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Orthodontics meets wine

Come celebrate with us at the 26th International Orthodontic Symposium, "Orthodontics meets Wine",
presented by Dr. Björn Ludwig in Kröv ▫ Traben-Trarbach, Germany, from December 1st to 3rd, 2023.


Don't miss the countdown to the symposium:


We invite you to listen an discuss with the top representatives of our discipline in one of the world‘s most famous wine-growing region at the Moselle river in Germany. Meet colleagues from many countries with a good glass of wine in a familiar atmosphere in the hometown of Björn Ludwig.

Dr. Björn LudwigDE

Dr. Björn Ludwig


Prof. Dr. Dr. Ralf J. RadlanskiDE

Prof. Dr. Dr. Dr. h.c. Ralf J. Radlanski


Dr. Jan V. RaimanDE

Dr. Dr. h.c. Jan V. Raiman


Images of location | IOS Moselle

Get to know our speakers for 2023

Dr. Björn LudwigDE

Dr. Björn Ludwig


Prof. Dr. Aladin SabbaghDE

Prof. Dr. Dr. h.c. Aladin Sabbagh


Dr. Jörg GlockengießerAT

Dr. Jörg Glockengießer


Dr. Heinz WinsauerAT

Dr. Heinz Winsauer

Bregenz / Austria

Prof. Dr. Dirk WiechmannDE

Prof. Dr. Dirk Wiechmann

Bad Essen / Germany

Dr. Johnny BarburRO

Dr. Johnny Barbur

Cluj Napoca / Romania

Dr. Sachin ChhatwaniDE

Dr. Sachin Chhatwani

Lüdenscheid / Germany

Dr. Shadi FietzDE

Dr. Shadi Fietz

Kirchheimbolanden / Germany

Dr. Andrea FoltinAT

Dr. Andrea Foltin

Vienna / Austria

Prof. Dr. Dr. Robert FuhrmannDE

Prof. Dr. Dr. Robert Fuhrmann

Halle / Germany

Dr. Sinan HamadehDE

Dr. Sinan Hamadeh

Hennef / Germany

Dr. Yong-Min JoDE

Dr. Yong-Min Jo

Düsseldorf / Germany

Dr. Oliver LieblDE

Dr. Oliver Liebl

Wertheim / Germany

Dr. Manuel NienkemperDE

Dr. Manuel Nienkemper

Düsseldorf / Germany

Dr. Hisham SabbaghDE

Dr. Hisham Sabbagh

Munich / Germany

Dr. Seung-Woo YooDE

Dr. Seung-Woo Yoo

Neu-Isenburg / Germany

Dr. Daniela ZahariaRO

Dr. Daniela Zaharia

Bucharest / Romania

AO rising stars speakers

Simon GrafCH

Simon Graf

Belp / Switzerland

Dr. Carolien BauerDE

Dr. Carolien Bauer

Heidelberg / Germany

Dr. Sebastian AhsbahsDE

Dr. Sebastian Ahsbahs

XXX / Germany

Dr. Alexander KellerDE

Dr. Alexander Keller

Munich / Germany

Dr. Lea HoffmannDE

Dr. Lea Hoffmann

Munich / Germany

Dr. Moritz FörschDE

Dr. Moritz Försch

Oppenheim / Germany

Dr. Mohamad Abu DawudDE

Dr. Mohamad Abu Dawud

Hamburg / Germany

Dr. Dirk KujatDE

Dr. Dirk Kujat

Groß-Gerau / Germany

Dr. Harshvardhan SIN

Dr. Harshvardhan S

Navi Mumbai / India

Dr. Husam SobohRO

Dr. Husam Soboh

Bucharest / Romania

Check out the lectures and schedule for 2023

09:00-16:00 / Thursday, November 30th, 2023

Dr. Sachin ChhatwaniDE

Preconference course (SOLD OUT)

Dr. Sachin Chhatwani (Lüdenscheid / Germany)

This course is centered around functional and temporomandibular aspects of orthodontics, such as craniomandibular dysfunction (CMD) and non-carious cervical lesions. A practical and systematic treatment approach is presented along with current literature, utilizing both analog and digital methods that are appropriate for use with fixed appliances and aligner therapy. The objective of this course is for participants to be able to apply the taught content directly in a clinical setting through practical exercises.

