Dr. Mommaerts
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  • Ortho Meets Surgery VI. De Hoorn, Leuven, 2017
  • Orthognatic surgery, challenges and controversies. AOCMF Masters Course, Davos, Switserland, 2017
  • Reporting to the medical faculty of the Hamburg University Clinic; head- & neurocenter. Hamburg, Germany, 2017
  • Surgical management of cleft palate - Closure of the hard palate cleft in a second stage. 9th national congress of pediatric surgery, Timisoara, Romania, 2017.
  • Surgical management of cleft palate - Repair of an incomplete cleft lip. 9th national congress of pediatric surgery, Timisoara, Romania, 2017.
  • Surgical management of cleft palate - Session Cleft Lip. 9th national congress of pediatric surgery, Timisoara, Romania, 2017.
  • Orthognatic medicine. Assistant day University hospital Brussels, 2017
  • Facial Make-Over 2017: Facial contouring & rhinoplasty. Faculty of medicine & pharmacy, VUB Brussels, 2017
  • Juvéderm injectables workshop. Begian society for esthetic medicine, 2017
  • Mandibular midline split for distraction, narrowing/widening : Surgical technique in detail. BSCOSO Summer course, Vilnius, Lithuania, 2017.
  • Facial feminization surgery, mandibular feminization technique. BSCOSO Summer Course, Vlinius, Lithuania, 2017.
  • Malar augmentation and reduction; Malar bone osteotomy, Malar implants & malar augmentation. BSCOSO Summer Course, Vilnius, Lithuania,2017.
  • Subperiostale 3D print implantaten : AMSJI. VVT congres, Oostende, 2017.
  • Vroegtijdige ouderbegeleiding voor een optimale communicatieve ontwikkeling bij kinderen met schisis: somaar een trend of Evidence Based Practice?. VVL Congres, Gent, 2017
  • Bilateral cleft lip repair:  is a thight lip worse than no muscle union? 15th international congress of Iranian Society of Oral & Maxillofacial Surgeons, Tehran, 2017.
  • 3D print jaw line correction. 15th international congress of Iranian Society of Oral & Maxillofacial Surgeons, Tehran, 2017.
  • Additively Manufactured subperiosteal Jaw Implant for the extremely atrophic maxilla. 15th international congress of Iranian Society of Oral & Maxillofacial Surgeons, Tehran, 2017.
  • Jawline augmentation by additive manufacturing. BAOMS Brighton, UK, 2016
  • 3D printing in Healthcare conference. Amsterdam, Nederland, 2016
  • Kaakhoekimplantaten. Nationale dag van de biomedische ingenieurs, Brussel, 2016.
  • Adjunctive cosmetic procedures: jaw angle implants + rhinoplasty + zygomatic augmentation. Davos, Zwitserland, 2016
  • 3D printing in facial deformity, a new frontier in sessie : extreme to mainstream 3D printing in hospitals, understanding the value of 3D printing in the clinical comunity. interview international press, 2015

  • Opportunity of 3D print in facial surgery. Dubai, MOH, 2015
  • 3-D print in revisional orthognatic surgery. University de Catalunya, Barcelona, 2015


  • Aesthetic jawline augmentation using multi-piece semiporous titanium prints. ICMFS, 2015, Limassol, Cyprus

  • Lift of cheek and neck, salient points - ICMFS 2015, Limassol, Cyprus

    Unilateral cleft lip, my approach and techniques - ICMFS 2015, Limassol, Cyprus 

  • Hemifacial microsomia, Management of the asymmetry of the face 

    Interlaken Switzerland - IBRA Conference on Surgery of the Head

  • Endo BSSO en Facelift using local anaesthesia, Welsh Hospital Dentists, Cardiff, Wales.

    Hemifacial Microsomia

  • Management of the vertical ramus compartement. MOH Dubai, 2014

  • Guest lecturer and examiner at Asutralasian OMFS  West Week, Perth West Australia, 2014

  • Lectures: Orthofacial surgery planning, cleft lip & palate

    Cadaver course:  Face lift, Nasomaxillary swing and temporal access to the skull base Examination on patients, long cases, short cases, VIVA examination.

  • Endoscopic BSSO, blepharoplasty 

    Science & Art of Facial Makeover, Brussels, 2014

  • The facial asymmetry of hemifacial microsomia. 

    Dubai Faculty of Dental Medicine, Health Care City, Dubai UAE.

  • Facelift without intubation, 

    EACMFS Congress 2014, Prague.

