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Allan Thom

President, World Federation of Orthodontists

LLM (Medical Law), B.D.S. (Lond),L.D.S., F.D.S., D’Orth., M.Orth, (Royal College of Surgeons, Eng), F.D.S., (Royal College of Surgeons, Edin). MEWI.
Certificate in TeachingPosts held:
Consultant Orthodontist: Queen Victoria Hospital, East Grinstead, Guy’s Hospital, London. (1977 – 2008)
Honorary Senior Lecturer: Guy’s Hospital, London (1977 – 2008)
Accredited Teacher: Universities, London, and Malta.Consultant Adviser to Department of Health. Govt. Malta (1986 – 2000)
Past Examiner Orthodontics and Child Dental Health:
Universities of London, Malta, Sri-Lanka; Royal College of Surgeons, England

President: British Orthodontic Technicians Association. 1997 – 1999
President: European Federation of Orthodontists 2002 – 2004
President: British Orthodontic Society 2004 – 2005
President: World Federation of Orthodontists 2015 – 2020
Honorary Member: Indian Orthodontic Society.

Co Author. [Books].
1. Guidelines for the use of Radiography in Orthodontics.
2. Young Practitioners Guide to Orthodontics
3. Textbook. Fixed Appliances – Principles and Practice. Translated into 7 languages.
4. Orthodontic Radiographs – Guidelines 2nd Edition (2001)3rd Edition (2008)4thEdition (2015) (Highly Commended BMA Medical Book of the year 2009)
6. Selection Criteria for Dental Radiographs. Faculty of Dental Practitioners

International Lecturer.
North America, Europe [Malta, Monaco, Greece, Cyprus, Bulgaria, Serbia, Montenegro, Italy, UK], Egypt, India, Pakistan, Sri-Lanka, South Africa, Malaysia, Singapore, Hong-Kong, Borneo, Vietnam, China, United Arab Emirates, Mongolia, Indonesia, Ethiopia, Australia, Taiwan, South Korea, Japan, Ukraine.

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