6th session

Straight wire appliance (SWA): Concept and development

Hands on session

  • Straight wire appliance (SWA): Concept and development
  • Treatment mechanics in the permanent dentition: 1st, 2nd and 3rd phase
  • Closing mechanics with: DKL 0.19×0.25, 0.21×0.25 with and without reduction
  • Anchorage: concepts and management
  • The use of transpalatal bars: concept, theory and practice
  • Vertical control: concept
  • Treatment sequence and arch wire sequence
  • Diagnosis of students cases
  • Treatment of CII, CIII
  • Use of skeletal anchorage: mini-implants
  • Case demonstrations
Warsaw, Poland



  • Bachelor of Medicine and Surgery from the University of Milan (Italy)
  • Dental Degree. University of Milan (Italy)
  • Master in Orthodontics. University of Milan (Italy)
  • Diploma in orthodontics by the FACE/Roth-Williams Center for Functional Occlusion
  • Professor in the Department of Orthodontics at the University of Milan (Italy)
  • Private practice in Parma (Italy)
  • FACE Member