Contemporary Strategies for Soft Tissue Development

    CE Credits Hours: Total 7 Hours (3 hrs Lecture – 4 hrs Participation)

    Course Description (one-day hands-on course)

    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

    •  Hands-on practical training utilizing actual pigs jaws

    Dr. Rodrigo Neiva, DDS, MS Bio
    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.