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Attendees stream in and out of the AAOMS exhibit hall, featuring the latest state-of-the art equipment, products and services from more than 200 companies and organizations. (Photo: Sierra Rendon, DTA)
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AAOMS 2017: ‘Pursuit of Excellence’

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SAN FRANISCO, Calif., USA: When it comes to the “Pursuit of Excellence,” San Francisco is surely the best place for oral and maxillofacial surgeons to be this week in order to achieve those goals. The 99th AAOMS Annual Meeting, Scientific Sessions and Exhibition has every facet of the industry covered with a wide range of educational sessions and an exhibit hall with more than 200 vendor booths featuring the latest products, technology and services.

The intensive educational program being set forth by AAOMS offers the latest innovations in clinical research, procedures and practice. A full schedule of courses focuses on every clinical interest and every OMS team member, including symposia, full-day module programs, practice management and staff development sessions, coding and assistant courses, poster and abstract sessions, clinical interest groups and open forums.

In addition to covering nearly every educational topic you could imagine, the AAOMS Exhibition contains a huge variety of products and technology to make your procedures and your practice run smoother.

Educational sessions at AAOMS offer a wide variety of topics and sessions sure to meet the needs of all attendees. Here is a sampling of the topics on tap:

  • “Improving Patient Safety: Human Factors and Strategies for the Surgeon,” with sessions by James Q. Swift, DDS, Kathleen Harder, PhD, and Daniel J. Meara, DMD.
  • “TMJ Module Breakout: Total Joint Replacement in the Pediatric Patient,” with Douglas Sinn, DDS, and Paul S. Tiwana, DDS.
  • “Complications in Maxillofacial Surgery,” with multiple presenters, including Julio Acero, DMD, Alexis B. Olsson, DDS, and many more.
  • “Contemporary Approaches to Orbital and Midface Reconstruction,” with Edward Ellis, DDS, David Britonti, DMD, and Warren Schubert, MD, FACS.
  • “Ridge Expansion: A Simple Technique for Horizontally Deficient Crestal Ridge,” with Jone Kim, DDS.

A sampling of the booths and their offerings include:

  • Virtual Surgical Planning: 3D Systems’ provides surgeons with clear 3-D visualization of a patient’s anatomy to develop a surgical plan prior to entering the operating room.
  • Full-arch revolution: Visit Nobel Biocare to learn about new possibilities in the treatment of edentulous patients including Trefoil — the next full-arch revolution, according to Nobel.
  • View. Tap. Go.: Do you find that you can’t seem to get ahead of your schedule? OMSVision can help with Simplifeye: smart, wearable technology that connects to OMSVision to help your entire team streamline patient workflow. See patient details such as procedure, last visit and medical alerts, all at a quick glance. It’s the smarter way to stay on schedule, according to the company.
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