Pushkar Mehra

Pushkar Mehra

Associate Professor and Chair, Department of Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery
Associate Dean for Hospital Affairs

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    Boston, MA 02218 USA

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Dr. Mehra is an Associate Professor in the Department of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery at the Boston University Henry M. Goldman School of Dental Medicine. He graduated valedictorian, both from King George’s Medical College, Lucknow, India, and GSDM. He completed his Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery Residency from the combined training program between Boston University and Tufts University. Following graduation, he did a fellowship in Maxillofacial Reconstructive Surgery under the tutelage of Dr. Larry Wolford at the Baylor University Medical Center in Dallas, Texas.  His clinical interests include surgical treatment of obstructive sleep apnea, maxillofacial pathology, nerve repair, and complex functional and esthetic facial reconstruction including Orthognathic, TMJ and Cosmetic Surgery. Dr. Mehra has over 60 publications in medical and dental journals and textbooks and is frequently invited to lecture at various national and international meetings. He is a Fellow of the American Association of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeons, and a Diplomate of the American Board of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery. He was elected in 2009 as a Massachusetts delegate to the American Association of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeons and is currently serving his second consecutive term in that position. Dr. Mehra currently serves as a member of the Examination Committee of the American Board of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery and was recently appointed as Section Editor, Section 1 by the American Board of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery in 2013 for a two-year term. He is also a consultant to the Commission on Dental Accreditation and was previously .held the position of Section Editor of the Cosmetic Surgery section of the OMSSAT/OMSITE examination from 2004-2008.

Referenced Publications

Neely M1, Jones JA, Rich S, Gutierrez LS, Mehra P: Effects of cuts in medicaid on dental-related visits and costs at a safety-net hospital. Am J Public Health. 2014 Jun;104(6)

Caiazzo A, Brugnami F, Mehra P: Piezosurgery-Assisted, Flapless Split Crest Surgery for Implant Site Preparation. J Maxillofac Oral Surg. 2014 March;13(1):67-72

Mehra P, Reebye U, Nadershah M, Cottrell D. Efficacy of anti-inflammatory drugs in third molar surgery: a randomized clinical trial. Int J Oral Maxillofac Surg. 2013 Jul; 42(7):835-42.

Brugnami F, Caiazzo A, Mehra P: Buccal Plate Preservation with immediate implant placement and provisionalization: preliminary results of a new technique. Int J Oral Maxillofac Surg. 2013 May; 42(5): 666-70.

Norris O, Mehra P: Cartilaginous Choristoma of the Tongue. J Oral Maxillofac Surg. J Oral Maxillofac Surg 2012;70: 643-6.

Mehra P, Miner J, D’Innocenzo R, Nadershah M: Use of 3-D CAD-CAM models in Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery. J Maxillofac Oral Surg, 2011

Devenney-Cakir B, Dunfee B, Subrammaniam R, Sundarajan D, Mehra P, Spiegel J, Sakai O: Ameloblastic carcinoma of the mandible with metastases to the skull and lung: advanced imaging including CT, MRI and PET CT. Dentomaxillofac radiol 2010;39(7): 449-53

Caiazzo A, Brugnami F, Mehra P: Buccal Plate Augmentation: a new alternative to socket preservation. J Oral Maxillofac Surg. 2010; Volume 68 (10); 2503-2506

Mehra P, Cottrell DA, Dinnocenzo R: Reply to: The View from the Third Rail. J Oral Maxillofac Surg. 2010 Volume 68 (9); 2353

Mehra P, Wolford LM, Baran S, Cassano DS: Single-stage comprehensive surgical treatment of the rheumatoid arthritis temporomandibular joint patient. J Oral Maxillofac Surg. 2009; 67(9):1859-72

Mehra P, Van Huekelom E, Cottrell DA: Rigid Internal Fixation of Infected Mandible Fractures: J Oral Maxillofac Surg ; 2009: 67, 1046-51,

Cherry B, Mehra P, Noonan V, Baur D: Radiolucent lesion of the posterior mandible. J Oral Maxillofac Surg ; 2009; 67 (11), 862-66,

Mehra P, Jeong D: Maxillary Sinusitis of Odontogenic origin: Curr Allergy Asthma Rep. 2009 May; 9 (3): 238-43.

