Editor-in Chief: Rafi Romano, DMD, MSc
Dr Romano is a graduate of the Dental Faculty, Hebrew University, Hadassah Jerusalem, where he also specialized and earned his master’s degree in dentistry. He is a specialist in orthodontics and dentofacial orthopedics. Dr Romano maintains a private practice in Tel Aviv, Israel, and is a clinical instructor in the Department of Orthodontics, Tel-Hashomer Hospital, IDF, Israel. He is past president of the Israeli Orthodontic Society (IOS) and past secretary-treasurer of the International Federation of Esthetic Dentistry (IFED). Dr Romano is an active member of the European Academy of Aesthetic Dentistry (EAED), the American Association of Orthodontists (AAO), and the World Federation of Orthodontists (WFO). He is former editor of the Journal of the Israeli Orthodontic Society and editor of three books: Lingual Orthodontics (Decker, 1998), The Art of the Smile (Quintessence, 2005) and The Art of Treatment Planning (Quintessence, 2009). A fourth book is currently in progress, an update on lingual esthetic orthodontics, also being published by Quintessence. Dr Romano is an invited professor at the Department of Facial Orthopedics and Orthodontics, Specialization and Master course, of the University Paulista UNIP, Sao Paulo, Brazil. He is also visiting professor of lingual orthodontics at the University at Alcalá, Madrid, Spain. He lectures worldwide on esthetic orthodontics and adult multidisciplinary orthodontic treatment, and he conducts courses in lingual orthodontics around the globe.