  • 1st Brussels Dermato-Aesthetic symposium, Facial remodelling with lipofilling

  • Work- up and simulation surgery.

      MOH Dubai, 2013 

  • Facial makoever. Session Aesthetic Surgery. 

    ICOMS, Barcelona, 2013


  • Brow & foreheadlift.

     Vereniging voor Cosmetische Aangezichtschirurgie, Zwolle, Nederland, 2013

  • Workshop Blepharoplasty

      EACMFS2012 Congress, Dubrovnik, 2012

  • Pathological and surgical anatomy of the temporomandibular Anatomy and arthrokinematics of the cranium, upper cervical spine and temporomandibular joint. Brussels, VUB  
  • Esthetische en reconstructieve implantologie. 

    Paro terugkomdag, VUB Brussel, 2012
  • Paranasal, infraorbital and malar hypoplasia addressed during Le Fort I osteotomy 3rd AOCMF International Symposium on Orthognathic Surgery, Vienna, Austria
  • Does the columella grow in bilateral clefts? Braithwaite lecture
  • Cranial suture transplantation in synostosis - long term growth results                14th Indian Cleft Lip and Craniofacial Society, Bengaluru, India, 2012
  • Low suspension face lift        
  • Transpalatal osteodistraction - difficulty management Annual Scientific Meeting 2010 of the Scottish Association of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeosn, Stirling, 2010
  • The problem of Charles V
    SECOM meeting - Pamplona, Spain, 2010
  • Contemporary facial canons
  • Facial contouring with HA cement
    Annual conferecne in the 32th year of the European Academy of Facial Plastic Surgery, Porto, Portugal, 2009
  • Orthofacial planning - contemporary ideal projections
  • Orthofacial planning - contemporary canons, contemporary ideal projections and vulumetric accents
    Biennal Symposium Surgical Orthodontics, Haarlem, the Netherlands, 2009
  • Correction of maxillary and mandibular transverse deformities
    1st Baltic Sea Conference in Orthognathic Surgery, Vilnius, Lithuania, 2009
  • A modification of the Labbé Platysmal Suspension Neck Lift
  • Facial Hair Restoration – Basic Principles - Overview for starters
  • TranexamicAcid to Reduce Ecchymosis in Facial Plastic Surgery
  • Facial Contouring with HA-cement as part of Orthofacial Surgery
  • BotulinumToxin for Frown Lines and Crow’s Feet - State of the Art
  • SetbackOtoplasty – The Logical Approach
    Aesthetic Orthognathic Surgery, London, Royal College of Surgeons, 2009
  • Minimal invasive mandibular lengthening – keynote lecture
    65th Meeting of the Korean Society for Plastic and Resonstructive Surgery, Seoul, Korea, 2008
  • Endoscopic SSO - a pilot study
    Fall Meeting, Royal Belgian Society for Stomatology and Maxillo-Facial Surgery, La Hulpe, 2008
  • Facial contour correction with CaHydroxylapatite and fibrin sealant
    7th Asian Pacific Craniofacial conference
    Taipeh, Taiwan, 2008
    Paper read in Taipeh - Facial contour with HA and FS.ppt
  • Use of fibrin sealant in cleft and orthognathic surgery
    7thAsian Pacific Craniofacial conference
    Taipeh, Taiwan, 2008
  • Suture transplantation in craniosynostosis surgery
    7th Asian Pacific Craniofacial conference
    Taipeh, Taiwan, 2008
    Paper read in Taipeh - Suture transplantation in craniosynostosis surgery.ppt
  • Endoscopic BSSO
    AO symposium - Orthognathic surgery, XIXth Congress of the European Association for Cranio-Maxillo-Facial Surgery
    Bologna, Italy, 2008
  • Minimal invasive orthognathic surgery - Plus Ultra - Norman Rowe Lecture
    Annual Meeting of the British Association of Oral and Maxillo-Facial Surgery
    Cardiff, Wales, UK, 2008
  • Apollo Belvédère or Brad Pitt, Venus de Milo or Angelina Jolie?
    Question Time in Maxillo-Facial Surgery
    East Grinstead, UK, 2008
  • Minimal invasive orthognathic surgery
  • Suspension face lift
    Advanced CMF AO course
    Naples, Italy, 2007
  • Planning for facial transformation surgery
  • Endoscopic orthognathic surgery
    XIX Meeting of the Spanish Association of OMFS
    Tenerife, Spain,
  • Endoscopic approach to midface malformations
  • Symposium "Approaches to the Face"
    Alghero, Sardinia, Italy, 2007
  • Simultaneous rhinoplasty and Le Fort-I type osteotomy
