• 9 - 12 August 2018 | Coastlands Umhlanga Hotel and Convention Centre, Umhlanga, Durban

Provisional Programme

Thursday, 9th August 2018 - Maxillofacial and Oral Pathology day.

07h30 - 10h30 REGISTRATION and TEA / Exco meeting SASMFOS
10h30 – 10h40 Opening of the 2018 SASMFOS Congress by Dr Greg Boyes-Varley (SASMFOS President)
Chairpersons: To be announced Theme: Maxillofacial and Oral Pathology
10h40-11h15 Oral Pathology - Human remains identification – 40 years of experience Prof Phillips
11h15 -11h50 Oral Pathology - Bite marks; primary evidence controversy Prof Phillips
11h50-12h25 Oral Pathology - Potentially malignant and white lesions of the oral cavity Prof van Heerden
12h25-13h00 Oral Pathology - HIV/AIDS associated malignancies and ulcers Prof van Heerden.
13h00-14h00 LUNCH
Chairpersons: To be announced Theme: : : Maxillofacial and Oral Pathology
14h00-14h35 Oral Pathology - Update on the OKC and other cysts of the jaws Prof Hille
14h35-15h10 Oral Pathology - The “ins” and “outs” of fibro-osseous lesions Prof Hille
15h10-15h45 Oral Pathology - Current perspectives in salivary gland pathology Prof Meer
Chairpersons: To be announced Theme: : : Maxillofacial and Oral Pathology
16h15-16h50 Oral Pathology - Current concepts in Odontogenic tumours Prof Meer
16h50-17h25 Oral Pathology - HPV-associated cancers of the head and neck Dr Afrogheh
17h25—18h00 Oral Pathology - HPV testing in head and neck carcinomas Dr Afrogheh
18h30- late Cocktail evening with traders

Friday, 10th August 2018 Free papers, members’and registrar’s competition

SESSION 1 Chairpersons: To be announced Theme: Registrars’ competition and fee papers for registrars
07h00-07h30 Early morning tea and coffee
07h30 – 07h45
08h15 - 08h30
08h30 – 08h45
08h45 – 09h00
09h00-10h00 Prostho lecture Dr Ashen Singh
10h00 – 10h30 Tea
Session 2: Members’ Free papers Chairpersons: To be announced
11h30-12h30 Prostho lecture Dr Paul van Zyl
12h30 -14h00 LUNCH and prayers: will be an organised shuttle to the mosque
SESSION 3 Chairpersons: To be announced Theme: Free papers or invited member’s talks
14h00 – 14h40
14h40 – 15h00
15h00 - 15h40 Dr Sunil Aniruth – Maxillofacial Bill of Rights
15h40 – 16h00 TEA
16h00 – 18h30 SASMFOS AGM Dr Greg Boyes-Varley
18h30-20h00 CMSA and CAH meetings
20h00 Evening at leisure for delegates


Saturday, 11th August 2018 - Pain Symposium

07h00 - 08h00 Registration and early morning tea & coffee
Session 1 : Overview and Classification of Chronic Facial Pain Chairperson: Dr Boyes-Varley
08h00 - 09h00 Orofacial Pain – Evidence and Dilemmas Dr. Eric Hodgson
09h00 - 09h30 Identifying & Treating Nociceptive Orofacial Pain Dr. Doug Beere
09h30 - 10h00 Mechanisms of Neuropathic Pain and Evidence for Therapy Dr. Milton Raff
10h00 -10h30 TEA
Session 2: Chairperson: Dr van der Linden
10h30 - 11h00 Non-pharmacological interventions in Facial Pain. Chiropractic Ms Charmaine Korporaal
11h00 - 11h30 Non-pharmacological interventions in Facial Pain: Physiotherapy Ms Debbie Hill
11h30 - 12h00 Non-pharmacological interventions in Facial Pain: Psychological techniques and Mindfulness Mr Kevin Suter
12h00 - 12h30 Non-pharmacological interventions in Facial Pain: Psychiatric issues Dr. Janine Brooker
12h30 - 13h00 Communication strategies in Chronic Pain Dr Sudha Bechan
13h00 -13h30 LUNCH
Session 3: Chairperson: Dr Mo Moolla
13h30 - 13h50 Trigeminal Neuralgia – A Neurologist’s perspective Dr Dinita Devchand
13h50 - 14h10 Trigeminal Neuralgia – A Neurosurgeon’s point of view Dr Malan Roux
14h10 - 14h30 Burning Mouth Syndrome: An Update Dr Sudha Bechan
14h30 - 14h50 Cost-Benefit of Botulinum Toxin in Orofacial Pain Dr Albert Niemann
14h50-15h00 Panel discussion
15h00 -15h30 TEA
Session 4: Chairperson: Dr Doug Beere
15h30 - 16h30 Internal Derangement of the Temporomandibular Joint always requires surgery. For: Dr. Jameel Desai Against: Dr van der Linden
16h30 - 16h40 Discussion
16h40 - 17h00 Interventional techniques are inappropriate for patients with orofacial pain For: Dr. Eric Hodgson Against: Dr. Milton Raff
17h00 Conclusion Dr. Doug Beere

Sunday, 12th August 2018 - ETHICS

SESSION 1 : Dr Frikkie Redelinghuys Theme: Implantology
07h30 – 08h00 Early morning tea and coffee
09h00-10h00 RUSSEL LURIE
10h00 – 10h30 Tea / Brunch
SESSION 2 Ethics Chairman: Dr Frikkie Redelinghuys
10h30 – 11h15 Do doctors have rights? Adv Ulundi Behrtel
11h15– 12h00 MPS Dr Alasdair McKelvie
12h00 – 13h00 Commentary/Discussion : Dr Frikkie Redelinghuys Dr Sunil Aniruth Adv Ulundi Behrtel Prof Russel Lurie
13h05 CLOSURE OF CONFERENCE by Dr F Hoogendijk