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Alan Herford, DDS, MD
Chair, Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery
School of Dentistry
Director, Advanced Education, Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery
School of Dentistry
Professor, Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery
School of Dentistry
Associate Professor, Surgery
School of Medicine
Member, Oral&Maxillofacial Surgery, SD, Faculty of Graduate Studies
Presentations    General Academic Presentation
  • Current Techniques for Reconstructing Alveolar Defects, University of Nebraska Medical Center, Omaha, NE ( 6/2011 )
  • Current Techniques for Reconstructing Alveolar Defects Prior to Implants, Southwest Society of Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery, Lost Pines, TX ( 4/2011 )
  • Current Reconstructive Options for Restoring Missing Bone in the Facial Skeleton, 21st Annual Waite Lectureship, U of Minnesota Continuing Education, St. Paul, MN ( 4/2011 )
  • Current Techniques for Reconstructing Alveolar Defects Prior to Implants, Chalmers J. Lyons Academy Spring Meeting, Ann Arbor, MI ( 3/2011 )
  • Fractures of the Mandible.  Foundations in Craniomaxillofacial Surgery, UCLA, Los Angeles, CA ( 12/2009 )
  • Use of rhBMP-2 in Preprosthetic Surgery.  20th Annual NYU/ICOI Implant Symposium, New York, NY ( 12/2009 )
  • Current Grafting Options for Alveolar Ridge Augmentation.  Marsh Robinson Academy, Los Angeles, CA ( 11/2009 )
  • Panfacial Trauma. Technological Advances in Head and Neck Oncology and Craniomaxillofacial Surgery, Portland, OR ( 7/2009 )
  • Use of rhBMP-2 in maxillofacial surgery.  19th International Conference on Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery, Shanghai, China ( 5/2009 )
  • Clinical Approaches of rhBMP-2/ACS in Facial Surgery. The 2009 John E. Sullivan, DDS Endowed Lecture on Growth Factor Use in Surgical Techniques and Technology-Driven Treatment in Dental Implant Techniques, Knoxville, TN ( 4/2009 )
  • Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery Program.  Introduction to Dentistry, La Sierra University, Riverside, CA ( 3/2009 )
  • RhBMP in Implant Dentistry - Live Surgical Demonstration. 7th Annual Meeting of the American Academy of Implant Dentistry, San Diego, CA ( 10/2008 )
  • Bone Morphogenetic Protein Use in Implant Surgery. 5th Implant-Periodontal Esthetic Symposium, Loma Linda University Continuing Education, Loma Linda, CA ( 9/2008 )
  • Distraction Osteogenesis.  American Institute of Oral Biology 63rd Annual Meeting, Palm Springs, CA ( 10/2006 )
  • Reconstruction of Alveolar Defects Bone Grafts to rhBMP-2.  Continuing Dental Education, Div of OMFS University of Cincinnati and the Cincinnati Society of Oral & Maxillofacial Surgeons, Cincinnati, OH ( 6/2006 )
  • Use of BMP in Facial Surgery.  American Institute of Oral Biology 62nd Annual Meeting, Palm Springs, CA ( 11/2005 )
  Research Presentations -- International
  • Application of rhBMP-2 in facial surgery. 19th International Conference on Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery, Shanghai, China ( 5/2009 )
  • Treatment of post-pubescent JRA. 19th International Conference on Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery, Shanghai, China ( 5/2009 )
  • Contemporary Management of Maxillofacial Hard and Soft Tissue Injuries Secondary to Trauma. 4th Int''l Congress of the Iranian Society of OMS, Tehran, Iran ( 2/2008 ) Link...
