AOCMF Masters Course—Orthognathic Surgery, Challenges and Controversies (with HAS)
Davos, Switzerland
08 Dec 2018 - 11 Dec 2018
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This 3-day, Masters-level course focuses on state-of-the-art techniques and best practices at a master's level in orthognathic surgery. Emerging technologies, computer planning and clinical controversies in orthognathics are addressed. Using human anatomical specimens, surgical access techniques are developed and chin wing, Le Fort I-III, and BSSO type Obwegeser osteotomies are performed. Patient cases and outcomes are addressed with expert faculty in small group discussions. This course is delivered using a combination of small group discussions, cases, exercises with human anatomical specimens or other simulation materials, and summary lectures. All activities are moderated by expert faculty in a highly interactive learning environment. Participants are encouraged to discuss the cases and content in an open manner and to share their own experiences.

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Learning objectives
Discuss the latest advances and controversies in orthodontic treatment
Discuss how to improve aesthetics with genioplasty and chin wing procedures, simultaneous rhinoplasty, and adjunctive soft-tissue procedures
Evaluate computerized vs articulated planning and prediction
Discuss sequencing for bimaxillary surgery, splintless surgery, distraction osteogenesis (DO) vs osteotomies, and overcorrection to prevent relapse
Develop a plan to deal with complications and relapse
Address and solve specific problems such as anterior open bite, idiopathic condylar resorption, alterations of the occlusal plane, and arch width discrepancies
Perform chin wing and Le Fort I osteotomies and bilateral sagittal split osteotomy (BSSO, Obwegeser -Dal Pont)
Stefano Fusetti MD, DMD, FIBCSOMS  (Course Chair)
Ignacio Ismael Garcia Recuero Dr. med.  (Course Chair)
Paolo Scolozzi  (Course Chair)
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Level Masters
Region Europe and Southern Africa
Language(s) English
Scope Regional
Academic status Non peer reviewed
Format Course
Content Cadaver practicals, Debates, Discussion groups, Lectures
Target audience CMF musculoskeletal oncology, ENT surgery, General surgery, Neurosurgery, Ophthalmology, Oral and maxillofacial surgery, Other, Plastic surgery
Closing date08 Dec 2018
Available places0
Cancellation policy50% until 30 days before the event. No refund thereafter
Swiss Francs 3650.00 CHF
Available discounts Amount %
Member discount -182.50 CHF 5%
Member plus discount -365.00 CHF 10%
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Welcome cocktail
Ms Edina Buzás (Participant Contact)
AO Foundation
Clavadelerstrasse 8
7270 Davos
Phone+41 81 414 25 54
Ms Sarah Rosalind Groves (Participant and Faculty Contact)
AO Foundation
Education Project Manager, AOCMF
Clavadelerstrasse 8
7270 Davos Platz
Mobile+41 794787301
Ms Ariadna Guirao (Faculty Contact)
Project Coordinator Education AOCMF
Clavadelerstrasse 8
7270 Davos
Phone+41 81 414 2555
Fax+41 81 414 2280
Mobile+41 79 458 73 99
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