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Surgical Orthodontic Course

2019 Course Schedule Coming Soon!

2018 Course Schedule

Continental breakfast will be served beginning at 6:45 am.

Ski resort casual attire is appropriate for our sessions. 

Monday, February 5, 2018

7:00 - 9:00 am      Orthodontic Expectations from Surgery - Dr. Alvaro Figueroa/Dr. Alex Figueroa

4:30 - 6:30 pm      TMJ Surgery - Dr. Steven Fletcher 

Tuesday, February 6, 2018

7:00 - 9:00 am      VSP Tips and Tricks - Dr Kirk Fridrich 

4:30 - 6:30 pm      Integrating Digital Models into VSP - Dr. David Gratton/Dr. Kyle Stein

Wednesday, February 7, 2018

7:00 - 9:00 am      Orthodontic Management of Impacted Teeth - Dr. Alvaro Figueroa/Dr. Alex Figueroa

4:00 - 6:00 pm      Treatment Planning Interactive Session -  Dr. Matthew Croco

​6:00 pm                Course Reception at Lion Square Lodge. All participants and families welcome​

Thursday, February 8, 2018

7:00 - 9:00 am      Orthodontic Set-up and Finishing - Dr. Alvarao Figueroa/Dr. Alex Figueroa

4:30 - 6:30 pm      Genioplasty and Malar Implants - Dr. Kyle Stein

Friday, February 9, 2018

7:00 - 9:00 am      Alveolar Cleft Management and/or Airway Management in Syndromic Children - Dr. Richard Burton

4:30 - 6:30 pm      Technology Update - Dr. David Gratton

 

Course Goals
The course is designed for oral surgeons and orthodontists to discuss recent concepts related to the differential diagnosis and management of facial deformities which are amenable to correction by combined orthodontic and oral surgical treatment. Emphasis will be placed on patient selection and a problem-oriented approach to diagnosis. The responsibilities and goals of surgical and orthodontic treatment at the preoperative, operative, and postoperative stages of treatment will be discussed. Specific surgical techniques and considerations for each surgical procedure will be covered as well as post-treatment considerations. Experience in diagnosing, treatment planning and predicting actual cases will be provided. Audience participation is encouraged and time will be provided for discussion and review of participant case records. Course participants will be updated on the results of current research investigations in the area of surgical-orthodontic treatment. Practitioners will be updated on current topics relating to dental implants and digital scanning.

Course Objectives

  1. Understand the changing paradigm of virtual surgical planning
  2. Recognize and avoid pitfalls related to VSP planning and execution
  3. Be able to compare and contrast traditional model surgery with VSP
  4. Understand the pre-operative and peri-operative details of VSP to achieve outstanding results
  5. Understand the different techniques available for genioplasty procedures
  6. Understand the different products available for malar implant procedures
  7. Understand the indications and contraindications for custom patient implants
  8. Discuss the details of surgical planning and instrumentation required for custom patient implants
  9. Describe various diagnostic and treatment planning protocols for complex ortho-surg-pros patients
  10. Appraise the evidence pertaining to intra-oral scanning
  11. Recognize limitations and challenges in the restorative digital workflow
  12. To determine proper diagnosis and treatment planning for orthognathic treatment and combined orthodontic/surgical care.
  13. Recognize the most common disorders of the temporomandibular joint and their typical treatment.
  14. Identify situations where TMJ surgery in conjunction with orthognathic surgery is indicated and would enhance patient outcomes.

ADA CERP is a service of the American Dental Association to assist dental professionals in identifying quality providers of continuing dental education. ADA CERP does not approve or endorse individual courses or instructors, nor does it imply acceptance of credit hours by boards of dentistry.

CONTINUING EDUCATION CREDIT/RECORD KEEPING
CEU verification will be provided (by email following the program) only for those individuals completing sign in sheets at each session. Credit will be appropriately adjusted for those individuals who do not attend the entire program. All attendees are encouraged to sign in at every session they attend as this will ensure that a letter documenting appropriate attendance will be sent following the program. The University of Iowa College of Dentistry designates this activity for 20 hours continuing education credit (20 CEU).

Individuals with disabilities are encouraged to attend all University of Iowa sponsored events. If you are a person with a disability who requires a reasonable accommodation in order to participate in this program, please contact Brenda Colbert in advance at 319-335-7460.

The University of Iowa Non-Discrimination Statement
The University of Iowa prohibits discrimination in employment and in its educational programs and activities on the basis of race, national origin, color, creed, religion, sex, age, disability, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity, or associational preference. The University also affirms its commitment to providing equal opportunities and equal access to University facilities. For additional information on nondiscrimination policies, contact the Coordinator of Title IX, Section 504, and the ADA in the Office of Equal Opportunity and Diversity, (319) 335-0705 (voice) and (319) 335-0697 (text), 202 Jessup Hall, The University of Iowa, Iowa City, Iowa 52242-1316

 


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