Scientific Program

Main Themes
Symposium trauma 1
  • Osteosynthesis of bilateral and double mandible fractures. What changes?
  • Fractures of the atrophic mandible.
  • Osteosynthesis of condylar head fractures. Is it a reliable technique?
  • Treatment of infected mandible fractures.
Symposium trauma 2
  • The stepladder concept in the treatment of zygomatic complex fractures.
  • Reconstruction of orbital wall fractures.
  • The use of intraoperative CT scans in the treatment of orbital fractures.
  • Naso-orbital-ethmoid fractures. Correction of traumatic telecanthus.
Symposium trauma 3
  • Current treatment of war injuries to the face.
  • Virtual planning and navigation in the treatment of traumatic orbitozygomatic sequelae.
  • Frontal sinus fractures. Choosing the method of treatment.
  • Sequencing the treatment of complex facial fractures.
Symposium trauma 4
  • New technologies and planning strategies for treatment of complex facial fractures.
  • Orbitozygomatic traumatic sequelae. Osteotomies or implants?
  • Surgical treatment of postraumatic enophtalmos.
  • Reconstruction of calvarial bone losses.
  • Status of facial transplantation as applied to traumatic sequelae.
Symposium orthognathic surgery 1
  • The Multidimensional Facial Assessment for the Diagnosis and Management of Dentofacial Deformities.
  • Neutral Head Position for Asymmetrical Faces Surgical Planning. Is there something new?
  • Sequencing Bimaxillary Surgery. New Concepts in the 3D Virtual Age.
  • Customized implants for orthognathic surgery.
Crossfire orthognathic and TMJ
  • The need for TMJ surgery associated with orthognathic procedures. How do I see it?
Symposium orthognathic surgery 2
  • Treatment of Inferior alveolar nerve injury during BSSO.
  • Condylar hyperplasia and osteochondroma. Contemporary Diagnosis and Treatment.
  • Short faces. Orthodontics, orthognathic surgery, sculpturing.
  • Selective manipulation of the occlusal plane. Clockwise and counterclockwise rotations.
Symposium orthognathic surgery 3
  • Mutisegmented orthognathic surgery.
  • Management of transversal dimension with combined maxillary and mandibular expansion.
  • Surgery first, surgery last. What is best?
  • Aesthetic orthognathic surgery- a new concept.
  • Navigation in Orthognathic Surgery.
Symposium implants 1
  • BMP’s and alveolar ridge reconstruction.
  • Bioprinting: current knowledge and clinical applications.
  • Digital planning and design for customized bone grafts.
  • Navigation in implant surgery.
Symposium implants 2
  • Alveolar Preservation or reconstruction?
  • Grafting vs non-grafting options for the atrophic maxilla.
  • Management of the atrophic posterior mandible.
  • Sinus lifting procedures. The state of the art.
Symposium implants 3
  • Digital workflow for implant surgery. Improving communication.
  • Implant surfaces and designs. What is new?
  • Implants in esthetic areas. How to improve results.
  • Soft tissue management. Tips for success.
Symposium implants 4
  • Vertical bone augmentation.
  • Management of esthetic complications.
  • How to deal with perimplantitis.
  • Zygomatic implants.
Symposium TMJ 1
  • Indications and outcome of arthocentesis.
  • How to manage TMJ disc displacement?
  • Specific arthroscopic procedures for different pathologies. How to choose?
  • Effectiveness of disc repositioning: arthroscopy versus open surgery.
Symposium TMJ 2
  • Management of the adolescent condylar resorption and reactive arthritis.
  • When to indicate and not to indicate alloplastic TMJ replacements?
  • Unilateral TMJ prosthesis. Does it affect the contralateral joint?
  • Dislocation and infection of TMJ prosthesis. Prevention and management.
  • Mandibular replacement utilizing TMJ TJR devices.
Symposium Dentoalveolar Surgery
  • Management of third molars: are we on the modern world?
  • Corticotomies to facilitate orthodontic movements. Are they effective and safe?
  • Pharmacological update for implants and dentoalveolar surgery.
  • Reduction of opioid use in clinical practice.
  • Current knowledge for treating trigeminal injuries after dentoalveolar surgery.
Symposium oncology 1
  • HPV and oropharyngeal malignancies.
  • Molecular markers in head and neck cancer.
  • Strategies for treatment of dysplasia and early oral cancer.
  • Evidence based neck assessment for the need of neck dissection in oral cancer surgery.
Symposium oncology 2
  • Salivary gland tumors.
  • Use of fibular free flap in jaw reconstruction.
  • Sentinel lymph node biopsy in head and neck cancer.
Symposium Reconstruction
  • Particulate bone grafts in mandibular reconstruction of segmental losses. State of the art.
  • The choice of the microvascular graft for mandibular reconstruction.
  • Microvascular reconstruction of the maxilla.
  • Virtual planning for microvascular reconstruction.
Symposium cosmetic surgery
  • Fat grafts and liposculpture in maxillofacial surgery.
  • The role of fillers, threads and botulinic toxin in facial rejuvenation.
  • Facial rejuvenation: open or closed approach.
  • Lip enhancement and augmentation.
  • Liquid face lift.
Symposium Oral pathology/oral medicine
  • Le Fort access osteotomies for skull base tumors.
  • Sialoendoscopy for treatment of salivary gland obstruction.
