The Interrelation of Periodontal and Restorative Aesthetic Dentistry
Hands-on course
11-12 May 2018 CAPP Training Institute, Dubai, UAE Area of interest: General Dentistry

Course Description

 The Interrelation of Periodontal and Restorative Aesthetic Dentistry

Overview

An often-overlooked aspect of aesthetic restorative dentistry is the role the gingival and periodontal tissues play in achieving the optimum aesthetic result.

Outline

This course looks in detail how we can assess and treat these potential aesthetic pitfalls.

Aims

The two days will cover:

  • What is meant by the term “periodontal aesthetics”.
  • Explore how to do an aesthetic periodontal assessment
  • Discuss soft and hard tissue aesthetic integration 
  • Review the options for periodontal aesthetic surgical treatment
  • Practical experience with surgical techniques to achieve optimum periodontal aesthetics

Outcomes

The participants will be able to:

  • Carry out a comprehensive periodontal aesthetic assessment
  • Understand the relationship between gingival contour and aesthetics
  • Be able to discuss how periodontal aesthetics will improve restorative aesthetics
  • Be able to discuss relevant surgical procedures with patients

Agenda  Day 1


Morning:
Introduction to Periodontal-Restorative Aesthetic Interface
Aesthetic periodontal examination
Interrelation between hard and soft tissue aesthetics
How periodontal aesthetics are changed with age and extractions
Periodontal and Implant aesthetics
Afternoon:
Practical treatment planning sessions - Periodontal Aesthetics

Agenda  Day 2


Morning:
Surgical treatment of aesthetic periodontal problems (didactic)
Afternoon:
Practical - hands-on surgical treatments
1. Crown-lengthening
2. Root coverage
3. Atraumatic extractions and ridge perseveration