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Live Patient Soft Tissue Surgery

4-Day Live Patient Course

For Advanced

This one on one course offers close mentoring and coaching throughout the four day live patient surgery program. This program is for the clinicians who are looking to learn and advance in soft tissue surgical skills. NOT recommended for beginners.

31 CEU

Course Description

Topics will include but not limited to:

  • Understand the principles of soft tissue grafting techniques

  • Diagnostic skills to know when to graft

  • Understand specific techniques covered that include

    • autologous epithelial graft (“free gingival”) graft,

    • sub-epithelial graft connective tissue graft,

    • dermal matrix grafting,

    • tunneling vs. pouch approach vs. vestibular incision for access,

    • incision flap designs,

    • various suturing techniques

  • Using regenerative platelet rich fibrin in papilla regrowth and blood supply enhancement

  • Learn multiple ways to regrow interproximal papillae vertically where appropriate

  • Learn remote incision bone and soft tissue grafting for root surface coverage

  • Patient management protocol in soft tissue grafting



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