Soft Tissue Management in Implant Dentistry

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

    Course Description (one-day hands-on course):

    Perio-implant soft tissue management is crucial to implants long-term stability and success. In particular, the key factors to be considered are the thickness and the width of KG around the implants. Those factors play a crucial role in the maintenance of peri-implant health and the restoration final aesthetic outcome.

    Learning Objectives:

    · Graft Harvesting Techniques

    · Repositioned Flap Techniques

    · Free Gingival Graft to Optimize Zone of Keratinized Tissue

    · Complication Management

    · Suturing Technique:

    • Suspended External-Internal Suture
    • Modified Horizontal/Vertical
    • Mattress Sutures
    • Double Sling Sutures
    • Deep Periosteal Mattress Sutures

    · Emergence Profile Engineering and Optimization

    · Hands-on practical training utilizing simulation models

    Dr. Samvel Bleyan, DDS Bio
    Dr. Bleyan has extensive oral surgery and prosthodontist training with more than 27 years of practical experience. His practice emphasis is on esthetic implant dentistry rehabilitation.