This course has been reschedule from April 26 to August 2 due to COVID-19 restrictions. Thank you for your understanding. Your safety and the safety of our community remains our highest priority.
Time: 8:00 am – 5:00 pm
NEW Location: Hilton Garden Inn
2200 Bridgepoint Cir San Mateo, CA 94404
CE Credit: 8 units AGD Subject Code: 492 - Soft Tissue Surgery
Early Bird Special 10% discount if you sign up 3 weeks before the event.
Regular Registration AGD member: $450
Regular Registration non-AGD member: $575
This course contains a webinar prior to the lecture, as well as a hands-on portion in the second half of the course.
Proper soft tissue esthetics and health are keys to success in dental treatment. Yet, many dentists lack the skills and knowledge to address common soft tissue deficiencies and other problems. Dr. Simon will explore the most common soft tissue problems and the methods he uses to resolve them for a good esthetic outcome. He will explain in a step-by-step way soft tissue grafting methods, flap designs and the appropriate suturing technique. The hands-on exercise will include practicing incisions, flaps, tissue harvesting and suturing on specimens.
This course is designed to create clarity in surgery and allow dentists to achieve soft tissue success for their patients.
Topics to be covered
- Types of soft tissue recession and their treatment
- Poor tissue quality and frenum pull and surgical solution
- The 4 main flap designs in soft tissue surgery
- Harvesting tissue from the palate (2 techniques)
- Using soft tissue allografts
- How to coronally advance tissue (for recession and bone grafting)
- Sling sutures
- Continuous vs interrupted suturing techniques
- The ideal suture materials for soft tissue surgery
Dr. Ziv Simon is a periodontist practicing in Beverly Hills. He graduated Tel-Aviv University, and University of Toronto and is a Diplomate of the American Board of Periodontology and a Fellow of the Royal College of Dentists of Canada. He teaches surgery at the University of Southern California. Dr. Simon is the creator of SurgicalMaster®, a global education platform that teaches dentists how to excel in surgery and enjoy growth and fulfillment.
- Continental breakfast, AM break, lunch
- Networking with colleagues
- Exhibitor exposure and education
- Complimentary parking
NCAGD Cancellation and Refund Policy:
Registrations are subject to a $25 non-refundable processing fee.
Cancellations made by email prior to 7 days will receive a full refund less the $25 processing fee. Cancellations made within 3 days will receive a 50% refund. Cancellations may qualify for credit, which can be used for future NCAGD-sponsored events.
For Questions about the course, please contact Terri Roldan by phone 415-532-6773 or email at firstname.lastname@example.org