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ASMS: The American Society of Maxillofacial Surgeons

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American Society of Maxillofacial Surgeons (ASMS)
Sunday, April 25 2021 / 8:00 am 5:35 pm EDT

COURSE OUTLINE & LECTURES - subject to change

8:00 am Welcome
Delora Mount, MD
  • Introduction of course faculty
  • Course Overview
  • Acknowledgment of corporate sponsors
  • ASMS Membership & Benefits
  • Introduction to ASMS (History, membership, educational activities)
  • Why join ASMS
  • Membership application
  • Upcoming courses and meetings
8:05 am Housekeeping issues
Gaby Doumit, MD
  • Course Evaluation Forms
  • Acknowledgment and thanks to corporate supporters.
8:10 am Oral & Dental Anatomy
Andy Wexler, MD
  • Teeth and supporting structures (pediatric and adult)
  • Alveolar bone
  • Occlusion terminology and assessment: centric, rest, overjet, overbite, and masticatory positions
9:00 am Head and Neck Anatomy
Ray Harshbarger, MD
9:30 am Radiological Studies
Alexander Lin, MD
  • Periapical, occlusal and pantomogram views
  • Facial bones: mandible, maxilla, and TMJ views
  • CAT: Axial, coronal, oblique parasagittal and 3-D reconstruction
  • MRI
10:00 am Dental Extraction
Mark Urata, MD DDS
  • Overview of Dental Extraction Instruments
  • Techniques of extraction of different teeth (including third molar)
  • Dental Implants
  • Surgical Videos recommended
10:30 am Coffee Break
10:45 am Surgical Approaches to the Craniofacial Skeleton
Del Mount, MD
11:15 am Mandible Trauma & Reconstruction
Warren Schubert, MD
  • Surgical approaches
  • Mandibular biomechanics
  • Controversy of the use of mini-plates versus large plates, compression plates, lag screws (with discussion of various techniques)
  • Mandibular (simple symphyseal, para-symphyseal, body, angle, ramus and condylar)
  • Defect mandibular injuries (comminuted, edentulous, segmental defect)
  • Teeth in the line of fracture
  • Treatment of avulsed teeth
  • Options for mandibular reconstruction
12:00 am -1:00 pm Lunch
1:00 pm Orbital Fractures and reconstruction
Jesse Goldstein, MD
  • blow-out, blow-in, entrapment
  • Zygomatic Fractures.
1:30 pm Nasal Fractures, Naso-Orbital-Ethmoid (N.O.E.)
Reza Jerrahy, MD
  • Palatal Fractures
2:00 pm Maxillary (Le Fort I, II, III) Fractures
Jack Yu, MD
  • Frontal sinus Fractures
2:30 pm Panfacial Sequencing
Anand Kumar
3:00 pm Coffee Break
3:10 pm Discussion of fracture plating and wire exercises
Peter Taub, MD
3:35 pm Laboratory Session*
All faculty

*If you would like to be considered for the hands-on lab in your institution, please confirm that the following requirements will be met:

  1. You have obtain permission from your institution and that a KLS representative will be allowed on-site.
  2. You will have a minimum of (3) registered attendees
  3. ASMS and KLS will review all requests for the on-site lab and will make a determination in early April. If selected, there will be a surcharge of for each individual registrant.

Interdental & intermaxillary wiring techniques (arch bars, Ivy loops, Ernst ligature, interdental wiring, and spanning wire technique for midline fractures)
Mandible fracture exercises:

  • Champy plate for angle fracture
  • Lag screw fixation for symphyseal fracture
  • "Box plate" for symphyseal fractures
  • Mini-plate for subcondylar fracture
  • "Locking screw" of a large reconstruction plate for mandibular defect using a template
  • Introduction to trochars for screw placement

Midface fracture exercises:

  • Mini-plates for zygoma fracture
  • Mini-plates for hemi-LeFort I fracture
  • Mesh plate for orbital floor fracture
5:35 pm Lab Session Adjourns

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