Course Outline:

  • Functional concepts of the stomatognathic system
  • Temporomandibular joint, masticatory muscles, occlusion
  • Classification of dysfunctions and therapeutic concepts
  • Literature overview/evidence
  • Brief assessment of CMD
  • Manual structural analysis with practical exercises
  • Joint-related wax registrations with practical exercises
  • Functional analytical measures
  • MRI evaluation of the temporomandibular joint
  • Splint therapy
  • S1 - Repositioning splint/diagnostic splint
  • S2 - Forward positioning splint
  • S3 - Decompression splint

Preconference location

Training Institute Dr. Björn Ludwig
Am Bahnhof 56
56841 Traben-Trarbach

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IOS Moselle conference
December 1st, 2023


We invite you to join us in the Moselle River region of Germany, one of the world's most famous wine-growing regions, to listen and discuss with the top representatives of our discipline. Meet colleagues from many countries in a familiar atmosphere while enjoying a glass of good wine in Björn Ludwig's hometown.

08:00 / Friday, December 1st

Registration / Exhibition

09:00 / Friday, December 1st


Dr. Björn Ludwig / Prof. Dr. Dr. Ralf J. Radlanski / Dr. Jan V. Raiman

09:15-10:15 / Friday, December 1st
Prof. Dr. Dr. h.c. Aladin SabbaghDE

Hybrid orthodontics -
Overcoming limitations in aligner therapy

Prof. Dr. Dr. h.c. Aladin Sabbagh (Erlangen / Germany)

10:15-11:15 / Friday, December 1st
Dr. Oliver LieblDE

Hybrid treatments

Dr. Oliver Liebl (Wertheim / Germany)

11:15-11:45 / Friday, December 1st

Coffee Break

11:45-12:30 / Friday, December 1st

Tiziano Baccetti Memorial Lecture

Dr. Heinz WinsauerAT

MA(R)PE or MAPE the why, how, and when

Dr. Heinz Winsauer (Bregenz / Austria)

12:30-13:30 / Friday, December 1st


13:30-14:15 / Friday, December 1st
Dr. Sinan HamadehDE

MARPE: the ultimate remedy or total non-sense?

Dr. Sinan Hamadeh (Hennef / Germany)

14:15-15:00 / Friday, December 1st
Dr. Seung-Woo YooDE

My favorite digital pearls – with little respect to old school

Dr. Seung-Woo Yoo (Neu-Isenburg / Germany)

15:00-15:30 / Friday, December 1st

Coffee Break

15:30-16:00 / Friday, December 1st
Dr. Shadi FietzDE

Skeletal anchorage und management difficult challenges in daily orthodontic practice

Dr. Shadi Fietz (Kirchheimbolanden / Germany)

16:00-16:30 / Friday, December 1st
Dr. Daniela ZahariaRO

Digital orthodontics – dare to be brave = my story!

Dr. Daniela Zaharia (Bucharest / Romania)

20:15 / Friday, December 1st

Conference PARTY (Get-Together-Party) (SOLD OUT)

Weinbrunnenhalle "Kröver Nacktarsch"

IOS Moselle conference
December 2nd, 2023


09:00 / Saturday, December 2nd


Dr. Björn Ludwig / Prof. Dr. Dr. Ralf J. Radlanski / Dr. Jan V. Raiman

09:15-09:45 / Saturday, December 2nd
Dr. Hisham SabbaghDE

Optimizing clinical workflows in orthodontics through digital technologies

Dr. Hisham Sabbagh (Munich / Germany)

09:45-10:15 / Saturday, December 2nd
Dr. Manuel NienkemperDE

Skeletal anchorage – my journey of the last 15 years

Dr. Manuel Nienkemper (Düsseldorf / Germany)

10:15-10:35 / Saturday, December 2nd
Dr. Yong-Min JoDE

New Possibilities for Your Orthodontic Office with Direct Printed Aligners

Dr. Yong-Min Jo (Düsseldorf / Germany)

10:35-11:15 / Saturday, December 2nd

Coffee Break

11:15-12:00 / Saturday, December 2nd
Prof. Dr. Dirk WiechmannDE

The taste of lingual excellence

Prof. Dr. Dirk Wiechmann (Bad Essen / Germany)

12:00-12:30 / Saturday, December 2nd
Dr. Andrea FoltinAT

From the practitioner for the practitioner - the LOVE for lingual

Dr. Andrea Foltin (Vienna / Austria)

12:30-14:00 / Saturday, December 2nd


14:00-14:45 / Saturday, December 2nd
Dr. Johnny BarburRO

The ORTHO-prostho-surgical interface

Dr. Johnny Barbur (Cluj Napoca / Romania)

