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Course III

Instructor: John C. Kois, DMD, MSD

Restorative/Periodontal Interface

Understanding the dental gingival complex is critical for predictable management of the soft tissue. Discover why some anterior crown margins become exposed while others stay stable for years. Clinical systems will be described which include: determining the cervical limitations for tooth preparation, ridge management, minimizing surgical defects following tooth extraction, surgical alteration exposing sound tooth structure, managing violations of biologic width, and esthetically managing gingival levels. A participatory component, instructed by Dr. Elizabeth Bakeman, will familiarize attendees with surgical instrumentation and various surgical approaches.

Course Objectives

  • Understand anatomic considerations critical to manage the dentogingival complex
  • Understand cervical limitations of functional tooth preparation
  • Enhancing pontic site development – surgical and restorative guidelines
  • Determine acceptable compromises
  • Understand surgical and orthodontic concerns
  • Learn to coordinate therapy as it relates to the restorative periodontal interface

Course Hours
7:00am - 5:00pm Daily (Lunch Provided)

Evening Event
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

AGD Credit Allocation:
This course provides 25.5 continuing education credit hours and includes lecture, participation, demonstration, case presentation and discussion.

21.5 Lecture Hours
1 - 012 Anatomy
6 - 730 Oral Medicine, Oral Diagnosis, Oral Pathology
14.5 - 490 Periodontics

4 Participation Hours:
4 - 490 Periodontics