Dr. Rafi Romano is a specialist in orthodontics and dentofacial orthopedics, earned at The Dental Faculty, Hebrew University, Hadassah Jerusalem. He maintains a private practice in Tel Aviv, Israel, limited to orthodontics, with an emphasis on adult and esthetic orthodontics. Dr. Romano is AAO Ambassador representing the Israel Orthodontic Society. He is the editor of five books: Lingual Orthodontics, (Decker, 1998), The Art of the Smile (Quintessence, 2005), The Art of Treatment Planning (Quintessence 2009), Lingual & Esthetic Orthodontics,
(Quintessence 2011) and The Art of Detailing, (Quintessence, 2013). Dr. Romano is a member of the Editorial Board of the International Journal of Esthetic Dentistry – IJED.
He is the former Editor-in-chief of "Orthodontics: The Art and Practice of Dentofacial Enhancement," Quintessence publishing (formerly, “World Journal of Orthodontics” - WJO) and former editor of the Journal of the Israeli Orthodontic Society,
He lectures worldwide on esthetic orthodontics and adult multidisciplinary orthodontic treatment and conducts courses in lingual orthodontics around the globe.
He is an Active Member of the European Academy of Esthetic Dentistry - EAED, American Association of Orthodontics - AAO and the World Federation of Orthodontists – WFO.
B.D.S., M.D.S. (Mum.)
Founder President - Lingual Orthodontic Society(India)(L.O.S.)
Titular Member -European society of Lingual Orthodontics ( E.S.L.O.)
Fellow World federation of Orthodontists (WFO)
Member American association of Orthodontists (AAO)
Specialist Invisible braces & Invisalign
Dr Jignesh Kothari is currently in full time private practice in mumbai since the last 14 yrs. With a predominant Invisible / Lingual orthodontic practice (80% share of practice is Lingual orthodontics). He has been trained intensively in the technique of invisible orthodontics across the globe with leading lingual practioners. Dr.Kothari is the only Indian to be an Titular Member- European society of Lingual Orthodontics ( E.S.L.O.).He regularly conducts courses nationally and internationally educating other fellow orthodontists about the art and science of Invisible/Lingual orthodontics. He developed India’s first ribbon arch stock bracket system in 2007-09 , in 2011 this design was amalgamated with a complete digital work flow which includes cutting edge technology using 3D scanners , software driven treatment planning and CAD CAM manufacturing of India’s FIRST CUSTOMISED LINGUAL ORTHODONTIC APPLIANCE ILINGUAL 3D. Today in 2016 , this system is the most widely used and admired customized lingual appliance in our country being used by majority orthodontists across India to treat their patients.
He is also the most experienced Invisalign provider in the country practicing Invisalign since 2013 & the first Indian doctor to have his case accepted for the International Invisalign gallery .