This is NOT your basic old school approach to Periodontal Disease. We will focus on different ways to both control and treat periodontal disease from minimally invasive to full flap and osseous recontouring approaches. Come see why and how to treat 5, 6, 7 mm pockets. This hands-on course will clarify diagnosis and treatment planning to help general practitioners feel comfortable with different kinds of treatments, and the potential for success of these approaches, whether you choose to do some of it or refer it out. This course includes multiple hands-on exercises and many case illustrations, plus live video demonstrations of the surgical techniques. The full day workshop offers the opportunity to practice these procedures on pig jaws and anatomically correct models to do both osseous reduction as well as bone grafting. The course is designed to increase diagnostic and treatment planning skills plus offer patients long term success.
Participants will learn to: