39th Annual Scientific Conference & JKOMSF Pearls VII Meeting

April 21 - 23, 2018

New Orleans, Louisiana



Invited Speakers

Dr. Tara Aghaloo
Dr. R. Bryan Bell
Dr. Jeff Bennett
Dr. Mike Block
Dr. Sam Bobek
Dr. Robert Bosack
Dr. George Deeb
Dr. Rick Kapitan 
Dr. Deepak Krishnan
Dr. Richard Martin
Dr. Suzanne McCormick
Dr. Craig Misch
Dr. John Nale
Dr. Robert Strauss
Dr. R. Gilbert Triplett
Dr. Luis Vega


(as of 4/17/18, subject to change)

Friday, April 20


 7:30 - 4:00 PM  Pre-Conference Virtual Surgical Planning Hands-On Symposium
5:30 PM - 7:00 PM  Advancing personalized surgery, together: 3D Systems and Stryker
 House of Blues, 225 Decatur St

Saturday, April 21: "Mardi Gras"

Advancing Technology and Techniques 

 7:30 - 8:50 AM  Breakfast and Industry Sponsored Symposium:
 Understanding Business Tools Used to Eliminate Lawsuits and Increase Tax Savings
 Art McOmber
 Sponsored by Legally Mine
9:00 AM - 9:45 AM  Expanding Applications of Virtual Surgical Planning in Orthognathic Surgery 
 Brian Farrell, DDS, MD 
9:45 AM - 10:30 AM  Evolution to Current Temporomandibular Joint Management 
 John Nale, DMD, MD, FACS
11:00 AM – 11:45 AM  Development of Custom-Made Solutions in Craniomaxillofacial Surgery
 R. Bryan Bell, DDS, MD, FACS
11:45 AM – 12:30 PM  Digital Dentistry: Impressions, Scanning, Temporization
 Richard Martin, DDS
1:30 PM – 2:15 PM  Obstructive Sleep Apnea Overview and Management 
 Samuel Bobek, DMD, MD, FACS
2:15 PM – 3:00 PM
 Technical Advances for Treating Craniofacial Deformities
 Suzanne McCormick, DDS, MS
3:30 PM – 5:15 PM
 Oral Abstract Presentations
5:15 PM - 6:00 PM
 Award Presentations and Kurt H. Thoma Memorial Lecture
6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
 ACOMS and JKOMSF Welcome Reception

 Sunday, April 22: "Jazz Festival"

Emerging Implant Concepts

7:30 AM – 8:50 AM

 Industry Sponsored Symposia with breakfast:

 Loop: The Referral Communication Platform for Practice Growth
 David Rallis, DDS, MD
 Sponsored by Straumann
 Trinity ELITE® Allograft with Viable Cells with FiberLock™ Technology in Oral-Maxillofacial Procedures
 Pedro Franco, DDS; Joel Berger, DDS, MD; Raymond Linovitz, MD
 Sponsored by Orthofix

9:00 AM – 9:45 AM
 Bone Grafting: Past, Present, and Future
 Gilbert Triplett, DDS, PhD 
9:45 AM – 10:30 AM
 Non-Guided Full Arch Fixed Hybrid with Implant Reconstruction
 Rick Kapitan, DDS, MS
11:00 AM – 11:45 AM 
 Guided Full Arch Fixed with Implant Reconstruction 
 Tara Aghaloo, DDS, MD, PhD
11:45 AM – 12:30 PM
 Changing Treatment Paradigms in Implant Dentistry
 Craig Misch, DDS, MDS
1:30 PM – 2:15 PM
 Current Technology to Accurately Place Implants for Prosthetic Success 
 George Deeb, DDS, MD, FACS
2:15 PM – 3:00 PM
 Applying Navigation with Implant Dentistry 
 Michael Block, DMD
3:30 PM – 4:15 PM
 Zygomatic Implants 
 Luis Vega, DDS
4:15 PM – 5:00 PM
 Awards Presentations
7:00 PM – 10:00 PM
 Evening Event: World War II Museum
Sponsored by Straumann

Monday, April 23: "French Quarter Festival"

Anesthesia Updates

7:30 AM – 8:50 AM
 Industry Sponsored Symposium with breakfast:

 Alternative Methods to  Help Reduce Opioid Use
 Pedro Franco, DDS
 Sponsored by Pacira Pharmaceuticals

9:00 AM – 9:45 AM
 Understanding Anesthetic Risk and Optimizing Patient Management 
 Jeffrey Bennett, DMD
10:30 AM – 11:15 AM 
 Improving Safety for Anesthesia in the OMS Office 
 Robert Bosack, DDS
11:15 AM – 12:00 PM   Morbidity/Mortality: Emergencies and Sedation Techniques 
 Deepak Krishnan, DDS
1:00 PM - 1:45 PM
 Anesthesia Simulation Training 
 Robert Strauss, DDS, MD, FACS
1:45 PM – 2:00 PM
 ACOMS State of the College Address 
 R. Bryan Bell, DDS, MD, FACS
2:00 PM – 2:15 PM
 ACOMS Future of the College Address 
 Stephanie Drew, DMD, FACS
2:15 PM – 2:30 PM
 Closing Remarks


Learning Objectives

  • Outline emerging technologies that can provide more efficient and accurate surgical outcomes
  • Discuss treatment planning and application of advancing technologies in complex cases requiring orthognathic, obstructive sleep apnea and TMJ surgeries 
  • Review digital dentistry from data collection through work flow in replacing traditional methods for the scope of oral surgery
  • Discuss indications and techniques for bone grafting, implant placement and soft tissue esthetics
  • Discuss the prevalence, etiology, and treatment paradigms in implant dentistry
  • Identify risks factors and review anesthesia safety
  • Review anesthetic emergencies and sedation techniques in the office setting
  • Participate in anesthesia simulations