Roberto Velasquez

D.D.M., M.Sc., Ph.D.
Visiting from Bogota, Colombia

Dr. Roberto Velasquez is a Doctor of Dental Medicine from the University of Cartagena, Colombia and obtained the title in 1985.

In 1995, he did a Master’s of Science in Orthodontics and Dentofacial Orthopedics at the Complutense University of Madrid, Spain.

He is visiting professor at the Postgraduate Orthodontics at the University of Cartagena and associate professor at the Postgraduate Orthodontics at the Colombian Dental College.

In 2014, he started a PhD at Kanagawa Dental University in Yokosuka, Japan, on Cranio-mandibular Orthodontics and Occlusion Medicine and finished it in 2017 with the thesis: Morphological Characterization of Mandibular Lateral Displacement using 3DCBCT.

Since 2007, Dr. Velasquez is on the faculty of the Interdisciplinary Dental Education Academy – IDEA in Foster City, together with Prof. Sadao Sato and Dr. Heike Kraemer in the Three-Year Orthodontic Program: Orthodontics related to Function, Occlusion and the Cranio-Mandibular System.

Since 2008, he has lectured in Europe, Asia, North America and South America on Cranio-mandibular Orthodontics and Occlusion Medicine

  • Doctor of Dental Medicine: Universidad de Cartagena – Colombia
  • Masters of Science in Orthodontics and Dentofacial Orthopedics: Universidad Complutense de Madrid, Spain
  • Ph.D.: Kanagawa Dental University, Yokosuka, Japan
  • Clinical Associate Professor: Colombian Dental College, UNICOC
  • Visiting Professor: Universidad de Cartagena – Colombia
  • Member, E.H. Angle Society of Orthodontics North Atlantic Component
  • IDEA (Interdisciplinary Dental Education Academy), Faculty, Foster City, CA, USA
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Hands-On courses of Roberto Velasquez

Starting: March 13 - 16, 2024

If you want to become the “To-Go-To” practice in your area, one key is to specialize in achieving stable dentistry and in treatment of dysfunctional patients. In modern dentistry, orthodontics has become inseparably linked to restorative, prosthetic and periodontal treatment. For the increasing amount of dysfunctional patients and treatment failures, the IDEA concept of Modern Occlusion and “Sato”-Orthodontics can achieve treatment results, which cannot be achieved by any other dental discipline. See how this program can transform your practice and dental career …

What Customer says about Roberto Velasquez

orthodontics program education

This is not only an orthodontic course, it is the principle of dentistry taught by the best experts in their fields - I can't recommend this course enough to every dentist in the world. It enriches your professional life and benefits immensely your patients. Thank you.

Thuan-Anh Nguyen
General Practitioner, Wheaton, MD
Paradigm shift to Orthodontics

Learning from the great professors is a delight. I'm always grateful for all the clinical skill as well as knowledge taught by Heike. She's a true teacher- she makes sure that we understand and grab the materials taught. Truly grateful.

Anh Khieu
General Practitioner, Tyrone, GA
IDEA Orthodontic Program

This course has not only changed my practice it has been life changing. Being able to improve the lives of my patients has brought much joy to my life.

Cristina Herrera
General Practitioner, Los Gatos, CA
orthodontics occlusion program

The 3 year orthodontic program is the most exciting part of my training on this concept. Once you receive and digest the information about this treatment approach the 3 year ortho program clears up all the dust and the amount of information we get is mind blowing and extremely exciting.

Petros Kokkinos
Orthodontist, Limassol, Cyprus
continuing dental education course idea

Everyone talks about ideal dental treatment. This is how it should be done. The Orthodontic Program has changed my life and career. The clarity and understanding have been priceless.

Wade Lee
General Practitioner, Sunnyvale, CA
Orthodontics of the 21st Century

The 3-year orthodontic program is great. It is challenging and continues to keep me interested in orthodontics according to Prof. Sato's technique, philosophy, diagnosis, and treatment planning. I am amazed at the cases that are treated and that we are able to treat.

Marcus Kai
Orthodontist, San Jose, CA
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