Mehra P, Murad H: Internal fixation of mandibular angle fractures: a comparison of 2 techniques. J Oral Maxillofac Surg; 66(11): 2254-60, 2008

Jayakumar N, Saraswathy TR, Mehra P: Benign ulceroproliferative lesion in the mandibular gingivae of a 42-year-old Asian female. J Oral Maxillofac Surg 66(7):1455-60, 2008

Mehra P, Wolford LM: Serum nutrient deficiencies in patients with complex temporomandibular joint problems. Baylor University Medical Center Proceedings 21(3): 243-47, 2008

Mehra P, Jeong D: Maxillary Sinusitis of Odontogenic origin. Current Infectious Disease Reports 10 (3), 205-10, 2008

Mehra P, Figueroa RF: Vector control in alveolar distraction osteogenesis. J Oral Maxillofac Surg J Oral Maxillofac Surg 66 (4): 776-9, 2008

Mehra P, Kroener K, Baran S: Surgical removal of impacted third molars. Dentistry Today, Vol 23 (3). 2007

Chuah C, Mehra P: Bilateral lingual anesthesia following surgically assisted rapid palatal expansion. J Oral Maxillofac Surg 63: 416-18, 2005

Mehra P, Murad H: Maxillary Sinus disease of odontogenic origin. Otolaryngol Clin of North Am. 2004 April; 37(2): 347-64

Wolford, LM, Reiche-Fischel, O, Mehra, P: Changes in Temporomandibular Joint Dysfunction After Orthognathic Surgery. JOMS 61 (6), 655-660, 2003.

Mehra P, Castro V, Frietas R, Wolford LM: Stability of the Le Fort 1 osteotomy for maxillary advancement using rigid fixation and porous block hydroxyapatite grafting Oral Surg Oral Med Oral Pathol Oral Radiol Endod 94(1): 18-23, 2002

Wolford LM, Mehra, P, Franco P: Use of conservative condylectomy for treatment of osteochondroma of the mandibular condyle. JOMS 60 (3): 262-68, 2002

Wolford LM, Mehra P, Reiche-Fischel O, Morales-Ryan CA, Garcia-Morales P: Efficacy of High Condylectomy for management of Condylar Hyperplasia. Am J Orthod Dentofac Orthop 121(2): 136-50, 2002

Wolford LM, Karras, S, Mehra, P: Concomitant Temporomandibular joint and orthognathic surgery: A preliminary report. JOMS 60: 356-363, 2002

Wolford LM, Reiche-Fischel O, Mehra P: Soft tissue healing after parasagittal palatal incisions in segmental maxillary surgery. J Oral Maxillofac Surg 60: 20-6, 2002

Wolford LM, Pitta MC, Mehra P: Mitek anchors for chronic mandibular dislocation. Oral Surg Oral Med Oral Pathol 92(5): 495-98, 2001

Mehra P, Wolford LM: Modified Uvulopalatopharyngoplasty: The lateral inversion flap technique. J Oral Maxillofac Surg 59: 1242-43, 2001

Mehra P, Downie M, Pita MC, Wolford LM: Pharyngeal airway space changes after counterclockwise rotation of the maxillomandibular complex. Am J Orthod Dentofac Orthop 120(2): 154-59, 2001

Mehra P, Wolford LM, Hopkin JK, Castro V, Freitas RZ: Stability of maxillary advancement using rigid fixation and porous block hydroxyapatite grafting: cleft lip versus non-cleft patients. Int J Adult Orthod Orthognath Surg 16(3); 193-99, 2001

Mehra P, Castro V, Freitas R, Wolford LM: Complications of the mandibular sagittal split ramus osteotomy associated with the presence or absence of third molars. J Oral Maxillofac Surg 59: 854-58, 2001

Mehra P, Wolford LM: The Mitek Mini-Anchor for TMJ Disc Repositioning: Surgical technique and Results. Int J Oral Maxillofac Surg 30(6): 497-503, 2001

