173: Managing the Restorative/Periodontal Interface
7am-6pm Thursday & Friday
Lunch is provided daily at Birch featuring the award winning Executive Chef Jeffrey Kessenich.
On the first night of the course, attendees are invited to attend a “Welcome Reception” at Birch where they can better acquaint themselves with other classmates, Mentors, Clinical Instructors and the Kois Center Team.
On the second evening of the course, Dr. Kois and his wife Karen invite you and your significant other to join them for a two hour boat cruise and dinner aboard Excellence featuring beer, wine and some of Chef Jeffrey’s signature dishes!
This course provides 27.5 continuing education credit hours and includes lecture, participation, demonstration, case presentation and discussion.
AGD Credit Allocation:
Code 012 (Anatomy): 1 Lecture Hour
Code 730 (Oral Medicine, Oral Diagnosis, Oral Pathology): 6 Lecture Hours
Code 490 (Periodontics): 14.5 Lecture Hours
Code 490 (Periodontics): 6 Participation Hours
Predictable Periodontal Tissue Management
Predictable management of soft and hard tissues is a critical component of successful restorative dentistry. Many times we are faced with unanticipated clinical challenges: black triangles between restored teeth, chronically inflamed tissues over a crown or sudden gingival recession after a crown preparation.
In Restorative/Periodontal Interface, Dr. Kois presents the biology, behavior and interaction of bone, ligament, tooth structure and gingiva. He provides scientifically based clinical guidelines which allow you to readily predict and manipulate the gingival margin position.
Implementing the principles in this course will greatly enhance your efficiency and accuracy when faced with important tissue management challenges. You will gain confidence in both cosmetic and restorative outcomes. Acclaimed Clinical Instructor, Dr. Betsy Bakeman, will present a hands-on surgical instrumentation segment during this course.
- Understand surgical and orthodontic concerns.
- Learn to coordinate therapy as it relates to the restorative/periodontal interface.
- Understand the metrics and anatomy of the dentogingival complex.
- Learn cervical limitations or enhancements to consider during tooth preparation.
- Learn pontic site and ridge management for prosthetics.
- Minimize and predict surgical defects when extracting teeth.
- Learn how bone and tooth structure can be favorably altered for restorative dentistry.
- Learn to manage biologic width, gingival margins, and contours.
- Learn how to perform esthetic crown lengthening.
- Determine acceptable compromises.