Programs & Concepts

Quality education relies on the application of teaching methods appropriate to desired outcomes
It is never too soon or too late to learn

AO CMF educational offer enables the surgeons to acquire the knowledge, skills, and attitudes that progressively fit their needs based on their level of experience.

In order to build education that directly impacts patient health, the curriculum development process starts by identifying the patient problems to address, and the set of competency and skills demanded from the surgeon.

Management of Facial Trauma Courses

The first global educational program delivered through small case discussions, practical exercises and mini lectures

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Designed for your success


This comprehensive course is designed to provide the fundamental knowledge and principles for the treatment of craniomaxillofacial fractures and their complications.

Our three-step approach

Online preparation

Four weeks prior the live event, participants are required to complete a self-assessment and an online self-study program.

Face-to-face event

The live, two-days event is a combination of educational lectures, small group discussions, practical exercises, and exceptional keynote lectures.

Online follow-up

To facilitate future improvement, participants will be asked to complete an online evaluation upon completion of the course.

Advanced and Masters Courses

Topic-based courses with or without human anatomical specimens exercises


The opportunities to learn are unlimited

AO CMF Advanced or Masters Courses are designed for fully qualified specialists across the craniomaxillofacial surgery and address a wide variety of topics and anatomical regions.


Most popular topics covered:

Each course is individually designed and consists of a mix of lectures, computer assisted planning, small case discussions, hands-on exercises (with or without anatomical specimens), practicals with dry bones, or other educational methods.

  • Orthognathic Surgery
  • TMJ Surgery 
  • Craniomaxillofacial trauma and reconstruction
  • Head and neck surgery 
  • Orbital fractures and reconstruction
  • Nasoethmoidal and mid-face fractures
  • Condyle fractures
  • Operative Techniques in oral and maxillofacial surgery
  • Digital planning, 3D planning and computer assisted surgery
  • Cleft lip and facial deformities surgery 
  • Craniomaxillofacial surgery with patient specific implants
  • Flaps and accesses to the facial skeleton


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Clinical Library & Tools

Extra support in your education: scientific publications, videos, mobile applications and much more

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