Prof. Univ. Dr. Mauricio Gonzales Balut

Awards and Condecorations:

-“Professor Honoris Causa” Of the Ministry of Health and The Zaporzhizhia Medical State University of Ukraine, June 2021.
-Fellow Member of the American College of Dentists, Washington, DC, November 5, 2015.
-Fellow Member of the International Academy for Dental and Facial Aesthetics, New York, NY, November 30, 2015.
-“Ambassador” of Mexico at American Association of Orthodontists, 2015-2019.
-“Ambassador” of the Be Active Dentist Association of Poland, Wroclaw, Poland 2015.
-Ten Year Medal Award as part of the Faculty Staff of the Department of Orthodontics graduate program of the Universidad Nacional Autónoma de México, May, 2010.
-Board Certified of the Mexican Board of Orthodontists, Secretary of Public Education, Dirección General de Profesiones, March 2009.
-Fellow Member of the International College of Dentists, Chapter Mexico, October 2007.
-“Invisalign (Align Technologies) First Mexican Orthodontist, Certified since March of 2000, in Irvine, CA, USA.
-First Place at the First Scientific Contest of Dental Schools and Universities at the Military School of Dentistry, 1993.

Research:
-Creator and Developer of the “Pro-Torque” and ABP, Aesthetic Borderline Prescription” brackets manufactured by American Orthodontics.
-Creator and Developer of the Orthodontic Mini-Implant, Temporary Anchorage Device, OMG from Zircon Prior Implants of Ukraine.

Teaching Experience:
-Emergency Clinic Teacher at Loma Linda University School of Dentistry (Summer) 1997.
-Growth and Development Instructor at the Department of Orthodontics at The Mexico City Children’s Hospital “Federico Gomez, 1998- 2000.
-Part time Professor of the Department of Orthodontics at the Universidad Tecnológica de Mexico, 1998-1999.
-Part Time Instructor of the Department of Orthodontics at the Universidad Nacional Autónoma de México, 1998- to date.
-Part time Instructor of the undergraduate program at Universidad Intercontinental 1999-2006
-Invited Professor at the following Universities Graduate Orthodontic