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Maria Costanza Meazzini

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Maria Costanza Meazzini is Scientific Director and Orthodontic consultant for Craniofacial anomalies at the Smile House, Operation Smile, CLP Center, Santi Paolo e Carlo Hospital, in Milano and at the Department of Cranio-Maxillo Facial Surgery, San Gerardo Hospital, Monza, Italy.

She is Adjunct Professor in Craniofacial Anomalies for the residencies in Maxillofacial Surgery and Orthodontics, University of Milano.

She is President of the European Cleft Lip and Palate Craniofacial Association (ECPCA) and Representative and for the European Reference Network (ERNs).

She acquired a Specialty in Orthodontics and Dentofacial Orthopedics and a Master in Medical Sciences in 1995 (1991-1995, Harvard University). Completed a Cranio-Facial and Surgical Orthodontics Fellowship (University of Illinois at Chicago,1995-1996) in 1996.

MODULE 1 - PRELIMINARY PROGRAM Ecpca Course MODULE 1

DAY 2 – January 28, 2023 -ALVEOLAR SURGERY IN CLP: DIFFERENCES IN DIFFERENT PROTOCOLS

Chair: Piotr Fudalej (Switzerland)

 

ALVEOLAR SURGERY IN CLP: DIFFERENCES IN DIFFERENT PROTOCOLS

 

 

Secondary Alveolar Bone grafting, Ossification and growth
Hans Mark, Sara Ritzell – Sweden – 25’

 

Early bone grafting, indications and results
Jean Claude Talmant - France – 25’

 

Primary Periosteoplasty, indications timing and limits
Roberto Flores - USA – 15’

 

 

Early Secondary GAP, Ossification and growth
Luca Autelitano, Maria Costanza MeazziniItaly – 25’

 

DISCUSSION - 15’

MODULE 1 - PRELIMINARY PROGRAM Ecpca Course MODULE 1

DAY 2 – January 28, 2023- ORTHODONTICS IN THE DECIDUOUS/MIXED DENTITION: DOING ONLY WHAT IS NEEDED!

ORTHODONTICS IN THE DECIDUOUS/MIXED DENTITION: DOING ONLY WHAT IS NEEDED!

 

Transversal skeletal discrepancy in the cleft maxilla: Choice and effective handling of Maxillary Expansion appliances
OP Kharbanda - India – 10’

 

Geometry of Expansion, Symmetrical and Asymmetrical expansion
Maria Costanza MeazziniItaly – 10’

 

Early Expansion, Quad Helix Expander, for early bone grafting
Bruno Grollemund - France – 10’

 

Preparation for secondary bone grafting
Pradip Sheyte - USA – 15’

 

Expansion pre- secondary bone grafting: when and when not? Randomized studies
Puneet Batra - India – 15’

 

Class III treatment in the early mixed dentition: When not? When and how?
Maria Costanza Meazzini – Italy – 10’

 

DISCUSSION - 15’

MODULE 1 - PRELIMINARY PROGRAM Ecpca Course MODULE 1

DAY 3 – February 25, 2023 -ORTHODONTICS IN THE PERMANENT DENTITION

Chair: Akhter Husain (India)

ORTHODONTICS IN THE PERMANENT DENTITION

Non-surgical Treatment of Sagittal Maxillary Hypoplasia and class III in CLP patients:

 

  • New approaches to class III treatment and mandibular growth control with TADs
    Eric Liou - Taiwan – 20’
  • Long term results after Treatment with De Clerk bone anchors
    Daniela Garib - Brazil – 15’
  • Long term results with a modified Alt-Ramec technique with TADs
    Maria Costanza MeazziniItaly – 15’

Management of dental impaction in Clefts, the importance of 3D diagnosis
Cristina Incorvati - Italy – 10’

 

DISCUSSION - 15’

 

Management of missing lateral incisors: when should we close the space, when should we keep it?
Bert BraumannGermany – 15’

 

Management of missing lateral incisors : Biomechanical considerations
Susanna Botticelli - Denmark – 15’

Camouflage compensatory orthodontic treatment: indications, management, limits
Agneta Karsten - Sweden – 20’

 

Aligner therapy in cleft lip and palate orthodontics: advantages and disadvantages
Maria Costanza Meazzini, Chiara Tortora - Italy – 10’

 

The coordination between orthodontics and Prosthodontics and Aesthetic Dentistry in CLP
Carlo Aletti, Luca PavesiItaly – 15’

 

DISCUSSION - 15’

MODULE 1 - PRELIMINARY PROGRAM Ecpca Course MODULE 1

DAY 4 – March 25, 2023 -ORTHODONTICS IN SPECIAL CASES: EXCEPTIONS TO THE RULE

ORTHODONTICS IN SPECIAL CASES:  EXCEPTIONS TO THE RULE

 

