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Soft Tissue Solutions to Enhance Everyday Dentistry

CE Credits: 2.0 Hour(s)
Intended Audience: Dentists, Specialists, Expanded Function Dental Assistants, Dental Hygienists, Dental Students
Date Course Online: July 24, 2020
Last Revision Date: N/A
Course Expiration Date: July 24, 2021
Cost: FREE to view (does not include continuing education credits); Registration is still required.
To receive continuing education credits:
Dentist, $50.00
Penn Dental Medicine Alumni, $37.50
Military, $37.50
Method: Self-instructed
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Course Description

Oral plastic surgery solutions to enhance everyday dentistry include a number of materials and techniques that enable clinicians to treat a variety of dental problems from dental caries to gingival recession to peri-implantitis. This presentation will focus on soft tissue allografts and autografts and discuss appropriate procedures and timings for a number of common clinical scenarios.

Learning Objectives:
  • Review common periodontal plastic surgery procedures
  • Demonstrate and discuss various techniques for gingival recession
  • Discuss the advantages and disadvantages of soft tissue allografts vs. autografts
  • Discuss practical case planning and treatment for periodontal-restorative cases

David Wong, DDS, is a board-certified Periodontist in private practice in Tulsa, Oklahoma. Dr. Wong received his undergraduate education and dental training at the University of Oklahoma. He then went on to complete a three year residency in periodontics at the University of Missouri-Kansas City. He is a Diplomate of the American Board of Periodontology and associate clinical professor at the University of Oklahoma College of Dentistry. He is a published author in several peer-reviewed dental journals but has also reached a mainstream audience in media such as Fox News and the Wall Street Journal. Dr. Wong presently resides in Tulsa with his wife and three children where he maintains a full-time private practice.

Disclosure: Dr. Wong has no relevant financial relationships to disclose.

Refund, Substitution and Cancellation Policy
Virtual attendance: No refunds will be issued.

University of Pennsylvania School of Dental Medicine is an ADA CERP Recognized Provider. ADA CERP is a service of the American Dental Association to assist dental professionals in identifying quality providers of continuing dental education. ADA CERP does not approve or endorse individual courses or instructors, nor does it imply acceptance of credit hours by boards of dentistry.

University of Pennsylvania School of Dental Medicine designates this activity for 2.0 continuing education credits.

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