Nuances in Diagnosis and Treatment Planning for Orthognathic Surgery

Dr. Timothy A Turvey is Professor and Chairman of the Department of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery at the University of North Carolina.  He in an internationally renowned expert in orthognathic surgery. Dr. Turvey is the co-founder and co-director of the UNC Dentofacial Deformities Program and a member of the UNC craniofacial team. He has been the surgeon-investigator on a federally funded grant for over 35 years; through this he studied long term stability of orthognathic surgery and has published more than 100 peer reviewed articles on related topics. 

 He received a DDS degree from Columbia University School of Dental Medicine and completed his residency in Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery at The University of Texas Southwestern Health Science Center at Dallas (Parkland Memorial Hospital and Affiliates).  

 Dr. Turvey is a diplomate of The American Board of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery, a fellow of the American Academy of Cosmetic Surgery, and a founding member of the American Academy of Craniomaxillofacial Surgery. He is also an associate member of the European Association of Craniomaxillofacial Surgeons and a fellow of the American College of Surgeons.

 Dr. Turvey is a frequent contributor to the literature and has presented at numerous national and international conferences in more than 35 countries on 6 continents.  He has authored and edited several text books including Facial Clefts and Craniosynostosis and the 2nd Edition of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery by Fonseca, Marciani and Turvey. 

 Dr. Turvey is the recipient of multiple honors and awards including the AAOMS Donald Osbon Educators Award, the William Gies Award for outstanding contributions to Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery, the Southeastern Society of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeons Outstanding Educators Award, the Research Award from the AAOMS Foundation and the John Brauer Award for Distinguished Service from the UNC School of Dentistry.

Course Description:

Dr. Timothy Turvey, an experienced internationally recognized orthognathic surgeon with a longstanding collaborative relationship with internationally known orthodontist Dr. Bill Profit, will share his insights on diagnosis and treatment planning for orthognathic surgery.

Whether inexperienced or seasoned, both orthodontists and maxillofacial surgeons are sure to gain valuable, applicable principles from this lecture.

This course will be held at the Medical College of Wisconsin in the Dean Roe Auditorium. Further details will be included in the course confirmation letter.

Course Objectives:

At the conclusion of this course the participant should be able to:

  • Confidently evaluate the orthognathic surgery patient and develop a prioritized problem list
  • Evaluate optimal timing for surgical intervention
  • Communicate effectively with other members of the treatment team
  • Treatment plan pre-surgical orthodontics
  • Treatment plan osteomies/surgical jaw movement

Date: 11/3/2017

4:00 PM - 6:00 PM



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ACCME Accreditation Statement: The Medical College of Wisconsin is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

AMA Credit Designation Statement: The Medical College of Wisconsin designates this live activity for a maximum of 2.0  AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™.  Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Hours of Participation for Allied Health Care Professionals: The Medical College of Wisconsin designates this activity for up to 2.0 hours of participation for continuing education for allied health professionals. 

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