METAIRIE, La., March 13 /PRNewswire/ -- OrthoSynetics(TM), the largest provider of business services to orthodontic and dental practices worldwide, has contracted with Dr. Ravi Nanda as a strategic consultant.
"Dr. Nanda is an internationally-recognized expert on almost every facet of the orthodontic industry, and his addition to our team will help solidify and expand our role as the industry leader," said Chris Roussos, president and CEO OrthoSynetics(TM). "Dr. Nanda will help guide our efforts on everything from strategic planning and new business development to practice enhancement and patient service."
The author of the best selling textbook, "Biomechanic and Esthetic Strategies in Clinical Orthodontics," Dr. Nanda has been the author and co- author of three orthodontic books and more than one hundred orthodontic journal articles. A member of several orthodontic journals, he serves as associate editor of the Journal of Clinical Orthodontics.
Dr. Nanda has done extensive research during the last thirty years in the areas of cleft lip and palate, orthopedic forces and on long-term growth with orthognathic surgery in adolescents. In recent years, his major thrust has been in clinical orthodontic trials and application of biomechanics in a busy orthodontic practice.
He is an active member of the leading orthodontic organizations, including the American Association of Orthodontists, European Orthodontic Society and the Edward H. Angle Society. He also is a Diplomate of the American Board of Orthodontics.
Dr. Nanda received his dental training from Lucknow University, India in 1964. He received his orthodontic training first at Lucknow, India and then from Nymegen, The Netherlands and the University of Connecticut. He also received a Ph.D. from the University of Nymegen in 1969.
"I look forward to using my experience and clinical research to help OrthoSynetics(TM)' affiliate practices achieve increased efficiencies and growth," said Dr. Nanda. "And by participating in the company's strategic thinking and planning process, I hope to help the company achieve considerable growth, as well."
OrthoSynetics(TM) is an orthodontic and dental practice services firm that manages the business and marketing functions of orthodontics practices, including advertising, payroll processing, financial reporting, purchasing, technical support and patient financial services. The company currently serves over 300 Orthodontic and Dental Practice locations.
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