The Tweed-Merrifield philosophy

Prof. Dr. Giovanni Biondi



The Tweed-Merrifield philosophy

Prof. Dr. Giovanni Biondi
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Develop your orthodontic skills with the famous Tweed technique for archwire bending.

More effective treatment and more aesthetic results.

A masterclass led by Prof. Dr. Giovanni Biondi, instructor from the Tweed Foundation (Tucson, USA).


Day 1:
October 30, 2023

  • An introduction to the Tweed-Merrifield philosophy and biomechanics of healing

  • Bending Arcs: Basic curves

  • Diagnosis and treatment plan, part 1

        • <<< Lunch >>>

  • Bending of first-order curves: Step in – Step out

  • First row in upper and lower jaw

  • Coordinated arcs

  • Diagnosis and treatment plan, part 2

Day 2:
October 31, 2023

  • Third order curve bending: Third order in maxilla and mandible, group torque, single torque

  • Presentation of cases

  • Arc Bending: First and Third Order Coordinate Arcs

        • <<< Lunch >>>

  • Bending of second-order curves: Preparation of the support, step up – step down, root straightening bends and control of rotations

  • Presentation of cases

  • Bending of arcs: Coordinate arcs of first, third and second order

Day 3:
November 1, 2023

  • Arc Bending: Prescription Arcs
  • Introduction to the treatment of adult patients


Ранно записване преди 30.04.23 г.

2200 EUR

Редовна цена:

3000 EUR


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Prof. Dr. Giovanni Biondi

  • Dentistry at the University of Naples, Italy.
  • Orthodontics at the University of Ferrara, Italy.
  • Board of Directors of Tweed International Foundation for Orthodontic Research and Education, Tucson, AZ – 2012-2018 Regular Member since 1996 Instructor since 2000
  • Board of AIdOr (Academia Italiana di Ortodonzia) – 2010-2013 and 2017
  • Board of Directors of the Collége Européen d’Orthodontie – 2002-2014.
  • Board of SIDO (Italian Society of Orthodontics) 2004-2005.
  • Associate Professor at the University of Oviedo (Spain) since 2015.
  • Director of gaTe/Teos (Tweed European Orthodontic Study Group) courses since 2010.
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Dr. Clojan Shahu

  • Master of Clinical Dentistry (Orthodontics)
  • Clinical course in Tweed at the University of Belgrade
  • Member of The Charles H. Tweed International Foundation
  • Fellow of The Charles H. Tweed International Foundation
  • TEOS Board Member 2022-2030.
  • Instructor in “Back to Basics and Biomechanics in Orthodontics” – TEOS courses

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