The Application Of Two Patterns Of Orthodontic Forces

Hani AlSwafeeri, Walid ElKenany, Mohamed Mowafy and Myriam Helmy

Miniscrew implant supported k-loop (misk) spring for molar distalization : a pilot typodont study

Prabhat K. Chaudhari, O. Brajachand Singh, L .B. Devi, S. Maheshwari, S. K. Verma , Saba Khan

Orthodontic management in localized aggressive periodontitis: a case report

Gyawali R, Shrestha S, Pokharel PR, GiriJ, Shrestha G, Bhattarai B

Study of the effect of a filled fluoride releasing enamel sealant versus Fluoride varnish on initially demineralized enamel

Sherief H. Abdel-Haffiez, Abbas R. Zaher, Nadia M. Elharouny

An evaluation of orthodontic treatment of Class III malocclusions using the Peer Assessment Rating (PAR) at the University of Health Sciences, Phnom Penh

S Yin, JJ Hammond, CC Ling

The effect of nasoalveolar molding on the nasolabial appearance of children with unilateral cleft lip and palate

Cecile Ammeli Tuano, Janet Mapa Pandan, Crysoine Marquez, Glenda de Villa, Bernard Tansipek, Xenia Velmonte

For more of the posters shown at the 8th IOC meeting in London see http://www.worlddentalposters.com/search?v=8th+International+Orthodontic+Congress+2015