    Italian Meeting of Maxillo-Facial Surgeons
    Parma, Italy, 2005
  • Two-staged Furlow plasty, modifications and complications
  • Transnasal corticotomies for TPD
    VIII Congresso Associacion Andaluza de Cirugia Oral y Maxilofacial – III Jornadas Andaluzas-Marroquies “Cirugio Ortognatica y Patalogia del Paciente Fisurado”
    Jaen, Spain, 2005
  • Facial harmonisation surgery (full day workshop)
    XVII Jornadas Nacionales de Cirugia Bucal y Maxilo-Facial de Chile
    Concepcion, Chile, 2005
  • Surgical demonstration on midface distraction in cleft patients – Cleft surgery workshop
    4th Annual Indian Society of Cleft Lip, Palate and Craniofacial Anomalies “Going for Broke”
    Hyderabad, India, 2005
  • Furlow’s technique in session “How much muscle mobilization and push back for cleft palate repair is adequate?”
  • Semi-open dissection with anatomical reconstruction in session “How radical should primary nose correction be during primary cleft lip repair?
    4th Annual Indian Society of Cleft Lip, Palate and Craniofacial Anomalies “Going for Broke”
    Hyderabad, India, 2005
  • Orthognathic or distraction surgery, which way forward?
  • Mandibular lengthening by osteodistraction
    The Eurocran Distraction Study
    AO Symposium – Distraction Osteogenesis of the Craniomaxillofacial Skeleton
    Davos, Switzerland, 2004
  • Anatomy Lab course on New techniques in blepharoplasty
    XVIIth European Congress for Cranio-Maxillofacial Surgery
    Tours, France, 2004
  • Workshop on Transverse bimaxillary osteodistraction
    1st International Oxford Distraction Course,
    Oxford, UK, 2004
  • Bimaxillary transverse ostedistraction and its histological base
    3rd International Oxford Distraction Symposium
    Oxford, UK, 2004
  • Neurocranial suture transplantation in the correction of coronal suture transplantation
    Autumn Meeting of the Belgian Society for Stomatology and Maxillo-Facial Surgery.
    Brussels, Belgium, 2004
  • Orthognathic osteodistraction. Which indications are left and why?
    Dutch Centre for Orthodontic Study
    Utrecht, the Netherlands, 2003
  • Aesthetic refinements in orthognathic surgery
    A study day in Aesthetics in Facial Surgery, The British Association of OMFS
    London, UK, 2003
  • Endoscopic forehead lifting – a simplified approach
    Congress Jumele Brussels, XXXième Congrès de l’Association Française des Chirurgiens Maxillo-Faciaux en Voorjaarsvergadering van de Koninklijke Belgische Vereniging voor Stomatologie en Maxillo-Faciale Heelkunde. Brussels, Belgium, 2003
  • Orthofacial surgery – full day course
    Università degli Studi di Torino, Divisione di Chirurgia Maxillo-Facciale
    Torino, Italy, 2003
  • Transverse bimaxillary ostedistraction
    Course Orthognathodonzia, Ferrara University, Ferrara, Italy, 2003
  • Paediatric craniofacial surgery
    Joint Autumn meeting of the Belgian Society for Pediatric Surgery and the Department of Pediatric Surgery of C.H.R.U. Lille
    Bruges, Belgium, 2002
  • OBA – a versatile Ortho Bone Anchor Ein vielseitiges osseointegriertes Verankerungssystem
    Neue osseointegrierte Verankerungssysteme für die Kieferorthopädie,
    Hannover, Germany, 2002
  • Bimaxillary transverse osteodistraction
    Joint meeting Dutch and South-African Associations for Oral & Maxillo-Facial Surgery
    Amsterdam, the Netherlands, 2002
  • New therapies in craniosynostosis
    Symposium - A face with a future – VAGA
    Antwerp, Belgium, 2002
  • Mandibular lengthening using local anaesthesia
  • Facial microsomia and osteodistraction
  • Bimaxillary transverse osteodistraction – smile enhancement
    Spring meeting of the Centre for Orthodontic Study.
    Ghent, Belgium, 2002
  • New surgical techniques for orthodontic purposes
    Seminar at the University of Sassari,
    Sassari, Sardinia, Italy, 2002
  • Endoscopic forehead lifting, a simplified technique
    Videosurgery, International meeting
    Oostende, Belgium, 2002
  • Functional reconstruction in orthognathic surgery
    Committee of young doctors for health education, Ministry of Health, Hungary, Full day course ,
    Budapest, Hungary, 2001
