Post-conference Workshop

Gwen R.J. Swennen

Saturday 2 December | 09.00 - 14.30

IPS CaseDesigner hands-on PC workshop: Virtual Planning in Orthognathic Surgery

Gwen R.J. Swennen

This hands-on PC Virtual Planning Workshop on Orthognathic Surgery for both surgeons and orthodontists will be conducted by professor Gwen R.J. Swennen, maxillofacial surgeon from Bruges, Belgium. It will be an intensive 5 hour training course, 2 participants will share one laptop, loaded with the latest version of IPS CaseDesigner (v. 1.3.) (Individual Patient Solutions, KLS Martin, Tuttlingen, Germany).

9.00 - 10.30      Imaging workflow and virtual diagnostics

1a Imaging workflow – from DICOM / STL data towards a 3D virtual articulator of the patient
1b Setting up the PHP (Planning Head Position) based on the clinical NHP (Natural Head Position)
1c Scanning protocols for non-segmental and segmental occlusal definition
1d Virtual diagnostics including customized and user-friendly 3D cephalometric analysis

10.30 - 11.00      Coffee break
11.00 - 12.30      Virtual treatment planning
2a Creating virtual customized osteotomies (maxilla, mandible, chin)
2b Clinical driven “Step-by-Step” Individualized 3D Virtual Treatment Planning using the 10 steps
2c Planning several cases
2d Q&A

12.30 - 13.00      Lunch break
13.30 - 14.30      Transfer of the virtual treatment plan
3a Creating virtual splints (“maxilla first” or “mandible first”)
3b IPS Gate – the online communication platform (virtual splints vs. Patient Specific Implants)
3c Planning several cases (continued)
3d Q&A

14.30              Drinks


Swennen G.R.J. 3D Virtual Treatment Planning of Orthognathic Surgery. For Orthodontists and Surgeons. A Color Atlas and Manual. Springer 2017.

* Limited Attendance