AO CMF Course—Advances in 3D Planning and Printing (with hands-on computer planning, printing)

AO CMF Course—Advances in 3D Planning and Printing (with hands-on computer planning, printing)


December 8, 2019

Course Description

Directed by Florian Thieringer and Sabine Girod this 1 day course addresses current, patient-specific, and practical applications of medical 3D printing and 3D planning in orthognathic surgery and facial trauma. The principles and advanced workflow processes from the lab to the OR are discussed in detail.

Practical exercises include 3D planning of patient-specific solutions and production of accurate patient-individualized 3D printed anatomical models. This innovative hands-on day is delivered using a combination of lectures, case discussions, and practical exercises. Participants will train in small groups on computers with cutting edge segmentation and virtual surgery planning software and 3D printers.

Course highlights

  • 1 full day of hands-on 3D computer planning, printing exercises
  • Course limited to 40 participants each with two participants per workstation
  • Debates, lectures, and small group discussions
  • Interactive sessions with expert faculty from around the world
  • Exhibition and networking
  • Invitation to the Davos courses reception


Sabine Girod (Stanford University Medical Center, US)


Florian Thieringer (University Hospital Basel, Switzerland

Target participants

This course is for certified surgeons across the craniomaxillofacial specialties (including oral and maxillofacial surgery, ENT, head and neck, plastic, oculoplastics, ophthalmology, and neuro and general surgery). It is targeted at participants who want to improve their knowledge or specialization in 3D planning and printing in the field of CMF.

Registration open!

To register for this course you must choose either the Facial Trauma or Orthognathic Surgery module.

Click here to register for the Facial trauma module

Click here to register for the orthognathic surgery module


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Sarah Groves (AO CMF, Switzerland), at:


Ariadna Guirao (AO CMF, Switzerland), at:


Congress Center Davos (for lectures)
Talstrasse 49A
7270 Davos, Switzerland
Phone +41 81 414 62 00

Spital Davos (for wet-lab)
Promenade 4
7270 Davos Platz, Switzerland
Phone +41 81 414 88 88



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