Soft Tissue Surgery Course with Dr. Ricardo Kern
Soft Tissue Surgery Course with Dr. Ricardo Kern
Soft Tissue Surgery Course with Dr. Ricardo Kern
Soft Tissue Surgery Course with Dr. Ricardo Kern

Soft Tissue Surgery Course with Dr. Ricardo Kern

Regular price$3,500.00
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  • Multiple Courses Offered
This 2-Event course will present an evidence based collection of digital planning, and aesthetic rehabilitation of soft tissue.

About this event

This is a Sequential Course that takes place in 2 Events:

2 separate event dates:
  • PART 1: March 3rd - 5th, 2022 - Beginner/Intermediate
  • PART 2: September 8th - 10th, 2022 - Advanced
8:00am and end at 5:00pm PST each day

Presented by: Dr. Ricardo Kern
This 2-Part Sequential hands on course will present an evidence based collection of digital planning, aesthetic rehabilitation, modification of soft tissue contour, and crown lengthening on the aesthetic zone.
  • 21 CEU's will be provided to registered participants upon completion of Part 1: March 3th -5th
  • 21 CEU's will be provided to registered participants upon completion of Part 2 : Sept 8th-10th
Prerequisites:
  • Must be a licensed dental professional
  • Please bring loupes
  • Surgical Instruments for the hands-on portion of the course will be provided, but you may bring your own if you prefer Food and Beverages:
Continental Breakfast, Lunch, and beverages included with registration

We will host an optional dinner on Friday, March 4th and Friday, September 9th after the class. Time and location TBD. 

PROGRAM OUTLINE: SOFT TISSUE SURGERY COURSE

PART 1: March 3 - 5, 2022 Course Outline Part 1 - Day 1. Perfect harmony of soft tissue

  • The pink and white aesthetic balance philosophy
  • Concepts for digital planning - Surgical aesthetic rehabilitation
  • Perfect team communication tools - From surgery to laboratory Crown Lengthening “A to Z”
  • Influence of tissue design on restorative aesthetic results
  • Factors that affect precision
  • Factors that affect short term predictability and long term stability
  • Crown Lengthening conjugated with aesthetic restorative procedures - Surgery, wax-up, mock-up, tooth preparation and restorative execution
  • Key Points for Immediate Implants Immediate Temporization in the Aesthetic Zone
  • From Biology to prosthetic management. Factors that affect stability of tissues around implants. What may influence bone loss and peri-implantitis development around implants,
  • Provisional design for immediate temporization in immediate implant cases and on grafted sites
  • Decision-making process: how deep place implant platform x Abutment design anatomy of emergence profile
  • CT graft for immediate implants
  • Full maxilla implant, Soft tissue graft, temporization and conditioning cases
Part 1 - Day 2. Building up soft tissue Day (Hands-On with porcine tissue)
  • Harvesting muco gingival grafts
  • Tuberosity
  • FGG and de-epithelialized CT graft
  • Sub-epithelial CT Graft
  • Recipient Site Preparation
  • The Layering Technique: All the insights about how the site preparation influence performance, thickness , keratinization, mucogingival line relocation and aesthetic “blending” results from universal use in mucogingival grafts
  • Table Top Concept
  • VIP-CT for Bone regeneration
  • VIP-CT for Vertical soft tissue Deficiencies
  • Part 1 - Day 3. Getting deeper into soft tissue management around implants
  • Simple flap movements:
  • Roll “S” flap
  • Doble Roll “S” flap
  • Roll “S” flap extended
  • Roll “S” flap spitted periosteum for bone graft
  • Advanced flap movements:
  • FGG around Implant
  • Apically repositioned flap
  • Reverse planing and decision making process for soft tissue management in full arch cases
  • Immediate Implants Immediate temporization in deficient fresh sockets
  • Clinical case discussion Full Protocol

PART 2: September 8th - 10th, 2022 Course Outline Part 2 - Day 1
Course Introduction
  • The pink and white aesthetic balance philosophy
  • Concepts for digital planning of aesthetic rehabilitation
  • Perfect team communication tools - From surgery to laboratory
  • Crown lengthening
  • Influence of tissue design
  • Factors that affect precision
  • Factors that affect short term predictability and long term stability
  • Crown lengthening conjugated with aesthetic restorative procedures
  • Managing muscular lip position
  • Hands on digital planning
  • Full maxilla implant, soft tissue graft, temporization and conditioning case
  • Planning, grafting and conditioning aesthetic large cases
  • Partial conjugated cases
  • Building partial and single implant sites on aesthetic zone
  • Factors of influence for treatment for black spaces

Part 2 - Day 2. Building up Soft Tissue - Hands on tips for mastering:
  • Harvesting muco gingival grafts
  • Flap design
  • Tunneling
  • Connective Palatal Flap
  • Grafting color compromised implant area
  • Socket preservation using muco gingival grafts
  • Large connective tissue graft
  • Management of sutures

Part 2 - Day 3. Workflow for Partial and Full Arch Rehabilitation
  • Simple flap movements to correct most tissue defects for implant placement.
  • Roll "S" flap
  • Double Roll "S" flap
  • Roll "S" flap extended
  • Roll "S" flap spitted periosteum for bone graft
  • Handling of the anatomical temporary for tissue grafting
  • Handling of temporary for tissue conditioning
  • Impression Execution
  • Excel Laboratory communication
  • Gingival Impression Index
  • How to perfect lab transfer - the anatomy of conditioned tissue cast
  • Gingival conditioning cast
  • How to predict changes to the soft tissue contour, shape ovate pontic and emergence profile on partial and full arch

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    Amazing course. Information presented was evidence based and extremely relevant and useful for your everyday practice. Highly recommend this course.

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