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Surgical Mini-Lectures and Clinics

Saturday, September 17, 2011
10:00AM - 12:00PM

Location

(C) 204B

S424

Pre and Post Orthognathic and TMJ Surgery Patient Management

Larry M. Wolford, DMD
Clinical Professor, Department of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery
Texas A&M University Health Science Center, Baylor College of Dentistry
Dallas, TX

Synopsis

Pre and Post Orthognathic and TMJ Surgery Patient Management is important to insure good treatment outcomes. This program will present pre and post surgery orthodontic treatment, immediate and long term patient care, as well as identify common post surgery complications, etiology, avoidance, and management if a complication occurs.

Learning Objectives

At the conclusion of this presentation, participants should be able to:

  1. The surgeon will be able to help guide the orthodontist in performing stable orthodontics pre and post surgery to optimize treatmnet results
  2. The surgeon will be able to manage patients inmediate and long term post surgery and address minor and major undesirable post surgical progression.
  3. Improve patient care and minimize complications to improve treatment outcomes.

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