Pitta MC, Wolford LM, Mehra P, Hopkin J: Use of Gore-Tex tubing as a conduit for inferior alveolar and lingual nerve repair: Experience with six cases. J Oral Maxillofac Surg 59: 493-96, 2001

Mehra P, Wolford LM: Simultaneous TMJ and mandibular reconstruction in an immunocompromised patient with rheumatoid arthritis: a case report with 7-year follow-up. J Oral Maxillofac Surg 59: 345-52, 2001

Wolford LM, Mehra P: Considerations for Orthognathic Surgery during growth,Part 1: Mandibular deformities. Am J Orthod Dentofac Orthop 119(2): 95-101, 2001

Wolford LM, Karras SC, Mehra P: Considerations for Orthognathic Surgery during growth, Part 2: Maxillary deformities. Am J Orthod Dentofac Orthop 119(2): 102-5, 2001

Mehra P, Wolford LM: Use of the Mitek Anchor in TMJ Disc-Repositioning Surgery. Baylor University Medical Center Proceedings 14(1): 22-6, 2001

Papageorge M, Mehra P: A-V Fistula following orthognathic surgery- a clinicopathological presentation. J Mass Dent Soc 49(3): 52-3, 2000

Mehra P, Wolford LM: Surgical Management of Obstructive Sleep Apnea. Baylor University Medical Center Proceedings 13 (4): 338-42, 2000

Papageorge M, Mehra P, Goode RK: Fibrous Dysplasia- a clinicopathological presentation. J Mass Dent Soc 49(1): 42-54, 2000

Wolford LM, Mehra P: Custom-made total joint prostheses for temporomandibular joint reconstruction. Baylor University Medical Center Proceedings 13 (2): 135-38, 2000

Mehra P, Cottrell DA, Bestgen S, Booth DF: A nomogram for management of heparin therapy in the high-risk chronically anticoagulated oral surgery patient. J Oral Maxillofac Surg 57: 198-203, 2000

Mehra P, Clancy C, Wu J: Formation of a facial hematoma during endodontic therapy. J Am Dent Assoc 131: 67-71, January 2000

Cottrell DA, Mehra P, Malloy JC: Midline Palatal Perforation-Clinicopathologic Conference. J Oral Maxillofac Surg 57: 990-95, 1999

Mehra P, Caiazzo A, Bestgen S: Odontogenic sinusitis causing orbital sinusitis: a case report and review. J Am Dent Assoc 130: 1086-92, July 1999

Mehra P, Cottrell DA, Caiazzo A, Lincoln RE: Life-threatening delayed epistaxis following surgically assisted rapid palatal expansion: a case report. J Oral Maxillofac Surg 57: 201-04, 1999

Mehra P, Hunter MJ: Latex allergy: A review of considerations for the oral and maxillofacial surgeon. J Oral Maxillofac Surg 56: 1426-30, 1998

Mehra P, Caiazzo A, Bestgen S: Bilateral oral commissurotomies using buccal mucosal flaps for management of microstomia: a case report. J Oral Maxillofac Surg 56: 1200-03, 1998

Mehra P, Caiazzo A, Maloney PL: Lidocaine Toxicity: a case report & review. Anesthesia Progress 45(1). 1998

Caiazzo A, Mehra P, Papageorge M: Use of preoperative transcatheter vascular occlusive therapy in the management of Sturge-Weber syndrome. J Oral Maxillofac Surg 56: 775-78, 1998

Mehra P, Cottrell DA, Booth DF, Jamil S: Unusual presentation of metastatic prostate cancer: a case report. J Oral Maxillofac Surg 56: 517-21, 1998

Mehra P, Caiazzo A, Cautadella J: Disseminated intravascular coagulation associated with parotitis: a review and case report. J Oral Maxillofac Surg 55: 1478-82, 1997

BOOKS EDITED

Mehra P, D’Innocenzo R (eds): Manual of Minor Oral Surgery. 2nd edition. Riley-Blackwell publishing, USA. Expected date of publication (winter 2013)

 

