CURRICULUM:Dr Simona Tecco was graduated in Dentistry at the University G.D 'Annunzio, Chieti/Pescara with grade 110/110 cum laude, and with academic distinction, discussing a degree thesis in Ortognatodontics, entitled “Use of implants in orthodontics: a new method”. She obtained the Orthodontic Specialization Degree taken at the University “Cattolica del Sacro Cuore” in Rome, in 2006, with 50/50. She obtained the PhD degree in “Odontostomathological Science” taken at the University G.D'Annunzio, Chieti/Pescara, in 2003, discussing a doctoral thesis entitled “Correlation between cervical posture and occlusion”. She obtained a second PhD degree in “Physiology of mastication and dental materials” taken at the University of Torino, discussing a thesis about the body posture. After graduation, she began her research and professional activity in 1999 at the Department of Oral Science of the University G.D'Annunzio, Chieti/Pescara in the fields of Orthodontics and Pedodontics. She obtained many Research Scholarship in “Oral prevention” and “Orthodontics” at the Department of Oral Science, University G.D'Annunzio, Chieti, from the academic years 2001-2002 to 2010-2011. She obtained a Research Scholarship for the first classified at the concourse for the Orthodontic Specialization School at the University Cattolica del Sacro Cuore, Roma, in 2003 She was the primary coordinator and researcher in a serie of research projects about orthodontic materials (nano composites) realized at the University G.D'Annunzio, Chieti/Pescara. She is actually associate Professor (ASN 2012).

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