- TIME: 9:00 AM-12:00 PM
- AUDIENCE: Dentist Only
- CE UNITS: 3.0
- LECTURE #: 023
- AGD CODE: 490
- MODERATORS: Dr. Nuri Eraydin & Dr. Larry Stone
Educational Grant provided by BRASSLER USA
Gingival recession presents challenging treatment considerations dentists face every day. Fear of post-surgical pain, bleeding and sometimes unpredictable results associated with conventional grafting surgery can cause dentists to hesitate in treatment.
KIWIMethod® Workshop is the engine for change you’ve been looking for to learn minimally-invasive, practical and proven gingival grafting for root coverage and non-root coverage. It’s a proven approach used to train post-doctoral periodontal residents in precision grafting techniques.
Autogenous gingival grafting is the gold standard & KIWIMethod® minimally invasive recipient site prep & non-palatal tissue harvesting lessens postop bleeding/discomfort and improves outcomes.
Workshop is limited to 24 attendees.
- Understand practical recipient site preparation for root coverage and non-root coverage
- Learn special techniques minimally invasive graft harvest from the tuberosity and premaxilla palatal zone
- Understand predictable suturing techniques and time-tested post op protocols
NOTE: Some experience with gingival grafting is suggested.
ALLERGY ALERT: Fresh Kiwi fruit used in workshop.
- Each Attendee - $295
San Francisco periodontist George K. Merijohn practiced 28 years and is Associate Clinical Professor in postdoctoral periodontics at UCSF and U Washington. He is a leading clinician and educator in periodontics and an authority on gingival recession prevention, management, and minimally invasive surgery. Dr. Merijohn authors articles on gingival recession & the evidence-based approach; publishes; consults; lectures internationally; & leads gingival grafting workshops. He serves on the editorial board of the Journal of Evidence-Based Dental Practice and is the founder and director of the Meadowood Dental Study Club in Napa Valley California.CLOSED - Go to: MERIJOHN AM HANDS-ON #013 CLOSED - Go to: MERIJOHN PM INTERACTIVE SEMINAR #016 CLOSED - Go to: MERIJOHN AM HANDS-ON #023