Prof Dr Marie Cornelis

Prof Dr Marie Cornelis

Prof Dr Marie Cornelis


Listen to Prof Dr Marie Cornelis at the 2024 ASLO Congress.

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An Evidence-Based Approach to Digital Orthodontics (Duet with Prof P. Cattaneo)

This lecture will describe the impact and advantages of digital technology in the field of orthodontics, including lingual orthodontics, with the aim of improved personalized patient care. The lecture will identify areas where digital technology can help clinicians improve orthodontic treatment. The lecture also will focus on evidence-based possibilities and advantages of CAD-CAM technology for customized treatments.


  • Marie A Cornelis received both her dental degree (1999) and her postgraduate specialist degree in orthodontics (2003) from the University of Louvain, in Brussels.
  • In 2007, she was a Visiting Research scholar at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. She defended her PhD about miniplates as temporary skeletal anchorage in Brussels in 2008.
  • In 2010, she finished a 2-year degree in lingual orthodontics at the Université Descartes (Paris). She was awarded the WJB Houston Oral Research Award of the European Orthodontic Society in 2008 and the Dewel award as a coauthor of the best clinical paper in the American Journal of Orthodontics and Dentofacial Orthopedics in 2011.
  • Between 2009 and 2014, she was Assistant Professor at the Department of Orthodontics of the University of Geneva.
  • From 2014 to 2020, she was Associate Professor and Postgraduate Program Director of the Section of Orthodontics, Department of Dentistry, Aarhus University, and in 2015 she became Head of Section. At the same time, she maintained an active orthodontic practice in an interdisciplinary office in Geneva a few days per month.
  • She is an Active Member of the Angle Society of Europe and a full member of the European Board of Orthodontists.
  • In 2022, Marie became Professor and Head of Orthodontics at the Melbourne Dental School – a new challenge she is very much looking forward to. Her research interests are focused on clinical orthodontics, mainly skeletal anchorage, digital workflows and stability/retention.