BOOK CHAPTERS

Mehra P, Wolford LM: Orthognathic Surgery in the Growing patient. In: Orthognathic Surgery: Principles, Planning and Practice Editors: F.B. Naini and D.S. Gill (submitted in 2014)

Mehra P, Cottrell DA: Le Fort 1 Osteotomy. In: Atlas of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery. Tiwana P, Kademani D (eds). Elsevier. Submitted in 2013

Mehra P, Osborn T, Noonan V: Cysts and Tumors of Odontogenic Origin. In: DeSouza C (ed): Head and Neck Surgery, Orient-Longman. 2012

Mehra P, Nadershah M: TMJ Considerations in the Diagnosis and Management of Dentofacial Deformities. Submitted for publication, October 2012, Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery Knowledge Update

Mehra P: Benign Cysts and Tumors of the Jaw Bones. In: Stucker et al (eds): Rhinology, Springer, Heidelberg, Germany. 2009

Mehra P, Noonan V: Diagnosis and Management of Cysts and Tumors of Odontogenic Origin. In: DeSouza C (ed): Head and Neck Surgery, Orient-Longman. 2009

Mehra P, Figueroa RF: Office Based Pediatric Anesthesia; Anatomic and Physiologic considerations. Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery Knowledge Update, Volume 4, American Association of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeons. 2006

Spiegel J, Mehra P: Facial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery. In: Becker J, Stucchi AF (eds): Essentials of Surgery. 1st edition, Saunders-Elsevier, 2006

Mehra P: Surgical Management of Impacted Third Molars. In: Kroener K (ed): Manual of Minor Oral Surgery. Blackwell Publishing, 2005

REFERENCED SCIENTIFIC ABSTRACTS

Mehra P, Velazquez M: Iliac crest bone grafting for mandibular reconstruction; 10-yeAr experience outcomes. J Oral Maxillofac Surg Vol 71 (9), Suppl 1, 2013, Pages e24-25

Norris O, Mehra P, Steuer M, Cottrell DA: Endosseous implants in non-vascularized bine grafts; outcome analysis. J Oral Maxillofac Surg Vol 71 (9), Suppl 1, 2013, Pages e52

Mehra P, Norris O: Maxillofacial Gunshot injuries at an urban Level-1 Trauma Center; 10-year analysis. J Oral Maxillofac Surg Vol 71 (9), Suppl 1, 2013, Pages e96-97

Mehra P, Norris O: Osteochondroma of the mandibular Condyle; Aggressive vs Conservative Treatment. Journal of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery, Volume 70, Issue 9, Supplement 2, September 2012, Pages e91-e92

Mehra P, Norris O: Idiopathic Condylar Resorption: Analysis of outcomes following total joint replacement. J  Oral Maxillofac Surg, Vol 70, Issue 9, Supplement 2, September 2012, Pages e30-e31

Mehra P: Alloplastic, patient-fitted TMJ reconstruction in patients with autoimmune/connective tissue disease. Int J Oral Maxillofac Surg 40(10): 1015, 2011

Mehra P, Reebye U, Cottrell DA, Nadershah M: Pharmacological Manipulation of Prostaglandins in Third Molar Surgery. J Oral Maxillofac Surg, Volume 69, Issue 9, Supplement, September 2011, Pages e19-e20

Mehra P, Youseff W, Steuer M: TMJ Arthrocentesis: Results of 10-yer Experience. J Oral Maxillof Surg, Volume 69, Issue 9, Supplement, September 2011, Pages e87-e88

Mehra P, Figueroa R, Turley N: Selective Alveolar Decortication: A Minimally Invasive Option for Office-Based Surgical Management of Malocclusions. J Oral Maxillo Surgy, Volume 68, Issue 9, Supplement 1, 2010, Page e10

Chou L, Mehra P, Cottrell DA, Turley N: Maxillary and Mandibular Reconstruction with Bone Tissue Engineering. J Oral Maxillofac Surg, Vol 68, Issue 9(1), 2010, Pages e96- e97

Youseff W, Mehra P, Dinnocenzo RD, Nadar S: Severe odontogenic infections: Predictors for Success ful Treatment and a Comparison of Two Antibiotic Regimens J Oral Maxillofac Surg, Volume 68, Issue 9, Supplement 1, 2010, Page e110

