Craniofacial Research Instrumentation Laboratory

The Craniofacial Research Instrumentation Laboratory is devoted exclusively to clinical research that focus on the effects of therapeutic interventions designed to correct dentofacial malocclusions and craniofacial malformations by orthodontic and/or surgical means. The goal of these endeavors is to create better future conditions for “evidence-based orthodontic practice.” The conduct of clinical studies of treated patients and untreated control subjects using the best available sampling and measurement techniques.

News & Updates

Ali Ghowsi Received AAO’s Thomas M. Graber Award of Special Merit

The orthodontic department is excited to congratulate Dr. Ali Ghowsi for receiving the AAO’s 2022 Thomas M. Graber Award of Special Merit for the paper titled “Accuracy and reliability of a fully automated landmark identification system on cone-beam computed...

New 3D Printer – 2021 Research Enhancement Award (REA) 

Dr. Bianchi won the REA award for conducting the project: “NasoAlveolar Molding in Unilateral Cleft Lip and Palate—A Three-dimensional Analysis of Treatment Effects and an Innovative Approach for Semi-automated NAM Plate Using 3D Printer.” For this project, together...