EJO Open Session

EJO Open Session 2018

The EJO Open Session at the EOS 2018 Congress will be held at the congress venue on Tuesday 19th June, 12:15 - 13:15 in the Lennox Suite, Level -2.

The session is open to all congress delegates.

Measuring treatment benefits: Clinician-determined vs patient-reported outcomes?A quick-fire debate

  • Carlos Flores Mir, University of Alberta, Canada
  • Philip Benson, University of Sheffield, UK
  • Session introduction: Susan Cunningham, EOS Hon Secretary
  • Moderator: David Rice, Editor EJO

You will get a bite-sized stimulating perspective on a topical field and a chance to participate. The session has high calibre speakers who will focus on how to evaluate orthodontic treatment. The experts will review the rationale and evidence for different clinician-centred and patient-centred outcomes and take a look into the future. Join us for a provocative session that will affect your clinical practice.

Carlos Flores Mir is Professor and Head of Division of Orthodontics at University of Alberta, Canada, since 2010. His research interests include evidence-based orthodontics, clinical trials, upper airway sleep disorders and fixed class II malocclusion correctors. He has won several prestigious awards for research and for teaching. He is Associate Editor at both The Angle Orthodontist and Dental Press Journal of Orthodontics. He has published more than 240 articles, written 5 book chapters on evidence-based dentistry and presented extensively at congresses around the globe.

Philip Benson is Professor and Honorary Consultant in Orthodontics at the University of Sheffield and Sheffield Teaching Hospitals. He is the Postgraduate Programme Director for Orthodontics and a former Head of the Academic Unit of Oral Health and Development until 2017. He is Research Director of the British Orthodontic Society and past Editor-in-Chief of the Journal of Orthodontics. His research interests include evaluating the effectiveness of orthodontic interventions, through clinical trials and systematic reviews, as well as assessing the impact of malocclusion and orthodontic treatment on young people, using patient reported outcomes