FRIDAY, MARCH 17
8:00 am – noon
What, When, Where and How – Optimal Gingival Tissues: Focus on the Esthetic Zone8:00 - 9:00 am
8:00 - 8:30 am
Sonia Leziy, DDSUpon completion of this presentation, participants should be able to: 1) explain the role of the tissue biotype to determine if grafting is essential in every circumstance; 2) review the impact of immediate surgical and restorative protocols on tissue contour and volume; and 3) recognize the impact of the restorative process and subtle decision and management errors on soft tissue color and contour. 8:30 - 9:00 am
Strategies and Techniques to Optimize Pink Esthetics Around Dental Implants Using Autogenous Soft Tissue
Jim Janakievski, DDS, MSDUpon completion of this presentation, participants should be able to: 1) discuss soft tissue strategies for implant site development; 2) determine autogenous soft tissue grafting options to enhance peri-implant esthetics; and 3) describe soft tissue strategies for compromised outcomes.
What, When, Where and How – Osseous Tissues: Focus on the Posterior Mandible9:00 - 10:00 am
9:00 - 9:30 am
Zvi Artzi, DMDUpon completion of this presentation, participants should be able to: 1) identify the fundamental principles of each surgical approach; 2) recognize the advantages and disadvantages of each technique; and 3) build the decision tree towards the appropriate applied procedure. 9:30 - 10:00 am
István Urbán, DMD, MD, PhDUpon completion of this presentation, participants should be able to: 1) explain the biology of the incorporation of the vertical bone graft; 2) describe the surgical anatomy of the floor of the mouth; and 3) outline the surgical principles of the posterior mandibular ridge augmentation surgery.
AO 2017 - Sinus Consensus Update Session10:30 am - noon
10:30 - 11:00 am