Letizia Perillo

Letizia Perillo

Letizia Perillo
Associate Professor in Orthodontics, Head of Orthodontics Department
Second University of Naples, Italy


Letizia Perillo attended the University of Naples, Federico II, receiving a Degree in Medicine and Surgery in 1986 and a MS in Orthodontic in 1989.
In 1997 she completed the Phd in Orthodontics at the University of Florence. Presently, she is Associated Professor in Orthodontics and Head of the PostGraduated Orthodontic Program at the Second University of Naples.

She is member of WFO - World Federation of Orthodontists; AAO -American Association of Orthodontist; EOS - European Orthodontic Society; SIDO - Italian Society of Orthodontics; “The Charles H. Tweed International Foundation for Orthodontic Research”.

She is reviewer of The Angle Orthodontist, European Journal of Orthodontics, American Journal of Orthodontics and Dentofacial Orthopedics and Progress in Orthodontics. She presented lectures to national and international scientific congresses and authored and co-authored more than 200 national and international scientific publications and several book-chapters.

Research Interest

 Epidemiology of malocclusions
Hereditariety of dento-skeletal malocclusions
Non-extraction treatment
Dento-skeletal class II and class III malocclusions
Interdisciplinary investigation