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Surgically Facilitated Orthodontic Therapy

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Date: October 10, 2024
Time: 8 – 9 pm ET
Speaker: George Mandelaris, DDS, MS

COURSE DESCRIPION
Patients seeking ideal esthetics may require a more sophisticated diagnosis and treatment plan than what restorative dentistry or conventional orthodontic treatment may offer alone. In order to optimize esthetics and function, patients may choose to have the interdisciplinary team utilize orthognathic surgery and surgically facilitated orthodontic therapy (SFOT) to optimize conditions for homeostasis of the periodontal tissues and balance of dentofacial disharmonies. Surgical, orthodontic and restorative perspectives will be presented from a tooth-tooth, tooth-jaw, jaw-jaw and jaws-face context to challenge the IDT team to move beyond traditional therapies into a new frontier for enhanced outcomes.

LEARNING OBJECTIVES:
• To appreciate the limitations of restorative dentistry and conventional orthodontics in treating the patient with esthetic dental needs.
• To review IDT diagnostic modalities critical to treatment planning of the interdisciplinary patient requiring restorative, orthodontic, periodontal surgery
• To discuss the role of SFOT in phenotype modification therapy and in the management of dental and skeletal malocclusions
• To present how SFOT can complement interdisciplinary treatment, ultimately ensuring esthetic and functional outcome success for the restorative specialist.

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Single and double occupancy available, starting at $290 per night. View accommodation options here: Accommodation

Faculty: George Mandelaris, DDS, MS

Venue: Online

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