  • First plate guided transport distraction on a patient, live surgical demonstration to over 40 surgeons in attendance. Santiago de Compostella, Santiago, Spain ( 1/2005 )
  • Trauma Surgery, the Future. Innovation in Education, 1st Craniomaxillofacial S.O.R.G. Course, Madrid, Spain ( 5/2004 )
  • Mandibualr bone transport.  S.O.R.G. Annual Meeting, Madrid, Spain ( 1/2004 )
  Research Presentations -- National
  • Bone Regeneration in Maxillary Alveolar Clefts and Craniofacial Defects, 2nd BMP Symposium, Philadelphia, PA ( 4/2011 )
  • Utilizing Mucograft Collagen Matrix for Intraoral Applications.  Osteohealth - Taking Soft Tissue Regeneration to New Heights, Chicago, IL ( 12/2010 )
  • Trauma.  American Institute of Oral Biology 67th Annual Meeting, Palm Springs, CA ( 10/2010 )
  • Alveolar Clefts.  Symposium on BMP: State of the Art - American Association of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeons 92nd Annual Meeting, Scientific Sessions & Exhibition, Chicago, IL ( 9/2010 - 10/2010 )
  • Hard Tissue Biologics.  Academy of Osseointegration 25th Annual Meeting, Orlando, FL ( 3/2010 )
  • Bone Augmentation Techniques Prior to Implants.  Academy of Osseointegration 25th Annual Meeting, Orlando, FL ( 3/2010 )
  • Bone Regeneration Utilizing rhBMP-2 Technology.  American Academy of Implant Dentistry 2009 Annual Meeting, New Orleans, LA ( 11/2009 )
  • rhBMP in Implant Dentistry - Loma Linda Surgical Follow-up.  American Academy of Implant Dentistry 2009 Annual Meeting, New Orleans, LA ( 11/2009 )
  • CIG Craniofacial:  The application of rhBMP for cleft and cranofacial surgery.  American Association of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeons 91st Annual Meeting, Scientific Sessions & Exhibitions, Toronto, Canada ( 10/2009 )
  • Clinical applications of rhBMP in facial surgery. American Association of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeons 91st Annual Meeting, Scientific Sessions & Exhibitions, Toronto, Canada ( 10/2009 )
  • Clinical Application for Growth Factors. American Institute of Oral Biology 65th Annual Meeting, Palm Springs, CA ( 11/2008 ) Link...
  • A Comparison of Distraction Osteogenesis with the Use of BMP. Academy of Prosthodontics Annual Scientific Session, Houston, TX ( 5/2008 )
  • Clinical Applications of rhBMP-2. International Bone Symposium.  Las Vegas, NV ( 2/2008 )
  • Bone Substitutes vs. Autogenous Bone Vs. Proteins (BMP, PDGF, etc.). AAOMS Dental Implant Conference 2007, Chicago, IL ( 11/2007 - 12/2007 )
  • Facial Skin Cancers: Diagnosis and Treatment Including MOHS Technique. AAOMS 89th Annual Meeting, Scientific Sessions & Exhibitions, Honolulu, HI ( 10/2007 )
  • Sinus Augmentation.  American Association of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeons 89th Annual Meeting, Scientific Sessions & Exhibitions, Honolulu, HI ( 10/2007 )
  • Clinical Application for rhBMP-2. The 9th International Symposium on Periodontics & Restorative Dentistry, Boston, MA ( 6/2007 )
  • Bone Augmentation Techniques Prior to Implant Placement. Bellevue Study Club - Washington Society of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery, Redmond, WA ( 3/2007 )
  • Plastics & Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery. 21st Annual East Bay Mini-Convention, Hayward, CA ( 3/2007 )
  • Edentulous, Comminuted and Defect Mandibular Fractures. AO Principles of Operative Treatment of Craniomaxillofacial Trauma and Reconstruction, Redondo Beach, CA ( 10/2006 )
  • The Use of rhBMP-2 in the Osseous Restoration of Cleft Palate Defects without the Use of Bone Grafting. ACOMS/Canadian OMS 26th Annual Joint Scientific Conference & Exhibition, Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada ( 6/2005 )
  • Bone grafting, alveolar distraction osteogenesis. Implant Dentistry for Endodontics, Loma Linda University Continuing Dental Education, Loma Linda, CA ( 5/2005 )
  • New concepts in alveolar distraction. Going Live:  Implant site preparation with grafts and prosthodontics, LLU Continuing Dental Education, Loma Linda, CA ( 3/2005 )