  • Transverse distraction prior to vertical and sagittal corrections
    Hungarian Association or Oro-Maxillo-Facial Surgery, annual meeting,
    Budapest, Hungary, 2001
  • Is early distraction a solution for the ascending ramus compartment in facial microsomia?
    Dutch Cleft Palate Meeting,
    Alkmaar, The Netherlands, 2001
  • Bimaxillary transverse distraction – smile aesthetics
    13th International conference of Orthodontists.
    München, Germany, 2001
  • Transverse distraction prior to vertical and sagittal maxillofacial corrections
    Mandibule: O.D.M.F. & Chirurgie, XXXVIIIe Congrès de Stomatologie et de Chirurgie Maxillo-faciale.
    Rouen, France, 2001
  • Transverse distraction prior to vertical and sagittal maxillofacial corrections
    International Conference on Orthognathic Surgery,
    Udine, Italy, 2001
  • The transverse dimension in the face and occlusion in the surgical case
    National medical Israeli meeting (MEDAX),
    Tel Aviv, Israel, 2001
  • Transverse discrepancies in the maxilla
  • Sagittal hypoplasia of the mandible
    Distraction osteogenesis and Orthodontics, VU Amsterdam
    Amsterdam, the Netherlands, 2000
  • Workshop on Transversal distraction of the maxilla with the TPD-distractor.
    Workshop on Mandibular lengthening with the MD-DOS
    Cranio-Maxillo-Facial Distraction in Graz
    Graz, Austria, 2000
  • Definitive treatment of transverse discrepancies
  • Mandibular lengthening under local anaesthesia
    Cranio-Maxillo-Facial Distraction in Graz
    Graz, Austria, 2000
  • Distraction in orthognathic surgery, transverse maxillomandibular hypoplasia
  • Alveolar ridge atrophy – Distraction versus augmentation, Alveolar distraction – indications and methods
    2. international Symposium on Distraction Osteogenesis in Cranio-Maxillofacial Surgery,
    Stuttgart, Germany, 2000
  • Distraction with MD-DOS
    Meeting of the Spanish Society of Orthodontics
    San Sebastian, Spain, 2000
  • Distraction with TPD and TMD
    Distraction Symposium, Free University Amsterdam,
    Amsterdam, The Netherlands, 2000
  • Workshop MD-DOS, TPD, TMD
    Distraction in Bruges
    Bruges, Belgium, 1999
  • Computer aided design planning environment for cranial surgery
    Dutch Association for Cleft Palate a Craniofacial Anomalies
    Genk , Belgium, 1999
  • Mandibular distraction versus BSSO
    2nd International Congress on Cranial and Facial Distraction Processes.
    Paris, France, 1999
  • Les bénéfices apportés par la distraction osseuse. Résultats analysés sur 35 patients, et présentation du suivi orthodontique
    Association Orthodontique Française des Spécialistes en O.D.F.
    Paris, France, 1999
  • Distraction versus orthognathic surgery for mandibular advancement
  • Bone borne appliances for maxillary expansion
    AO ASIF Distraction osteogenesis Course
    Louisville, Kentucky, USA, 1999
  • MD-DOS and TPD
    Symposium on Maxillo-Facial Distraction Osteogenesis
    Milano, Italy, 1999
  • Principles of mandibular distraction under local anesthesia
  • Transpalatal distraction in maxillary constriction
    International Symposium of Distraction Osteogenesis in Maxillofacial Surgery,
    Barcelona, Spain, 1999
  • Workshop MD-DOS Mandibular distraction osteogenesis system
    Distraction osteogenesis,
    Veenendaal, The Netherlands, 1998
  • Intra-oral distraction
    Manchester Medical Society
    Manchester, UK, 1998
  • Distraction in adults
  • Case reports of distraction
    Dutch Distraction Day
    Wageningen, The Netherlands, 1998
  • Cirugia ortognatica y plastica complementaria : BSSO, SLOT, Distraccion, Mentoplastias, Liposuccion, Plastia reductora de Labio, Complicaciones en Cirugia Ortognatica, Inicicion a la Blefaroplastia , Le Fort I, Cincha Alar, Consideraciones Nasales, Intubacion Nasal a Oral, Anatomia en Rinoplastia, Planification en Rinoplastia, Cirugia en la Proyeccion de la punta nasal, Osteotomie Zigomatica
  • “Sandwich”, Distraccion Transpalatal
  • Distraccion Osteogénica en Maxilar y Mandibula
  • Traumatologia Tercio Medio
  • Mesa Rotonda Cirugia Ortognatica
  • XIV Jornadas Nacionales de Cirugia Bucal Y Maxilofacial
  • Distraction intra-orale
