Periodontal Surgery Workshop: Pocket Reduction and Crown Lengthening
Learn How To
- Develop a rationale for periodontal treatment
- Evaluate indications, contraindications, and techniques for periodontal surgery
- Examine flap design and preparation
- Implement osseous resective surgery
- Execute suturing techniques
- Discuss clinical crown lengthening: treatment analysis, indications, contraindications, and surgical technique
- Select treatment-appropriate anesthesia, comfort control (during and after treatment), and post-op care
- Manage complications
- Determine when to consider referral
This course will help you strengthen skills in:
- Periodontal flap preparation
- Where and when to utilize vertical incisions
- Incisions specific to the distal tooth: distal wedge
- Osseous recontouring for treating periodontitis defects
- Osseous recontouring for treating teeth with inadequate crown length
- Suturing techniques: interrupted, continuous and distal wedge
Illustrated lectures, discussion, demonstration, case studies, laboratory exercises
Credits and Fees
A $695 deposit is due at the time of registration. The balance of the tuition is due by December 31, 2021.
Eligible for AGD Mastership Credit in periodontology
11.5 Fundamental Credit Hours
Paulo M. Camargo, DDS, MS, MBA, FACD, received his dental degree from the University of Parana and a Certificate in Periodontics from UCLA. He also holds an MS degree in Oral Biology from UCLA and an MBA from the Anderson School of Business Management at UCLA. Dr. Camargo is a Diplomate of the American Board of Periodontology and a Fellow of the American College of Dentists. Practicing periodontics for four years in the Los Angeles area before becoming a full-time academician, Dr. Camargo is currently a Full Professor of Periodontics and the Associate Dean of Clinical Affairs at UCLA.
Philip R. Melnick, DMD, FACD, received his dental degree from Tufts University and a Certificate in Periodontics from Boston University. He is a lecturer in the Section of Periodontics at UCLA. For the past 25 years, he has been the Co-Director of the Periodontal Surgery Seminar for the Residency Program in Periodontics. Dr. Melnick has authored or co-authored 20 papers and book chapters and has lectured extensively on periodontics and implant dentistry. He is a Diplomate of the American Board of Periodontology and a Fellow of the American College of Dentists. Dr. Melnick practices periodontics and implant surgery privately in the Los Angeles area.
- Final registration will begin at 7:30 AM on Saturday.
- Continental breakfast will be available each morning.
- The program will run from 8:00 AM to 5:00 PM on Saturday and from 8:00 AM to 12:00 noon on Sunday.
- There will be 15-minute refreshment break mid-morning, and mid-afternoon each day.
- Lunch is included.
If you have special dietary needs or are disabled and have special needs, please contact us at least two weeks prior to the program date.