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15th Annual Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery Review

15th Annual Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery Review

Saturday-Sunday, August 22-23, 2015

Are you looking for a comprehensive review of oral and maxillofacial surgery?

This condensed program will give you a complete review of the field of oral and maxillofacial surgery in just two days. You will receive updates on:

  1. anesthesia,
  2. maxillofacial trauma,
  3. cosmetic facial surgery,
  4. TMJ surgery,
  5. implant surgery,
  6. infections of the head and neck,
  7. reconstruction,
  8. dentoalveolar surgery,
  9. orthognathic surgery,
  10. cleft lip and palate/craniofacial surgery,
  11. maxillofacial pathology, and
  12. medical assessment and management of the surgical patient.

You will also benefit from the diversity and depth provided by 12 knowledgeable and dynamic speakers.

Why You Should Select This Review Course

You will:

  • benefit from the University of Minnesota's 14 years of experience in providing oral surgeons around the country with an annual review.
  • earn both continuing dental and medical education credit (AMA PRA Category 1 Credits).
  • obtain an evidence-based review that is free of commercial bias.
  • require minimal time away from practice and home.
  • receive an excellent study guide that includes handouts of all lectures, a flash drive with all lecture presentations and pathology images.
Benefits/Objectives

After this course you should be better able to:

  • assess the physical condition of the surgical patient and modify treatment based on systemic conditions.
  • summarize current dentoalveolar surgical methods including management of complications.
  • describe basic and advanced concepts in dental implantology.
  • develop criteria for the use and administration of local, conscious and general anesthetic agents.
  • diagnose, treatment plan, and surgically manage patients with dentoskeletal deformities, including cleft lip and palate, and craniofacial syndromes.
  • develop a comprehensive treatment plan for the patient with facial trauma that includes a sequence for managing hard and soft tissue injuries.
  • identify indications, apply surgical techniques and manage complications for the cosmetic facial surgical patient.
  • describe the standards used in the assessment and treatment of temporomandibular joint disease and facial pain.
  • identify the diagnosis and management of maxillofacial infections, distinguish minor and major infections and determine their consequences.
  • identify indications for local, regional, and microvascular reconstructive techniques for the head and neck.
  • recognize, differentiate and treat oral and maxillofacial pathological conditions.
Who Should Attend
  • Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeons who want to obtain a convenient and intensive review of oral and maxillofacial literature and practice.
  • Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery Residents who want to attend an affordable review course during the time frame when it is needed most.
  • Medical Specialists and Residents (Plastic Surgery, ENT) who want to focus on the field of oral and maxillofacial surgery.
  • General Dentists who want to keep up to date with information and procedures in oral and maxillofacial surgery.
Educational Methods

Illustrated lectures, case presentation, discussion and audience response system.

Course Co-Directors/Speakers

James Q. Swift, D.D.S., Professor, Division of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery, Department of Developmental and Surgical Sciences, University of Minnesota School of Dentistry; Diplomate, American Board of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery.

Harold K. Tu, M.D., D.M.D., Associate Professor and Director, Division of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery, Department of Developmental and Surgical Sciences, University of Minnesota School of Dentistry; Diplomate, American Board of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery.

Speakers 

Christopher J. Bacsik, D.M.D., Diplomate, American Board of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery; private practice, Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery, Madison, Wisconsin.

David L. Basi, D.M.D., Ph.D., Diplomate, American Board of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery; private practice, Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery, St. Louis Park, Minnesota.

Raj Gopalakrishnan, B.D.S., Ph.D., Associate Professor and Director, Division of Oral and Maxillofacial Pathology, Department of Diagnostic and Biological Sciences, University of Minnesota School of Dentistry.

Robert F. Guyette, D.M.D., M.D., F.A.C.S., Diplomate, American Board of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery; private practice, Facial & Oral Surgery, Scottsdale and Avondale, Arizona.

Bruce B. Horswell, M.D., D.D.S., M.S., F.A.C.S., Medical Director, FACES (First Appalachian Craniofacial Deformity Specialists), Department of Surgery, Women’s and Children’s Hospital, Charleston Area Medical Center, Charleston, West Virginia; Diplomate, American Board of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery.

D. David Kim, D.M.D., M.D., F.A.C.S., Associate Professor in Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery; Fellowship Director, Head and Neck/Microvascular Reconstructive Surgery; Chief, Division of Head and Neck Oncology and Microvascular Reconstructive Surgery at Louisiana State Health Science Center at Shreveport; Diplomate, American Board of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery.

Stephen P.R. MacLeod, B.D.S., M.B.Ch.B., F.D.S.R.C.S. (Ed.&Eng.), F.R.C.S. (Ed.), F.A.C.S., Professor and Program Director, Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery, Stritch School of Medicine, Loyola University Chicago; Diplomate, American Board of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery.

Andrew P.J. Olson, M.D., Assistant Professor of Medicine and Pediatrics and Academic Hospitalist, Division of General Internal Medicine, Department of Medicine, University of Minnesota, Medical School.

Michael T. Rhodes, M.D., Assistant Professor of Medicine and Pediatrics and Academic Hospitalist, Division of General Internal Medicine, Department of Medicine, University of Minnesota, Medical School.

Lance W. Svoboda, D.D.S., Adjunct Associate Professor and Director, Advanced Education Program for Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery, Division of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery, Department of Developmental and Surgical Sciences, University of Minnesota School of Dentistry; Attending Staff, Hennepin County Medical Center, Minneapolis, Minnesota; Diplomate, American Board of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery.

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