  • Current managements of ameloblastoma.
  • Challenging bone lesions and disrorders.
Symposium research and technology
  • Biomaterials and biology in craniofacial reconstruction. Future perspectives.
  • Accuracy of 3D printed implants for maxillofacial surgery.
  • Reconstruction of maxilla and orbital floor defects with free fibula flap and whole individualized titanium mesh assisted by computer techniques.
  • Customized segmental implants for mandibular reconstruction.
Symposium Innovations in OMS
  • Muco-cutaneous constructs for flap reconstruction.
  • Biomimetic approach for segmental reconstruction.
  • 3D reconstructive implants and plates for maxillofacial surgery.
  • What is new in surgical navigation?
  • Robotic guided laser osteotomies.
Symposium extremes of age (Children)
  • Treatment of condylar fractures in children.
  • Treatment of middle third fractures in children.
  • Post-resection reconstruction in the growing skeleton.
  • TMJ alloplastic reconstruction in the growing skeleton.
  • Orthognathic surgery in the growing skeleton.
Symposium extremes of age (Elderly)
  • Management of the elderly patient in use of multiple drugs.
  • Sleep apnea in the elderly patient.
  • Management of TMJ disfunction in the elderly.
  • Treatment of subcondylar fractures in the elderly.
  • Implant surgery in the extremely atrophic mandibles. What are the limits?
Symposium virtual planning
  • Virtual planning for microvascular reconstruction.
  • Pitfalls in virtual planning.
  • Intraoperative transfer of 3D virtual plan.
  • Virtual planning for total joint reconstruction.
  • 4-D applications in virtual planning
Symposium Osteonecrosis
  • Can the occurrence of MRONJ be prevented in patients needing dental extractions?
  • Implant placement in patients treated with antiresorptive drugs for osteoporosis control.
  • Management of medication-related osteonecrosis of the jaws.
  • How to treat mandible fractures secondary to MRONJ.
  • How to manage segmental mandibular loss in patients with medication-related osteonecrosis of the jaw.
Symposium Craniofacial syndromes
  • Ramus-condyle unit reconstruction in craniofacial microssomia.
  • Soft tissue reconstruction in craniofacial microssomia.
  • Skeletal deformity correction in craniofacial microssomia.
  • Skeletal surgery for craniosynostosis.
  • Correction of congenital mandibular deformities.
Symposium. Distraction osteogenesis
  • Surgically assisted rapid maxillary expansion. Tooth supported devices versus bone-supported distractors.
  • Mandibular distraction osteogenesis. Pitfalls and complications.
  • The use of mandibular distraction in the treatment of temporomandibular joint ankylosis.
  • Middle third distraction in the skeletal correction of craniofacial syndromes.
  • Distraction in cleft patient. Where are we now?
Symposium. Cleft lip and palate 1
  • Graft options for alveolar reconstruction.
  • Functional repair of cleft lip and palate.
  • Speech support surgical techniques.
  • Evidence-based morphofunctional palatoplasty.
  • Large maxillary advancements in the cleft patients.
Symposium. Cleft lip and palate 2
  • Early or late cleft lip repair.
  • Revision of cleft lip.
  • What to do with the cleft nose.
  • Facial clefts.
Symposium. Sleep apnea
  • The importance of multilevel surgery in the treatment of sleep apnea.
  • Selection of the procedure to treat obstructive sleep apnea.
  • Stability of the airway dimension after bimaxillary advancement.
  • Robotics in OSA surgery.
  • Hipoglossal nerve stimulation.
Tissue engineering session
  • Stem cells in craniofacial reconstruction.
  • Stem cells and the atrophic maxilla.
  • Polymers as cell carriers for mandibular reconstruction. Current situation.
  • Tissue engineering and muscle reconstruction.
  • Tissue engineering of condyles. The state of the art.
Biomaterials session
  • Biomaterials for bone reconstruction. What is new?
  • Does autogenous bone still has a place as grafting material for limited defects in Implantology?
  • Biomaterials for filling gaps in orthognatic surgery. Are they necessary?
  • Current knowledge in platelet rich plasma and platelet rich fibrin in Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery.
  • Bone morphogenetic proteins. What is their real place in maxillofacial surgery?
Analgesia and anesthesia session
  • An overview of induced hypotension in orthognathic surgery.
  • Anesthesia after neurological trauma. What is important?
  • Thoracic trauma and anesthesia in the treatment of facial injuries.
  • Difficult airway. Techniques of intubation.
  • An overview of conscious sedation.
Research symposium
  • Challenges and solutions on clinical trials.
  • Problems with meta analysis.
  • Overview and umbrella meta analysis.
  • From the bench to the bedside.
  • Osteobiology in animal model for craniofacial surgery
Refresher courses
  • Marketing in OMS practice
  • Implications of sequencing in orthognathic surgery.
  • Skull base trauma and pathology: Reading of CT and interpretation of clinical findings.
  • Selective manipulation of occlusal planning: clockwise and counterclockwise rotation.
  • Microvascular reconstruction of the jaws.
  • Reconstrution of the posterior mandible for osseointegrated implants.
  • Prevention and treatment of esthetic complications in implantology.
  • Treatment of frontobasilar fractures.
  • Alloplastic total joint replacement.
  • Facial cosmetic surgery.
  • Facial soft tissue trauma.
  • Treatment of fibrous osseous lesions.