Edition V22N02 | Year 2017 | Editorial Interview | Pages 30 to 34
have been blessed to have had the opportunity of knowing Paul A. Gange for a long time and becoming a good friend of his. Paul is the founder and President of RELIANCE ORTHODONTIC PRODUCTS, INC. He holds a B.S.B.A. in marketing – from the John Carroll University. Paul has had a career in the orthodontic industry that spans over three decades. He has been directly involved with the development of orthodontic adhesives, sealants and cements for over thirty-four years. Some of the highlights of his successful career include: the development of the first “No Mix” adhesive, the advancement of newest bonding adhesives and techniques, as well as the development of many of the products that you use in your everyday bonding procedures both direct and indirect. Paul Gange has also been a guest speaker in numerous study clubs, universities, continuing education courses and Regional Component meetings in the United States, Canada, Europe and the Far East. Also, he has been guest lecturer with several leading clinicians worldwide. His publications include numerous journal articles and textbook chapters, and he holds several patents. Paul is married to Sharon, the Vice President at Reliance Orthodontic Products. Together, they started the business in 1982. They have two children, Paul Jr., who is the National Sales and marketing manager at Reliance and a daughter, Nicole, who is a first-year resident in the orthodontic program at Case Western Reserve University. Paul enjoys golf, horse racing, exercising at the gym, spending time with my family and being a part of solving orthodontic bonding problems within the greatest industry in the world. There is nobody more qualified to answers questions on adhesives. Thank you Paul for making our lives so much easier! I also would like to thank our select group of interviewers.
Eustaquio Araujo – interview coordinator