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Understanding the Do's & Don'ts, the Will & Wont’s of Soft Tissue

  • Tue, Mar 19, 2024 | 5:30 PM - Tue, Mar 19, 2024 | 8:30 PM

Gordon Fraser DDS
Speaker: Gordon Fraser, DMD
Live Webinar/ 3 CEU

Knowing what is possible for your specialist and what is not is key to good referrals and better communication. When your specialist knows you understand what you are asking them to do for you, not only will they do a better job for you, but they will do only what you ask and not what they think your patient needs. There is a reason for this, and we will address it in our time together. Now is the time for the General Dentist to take back their appropriate position as the leader–or better yet, the quarterback–of their patients’ care.

Learning Objectives

1.  Know how to educate the patient as to what is needed why and what is possible for
     root coverage setting expectations.

2.  Teach the GP how to perform root coverage procedures (with a simple four step

3.  Understand what types of lesions yield different results in terms of root coverage

4.  Use the correct instruments and materials.

5.  Understand the anatomic feature for diagnosing pathology and or structural defects
     in the hard and soft tissues and how they are related.

6.  Define mucogingival therapy and explore specific considerations.

7.  Identify the facts, both in theory and specifics to include case studies and examples.

8.  Compare and contrast different grafting materials (allografts, xenografts, autographs)
     to include particle sizes.

9.  Discuss the pros and cons of growth factors to include different types.

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