Academic Director of General Practice Residency Program
Director of Continuing Education
"Soft Tissue Management"
Saturday, February 1, 2014
International Academy of Endodontics, Annual Meeting
The Fairmont Hotel
This presentation reviews the fundamentals of soft tissue management in endodontic microsurgery. Emphasis will be placed on achieving optimal soft tissue healing using microsurgical principles. Topics covered include principles of wound closure and patterns of tissue healing, flap and incision designs aimed at reducing scars as well as microsuturing techniques and microsurgical armamentaria aimed at optimizing wound healing.
Attendees will learn:
1. Describe the basic principles of microsurgical soft tissue management.
2. Define the various wound closure and tissue-healing patterns.
3. Describe scar-reducing approaches to soft tissue handling.