Contemporary Strategies for Soft Tissue Development

    Location:
    The Summit
    205 N. Michigan Ave 10th Floor 
    Chicago, IL 60601

    CE Credits Hours: Total 7 Hours (3 hrs Lecture – 4 hrs Participation)
    Prerequisite for this course is Osseodensification Level 1

    Course Description (one-day hands-on course)

    New Ridge augmentation treatment options and materials have been introduced to Periodontics and Implant Dentistry in recent years. The aim of this didactic and hands-on course is to discuss possible advantages, disadvantages, and realistic short – and long-term expectations of these new techniques and materials. 

    Learning Objectives:

    • Principles of flap management

    • Strategies to optimize autologous soft tissue harvesting

    • Rationale for new materials and techniques

    • Advantages and disadvantages

    • Suturing techniques for predictable outcomes

    Dr. Neiva earned his Certificate and Master's degree in Periodontics from the University of Michigan, School of Dentistry. He is a Diplomate and a Director of the American Board of Periodontology and a Diplomate of the International Congress of Oral Implantology. He is also a Fellow of the American College of Dentists and the Pierre Fauchard Academy.  Dr. Neiva serves as Chairman of the Department of Periodontics, University of Pennsylvania School of Dental Medicine.