Periodontal flap surgery employing full thickness mucoperiosteal flaps provides opportunities for the clinician to perform a variety of treatment approaches for Periodontal problems. Crown lengthening surgery with, or without osseous recontouring to prepare crown margins and make a final impression should be included in the surgical options of the restorative dentist. Periodontal flap surgery also permits improves access to the root surfaces for scaling and root planning during the management of periodontitis.
In further clinical surgical flap situations, osseous modifications (recontouring) may be indicated. this course includes lecture, video and hands-on (pig jaws) opportunities to understand these concepts and apply them to clinical practice.
- Diagnose periodontal and restorative conditions requiring periodontal flap surgery
- Know the principles of flap design including mucoperiosteal flaps
- Know crown lengthening surgery principles and rationale
- Know periodontal flap surgery including osseous recontouring and flap management
- Know post-operative care and provide post-operative instructions
- PRE-REQUISITE FOR HANDS ON PART B COURSE