Two orthodontics residents take home top honors at Great Lakes Association of Orthodontists event

J. Martin Palomo, associate professor and director of orthodontics, and Heather Horton.

During the annual session of the Great Lakes Association of Orthodontists, two School of Dental Medicine orthodontics residents won first and second place for their research presentations.

Only three awards were presented for the Great Lakes Association, which is the regional chapter of the American Association of Orthodontists that includes Indiana, Michigan, Ohio, Ontario and Pennsylvania.

Heather Horton won first place for her presentation, “A Method to Compare Relative CBCT Density in the Mandible.”

Palomo and Garrison Copeland.

Garrison Copeland took home second place for the presentation, titled “Case Western Reserve University Transverse Analysis—Clinical Applications.”