Improving Restorative Results with Soft Tissue Grafting

James Kohner, DDS, Improving Restorative Results with Soft Tissue Grafting
Speaker: James Kohner, DDS
Category: Periodontics
CE Credits: 1.5
Format: MP4 Video
Learn useful methods for improving soft tissue appearances, enhancing restorative results, and stopping the progression of recession around both natural teeth and restorations.
  • Running Time: 1h 15 min
  • Released: 10/26/2023
  • Expiration Date: 10/26/2026
CE Details
Credit Details
This electronically delivered self-instructional program is designated for 1.5 hours of CE credit by Farran Media.
AGD Code: 490.

The fee to view this course is $36. This cost includes the fee to take the exam and claim your CE credits.

Learn useful methods for improving soft tissue appearances, including how stop the progression of recession around natural teeth and restorations and cover exposed root surfaces with healthy gingival soft tissues. Some of the techniques discussed in this course are free gingival and connective tissue grafts. Case examples will show participants the indications and benefits of these grafts and how they directly impact better dental health and better restorative results.

Educational Objectives:
Upon completion of this course, you should be able to:
  • Diagnose indications and contraindications for both grafts.
  • See why these two grafts are the most useful among other options.
  • Predictably enhance smiles and restorative results by recommending these grafts.
  • Think through using a “decision tree” process to compare the benefits of each graft, understand their differences and know where to use them.
  • Understand how to predictably stop recession and prevent it in the aesthetic zone.
Description of Speaker:
Dr. James Kohner is a periodontist and an experienced teacher who has presented courses on crown lengthening, soft tissue grafting and minimally invasive periodontal treatment to a wide range of dental schools and conferences all over North America. Kohner has been in private practice for more than 35 years and has been teaching for more than 25 years.

At the time of the release of this course, the lecturer/speaker declares that in the past 12 months they have had no financial interest, arrangement, or affiliation with any dental companies.

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