32nd Annual Daniel E. Waite Lectureship in Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery

For 33 years, the Daniel E. Waite Lectureship in Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery (OMS) has provided leading practitioners, researchers, and scholars the unique opportunity to present and analyze transformational concepts. Our Friday evening program showcases case presentations, research, and innovations offered by residents representing the University of Minnesota School of Dentistry, Gundersen Health System, and Mayo Clinic College of Medicine and Science. Saturday morning highlights the work of Thomas Schlieve, DDS, MD, focused on medication-related osteonecrosis (MRONJ) and osteoradionecrosis (ORN). Our afternoon program features Jeremy N. Krell, DMD, MBA, discussing the future of dentistry through the lens of venture capital investment.

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April 21, 2023 6:30 pm - April 22, 2023 3:00 pm

All times for all events are in local Central Time.

McNamara Alumni Center
University of Minnesota
Minneapolis Campus

Course Number: CF3827



The Waite Lectureship was established in honor of Dr. Daniel E. Waite, former department chair of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery at the University of Minnesota School of Dentistry. The program aims to unite residents and practitioners to discuss today’s most pressing topics and ideas in oral surgery.

Learn How To

20 Years of Dead Bone—What have we learned? (MRONJ)
Current Concepts in the Diagnosis and Management of Osteoradionecrosis

  • Understand the history of medication related osteonecrosis (MRONJ) and osteoradionecrosis (ORN)
  • Learn the pathophysiology of MRONJ and ORN
  • Discuss the most current treatment concepts, prevention strategies, and long-term outcomes for MRONJ and ORN

Oral Health Innovations That Will Shake Up Our World

  • Consider how innovators across the world are approaching health and oral health problems from a vast array of perspectives and what are the leading growth areas
  • Map dental technology categories, sub-categories, and the synergy among startups within
  • Explore how to create a culture of innovation in your practice(s), group, or DSO and a workflow for the evaluation and adoption of groundbreaking technology
  • Envision your role in the changing landscape of oral health throughout your career
  • Consider how to capture the upside of innovations that you consume and how this impacts change management and incentives
  • Discuss how organizations pursue real inclusion, strength, and empowerment for untapped talent and underserved businesses in the oral health space, including, but not limited to, women-, LBGTQ+- and minority-owned businesses
  • Examine the technological advances that exist at the intersection of oral and systemic health​​​​​​

Residents’ Research, Case Presentations, Innovative Endeavors Session

  • Assess the innovations of three residency programs in our region
  • Analyze cases and research
  • Consider new approaches to surgical care​​​​​​​

Training Methods

Illustrated lectures, discussion and case studies