Surgical Program Session 5

Las Vegas Surgical Program Session 5 Immediate Load & Division C Mandibular Bone Surgical Session 5 presents concepts for the step-by-step procedures for immediate loading, immediate restorations and progressive bone loading. Four treatment categories are presented: Single tooth implants, multiple adjacent missing teeth, full arch fixed prosthesis and complete overdenture prostheses.


March 2, 2018 - 8:00 am


March 3, 2018 - 6:30 pm


Planet Hollywood - 3667 S Las Vegas Blvd, Las Vegas, NV 89109   View map



Surgical Session 5 – Soft Tissue

Course Topics

Las Vegas | 03/02/2018- 03/03/2018 | $3,750 Per course


Soft Tissue

This program was developed by Dr. Misch and his faculty to provide the specialist and the general dentist an opportunity that combines lecture and a hands-on opportunity. The 2 days of lecture will focus on turning challenges into successful solutions for the soft tissue around teeth and dental implants.

Course Topics

  • Prosthetic Guidelines for Esthetics
  • Soft Tissue Healing
  • Gingivectomy / Crown Lengthening
  • Gingival / CT / Alloderm® Grafts
  • Esthetic Crown Lengthening
  • Root Coverage
  • Tooth vs Implant Soft Tissue
  • Keys for Soft Tissue Management
  • Soft Tissue Management Around Dental Implants
  • Soft Tissue Consideration and Timing for Surgery
  • Ridge Preservation
  • Implant Size and Position for Esthetics
  • Extraction / Immediate Implant Placement
  • N-Fit vs One Stage
  • One Stage vs Two Stage
  • Orthodontic Extrusion
  • Derma Fillers
  • Laboratories – Workshops

Course Objectives

  • Discuss the guidelines for esthetics relative to the hard and soft tissues of the mouth.
  • Review the anatomy and biologic principles of soft tissue healing and suturing.
  • Describe and compare crown lengthening on natural teeth and implants for esthetics.
  • Observe crown lengthening procedures on patients in conjunction with implant insertion or uncovery.
  • Present step by step procedures required for root coverage of natural teeth.
  • Compare the techniques of keratinized tissue grafts, connective tissue grafts and freeze dried acellular dermis grafts used for root coverage.
  • Appreciate the similarity and differences in soft tissues around implants and natural teeth.
  • Apply the anatomy and biology of soft tissue to the keys for soft tissue management techniques around dental implants.
  • Learn the soft tissue timing techniques involved in the soft tissue drape around dental implants.
  • Understand the step by step techniques in ridge preservation following the extraction of natural teeth.
  • Discuss the advantages and procedures for hard and soft tissue improvement via orthodontic extrusion procedures.
  • Appreciate the implant size requirements for soft tissue esthetics.
  • Relate the position of the implant and the resultant esthetic appearance of the restoration.
  • Utilize the tooth extraction/implant placement procedure to maintain soft tissue esthetics.
  • Appreciate the difference between a 2-stage, a 1-stage, or a N-FIT concept relative to esthetic considerations.
  • Recognize and treat soft tissue complications.
  • Perform soft tissue surgical procedures including free gingival grafts, connective tissue grafts, and acellular dermis grafts on laboratory/ animal models.