Technological advances in oral & maxillofacial surgery have changed the way surgical care is planned and delivered. However, the problems remain the same. This presentation will provide a brief overview of some of the new advances in oral & maxillofacial surgery, and how these can be used to improve outcomes for commonly encountered problems. Additionally, there will be some discussion on the use of ‘old tricks’ to address some of the newer problems that come with the advancement of medicine and dentistry. By the end of this presentation, the listener should have a cursory understanding of the following topics:
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Dr. Scott Martyna, DMD, FRCD(C), FACS is a fellowship-trained Oral & Maxillofacial Surgeon who grew up right here in Kelowna. He completed his BSc at McGill University and dental school at UBC. Scott then moved to Washington, DC to complete his training in Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery at the MedStar Washington Hospital Center. His residency included rotations through several institutions including Johns Hopkins, the National Institutes of Health (NIH) and the Children’s National Medical Center. Scott furthered his surgical training after residency by completing a 1-year fellowship in Halifax focused on cleft lip and palate surgery and orthognathic surgery.
Scott is a fellow of the American College of Surgeons, and a Clinical Instructor with UBC’s Department of Surgery. He operates at Kelowna General Hospital and is on-call for facial trauma. Scott and his wife own and operate Kelowna Oral & Facial Surgery, where Scott has his private clinic. Scott practices the full scope of Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery including orthognathic, TMJ, trauma and cleft lip and palate surgery. He has an interest in digital treatment planning for orthognathic surgery and the placement of dental implants.