Speaker(s): Burton Langer, DMD, MSD, Private Practice, New York, NY. Dr. Langer has disclosed he does not have any relevant financial relationships with commercial entities.
Michael K. McGuire, DDS, Private Practice, Houston, TX. Dr. McGuire has disclosed he is the founder and chairman for The McGuire Institute, is a speaker for Geistlich, and has a research contract with Geistlich, Dentsply, Keystone Dental, and BIOLASE.
Program Track: Periodontal Plastic and Soft Tissue Surgery
Course Description: Join this course to see from where we are now and where are we going. Masters of soft tissue grafting, who developed many of the current soft tissue grafting procedures, will present concept to design and clinical application to precision modifications. They will expound on the development of the subepithelial connective tissue autograft to current modifications.
· Review the objectives and goals for gingival augmentation.
· Recognize the development of the subepithelial connective tissue graft to current modifications of the original technique to treat severe recession defects.
· Present the advantages of live-cell devices, growth factors, and biologically-based devices.
Course length: 1.57 hours
Original release date: September 5, 2019
Expiration date: September 5, 2022
The American Academy of Periodontology designates this activity for 2.0 continuing education credits.
The American Academy of Periodontology is an ADA CERP Recognized Provider. ADA CERP is a service of the American Dental Association to assist dental professionals in identifying quality providers of continuing dental education. Concerns or complaints about a CE provider may be directed to the provider or to the Commission for Continuing Education Provider Recognition at ADA.org/CERP.
The AAP cautions participants for this CE activity about the potential risks of using limited knowledge when incorporating new techniques and procedures in their practice.