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CE7: Contemporary Soft Tissue Grafting for Function and Esthetics: Revisiting the Gold Standard and Exploring Alternatives (Live Surgical Demonstration)
November 3, 2019 @ 2:30 pm - 5:15 pm
Program Track: Periodontal Plastic and Soft Tissue Surgery
Michael K. McGuire
E. Todd Scheyer
This interactive, live-surgery session will present an efficient technique for connective tissue grafting that consistently yields 95-98% root coverage in Miller class I and II recession defects in a real-world environment. Root coverage surgery will be performed with both the gold standard and an alternative to connective tissue emphasizing surgical nuances to ensure the best outcome.
- Assess the importance of case selection and decision trees.
- Review connective tissue and substitutes for root coverage.
- Grasp controlling defect, patient, and surgical factors to improve outcomes.
Thanks to Straumann for sponsoring this session.