- The etiopathogenesis of gingival recession.
- Classification, diagnosis and prognosis of gingival recession.
- Gingival biotype and its clinical significance.
- Keratinised gingiva: importance and increasing size.
- The principles of periodontal plastic surgery.
- The biological and histological bases for treatment with grafts. The biology of scar formation.
- Donor sites, anatomy and limitations.
- Root coverage techniques for gum recession in one or several teeth.
- Indications for use for dermal matrices.
- Soft tissue management in prosthodontics.
- Peri-implant plastic surgery.
- Complications and contraindications in periodontal plastic surgery.
- Long-term stability of the results achieved.
- Demonstration videos and practice on pig heads using microsurgery instruments. The main objective is to teach course participants how to use the latest mucogingival techniques.
- Graft material selection and suture techniques.
- Gingival graft technique.
- Connective-tissue graft technique; coronally positioned flap: envelope flap technique, tunnel technique.
- Managing the acellular dermal matrix.
- The session will address a number of the surgical procedures involved in periodontal plastic surgery. All the cases will be analysed and discussed in advance, considering the best treatment options and possible etiology.
- Course participants will have the option of attending live surgeries at the University Dental Clinic.
|Dr José Nart|
|Dr Andrés Pascual|
|Dr Antonio Santos|
|Dra Rosario Puglisi|
|Dra Blanca Paniagua|
|Dra Neus Carrió|
|Dr Manuel Cabezas|