Soft Tissue-Plastic Surgery
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Course Price: $3750
Deposit is $1,200 – Program is 2.5 days Long
*Attendance is Limited
This program was developed by Dr. Misch and his faculty to provide the specialist and the general dentist anopportunity that combines lecture and a hands-on opportunity. The 1 ½ days of lecture will focus on turning challenges into successful solutions for the soft tissue around teeth and dental implants.
- Prosthetic Guidelines for Esthetics
- Soft Tissue Healing
- Gingivectomy / Crown Lengthening
- Gingival / CT / Alloderm® Grafts
- Esthetic Crown Lengthening
- Root Coverage
- Tooth vs Implant Soft Tissue
- Keys for Soft Tissue Management
- Soft Tissue Management Around Dental Implants
- Soft Tissue Consideration and Timing for Surgery
- Ridge Preservation
- Implant Size and Position for Esthetics
- Extraction / Immediate Implant Placement
- N-Fit vs One Stage
- One Stage vs Two Stage
- Orthodontic Extrusion
- Derma Fillers
- Laboratories – Workshops
- Discuss the guidelines for esthetics relative to the hard and soft tissues of the mouth.
- Review the anatomy and biologic principles of soft tissue healing and suturing.
- Describe and compare crown lengthening on natural teeth and implants for esthetics.
- Observe crown lengthening procedures on patients in conjunction with implant insertion or uncovery.
- Present step by step procedures required for root coverage of natural teeth.
- Compare the techniques of keratinized tissue grafts, connective tissue grafts and freeze dried acellular dermis grafts used for root coverage.
- Appreciate the similarity and differences in soft tissues around implants and natural teeth.
- Apply the anatomy and biology of soft tissue to the keys for soft tissue management techniques around dental implants.
- Learn the soft tissue timing techniques involved in the soft tissue drape around dental implants.
- Understand the step by step techniques in ridge preservation following the extraction of natural teeth.
- Discuss the advantages and procedures for hard and soft tissue improvement via orthodontic extrusion procedures.
- Appreciate the implant size requirements for soft tissue esthetics.
- Relate the position of the implant and the resultant esthetic appearance of the restoration.
- Utilize the tooth extraction/implant placement procedure to maintain soft tissue esthetics.
- Appreciate the difference between a 2-stage, a 1-stage, or a N-FIT concept relative to esthetic considerations.
- Recognize and treat soft tissue complications.
- Perform soft tissue surgical procedures including free gingival grafts, connective tissue grafts, and acellular dermis grafts on laboratory/ animal models.