|ACOMS & FACES 31st Annual Winter Meeting|
This meeting focuses on advancements in orthognathic and craniofacial surgery and other areas. Topics will include:
Fireside chats will provide opportunities for sharing difficult cases with the experts as well as discussing challenges impacting the specialties. The course format encourages interaction between attendees and faculty in an informal environment.
Continuing Medical Education:
This activity has been planned and implemented in accordance with the accreditation requirements and policies of the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) through the joint providership of PeerPoint Medical Education Institute and the American College of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeons. The PeerPoint Medical Education Institute is accredited by the ACCME to provide continuing medical education for physicians.
Credit Designation Statement:
PeerPoint Medical Education Institute designates this live activity for a maximum of 20 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.
Continuing Dental Education:
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. ACOMS Complications in Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery has been approved for 20 hours of Continuing Dental Education (CDE) credit. This continuing education activity has been planned and implemented in accordance with the standard of the ADA Continuing Education Recognition Program (ADA CERP) through joint efforts between ACOMS and PeerPoint Medical Education Institute.
Professional Practice Gaps
Rapidly advancing technologies in surgical assisted orthodontics and the role of TMJ pathology in the treatment of dentofacial deformities, hard and soft tissue augmentation of complex bony deficiencies, esthetic outcomes in orthognathic surgery, advancing technology for implant placement and rapidly changing strategies for the treatment of facial trauma have created a knowledge gap for practicing oral and maxillofacial surgeons, orthodontists, general dentists, and other dental specialists. This course will provide an evidenced-based educational program to present methods for implementing the latest technologic advances in treatment planning and orthodontic and surgical treatment, bone grafting and implant placement in cases requiring complex reconstructive procedures, maximizing facial esthetic outcomes, and treatment of facial trauma.
Statement of Need
Oral maxillofacial specialists need new information and management strategies in the areas of orthodontics and orthognathic surgery, reconstructive surgery, implantology, facial cosmetic treatment options and treatment of facial trauma. Review of current research and choices in treatment are essential, as well as opportunities for collegial discussion, and consideration of application to their clinical setting. Multiple case presentations to demonstrate research concepts reinforce educational concepts.
The purpose of this activity is to engage attendees in thoughtful discussion and debate of the issues, so they can implement appropriate improvements to patient care. Each session is structured to invite informal discussion of the issues surrounding the topic being presented. Participants are invited to bring cases for discussion during the fireside chat. A course syllabus will provide materials for future reference.