The trainers staff is prepared to transmit all the scientific basis and clinical experience of functional orthopedic techniques in the malocclusions treatment.
Dr. Carina Pereira Leite Esperancinha
Functional orthopedic Jaws.
Coordinator Functional Orthopedics course of Jaws of Lisbon School of Functional Jaw Orthopedics – Lisbon. Specialist. Certificate in Functional Orthopedics by Southern Cross University – São Paulo – Brazil. Researcher of CEPECRAF – Teaching and Research Center for Craniofacial Growth and Functional Orthopedics Multidisciplinary – Southern Cross University – São Paulo – Brazil.
Postgraduate degree in Rehabilitation Neuro-occlusal – Barcelona.
Dr. Cristina Póvoas
Dentist graduated by the Instituto Superior Ciências da Saúde – Sul (University)
Specialist Certificate in Functional Jaw Orthopedics by Cruzeiro do Sul University – São Paulo – Brazil
Researcher at CEPECRAF – FJO -Teaching and Research Center of Craniofacial Growth and Multidisciplinary Functional Jaw Orthopedics – Cruzeiro do Sul University – São Paulo – Brazil
International member of IFUNA – International Functional Association
Active member of the Brazilian Academy of Cranio-oro- cervical Pathophysiology – FJO (ABFCOC-FJO)
Member of the Portuguese Society of Dento-facial Orthopedics (SPODF)
Dr. Inês Mendes
Graduated in Speech Therapy by the Egas Moniz Escola Superior de Saúde (University)
Postgraduate Degree in Orofacial Motricity – EPAP
Trainer and Coordinator of the Speech Therapy and Functional Jaw Orthopedics Course of the Lisbon School of Functional Orthopedics – Lisbon
Guest trainer of one of the modules of the Functional Jaw Orthopedics Course of the Lisbon School of Functional Orthopedics – Lisbon
She develops her work in Private Practice, in the CUF Santarém, in the SSCML – Social Services of the Lisbon Municipal Council and in the Lisbon Clinic of Functional Orthopedics – WSEI Lisbon
Dr. Rita Tavares
Dentist – Egas Moniz University of Health Sciences, specializing in Pediatric Dentistry, Pregnancy and Babies, Orthodontics and Functional Jaw Orthopedics.
Specialist in Breathing Normalization by the Buteyko method.
She works in Private Clinic and in the ASOT – Torreense Association of Charity for the Oral Health since its foundation in 2002.
Researcher at the WSEI European Institute – Lisbon, she coordinates the WSEI prevention consultation for children.
She is the author and co-author of several scientific papers in national and international congresses and regularly participates in research projects in the functional area in children and adults as well as public awareness projects.
Translator of the Manual of Breathing ADENOIDS WITHOUT SURGERY – Manual of Breathing Normalization.
Certificate of BREATHING NORMALIZATION SPECIALIST
Dr. Filipa Jourdan
Graduated in Dentistry by the Instituto Superior de Ciências da Saude Sul (University).
Integrated Master’s Degree in Dental Medicine by the Instituto Superior de Ciências da Saude Egas Moniz (University).
Diploma of Advanced Studies by the University of Granada.
Invited Assistant for the Disciplines of Clinic of Periodontology III and Integrated Clinic of the University Institute Egas Moniz.
Postgraduate training in the areas of Orthodontics and Functional Jaw Orthopedics.
Pedagogical Training for Trainers.
Specialized guest trainers
PhD Wilma Simões
Morphology Master, Federal University of São Paulo.
PhD in Pediatric Dentistry: Functional Orthopedics, Cruzeiro do Sul University.
PhD Honoris Causa by the University Camilo Castelo Branco – São Paulo.
PhD Merit by the Paulista Association of Dental Surgeons.
Specialist in pain and TMJ Dysfunction – CRO.
Specialist in Functional Orthopedics – CRO.
Coordinator Teacher of the Specialization in Functional Jaw Orthopedics of the Cruzeiro do Sul University.
