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About Sickkids
About SickKids

Bruno L. Vendittelli, DDS, D.Ortho

The Hospital for Sick Children
Staff Orthodontist

University of Toronto

Other Positions

iBraces/Incognito Lingual appliances
Clinical Advisor

Transforming Faces Worldwide
Orthodontic Consultant

Phone: 416-921-6772
Fax: 416-921-9956
Email: drv@foresthillortho.com

Brief Biography

Dr. Vendittelli graduated as the Dean’s Gold Medalist from the Faculty of Dentistry at the University of Toronto. He then spent one year in Oral Surgery at Louisiana State University in New Orleans and subsequently received a graduate diploma in Orthodontics at the University of Toronto. He furthered his studies with a fellowship in craniofacial orthodontics at New York University, Institute of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery. His clinical interests include cleft lip and palate, general and esthetic orthodontics (lingual braces and Invisalign). He enjoys time with his family, cooking and classical automobiles.

Clinical Care Activities

  • Cleft lip and palate
  • Infant orthopedics/nasoalveolar molding

Research Interests

  • Distraction osteogenesis
  • Cleft lip and palate
  • Lingual orthodontics


  • Dean’s Gold Medal, University of Toronto, Faculty of Dentistry, 1994
  • Alpha Omega Fraternity Prize, 1994
  • Owen Cole Memorial Scholarship, Research award - 9th International Congress of Cleft Palate and Related Craniofacial Anomalies, Gothenburg, Sweden, 2001
  • Dr. Alan K Joe and Family Scholarship in Orthodontics, 1994
  • Oral Anatomy Scholarship, 1994
  • Willa Wen-Lan Liu Chou Award,1994
  • Ontario Dental Association General Proficiency Award, 1994
  • Omicron Kappa Upsilon Honor Dental Society, 1994
  • Dental Student Society Athletics Award, 1994
  • Dentistry Class of ’23 Scholarship, 1993
  • International College of Dentists Scholarship, 1993
  • Wroblewski Memorial Prize in Paedodontics, 1993
  • Schwetz Memorial Scholarship in Oral Surgery, 1993
  • James Branston Willmot Scholarship, 1992
  • Robert S. Locke Scholarship in Anaesthesia, 1992
  • Wallace Seccombe Scholarship in Preventive Dentistry, 1992
  • Gross Anatomy Scholarship, 1991


Vendittelli BL, Dec W, Warren S, Garfinkle J, Grayson BH, McCarthy JG. The importance of vector selection in preoperative planning of bilateral mandibular distraction. Plastic Reconstructive Surg 2008 Oct; 122(4): 1144-53.

Vendittelli BL. Moldability of the callus after distraction osteogenesis. Journal of Oral Maxillofac Surg. 2000 Jul; 58(7): 828.

Vendittelli BL. A cephalometric study of mandibular morphology and position in unilateral cleft lip and palate, bilateral cleft lip and palate and non-cleft 12-year-old Caucasian males. Diploma Thesis, The University of Toronto, 1999.

Peltomaki T, Vendittelli BL, Grayson BH, Cutting CB, Brecht LE. Associations between severity of clefting and maxillary growth in patients with unilateral cleft lip and palate treated with infant orthopedics. Cleft Palate Craniofacial Journal 2001; 38(6): 582-6.

Peltomaki T, Grayson BH, Vendittelli BL, Katzen T, McCarthy JG. Moulding of the generate to control open bite during mandibular distraction osteogenesis. European Journal of Orthodontics 2002 Dec; 24(6): 639-45.