Karel Hero Breuning
Radboud University Nijmegen
Dr. Hero Breuning is recognized internationally for his innovation in orthodontic procedures and appliances. He is the “inventor” of the combination of active and passive selfligating brackets. He has lectured internationally on subjects such as efficient use of selflligating brackets, indirect bonding of brackets, efficient use of TAD’s: when to use miniscrews, palatal miniscrews or miniplates? He is assistant professor 3D imaging at the department of Orthodontics Nijmegen, the Netherlands and is involved in projects such as diagnosis using digital dental models, indications for CBCT’s, digital planning of orthodontic treatment advantages of custom orthodontic appliances and intra oral scanning for orthodontic patients. Hero Breuning published many research papers and articles in peer viewed professional journals. He is a reviewer for 7 orthodontic journals. Currently, he prepares a new boek on digital planning in orthodontics, with professor Chung How Kau and professor Orhan Tuncay.