Founder Coordinator CEPECRAF-OFM Multidisciplinary – Center for Education and Research of Cranio-Facial Growth.
Institute of Dentistry – Post Graduate Program – Stricto Sensu in Dentistry – Cruzeiro do Sul University – São Paulo.
Publications: 5 editions of books on Functional Orthopedics seen through the Rehabilitation Neuro-Occlusal – Issues in Portuguese, Spanish and Italian. More than 120 articles and chapters.
PhD Patricia Valerio
Functional orthopedic Jaws.
Senior researcher postdoc the department of physiology and biophysics at the Universidade Federal de Minas Gerais – Brazil.
orthodontic course professor at the University of Itauna – Minas Gerais – Brazil.
Researcher of CEPECRAF – Teaching and Research Center for Craniofacial Growth and Functional Orthopedics Multidisciplinary – Southern Cross University – São Paulo – Brazil.
Functional Orthopedics course coordinator Jaws of Biofokus – Turkey.
Researcher invited the University of Marmara – Turkey, the University of Ioannina – Greece and the University of Aveiro – Portugal.
PhD Francisco Macedo
He graduated in Dentistry, Faculty of Dentistry of São José dos Campos, Universidade Estadual Paulista Julio de Mesquita Filho, UNESP, 1978.
Doctor of Functional Anatomy: Structure and ultrastructure, the Institute of Biomedical Sciences, University of São Paulo, USP, 1998.
Specialist in Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery by the Professional Development School of the São Paulo Association of Dental Surgeons, APCD 1980.
Specialist in Functional Orthopedics, Federal Council of Dentistry, CFO 2003.
Professor of the Specialization Course in Functional Jaw Orthopedics, seen through the Rehabilitation Neuro-Oclusal the School of Professional Association of Dental Surgeons of Campinas, ACDC.
Research professor of CEPECRAF – Teaching and Research Center of Craniofacial Growth – São Paulo.
active member of the Academy of IberoLatinoamericana dysfunction Craneo-mandibular y Dolor Facial, AILDC.
active member of the Brazilian Academy of Pathophysiology Cranio-oro-cervical, ABFCOC.
PhD Mercedes Galvez
Doctor of Medicine and Surgery at the University of Granada.
Licensed in Dentistry from the University of Granada.
Neuro Rehabilitation Training Ocusal Dr. Planas and with Dr. OFM . Simoes.
Professor in the Master of Integrated Children’s Dentistry of the University of Seville.
PhD Regina Brandão
Specialist in Pediatric Dentistry and Functional Jaw Orthopedics.
Founder of the Indirect Method of confection of the Planas direct track and the Plastis Brandão.
Co-author with Dr. Wilma Simões of the Cephalometric Trace of the Tongue.
She presented conferences, clinical tables and posters in several states and cities in Brazil, as well as in Italy, USA, Venezuela, Colombia and Argentina.
Honorary Member of the ABFCOC.
Former president of the ABFCOC – 2007 to 2008.
Former director of the Department of Functional Jaw Orthopedics at the Paulista Association of Dental Surgeons – APDC
Active member of the AILDC.
President of the Technical Chamber of Functional Jaw Orthopedics of the Regional Council of Dentistry of São Paulo – CROSP.
PhD Silvana Silveira
Dental surgeon – PUC-MG. Brazil.
Dentist by the OMD Lisbon.
Specialist in Functional Jaw Orthopedics by the Brazilian Federal Council of Dentistry.
Active member of the Ibero-Latin American Academy from 1991 to 2000.
Member of the Brazilian Academy of Functional Jaw Orthopedics.
Member of the scientific committee of the Brazilian Academy of Functional Jaw Orthopedics (ABOFM).
Coordinator, manager and lecturer of the update course in Functional Jaw Orthopedics of the Functional Jaw Orthopedics Nucleus. Lisbon – 2004 to 2007.
Coordinator of the ABOFM scientific panels committee from 2010 to 2017.
