New Concepts And Innovations In The Diagnosis And Management Of Dentofacial Malformations
Hands-on course
05 Nov 2017, 09:00 - 18:30 Dubai, UAE Area of interest: General Dentistry

Course Abstract

The course will allow more interaction with the participants and would be of a value to Orthodontists, Oral/Maxillofacial Surgeons, General dentist who are interested in the management of dentofacial deformities. Participants will be asked to bring their own complex cases for discussion.


The following topics will be covered:

  • The multidisciplinary approach for the diagnosis and the management of facial deformities
  • Assessment of facial morphology
  • The importance of diagnostic aids
  • Soft tissue Imaging
  • Bony imaging
  • Model analysis
  • Timing and the mechanism of orthodontic treatments
  • Prediction planning
  • 3D prediction
  • Model surgery planning
  • Basic Surgical techniques
  • Dental rehabilitation
  • Postsurgical recovery and follow up

Course Objectives

  1. Demonstrate the importance of the multidisciplinary team for the diagnosis and management of dentofacial deformities
  2. Present, step-by-step, the clinical approach to reach the correct diagnosis of the facial deformities
  3. Illustrate the importance of each diagnostic aid for the assessment of the dentofacial morphology
  4. Highlight the innovations in prediction planning
  5. Demonstrate basic orthodontic approaches for the management of dentofacial deformities
  6. Provide an overview of orthognathic surgical approaches
  7. Debate on the concept of the surgery first approach
  8. Display the innovations to improve postoperative recovery following orthognathic surgery

Agenda

09:00 - 09:15
Introduction & ILOs
09:15 - 09:45    
The multidisciplinary team
09:45 - 10:15
Clinical Diagnoses
10:15 - 11:00
Interactive session 1
                           A. Mini group discussion
                           B. Case Presentation
                           C. Final discussion
11:00 - 11:15
Discussion
11:15 - 11:30
Break
11:30 - 12:00
Diagnostic Aids
                           A. Radiography
                           B. Photography
                           C. Study models
12:00 - 13:00
Treatment planning
                           A. Orthodontics
                           B. Surgery
13:00 - 14:00
Lunch
14:00 - 15:00
Interactive session 2
                           A. Mini group discussion
                           B. Case Presentation
                           C. Final discussion
15:00 - 15:30
Model Surgery Planning
15:30 - 15:45
Discussions
15:45 - 16:00
Break
16:00 - 16:30
Digital Planning
16:30 - 17:00
Surgery first
17:00 - 17:30
Interactive Session 3
                           Bring your own cases
17:30 - 18:00
Improved recovery
18:00 - 18:30
Final discussion & conclusion

 


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