Mehra P, Nadershahh M: Idiopathic Condylar Resorption: Analysis of Treatment Outcomes using custom made TMJ total Joint Prostheses. Oral Surgery, Oral Medicine, Oral Pathology, Oral Radiology, and Endodontology, Volume 110, Issue 3, September 2010, Pages 314-315

Mehra P, Keser E, Velazquez: Surgically-Assisted Rapid Canine Distraction. Oral Surgery, Oral Medicine, Oral Pathology, Oral Radiology, and Endodontology, Volume 110, Issue 3, September 2010, Pages 317-318

Mogre A, Mehra P, Dinnocenzo RD, Miner J.: Use of 3-D Stereolithographic Models in Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery. Oral Surgery, Oral Medicine, Oral Pathology, Oral Radiology, and Endodontology, Volume 108, Issue 4, October 2009, Page 527

Van Huekelom E, Mehra P: Rigid Internal Fixation of Infected Mandibular Fractures. J Oral Maxillofac Surg 2008 vol 66 (8), suppl 1; 74, 2008

Keser E, Pober R, Mehra P, VanHuekelom E: Surgically-Assisted Rapid Canine Distraction. J Oral Maxillofac Surg vol 66 (8), suppl 1; 102, 2008

Youssef W, Mehra P, D’Innocenzo R: Evaluation of five clinical parameters for as predictors of length of hospitalization in severe head and neck infections of odontogenic origin: Oral Surgery, Oral Medicine, Oral Pathology, Oral Radiology, and Endodontology, Volume 106, Issue 2, August 2008, Page e14

Youssef W, Dinnocenzo R, Mehra P: Antibiotic therapy in the management of severe fascial space odontogenic infections: a comparison of two treatment regimens. Oral Surg Oral Med Oral Pathol Oral Radiol Endodon, Vol 106 (2), August 2008, Page e14

Murad H, Mehra P, D’Innocenzo R: Rigid internal fixation of mandibular angle fractures: a comparison of two treatment methods. Abstract presentation at the 28th Annual scientific conference of the American College of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeons, Orlando, FL. April 2007

D’Innocenzo R, Mehra P: Anesthetic considerations for management of patients with Mitochondrial disorders. Accepted for presentation at the Annual session of the American Society of Dental Anesthesiology, Monterey, CA. April 2007

Mehra P, Wolford LM: One-stage comprehensive reconstruction of the rheumatoid-associated facial deformity. J Oral Maxillofacial Surg , 2005

Garcia-Morales P, Wolford LM, Mehra P, Reiche-Fischel O, Morales-Ryan C: Efficacy of high condylectomy for management of condylar hyperplasia. J Oral Maxillofac Surg 59, volume 8, suppl 1: 106, 2001

Mehra P, Wolford LM: TMJ articular disc repositioning using the Mitek mini- anchor. J Oral Maxillofac Surg 59, volume 8, suppl 1: 49-50, 2001

Wolford LM, Mehra P, Rea W: Metal hypersensitivity in complex TMJ patients. J Oral Maxillofac Surg 58, volume 8, suppl 1:2001

Downie M, Mehra P, Wolford LM: Posterior airway changes after mandibular setback procedures with counter-clockwise rotation of the maxillomandibular complex. J Oral Maxillofac Surg 58, volume 8, suppl 1: 2000

Mehra P, Wolford LM, Freitas RZ: Autogenous versus Alloplastic TMJ reconstruction in rheumatoid-induced TMJ disease. J Oral Maxillofac Surg 58, volume 8, suppl 1: 2000

Dingwerth D, Mehra P, Wolford LM: Vector of facial growth after mandibular advancement in growing patients with vertical maxillary excess. J Oral Maxillofac Surg 58, volume 8, suppl 1: 2000

Hopkin J, Mehra P, Wolford LM: Stability of maxillary advancement using rigid Fixation and hydroxyapatite grafting in cleft palate patients. J Oral Maxillofac Surg 58, volume 8, suppl 1: 2000