Research work in craniometry, Anthropology area, developed at the Institute of Forensic Medicine of Lisbon and at the Museum of Anthropology of Mexico City
Master’s degree in Orthodontics, São Leopoldo Mandic University. Campinas. SP. Brazil
Odt. Francesco Cataldo
Course in Othopaedics Functional Maxillae. Prof.Wilma Alexandre Simoes , Sansepolcro Italy 2010.
Certificate in Posturometric Technician , Siena University , Italy 2010.
Specialization in Functional Jaw Orthopedics, Cruzeiro do Sul University ,Prof.Wilma Alexandre Simoes . Brasil 2012.
Course in Postural Disordes Correlated with the Mouth . Gabriella Guaglio – Pavia , Italy 2012.
Training in the Oclusal Neuro Rehabilitation of Pedro Planas , prof.Carlos Salvador Planas and dr.Catalina Canalda. Spain, 2013.
Course in Ortopedia Funzionale Mascellare dr.Marcos Nadler Gribel – Taranto, Italy 2015.
Visiting trainer prosthodontist for Functional Orthopedic Appliances Construction Course , WSEI , 2018.
Dr. Banu Yesilbek
Born on 1974 in İstanbul, Turkey.
Completed Ege Univ. Dental Faculty in 1999. Made PhD. on Periodontology in 2005.
On 2003 she was introduced to Jaw Functional Orthopedics that changed her whole attitude to dentistry. She’s the scientific advisor of Biofokus Organization that gives postgraduate formation to dentists and until today has enabled more than 450 Turkish dentists to help their patients with more physiologic approach of JFO.
Dr. Rol Philippe
Diploma of dental general practitioner, dental faculty of Rennes ( France).
Training in the Occlusal Neuro Rehabilitation of Pedro Planas at the Planas Dentoclinic in Barcelona with Professor Carlos Salvador Planas and Dr. Catalina Canalda.
Training in functional jaw orthopedics for children from 3 to 6 with Dr. Marie Josephe DESHAYES, Paris.
Introductory Training in Functional jaw Orthopedics in Montreal with Prof. Wilma Simoes.
Training in orthodontics at the French Graduate School of Clinical Orthodontics (FGSOCO), Paris.
Training in functional jaw orthopedics at the European Wilma Simoes Institute ( WSEI) in Lisbon with Prof. Patricia Valério, Prof Wilma Simoes and Dr. Carina Esperancinha.
Visiting professor at the Wilma Simoes European Institute for the international training course in functional jaw orthopedics for French practitioners.
President of the International Congress of the European Wilma Simoes Institute – Saint Malo ( France).
PhD Delfino Allais
Private practice in Turin and its province, where he focuses exclusively on Orthodontics and Functional Orthopedics with a preference for Biomechanics Segmented systems, diagnosis and prevention at an early age and multidisciplinary treatments.
Born in Borgone Susa on 11/04/1963. He graduated in Medicine and Surgery at the University of Turin in 1990.
He attended the Department of Periodontology of Odontostomatology Clinic of Turin where he Perfected in Periodontology in 1994.
He is Specializing in Orthodontics at the Royal Dental College, Aarhus, Denmark, in 1997, where he attained in 2000 also the Master of Science in Orthodontics. From 1997 to 2010 he was Professor with periodic contract at the same University.
And ‘state assistant at the Cleft Palate Institute of Aarhus, and Orthodontic Clinic Central Silkeborg.
He was in the first and second two-year course in Orthopaedics Functional Maxillae Prof. W.A. Simoes held in Sansepolcro Italy. Functional Specialist in Orthopedics at the ‘University Cruzero do Sul Sao Paulo Brazil.
He has published scientific articles and summaries of dental and orthodontic topics. Dr. Allais presented conferences in Italy, Denmark, Norway, France, Belgium, Germany, USA, Canada.
It ‘been a member of prestigious orthodontic associations, including S.I.D.O., A.S.I.O., S.I.B.O.S., W.F.O., A.A.O., E.O.S.