Fabio Fantozzi was born in Ascoli Piceno on 17 March 1970 and qualified as a dental technician from I.P.S.I.A. High school in San Benedetto del Tronto in 1990.
He dedicates himself entirely to orthodontics and partecipates in numerous courses and conferences in Italy as well as abroad, following the teachings of prominent professionals in the field.
In 1991, he becomes an ordinary member of the C.R.O.N.-O.M. (National Research Centre – Jaw Orthopedists) and eventually in 1994, a member of the National Executive Council. In the same year, after establishing ORTHOFAN, he becomes a member of the GTO (National Association of Orthodontic Technician) and Regional Manager for Marche and Abruzzo.
Member and speaker of ANTLO training, CRON-OM , ORTEC CLUB, AIOT , S.N.O.I. and GK.
At the end of the same year, he enters the “Pinza d’Oro” International Competition, organized by the Ortec Club, winning the 5th place in the “Vite d’Oro” category, thanks to a Dutch functional bi-maxillary appliance.
Author of many technical articles published in various trade magazines and on the Internet.
In May 1996, he is elected Vice President of the GTO (National Association of Orthodontic Technicians) and coordinator of the Regional Managers from 1996 to 1998.
Creator of the T.O.M. (Transbrackets Orthofan Method), I.P.A. (Indirect Positioning Arches) and E.C.S. (Etched Control System), presented in several Italian cities and countries abroad.
Speaker at numerous International Congresses for CRON-OM, respectively in Sao Paulo, Brazil in 1996 and 2000, Guayaquil, Ecuador in 1997 and 2001, Buenos Aires, Argentina in 1998, Rome, Italy in 1999 and in 2007, Marrakech and Casablanca, Morocco in 2002 and 2008, Isla de Margarita,Venezuela in 2005, Bucharest, Romania in 2006 and Dijon, France in 2012.
Speaker at a congress in Martinique, West Indies in 2003, in France at the EEDP (European Exposition Dentaire Paris) of Paris in 2004, at OTA (Orthodontic Technician Society) in Edinburgh, Scotland in 2007 and the 20th anniversary of the German GK ad Harz in Germany in 2010.
In May 1997, his work on “Transbrackets Orthofan Method” is presented at the XI Interregional Congress of Odontostomatological Disciplines by Prof. Sampalmieri, Dr. Morgioni and Dr. Lamarca.
Speaker in numerous courses, meetings, conferences and congresses in Italy and abroad. Elected National President of GTO for the years 1999-2001, he declines the assignment.
In 1998, he founds the “Orthofan Orthodontic Stages” of which he is the Scientific Director and where theoretical and practical courses for dental technicians are held.
Fantozzi is authorized by Micerium SpA to give courses on the design and manufacturing of the Distal Jet appliance enabling the company to give attendees the license for the purchase of the preformed kit.
Orthodontic instructor by invitation at the 2nd Level Master in Orthodontic-Gnathologic Therapy at the School of Specialization in Orthodontics, University of Aquila since 2003.
Winner of the Best article at the XIII National Ortec Conference in Caserta in March 2006.
Since 2009 he is Instructor under contract in Laboratory Methodologies at the University of Trieste.
Since 2010 he is a technical orthodontist speaker for ISO (Institute of Dental Studies) of Leone Ltd., Florence.
Since 2012 he is Instructor at the School of Specialization in Orthodontics of Bologna, where he was awarded the title of “Maestro Ortodontotecnico”.
In the same year he created the Facebook page “Orthodontic Technique”, where hundreds of orthodontic dental technician can exchange their knowledge and information on appliances, events, tricks, materials and equipments in the orthodontic field.
In 2013 he was appointed the only dental trainer in Europe for the manufacturing of the oral device OdontoApneia.
Registered at the Association of Technical Consultants (CTU) of Teramo Court in the Dental Technicians category.
Scientific adviser for www.ortodonzia.com.
Member of the scientific committee of “Il nuovo laboratorio odontotecnico” magazine.
Author of the book “Tecnica Ortodontica”, published by Edi Ermes, Milan.
Registered at the Association of Experts and Consultants, Class XI, sub. n° 28, of the Chamber of Commerce of Teramo.
He has given lectures on orthodontic technique at the University of Messina, Siena, Trieste, Perugia and L’Aquila.
Orthodontic dental technician in the internships of the third area at I.P.S.I.A. High School in San Benedetto del Tronto.
He has taught theoretical and practical courses in numerous Italian cities and in various dental technician schools in Pescara and San Benedetto del Tronto (AP).