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Herman Ostrow School of Dentistry of USC

Management Of Peri-Implant Mucosal Deficiencies (HANDS-ON)

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Overview / Abstract:

FRIDAY, JANUARY 25, 2019. 4:00 - 6:00PM
Millennium Biltmore Hotel Los Angeles. 506 S. Grand Ave. Los Angeles, CA 90071.


This hands on course will describe different techniques to overcome mucosal deficiencies around dental implants. Participants will experience performing surgical techniques in almost all possible scenarios in the soft tissue aspect of implant density such as lack of vestibular depth, lack of keratinzed mucosa, lack of adequate thickness(thin biotype) mucosa.

The surgical techniques includes free gingival graft, connective tissue graft by vestibular incision sub periosteal tunnel (VISTA) technique and vascularized inter-positional (VIP) flap.

Participants will also experience different harvesting techniques including connective tissue graft from palate and tuberosity as well as free gingival graft.

Finally, different suturing techniques and suture materials will be described.


Fri, Jan 25, 2019. 4:00 - 6:00pm.
Hands-On Workshop: Management Of Peri-Implant Mucosal Deficiencies.
(Millennium Biltmore Hotel Los Angeles)

Before/After 12/1/18: Dentist $495/$565


Jan 25, 2019


Dental CDE



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Presenters / Authors / Faculty

Navid Sharifzadeh, DDS, MS

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Herman Ostrow School of Dentistry of USC Herman Ostrow School of Dentistry of USC, USC, dental, dental continuing education, continuing education, hands-on, practical,mucosal deficiencies, periodontal, implant

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