Lee Joon Kee
Dr. Kee Joon Lee is the chairman of the Department of Orthodontics, Yonsei University College of Dentistry, Seoul, Korea. He received DDS and PhD degree from Graduate school, College of Dentistry, Yonsei University. He completed the orthodontics specialty training in Yonsei University. He was a visiting scholar at the Department of Biochemistry, University of Pennsylvania School of Dental Medicine from 2002 through 2004 and at the Division of Plastic Surgery, the Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia from 2010 to 2011. He was an adjunct professor at the Department of Orthodontics, University of Pennsylvania between 2016 and 2019. He has contributed many book chapters on biomechanics of miniscrew driven orthodontics, non-extraction treatment in adults, latest lingual orthodontic mechanics and surgery first approached using TADs. He is the first who demonstrated the miniscrew assisted rapid palatal expander (MARPE) for adults in AJODO, which was cited by many other authors. He has published many articles and case reports regarding the treatment of non-eruption, and total arch movement for hyperdivergent face in orthodontic journals including cover issues in AJODO. His fields in research include clinical biomechanics regarding TADs application and the suture and bone responses to orthodontic stimulus. He has served as a reviewer in major orthodontic journals, including AJODO, Angle Orthodontists and European Journal of Orthodontics. He has been invited to many international orthodontic conferences around the world.
Transverse discrepancy is a common skeletal problem which necessitates radical …