Pitta MC, Mehra P, Wolford LM: Simultaneous uvulopalatopharyngoplasty and double jaw orthognathic surgery. J Oral Maxillofac Surg 58, vol 8, suppl 1: 2000

Mehra P, Wolford LM: Custom-made TMJ reconstruction and simultaneous mandibular advancement in connective tissue/autoimmune diseases. J Oral Maxillofac Surg 58, volume 8, suppl 1: 2000

Mehra P, Cottrell DA, Reebye U, Malloy JC: “Efficacy of anti-inflammatory drugs in third molar surgery: laboratory and clinical correlation. J Oral Maxillofac Surg 57 volume 8, suppl 1: 90-1, 1999

INVITED SCIENTIFIC LECTURES & PRESENTATIONS

“Bone Grafting for Implants; a surgeons perspective”. Presentation to the Syrian Dental Society Meeting. Boston, MA, June 2014

“TMJ Alloplastic Reconstruction”. Presentation at the 21st Annual meeting of the Turkish Association of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeons. Bodrum, Turkey, May 2013

“Progressive facial deformities: New Concepts in Management: Presentation at the 21st Annual meeting of the Turkish Association of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeons. Bodrum, Turkey, May 2013

“Surgical Management of Obstructive Sleep Apnea Patients”. Presentation at the clinical Neuroscience Rounds, Departments of Neurology, Neuroradiology, Neuropathology and Neurosurgery, Boston Medical Center, Boston, MA. April 2014

“Simultaneous TMJ and Orthognathic Surgery”. Presentation at the American Board of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery CE symposium. February 2014

“Emerging antibiotic Resistance and New Antibiotics”. Presentation at the symposium on Antibiotic Therapy at the 95th Annual meeting of the American Association of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeons. Orlando, FL. October 2013

“Surgically –assisted Rapid Orthodontic therapy: where we are and what is next!” Presentation at the 95th Annual meeting of the American Association of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeons. Orlando, FL. October 2013

“TMJ-related dentofacial deformities and Idiopathic Condylar Resorption”. Orthodontic mini-residency; Dept of Orthodontics, Univeristy of Nippon, Tokyo, Japan. September 2013

“Antibiotic Therapy in Facial Fracture Treatment”. Scientific abstract presentation at the 1st Annual meeting of the American Academy of Craniomaxillofacial Surgeons. Boston, MA. June 2013

“Osteochondroma of the Mandibular Condyle”: Scientific Abstract Presentation at the 1st Annual Meeting of the American Academy of Craniomaxillofacial Surgeons. Boston, MA . June 2013

“Antibiotic Therapy in Facial Fracture Treatment”: Scientific Abstract Presentation at the 1st Annual Meeting of the American Academy of Craniomaxillofacial Surgeons. Boston, MA . June 2013

“Contemporary Management of Progressive Facial Deformities”: Main speaker, Symposium on orthognathic surgery and orthodontics, Instituto  Sirio-Libanes De Ensino E Pesquisa, Sao Paulo, Brazil. May 2013

“Accelerated Orthodontic Treatment”: Co-speaker, Symposium on orthognathic surgery and orthodontics, Instituto  Sirio-Libanes De Ensino E Pesquisa Sao Paulo, Brazil. May 2013

“Surgically-Assisted Rapid Orthodontic Treatment: An office based alternative to Orthognathic Surgery.” Innovative techniques presentation, American Association of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeons 94th Annual Session, San Diego, Sept 2012

“Orthognathic Surgery in the presence of pre-existing TMJ Internal Derangement: the case against concomitant surgery.” Point-Counterpoint session, American Association of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeons 94th Annual Session, San Diego, Sept 2012

“Maxillofacial Reconstructive Surgery Update”. Invited speaker, Department of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery, Walter Reed Memorial Medical Center. Bethesda, Maryland. June 2012

“Surgical considerations in the management of orthognathic surgery patients”. Invited Speaker, Main surgical symposium, Annual Session of the American Association of Orthodontics, Honolulu, Hawaii (May 2012)

“Surgical management of complex dentofacial deformities”. Invited Speaker, Orthognathic surgery session, International Conference of Maxillofacial Surgery. Grand Canary Islands, Spain (Feb 1-4, 2012)

