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17 Main St, Swords, Co Dublin, Ireland

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Late Afternoon

Late Afternoon

I was on the flight to the annual meeting of the American Association of Orthodontists. It’s probably the biggest event in the orthodontics world. This year it’s in Los Angeles California.

There was a selection of TV shows and Movies you could watch –which is good as I like to be distracted while flying – and flicking through them I saw a listing for an animated short film that was made in Galway City, about vampires.

I used to work in Galway and knew a few animators at the time. I probably knew some vampires as well, just wasn't aware of it. They’d even been nominated for the Oscars (the animators ...

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Famous Belgians and the Rock Stars of Orthodontics

I'm in the departure lounge at Dublin airport, headed out to the Annual Session of the American Association of Orthodontists. It's probably the biggest gathering of orthodontists in the world.

We'll be listening to speakers talking about their most up to date research, looking at new products made by companies from all over the world to do the best work for our patients, and finding out what will be shaping the future of orthodontics.

Two seats away from me is a Belgian orthodontic professor Hugo de Clerck. He's probably the world expert on using small metal plates attached the jawbone under the gum to treat really difficult orthodontic problems. I have been ...

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