Dr. Rafi Romano is a specialist in Orthodontics and Dentofacial Orthopedics. He maintains a private practice in Tel Aviv, (Israel) limited to orthodontics, with emphasis on adult and lingual orthodontics. He is clinical instructor at the Department of Orthodontics, Tel-Hashomer Hospital, IDF, Israel.
He is currently Immediate Past President of the Israel Orthodontic Society - IOS (www.orthoisrael.org) and both Treasurer and Secretary of the International Federation of Esthetic Dentistry- IFED (www.ifed.org). He earned his DMD degree (dental surgeon) in 1984 and his M.Sc. (Cum Laude Majore) in 1991 from the Hebrew University Hadassah School of Dentistry, where he was a member of the Orthodontic Department during 1991-1996.
He was the founder and the editor of the Journal of the Israeli Orthodontic Society (JIOS) and is now editing the new web journal on adult and lingual orthodontics (www.lingualnews.com ). He is the Editor of the book "Lingual Orthodontics" (B.C. Decker Publishing, 1998) and a second book, "The Art of the Smile" (Quintessence Publishing - Germany, 2005). Dr. Romano serves as an examiner of the Israeli Dental Association Scientific Council-Orthodontic Examination Committee. Dr. Romano is an Invited Professor at the Department of Facial Orthopedics and Orthodontics, specialization and Master course, of the University Paulista UNIP, Sao Paulo, Brazil. He is an active member of the European Academy of Aesthetic Dentistry (EAED), the American Association of Orthodontists (AAO), the World Federation of Orthodontists (WFO), and a board member of the American Lingual Orthodontists Association (ALOA).
He lectures all over the world on the topics of lingual orthodontics and adult multidisciplinary orthodontic treatment.