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Thursday, September 15, 2011
3:45pm — 5:45pm


(C) Ballroom A

Minimally Invasive Endoscopy in Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery


Minimally invasive surgery is a term patients are well aware of. Endoscopy has been used for many years in the management of TMJ disorders, but now the technology has improved and the equipment has become smaller and less invasive. The purpose of this symposium is to familiarize the audience with the latest in cutting edge technology in our specialty using minimally invasive endoscopic techniques.

Learning Objectives

At the conclusion of this symposium, participants will be able to:

  1. Discuss the use of endoscopy of salivary glands.
  2. Explain the use of endoscopy in management of TMJ disorders.
  3. Describe the use of endoscopy with dental implant placement.

Joseph I. Helman, DMD
Professor and Chair, Department of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery
University of Michigan
Ann Arbor, MI

3:45pm — 4:20pm

Endoscopy of Salivary Glands
Oded Nahlieli, Jr., DMD
Professor, Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery
Barzilai Medical Center
Ashkelon, Israel

4:20pm — 4:55pm

Oral and Maxillofacial Endoscopic Surgery
Joseph P McCain, DMD
Professor, Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery
Nova Southeastern University, College of Dental Medicine
Miami, FL

4:55pm — 5:30pm

Endoscopy in Dental Implant Placement
Nardy Caspi Casap, DMD, MD
Department of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery
Hadassah Medical Center, The Hebrew University
Jerusalem, Israel

5:30pm — 5:45pm


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