“Getting long in the tooth” is just the tipping point…is it the inevitable price for keeping our teeth longer?
“GETTING LONG IN THE TOOTH” IS JUST THE TIPPING POINT…IS IT THE INEVITABLE PRICE FOR KEEPING OUR TEETH LONGER?
FRIDAY, APRIL 23, 2021
10:00AM – 1:15PM
CATEGORY 2 – 3 CE POINTS
Gingival grafting is the first “periodontal plastic procedure” dentistry has ever done and today we have come so far from the original “FGG”. The crux of the problem of gingival recession must be further investigated and deciphered in answering why do we graft? What is our long-term goal? Is this a practical justification? What is the importance of all this with respect to implants?
- What are the goals of gingival grafting?
- Predict recession by recognizing etiological factors playing a role in gingival recession
- What is the role of keratinized gingiva anyways and why is it so important?
- Do we always have to harvest the palate and is there any easier way?