“Accelerated orthodontic therapy in combined surgical-orthodontoic treatment. Invited Speaker, pPlenary session, International Conference of Maxillofacial Surgery. Grand Canary Islands, Spain (Feb 1-4, 2012)

“TMJ reconstruction in Autoimmune/Connective Tissue Disease”. Invited Speaker at the TMJ Symposium, Annual Conference of the International Association of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeons, Santiago, Chile. Nov 2011

“TMJ and its relationship to Orthognathic Surgery”. Presentation given to the Dept of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery, St. Raphaels Hospital, Connecticut. October 2011

“Functional and Esthetic Reconstruction following surgery for benign odontogenic lesions.” Continuing Education Course given for Strata Pathology Services, Lexington, MA , Sept 2011

“Current Concepts in Bone grafting for Implant Surgery”. Presentation to the Norfork Scientific Study Club, Metropolitan Dental Society, Massachusetts. April 2010

“Anatomy of the Dentate Segment of the mandible: A CT scan study. Annual Science Day, Boston University School of Dental Medicine. March 2010

“Ameloblastoma of the Jaws: is recurrence likely?” Scientific poster presentation at the 91st Annual AAOMS meeting, Toronto, Canada. October 2009

“Computer guided Maxillofacial Reconstruction”. Lecture presented on behalf of Smiles International Foundation & Mechnikov Hospital and Ministry of Health, Dnepropetrovsk, Ukraine. May 2009

“Antibiotic therapy in Facial Fracture Treatment: a proposed protocol”. Annual Science and Engineering Day, Boston University School of Dental Medicine. March 2009

“Odontogenic Keratocysts: Analysis of Surgical Treatment Options and Long-term Results.” Annual Science and Engineering Day, Boston University School of Dental Medicine. March 2009

“Osteomyelitis of the Mandible: Analysis of Treatment Outcomes.” Annual Science and Engineering Day, Boston University School of Dental Medicine. March 2009

“Orthognathic Surgery in Cleft Lip and Cleft Palate Patients”. Symposium – Smile Train International & Mechnikov Hospital and Ministry of Health, Dnepropetrovsk, Ukraine. Sept 2008

“Modern Orthognathic Surgery”. East-West European Dental Conference, Warsaw, Poland. June 2008

“Simultaneous TMJ and Orthognathic Surgery: long-term results.” Main symposium Plenary presentation at the 18th annual conference of the International Association of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeons, Bangalore, India. Nov 2007

“Problem Solving in Facial Reconstruction. CE course sponsored by Stryker/Leibinger Inc., and the University of Connecticut, Southbridge, MA. September 2007

“Esthetic Maxillofacial Surgery: What is new & Where we are headed!”. District meeting of the Masssachusetts Dental Society, Natick, MA. 2007

“Implant Supported rehabilitation of the atrophic edentulous mandible”. Annual meeting of the Cape Cod Dental Society, Hyannis, MA. 2007

“Recent Developments in Orthognathic Surgery.” Key-note speaker, 15th Annual Conference of the Mexican Association of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeons, Mexico City, 2006

“Functional and Esthetic Maxillofacial Surgery”. Main symposium at the 15th Annual Conference of the Mexican Association of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeons, Mexico City, 2006

“Bisphosphonate-Associated Osteonecrosis of the Jaws: Role of the Internist”. Dept. of Medicine Grand Rounds, Departments of General Internal Medicine, Boston University Medical Center and Veterans Administration Medical Center, Boston, MA. October 2006

“Contemporary Orthognathic Surgery”. Key-note speaker, Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery Symposium at the 43rd Annual Dental conference, , Margharita Island,Venezuela. 2006

“TMJ Surgery”. Continuing education course in Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery, 43rd annual dental conference, Margharita Island, Venezuela. 2006

“Implant Supported Rehabilitation of Atrophic Jaws.” 31st Yankee Dental Conference, Boston, MA. January 2006.

