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Periodontics MasterTrack | Perio Flap Surgery, Crown Lengthening, Basic & Advanced Suturing

February 11, 2022 1:00 PM - February 13, 2022 9:00 PM (GMT)

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Admission | Feb 2022 | Early Bird $1500 + 13% HST (735454316 RT001)

This ticket includes 3 days (lecture + hands-on). Breakfast/Coffee/Lunch included. Free Parking. ...Read more

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This Periodontics Mastertrack is 3-days (21 CE) of in-person workshops with Dr. Jim Grisdale, a board certified periodontist, mastering the following topics: contemporary flap surgery, predictable crown lengthening and workshopping intermediate to advanced suturing techniques. 

This course will include hands-on workshops performed on pig jaws in order to provide the most similar feel to human tissue and you will have direct access to Dr. Grisdale's mentorship in a very intimate group setting. 

Spots are limited and the location for the course will be the new Durban Labs Facility: 595a Trethewey Dr. North York, ON M6M 4B8. Early bird offer: $1500 + HST.

Course Outline:

1. Contemporary Periodontal Flap Surgery for the Modern Day Dental Practice

This course is designed to provide the clinician with both the scientific background and the surgical techniques to perform periodontal flap surgery and achieve predictable results. The participant will gain the knowledge and skills to recognize, diagnose and treatment plan periodontal cases. All phases of periodontal flap surgery from incisions to suturing techniques will be covered in detail. The hands-on portion will be performed on pig jaws.

At the end of the section, participants will have learned:

  • to diagnose periodontal disease conditions which are indicated for flap surgery
  • treatment planning and how to correctly sequence the different phases of periodontal surgery
  • to differentiate between repair and regenerative surgical protocols and the expected outcomes
  • all phases of the surgical procedure from preparation to postoperative follow up
  • how to expand periodontal services offered in the office and know when to refer

2. Crown Lengthening for Predictable Esthetic and Functional Restorative Treatment Outcomes

This hands-on workshop will focus on the different techniques utilized in surgical crown extension for esthetic and functional cases. Indications and contraindications for crown lengthening will be addressed. The concept of biologic width and ferrule effect as it applies to crown lengthening will be covered. Proper case selection, flap types and management from incisions, flap elevation, osseous surgery and suturing techniques will also be presented. This course is a must for all dentists who are providing esthetic and functional crown restorations to their patients.

At the end of the section, participants will have learned:

  • how to diagnose and treatment plan patients for both esthetic and functional crown lengthening
  • to recognize the indications and contraindications for crown lengthening
  • the principles of biologic width and ferrule effect and how they apply to functional and esthetic crown lengthening
  • flap designs, principles of osseous surgery, suturing techniques and post operative care for crown lengthening procedures

3. Basic and Advanced Suturing Techniques for Implant Surgery and Periodontal Surgery for the General Practitioner

This course is a must for all dentists and surgical team members performing implant, periodontal and oral surgery. Suture materials, techniques and instrumentation will be discussed in detail. Participants will have the opportunity to practice different suturing techniques for specific clinical procedures. All procedures will be performed on pig mandibles.

At the end of the section, participants will have learned:

  • the fundamentals of wound healing, primary and secondary intention healing
  • advantages and disadvantages of suturing for wound closure
  • indications for using different suture materials and needles
  • proper instrumentation for predictable suturing and wound closure 
  • applications for different suturing techniques

4. The Art and Science of Crown Lengthening for Successful Restorative Dentistry: From Concepts to Predictable Results

This course will focus on the different techniques utilized in esthetic and functional crown lengthening. The concept of biologic width and ferrule effect as it applies to crown extension will be addressed. Diagnosis and treatment planning will be discussed in detail. Soft and hard tissue surgical approaches will be emphasized. Proper case selection, flap types and management from incisions, flap elevation, osseous surgery, and suturing techniques for predictable wound healing will be covered. Newer technology for crown lengthening will also be introduced.

At the end of the program, participants will learn:

  • to diagnose and treatment plan for predictable esthetic and functional crown lengthening
  • to recognize the indications and contraindications for crown lengthening
  • the principles of biologic width and ferrule effect and how they apply to esthetic and functional crown lengthening
  • different crown lengthening procedures, instrumentation and predictable techniques for crown extension
  • post-operative care instructions and wound healing

5. Suturing Techniques for Surgical Success: Predictable Wound Closure and Types of Suturing for Implant and Periodontal Surgery

This is a must course for the dentist and surgical team member placing implants, performing periodontal surgery and oral surgery. Optimal wound care aims at maximizing functional restoration as well as optimizing the esthetic result. The selection of suture material in implant, periodontal surgery and oral surgery is very important due to the unique characteristics of the oral cavity. All aspects of suturing will be discussed including the advantages and disadvantages of different suture types, sizes of suture material, needles, instrumentation and how to achieve tension free closure and primary intension healing for predictable healing outcomes.

At the end of the program, participants will have learned:

  • the events and sequence of wound healing
  • the important role sutures play in predictable wound healing
  • where and when to use different types of suture materials, needles and instrumentation
  • different types of suturing techniques for effective wound closure
  • post operative care management for different types of surgery and potential complications

About Edropin Faculty

Dr. Jim Grisdale

Dr. Grisdale is a Board Certified Specialist in Periodontics and Prosthodontics with a part-time periodontics/implant practice in Vancouver, B.C. and was formerly Assistant Professor in the Department of Periodontics, Advanced Dental Education in Periodontics Postgraduate Residency Program at Loma Linda University School of Dentistry. Currently Dr. Grisdale is an invited lecturer at Loma Linda School of
Dentistry. Dr. Grisdale received his undergraduate and graduate degrees from McGill University, as well as a postgraduate degree in Restorative Dentistry and Prosthodontics. He then went on to the University of British Columbia where he received an additional postgraduate degree in Periodontics. 

Dr. Grisdale received the Award of Merit for Restorative Dentistry from McGill University. He lectures extensively in the United States, Canada and has lectured in Europe and Asia. He is a mentor for Periodontic and Implant Study Clubs. He is also an invited lecturer for Continuing Dental Education at U.B.C. Dr. Grisdale has published in the area of treatment for dentin sensitivity, implants, bone regeneration and soft tissue periodontal adhesives. He is an active participant in clinical research and the study of contemporary periodontal products. He is a member of several professional societies.

Location

All sessions will take place in-person at the New Durban Lab Facility located in North York. 595a Trethewey Dr. North York, ON M6M 4B8

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