Premaxillary intrusion in BCLP
Maria Costanza MeazziniItaly – 15’

 

Pre grafting fistula closure in BCLP and UCLP
Cristina IncorvatiItaly – 10’

 

Orthodontics in OSAS or ENT problems
Maria Costanza MeazziniItaly – 10’

 

Handling severe hypodontia during growth: new trends
Agnes Bloch - France– 20’

 

DISCUSSION - 15’

MODULE 1 - PRELIMINARY PROGRAM Ecpca Course MODULE 1

DAY 5 – April 29, 2023 - USEFUL TECHNICAL-PRACTICAL SUGGESTIONS

USEFUL TECHNICAL-PRACTICAL SUGGESTIONS

 

Safe and easy impressions in neonates and Aligners for alveolar molding
Puneet Batra - India – 15’

 

How to construct a Grayson-Santiago NAM device, tricks, and traps
Pedro Santiago - USA – 15’

 

How to construct a NAM Milano-modified appliance or a Nasal Hook, tricks and traps
Noah Cohen - Italy – 15’

 

How to construct a Horizontal expander for closure of large soft tissue gaps pre-BG
Cristina Incorvati - Italy – 15’

 

How to construct a Double Hinge Palatal expander for the Alt-Ramec Technique
Fabio Carta, Maria Costanza Meazzini - Italy – 10’

 

DISCUSSION - 15’

MODULE 2 Ecpca Course MODULE 2

DAY 6 – May 27, 2023 -FIRST AND SECOND BRANCHIAL ARCH SYNDROMES:

Chair: Birte Melsen (Denmark)

FIRST AND SECOND BRANCHIAL ARCH SYNDROMES: Craniofacial Microsomia, Treacher-Collins Syndromes, Nager Syndrome and Other Syndromes

 

Genetics and Embryology and clinical features of I and II Branchial Arch syndromes

Donatella Milani - Italy – 15’

 

Craniofacial growth in I and II branchial arch syndromes:  growth in hemifacial (craniofacial) macrosomia, what is true, what is not.

Edwin Ongkosuwito - Holland – 20’

 

Occlusal plane in CFM type 1, 2 and 3 and long term follow up in Type 3 after early Costochondral grafting

Valeria Battista - Italy – 15’

 

Distraction Osteogenesis: rationale, timing, indication and long- term results

Arnaud Picard – France - 20’

 

DISCUSSION - 15’

 

Orthodontic Treatment during early childhood in CFM: If and when? Pseudo HFM: long term results and differential diagnosis

Maria Costanza Meazzini - Italy – 20’

 

Early surgery for breathing disorders: Treacher-Collins and Nager Syndrome and other mandibular hypoplasia Syndromes. Long term results

Fabio Mazzoleni - Italy – 15’

 

Transverse DO of the mandible in severe syndromic and non- syndromic mandibular hypoplasia

Nasser Nadjmi - Belgium – 15’

 

DISCUSSION - 15’

MODULE 3 Ecpca Course MODULE 3

DAY 8 – July 22, 2023

Chair: Cristina Grippaudo (Italy)

ORTHODONTICS IN CRANIOFACIAL SYNOSTOSES

 

Genetics and clinical features of Crouzon, Apert and Pfeiffer syndromes
Silvia Maitz - Italy – 15’

 

Craniofacial growth in craniofacial synostosis: what must an orthodontist absolutely know
Maria Costanza Meazzini - Italy – 20’

 

Cranial surgery
Carlo Giussani, Fabio Mazzoleni - Italy – 15’

 

Monobloc versus Cranioplasty and Le Fort III osteotomy: considerations
David Dunaway - UK – 15’

 

DISCUSSION - 15’

 

Le Fort III osteotomy, distraction and traditional: results and long term follow up
Fabio Mazzoleni, Mattia Moretti -  Italy – 25’

 

Orthodontics in craniofacial-synostoses: lessons to be learned

Keiji Moriyama - Japan – 20’

 

Orthodontics in craniofacial-synostoses: what not to do…and why

Maria Costanza Meazzini - Italy – 20’

 

Orthognathic surgery in craniofacial synostosis: planning and long- term results

Fabio Mazzoleni, Giorgio Novelli - Italy – 25’

 

DISCUSSION - 15’

MODULE 4 Ecpca Course MODULE 4

DAY 9 – September 23, 2023 - ACHONDROPLASIA

ACHONDROPLASIA

 

Genetics and clinical problems

Angelo Selicorni – Italy – 10’

 

Neurosurgical problems

Carlo Giussani - Italy – 10’

 

Orthodontic treatment in achondroplasia

Martyn Cobourne - UK – 15’

 

Functional indications for orthopaedic treatment, long term follow-up

Maria Costanza Meazzini – Italy – 10’

 

Surgery: Distraction, SARPE and Orthognathic Surgery: when and why?

Fabio Mazzoleni – Italy – 10’