    Journées de Chirurgie Maxillofaciale de l’UCL,
    Brussels, Belgium, 1998Concepcion, Chile, 1998
  • Distraction of the mandible in Angle Class II/I adults
    Discussion on distraction osteogenesis, VU Amsterdam,
    Amsterdam, The Netherlands, 1998
  • Distraction and Orthognathic Surgery
    Callus Distraction Course,
    East Grinstead, UK, 1998
  • Introduction of a new intraoral device
    Symposium on distraction osteogenesis: a revolutionary technique in bone lengthening,
    Division of Continuing Education of Tufts University
    Boston, USA, 1998
  • Workshop on the Bruges intraoral orthognathic distraction systems (MD-DOS)
    Congrès de l’Association Française de Stomatologie et Chirurgie Maxillo-Faciale,
    Montpellier, France, 1997
  • Workshop on the Bruges intraoral orthognathic distraction systems (MD-DOS)
    International Symposium on Distraction Osteogenesis in Cranio-Maxillo-Facial Surgery
    Stuttgart, Germany, 1997
  • The intraorally applicable distraction device for treatment of mandibular hypoplasia
    International Symposium on Distraction Osteogenesis in Cranio-Maxillo-Facial Surgery,
    Stuttgart, Germany, 1997
  • MD-DOS, a distractor for “ambulatory” mandibular lengthening
    International Congress on Cranial and Facial Bone Distraction Processes,
    Paris, France, 1997
  • Primary Lip Surgery - the traditional “North American” approach
    Controversies in cleft lip and palate
    Copthorne, United Kingdom, 1997
  • The sandwich zygomatic osteotomy in developmental deformities
  • The combination of lip-adhesion and guidance plate therapy in unilateral cleft lip and palate
  • The importance of primary muscle reconstruction in bilateral cleft lip
  • Subspinal Le Fort I osteotmy and influence on nasal width and rhinoplasty
  • Tip reduction rhinoplasty: control over projection and width
  • Lower blepharoplasty (New techniques and innovations with the use of fibrin glue
    Inaugural meeting of the Philippine Society of Craniomaxillofacial Surgeons,
    Manila, Philippines, 1996
  • Tip rhinoplasty and Le Fort I-type osteotomy
    Fifth International Scientific Meeting of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeons
    Alanya-Antalya, Turkye, 1996
  • Invited international discussant
    Session “Teaching of orthognathic surgery during times of decreased surgical activity” and “Evidence-based medicine and clinical trials” of the 1996 Joint Midwinter Conference of the American Association of Orthodontists and the American Association of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeons
    Atlanta, USA, 1996
  • The malar “sandwich”-osteotomy in developmental, posttraumatic and congenital deformities
    5th meeting of the International Association of Maxillo-Facial Surgeons in Training - “Periorbital reconstruction”
    Amsterdam, the Netherlands, 1995
  • Teaching clinic on eyelid surgery/blepharoplasty
    OMF Surgery Club of Great Britain
    Bruges, Belgium, 1995
  • Middle third facial surgery
  • Mandibular hypoplasia - surgical management
  • Open bite - surgical management
  • Simultaneous aesthetic procedures
    Symposium on surgical/orthodontic treatment of maxillo-facial deformities, 1er. Curso Internacional,
    Barcelona, Spain, 1995
  • Undesirable nasal changes following Le Fort I osteotomy - prevention and correction
  • Mini-symposium on orthognathic surgery
    Free University of Amsterdam,
    Amsterdam, The Netherlands, 1994
  • Cosmetics in orthognathic maxillofacial surgery
    International College of Maxillo-Facial Surgery
    San Antonio, Tx, USA, 1994
  • Reshaping the midfacial pyramid - simultaneous Le Fort I-type osteotomy and correction of the nose
  • Reshaping the cervicomental area - corrections of the mandibular border, liposuction and skinredraping
    2nd Course of the European Association for Cranio-Maxillo-Facial Surgery on Orthognathic Surgery
    Salzburg, Austria, 1994
  • Simultaneous aesthetic procedures in orthognathic surgery
    Institute of Reconstructive Surgery
    Guadalajara, Jalisco, Mexico, 1993
  • Surgeries in France, Germany, Israel, the Netherlands, Portugal, India