T02 B – Optimizing Restorative & Implant Success – The Critical Role of Soft Tissue & Bone in Predictable Restorative Dentistry: PART II Periodontal Plastic Procedures

A review of soft tissue conditions around teeth and dental implants introducing periodontal plastic procedures.


  1. Describe the normal anatomy and healthy soft tissue conditions around teeth and implants.
  2.  Review of scientific literature on importance of gingiva around teeth and implants.
  3.  Understand contributing factors causing soft tissue deformities and defects around teeth and implants.
  4. Recognize the approaches to treat gingival recessions and thin gingival phenotype.
  5. Learn how oral hygiene care, orthodontic and restorative treatments could affect the gingival recessions.

CE Credit Hours = 3