“One-Stage Comprehensive Management of the Rheumatoid Induced Facial Deformity.” 83rd Annual AAOMS meeting, Boston, MA, Sept 2005

“Management of Dental and Mandibular Trauma.” Presented at: Contemporary evaluation and management of head and neck emergencies. Boston, MA. July, 2005

“Recent advances in Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery.” Presented at the “Rising Stars” section of the 145th Annual session of the American Dental Association, Orlando, FL, Sept 2004

“Functional and esthetic mandibular reconstruction: Role of the Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeon.” Presented at: Head and neck cancer management course for the community based Otolaryngology/Head and Neck surgeons. Boston, MA. 2004

“Recent concepts in jaw reconstruction ”. Presented to the departments of Otolaryngology/Head and Neck Surgery at Boston University & Tufts University Boston, MA. 2004

“ Adding Nitrous Oxide sedation to your practice”. Continuing education course given for Boston University School of Dental Medicine. 2003, 2002

“ Diagnosis and treatment of Odontogenic infections”. Continuing education course given for Boston University School of Dental Medicine. 2003.

“ Predictable management of medical emergencies in the dental office. Continuing education course given for Boston University School of Dental Medicine. 2003.

“ Recent Advances in Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery.” Continuing education course given for Boston Medical Center Department of Perioperative Nursing. 2002

“Simultaneous TMJ and Orthognathic Surgery.” Presented at the combined grand rounds of the residency training programs of Boston University, Harvard University, & Tufts University, Boston, MA. 1999

“Maxillofacial Distraction Osteogenesis”. Presented to the Alumni Association of the Department of Orthodontics, Boston University School of Dental Medicine. 2001.

“Efficacy of high condylectomy for management of condylar hyperplasia. Presented at the 83rd Annual AAOMS meeting, Orlando, FL. 2001

“TMJ articular disc repositioning using the Mitek mini-anchor. Presentation at the 83rd Annual AAOMS meeting, Orlando, FL. 2001

“A curvilinear rack and pinion device for mandibular midline distraction osteogenesis. Presentation at the 82nd Annual AAOMS meeting, San Francisco, CA. 2000

“A modified technique for Uvulopalatopharyngoplasty. Abstract Presentation at the 82nd Annual AAOMS meeting, San Francisco, CA. 2000

“Custom-made TMJ reconstruction and simultaneous mandibular advancement in connective tissue/autoimmune diseases. Presentation at the 82nd Annual AAOMS meeting, San Francisco, CA. 2000

“Stability of maxillary advancement using rigid fixation and interpositional porous block hydroxyapatite grafts.” Orthognathic surgery conference, Dallas, TX. 1999

“Complications of mandibular ramus sagittal split osteotomies associated with the presence of third molars.” Presented at the orthognathic surgery conference, Baylor University Medical Center, Dallas, TX. 1999

“Efficacy of anti-inflammatory drugs in third molar surgery: laboratory and clinical correlation.” Presentation at the 81st annual AAOMS meeting, Boston MA. 1999

“Pharmacological manipulation of PGE2 in third molar surgery.” Presented at the combined grand rounds of the residency training programs of Boston University, Harvard University, & Tufts University, Boston, MA. 1999

“Secondary correction of malocclusion in trauma patients.” Presented at the combined maxillofacial trauma conference, Dept. of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery and Dept. of Otolaryngology, Boston University, Boston, MA. 1999

“Management of Osteomyelitis of the mandible- review of literature and recent experience with 15 cases.” Presented at the combined maxillofacial trauma conference, Dept. of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery and Dept. of Otolaryngology, Boston Medical Center, Boston, MA. 1999

“Use of osseointegrated dental implants in reconstructed mandibles after tumor surgery- report of 10 cases.” The 5th annual Per Invar Branemark Lecture, Tufts University School of Dental Medicine, Boston, MA. 1998

“Extraoral Distraction Osteogenesis- a preliminary report of 5 cases.” Presented to oral and maxillofacial surgery residency training programs of Boston University and Tufts University. 1997

“Management of odontogenic infections and minor dentoalveolar trauma in the emergency room setting.” Presented to the Faculty of Emergency Medicine, Boston Medical Center, Boston, MA. 1997

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