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Surgical Mini-Lectures and Clinics

Friday, September 16, 2011
3:30PM - 5:30PM


(C) 201A


Esthetic Management of the Facial Gingival Margin: Extraction to Final Restoration

Michael S Block, DMD
Private Practice
Metairie, LA


Preoperative diagnosis is critical to develop the optimal treatment plan to result in an ideal level of the facial gingival margin. Procedures including orthodontic extrusion, hard and soft tissue grafts, and tenting procedures all must be timed to combine procedures with greatest predictability. Multiple cases, algorythms for treatment, and video technique of the procedures will be shown

Learning Objectives

At the conclusion of this presentation, participants should be able to:

  1. To provide the attendees with an understnading of the needs and timing of tooth extrusion prior to removal, and the timing of hard and soft tissue grafting to achieve the desired result
  2. To provide the attendees with a diagnostic and treatment algorythm to result in predictable management of the esthetic implant restoration

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