The orthodontist

Our Orthodontist: Wael Kanaan, DDS MS

Dr. Kanaan has treated over 7000 patients since his graduation as an orthodontist in 2005.  He is proud of his work and always share the before and after pictures with other patients and doctors. 

He believes in continuing education and has been attending the annual meeting of the American Association of Orthodontists since 2004. 

 

Name: Wael Kanaan
Gender: Male
Marrital Status: Married
Email: ortho@ismilespecialists.com

 

Education: 

2005 Post graduate residency in Orthodontics, Saint Louis University.
2005 Master degree in Dentistry "Research" Saint Louis University.
2004 Fellowship in the Cleft Lip and Palate at SSM Cardinal Glennon children's Hospital
2002 Orthodontic Mini-Residency in Harvard school of dental medicine.

 

Licensure: 

Texas dental License, No 22592
American Board of orthodontic certification "Pass Part II May 05"

 

Inventions: 

Mini-screw for anchorage that prevents root trauma "Under discussion with IMTEC@ for manufacturing"
T-loop plier: a unique plier that makes eight bends in simple steps. "Patent Pending"
Bilever system used to open or closed spaces without distal mesial tipping.
T-wire system used to prevent distal tipping on the Molars during intrusion of the anterior teeth by the utility arch.
3 in 1 spring used to correct the position of a single mal-positioned anterior tooth.

 

Research:

Basal bone discrepancy and relapse, Department of Orthodontics, SLU master thesis 2006

  

Techniques:

Edgewise, Straight wire, Tweed, MBT, SLB, Tip Edge, Mini-Invisalign and Cleft Lip and Palate. 

 

Continuing Education:

Dr. Kanaan participated in all conferences related to orthodontics "AAO, MSO, OERF and GORP".

  

Membership in professional organizations:

American Association of Orthodontists AAO
American Dental Association ADA

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