A man, a gadget, a legacy

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Edition V20N02 | Year 2015 | Editorial Editorial | Pages 10 to 11

David Normando

The year was 1995. At the San Francisco airport hall, we awaited the flight to Los Angeles, USA, where we would attend another American congress. At halfway point, a group of orthodontists was talking to a gray-haired gentleman. Sited, he demonstrated how to build an appliance he had created — a Legolike appliance. His smooth and rather weak voice was indeed persevering. The gray-haired gentleman was Carlos Martins Coelho Filho. I have to confess that, the first time we met, his human figure and smooth voice commanded my admiration more than the appliance, the MPA III,1 did.



Normando D. A man, a gadget, a legacy. Dental Press J Orthod. 2015 Mar-Apr;20(2):10-1. doi: http://dx.doi.org/10.1590/2176-9451.20.2.010-011.edt.

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