14:45-15:30 / Saturday, December 2nd
Dr. Jörg Glockengießer AT

Space closure utilizing HEMISECTION

Dr. Jörg Glockengießer (Salzburg / Austria)

15:30-16:00 / Saturday, December 2nd

Coffee Break

16:00-17:00 / Saturday, December 2nd
Dr. Björn LudwigDE Prof. Dr. Dr. Robert FuhrmannDE

A summary on:
3D technology
Space closure - prostho

Dr. Björn Ludwig (Traben-Trarbach / Germany)

Prof. Dr. Dr. Robert Fuhrmann (Halle / Germany)

20:15 / Saturday, December 2nd

Rising stars PARTY
(with kind support of Graphy)

KultUrScheune Staffelter Hof
Robert-Schuman-Straße 208
54536 Kröv

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AO rising stars symposium
December 3rd, 2023

Sunday of the rising stars (with kind support of American Orthodontics)

08:00-08:45 / Sunday, December 3rd


Sunday, December 3rd
Simon GrafCH


Simon Graf (Belp / Switzerland)

08:45-09:15 / Sunday, December 3rd
Dr. Carolien BauerDE

The 3D toolbox for orthodontic extrusion

Dr. Carolien Bauer (Heidelberg / Germany)

09:15-09:45 / Sunday, December 3rd
Dr. Sebastian AhsbahsDE

With a little help from my (digital) friends

Dr. Sebastian Ahsbahs (Kiel / Germany)

09:45-10:15 / Sunday, December 3rd
Dr. Alexander KellerDE

Designer or orthodontist - clicking or bending?

Dr. Alexander Keller (Munich / Germany)

10:15-10:45 / Sunday, December 3rd

Coffee break

10:45-11:15 / Sunday, December 3rd
Dr. Lea HoffmannDE

Indirect bonding - evidence-based or marketing hype

Dr. Lea Hoffmann (Munich / Germany)

11:15-11:45 / Sunday, December 3rd
Dr. Moritz FörschDE

Politics in Orthodontics: What really keeps me (and maybe you) up at night

Dr. Moritz Försch (Oppenheim / Germany)

11:45-12:15 / Sunday, December 3rd
Dr. Mohamad Abu DawudDE

Visual Story Telling

Dr. Mohamad Abu Dawud (Hamburg / Germany)

12:15-12:45 / Sunday, December 3rd

Coffee break

12:45-13:15 / Sunday, December 3rd
Dr. Dirk KujatDE

Thoughts and examples on the use of digital technologies in daily practice

Dr. Dirk Kujat (Groß-Gerau / Germany)

13:15-13:45 / Sunday, December 3rd
Dr. Harshvardhan SIN

Sculpting the Human Face With Little Bit Of Art and A Bit Of Science

Dr. Harshvardhan S (Navi Mumbai / India)

13:45-14:15 / Sunday, December 3rd
Dr. Husam SobohRO

From Prediction to Reality: A Comparative Insight into Orthodontic Aligner Efficacy

Dr. Husam Soboh (Bucharest / Romania)

14:15-15:00 / Sunday, December 3rd

Conclusion and Farewell & Get-together


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We are proud to share that we have:

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25 Years of success

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Participants from over 35 nations

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135 International speakers

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10.000 EAO members

Our location

Weinbrunnenhalle "Kröver Nacktarsch"
Moselweinstraße 35
54536 Kröv

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Weinbrunnenhalle Kröver Nacktarsch

Symposium registration

Register now for the symposium and save the date! We are looking forward to experiencing the familiar togetherness that is so characteristic of our IOS-congresses in the Moselle River region of Germany.

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three days
December 1st – 3rd, 2023
  • Option: 2 days 730€*
  • December 1st – 2nd


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three days
December 1st – 3rd, 2023
  • Option: 2 days 590€*
  • December 1st – 2nd


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Get-Together-Party (SOLD OUT)
Orthodontist 75€*/p.
Postgraduate** 55€*/p.
Accompanying persons 75€*/p.
  • December 1st, 2023

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*The participation fee includes catering. All prices are subject to 19% value added tax (VAT).

**To benefit from the special fee, please submit proof of your status (approval letter signed by the Head of Department or a copy of status ID) after registration.

Cancellation conditions: Cancellation until September 30th, 2023, results in a 90% refund. Cancellation between October 1st and October 31st, 2023, results in a 50% refund. No refunds will be possible after November 1st, 2023.