• Introduction

    Research Symposium 2015

    Date: July 18-20, 2015

    Location: Portland, Oregon

    Collaboration: The Western Society of Oral & Maxillofacial Surgeons

    Description: Osteo Science Foundation partnered with the Western Society of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeons on the WSOMS’s 42nd Annual Meeting. Speakers included members of the Foundation’s Scientific Review Committee who
    presented their own research.


  • Schedule of Events

    Schedule of Events

    Saturday July 18th | Osteo Science Foundation Session

    7:00 - 7:45am Breakfast with Exhibitors
    7:45 - 8:00am Welcome – Jay P. Malmquist, DMD, President WSOMS
    8:00-9:00 am Scientific Presentation – R. Gilbert Triplett, DDS, PhD
    9:00 - 10:00am Scientific Presentation – Mark E. Wong, DDS
    10:00 - 10:15am Break with Exhibitors
    10:15 - 11:15am Scientific Presentation – Ghali E. Ghali, DDS, MD, FACS
    11:15 - 12:15pm Scientific Presentation – Anh Le, PhD
    12:15 - 1:15pm Lunch
    1:15 - 2:15pm Scientific Presentation – Jeremy Mao, DDS, PhD
    2:15 - 3:15pm Scientific Presentation – Daniel Spagnoli, DDS, PhD
    3:15 - 3:30pm Break with Exhibitors
    3:30 - 4:30pm Scientific Presentation – Alan S. Herford, DDS, MD
    4:30pm Reception – London Grill
      This reception is being hosted by Geistlich Biomaterials

    Sunday July 19th | WSOMS Session

    7:00 - 8:00am Breakfast with Exhibitors
    8:00 - 10:30am Scientific Presentation – Peter K. Moy, DMD
    10:30 - 10:45am Break with Exhibitors
    10:45 - 1:15pm Scientific Presentation – Edmond H. Bedrossian, DDS, FACD
    1:15 - 2:45pm Lunch
    1:15 - 2:45pm Oregon Society Business Meeting with working lunch
    2:45 - 5:15pm Scientific Presentation – Peter S. Wohrle, DMD
    5:15 - 6:30pm WSOMS President’s Reception
    6:45 - 8:45pm WSOMS Past President’s Dinner

    Monday July 20th | WSOMS Session

    7:00-8:00 am Breakfast with Exhibitors; WSOMS General Meeting
    8:00-9:30 am Scientific Presentation – Donald P. Lewis, Jr. DDS, CFE
    9:30-9:45 am Break with Exhibitors
    9:45-11:15 am Scientific Presentation – Donald P. Lewis, Jr.
    6:45-8:45 pm WSOMS Past President’s Dinner
  • Speakers and Presentation Synopsis

    Speakers and Presentation Synopsis

    Ghali E. Ghali, DDS, MD, FACS

    Secondary Reconstruction of the Cleft Pre-Maxilla: Controversies and Current Trends

    Synopsis and Bio


    Alan S. Herford, DDS, MD

    Soft Tissue Grafting Utilizing a Porcine Collagen Matrix as an Option for Replacing Soft Tissue

    Synopsis and Bio


    Anh Le, DDS, PhD

    Orofacial Stem Cells: Tissue Regeneration & Beyond

    Synopsis and Bio


    Jeremy J. Mao, DDS, PhD

    Dental and Craniofacial Regeneration by Stem Cells

    Synopsis and Bio


    Daniel Spagnoli, DDS, PhD

    Secondary Reconstruction of the Cleft Pre-Maxilla: Controversies and Current Trends

    Synopsis and Bio


    R. Gilbert Triplett, DDS, PhD

    What is the State of the Art in Tissue Engineering for Reconstruction in the Maxillofacial Complex

    Synopsis and Bio


    Mark E. Wong, DDS

    Space Maintenance and Tissue Engineered Pre-vascularized Bone and Soft Tissue Flaps

    Synopsis and Bio


    Edmond H. Bedrossian, DDS, FACD

    Algorithms of Treatment Options for the Compromised Maxilla With a Fixed Prosthesis: “The Immediate-load, Zygoma Concept”

    Synopsis and Bio


    Peter K. Moy, DMD

    The Role an Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeon….Must Play in Implant Dentistry

    Synopsis and Bio


    Peter S. Wöhrle, DMD

    Integrated Workflow in Implant Dentistry: From Diagnosis to Final Prosthetics

    Synopsis and Bio


    Donald P. Lewis Jr., DDS, CFE

    Employee Embezzlement in the Oral Surgery Practice: Detection, Prevention and Prosecution

    Synopsis and Bio

  • Event Videos

    Event Videos

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