  • Facial trauma. KLS Martin National Sales Meeting, Jacksonville, FL ( 1/2005 )
  • Contemporary management of maxillofacial hard and soft tissue injuries, secondary to trauma. American Association of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeons 85th Annual Meeting, Scientific Sessions & Exhibitions, San Francisco, CA ( 9/2004 - 10/2004 )
  • Contemporary management of maxillofacial hard and soft tissue injuries, secondary to trauma. American Association of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeons 85th Annual Meeting, Scientific Sessions & Exhibition, San Francisco, CA ( 9/2004 )
  • Rebuilding alveolar defects, distraction osteogenesis, management of facial trauma. 28th Annual Sun River Medical and Dental Programs, LLU Continuing Dental Education, Sun River, OR ( 6/2004 - 7/2004 )
  Research Presentations -- Regional
  • Update on Management of Facial Trauma.  Midwestern Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeons Annual Meeting, Indian Wells, CA ( 2/2010 )
  • BMP.  Midwestern Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeons Annual Meeting, Indian Wells, CA ( 2/2010 )
  • Current Grafting Options for Alveolar Ridge Augmentations.  Western Society of Oral & Maxillofacial Surgeons, Carmel, CA ( 7/2009 )
  Research Presentations -- Local/Campus
  • Distraction Osteogenesis in Implant Dentistry.  2011 LLU/AAID Implant MaxiCourse, LLU Continuing Education, Loma Linda, CA ( 6/2011 )
  • Mandibular: Anatomy/Biomechanical/Terminology, Nursing Continuing Education, CMF Bioskills Workshop, ARMC, Colton, CA ( 5/2011 )
  • The Orbit: Anatomy: Management of Trauma/Surgical Approaches, Nursing Continuing Education, CMF Bioskills Workshop, ARMC, Colton, CA ( 5/2011 )
  • Bone Grafting and Complications,Complication in Implant Dentistry, LLU Continuing Dental Education, Loma Linda, CA ( 3/2011 ) Link...
  • Oral Surgery and the Cleft Baby, Cleft Lip/Palate Symposium: An Interdisciplinary Approach to Cleft Lip/Palate Repair and Care, LLU School of Medicine, Continuing Medical Education, Loma Linda, CA ( 1/2011 ) Link...
  • Sequencing of Panfacial Fractures.  Facial Trauma Cadaver Course, LLU Continuing Education, Loma Linda, CA ( 1/2011 )
  • Distraction Osteogenesis in Implant Dentistry.  Foreign Clinicians Program:  Advanced Course in Implant Dentistry and Prosthodontics, LLU Continuing Education, Loma Linda, CA ( 10/2010 )
  • Application of Growth Factors in Clinical Problem Area. 48th Annual Alumni-Student Convention Scientific Session, Loma Linda, CA ( 2/2008 )
  • Repairing defects with new available "Growth Factor" without bone grafting.  LLU Continuing Education and Department of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery, Loma Linda, CA ( 4/2006 - 5/2006 )
  • Distraction Osteogenesis in Alveolar Bone Surgery Involving Implant Placement. 45th Annual Alumni-Student Convention Scientific Session, LLU Continuing Dental Education, Loma Linda, CA ( 2/2006 )
  • Bone Grafting; Alveolar Distraction Osteogenesis; Sinus Lift and Grafts.  Implant Dentistry for Endodontics, Loma Linda University, Loma Linda, CA ( 9/2005 )
  • Cleft Lip & Palate Repair:  Long Term Follow-up, Tracheostomy, Blepharoplasties.  LLU Continuing Education and Department of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery, Loma Linda, CA ( 8/2005 )
  • Treatment of oral and maxillofacial surgery in the future. 44th Annual Alumni-Student Convention Scientific Session, LLU Continuing Dental Education, Loma Linda, CA ( 2/2005 )
  • Distraction osteogenesis of the facial skeleton. Judson Klooster Symposium, LLU Continuing Dental Education, Loma Linda, CA ( 10/2004 )
  • Distraction Osteogenesis. 30th Annual Implant Study Club, Loma Linda University, Loma Linda, CA ( 4/2004 )
  Poster Presentation
  • Reconstruction of Mandibular Critical Size Defects with rhBMP-2.  AO North America ~ 2010 Challenges in Fracture Care Across Disciplines, Phoenix, AZ ( 11/2010 )