Soft Tissue Grafting Basics
Speaker: Dr. Audra Ward
Discover how soft tissue grafting can enhance your restorative care using evidence-based approaches. This course will prepare you to deal with exposed roots that are sensitive, have mucogingival involvement or are esthetically unacceptable.
In this two day workshop we will focus on the multiple options available to treat recessions with an in depth looks at free gingival and autogenous connective tissue grafts. Day one will be didactic and will cover surgical technique and guidelines for the use of autogenous grafts, suturing technique, post operative care and follow-up. Day 2 will be hands on surgical technique on your patient.
Audra S. Ward DMD, MS is periodontist in Overland Park, Kansas and is a Diplomate of The American Board of Periodontology. She is the current moderator of the Periodontal Group for Dental Success Network.
Examine and choose the right soft tissue grafting options for your patients.
Learn the clinical and surgical techniques for free and connective tissue grafts.
Examine various suture options and practice suturing techniques for soft tissue grafts.
Review post operative care for soft tissue procedures.
Learn how to manage complications related to soft tissue grafting.
The speaker is a local Key Opinion Leader for the Acteon Cube but does not receive any financial incentives from its sale.
In the case of cancellation by registrant, refunds will be made if received in writing NO LATER than two weeks (14 days) prior to start of course date. A $100 processing fee is charged on refunds. DSN reserves the right to change speakers, equipment/materials used or course dates without notice due to unforeseen circumstances. In the rare event that attendance is insufficient, participants will be notified of cancellation or reschedule two weeks prior to course date and a full refund will be given. In such circumstance, organizers will not be held liable for any expenses already incurred by any participant.