An Introduction to Orthognathic Surgery in the 21st Century Case Selection, Planning & Treatment
Virtual Classroom
04 Dec 2020, 09:00 - 18:00 | UAE Timezone (GST) Online Event Area of interest: Orthodontics, Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery


The course will be available in one option:

*Online Theory & Online Live Demonstration (full day).


This course will provide an introduction to orthognathic surgery. Orthognathic surgery is a very close teamwork between orthodontist and surgeon. This course will include diagnosis, case selection, treatment planning and execution of treatment and will describe the collaboration between the specialists and flow of treatment. Also the course will address orthodontic and surgical considerations before initiating treatment, surgical techniques, risks and complications. Finally the course will include an introduction to 3-D cephalometrics, computer assisted treatment planning and splint fabrication based on 3-D CT and surface scans.

Learning Objectives

  • Evaluate Etiology of orthognathic conditions/problems
  • Discuss the treatment team: Different specialties, their roles and coordination.  
  • Discuss planning treatment
  • Discuss treatment timing and sequence
  • Explain orthodontic considerations
  • Explain surgical considerations

Download the brochure here: 04.12.2020_Dr Abdelhakim_Brochure.pdf


09:00 - 09:55
Introduction: History of Orthognathic Surgery and Etiology of the Orthognathic Problem
09:55 - 10:00
Questions and answers
10:00 - 10:15
Getting Started – Case Selection and Consultations
10:15 - 10:55
Case Work Up(Diagnosis and Treatment Planning)
10:55 - 11:00
Questions and answers
11:00 - 11:55
Pre Surgical Orthodontics
11:55 - 12:00
Questions and answers
12:00 - 12:55
Pre Surgical Orthodontics II
Pre Surgical Work Up
12:55 - 13:00
Questions and answers
13:00 - 14:30
Lunch Break
14:30 - 15:55
Orthognathic Surgery and Post Surgical Management
15:55 - 16:20
Surgical Risks and Complications
16:20 - 16:25
Questions and answers
16:25 - 18:30
Post Surgical Orthodontics with case Review
Final Remarks and question & answers