Nasib Balut, DDS, MS, attended dental school at Universidad Tecnologica de México in Mexico City prior to receiving his postgraduate orthodontic training and master’s in oral biology from Loyola University in Chicago. He is board certified by the Mexican Board of Orthodontists and was its president from 2009 to 2012. Dr Balut is also a reviewer for the Journal of Clinical Orthodontics and author of Mini Implantes como anclaje en Ortodoncia (Editorial Ripano, 2012). Since 2009, he has been a certified educator for the Damon System. Dr Balut is a member of several professional organizations and maintains a private practice in Mexico City, Mexico.