Dr Nikhilesh R Vaid is the President of the World Federation of Orthodontists.
He is a former Professor and Vice-Dean of the European University College in Dubai, UAE and has private practices in Dubai and Mumbai.
As a highly regarded author and editor, he has published more than 140 peer-reviewed papers and textbook chapters and is currently EIC- Emeritus of APOS Trends in Orthodontics. He has lectured in more than 50 countries around the world, notably speaking for the AAO Annual Sessions, the International Orthodontic Congresses, ALADA, AOS, APOS, and many more.
In his clinical practices, he believes in cutting edge technology and patient-centred protocols. He stands by his professional philosophy – “Patient comfort first,” believing that the journey towards a beautiful smile should be as enriching as the destination. His mission is to encourage global collaboration in the profession through leadership, advocacy and voluntary service towards professional societies.