Course 1

October 12, 2016 – October 14, 2016 Serbia

Advances in Periodontal Instrumentation and Surgery

Periodontal Diagnosis & Management, Instrumentation and Techniques:
A Hands-on Workshop Featuring Periodontal Diseases Management, Flap Designs, Suturing, Bone Grafting and Tissue Engineering


Course 1 Day 1: October 12, 2016 (Wednesday) 9:00 am - 5:00 pm

Periodontal Diseases Diagnosis & Management Periodontal Instrumentation, Flap Design, Suturing and Surgery

  • Periodontal Diseases Diagnosis Management
  • Periodontal Surgery instruments and Their Usage
  • Incision, Flap Design and Suturing
  • Chemotherapeutics and Periodontal Surgery Rationales
  • Pre- and Post-Surgery Management
  • Decision tree for selecting proper treatment modalities and suturing techniques
  • Periodontal Surgery: Open Flap, Modified Widman's Flap, Apically Positioned Flap with or Without Osseous Suturing, and Guided tissue Regeneration


Course 1 Day 2: October 13, 2016 (Thursday) 9:00 am - 5:00 pm

Management oflnfrabony and Furcation Defects (Traditional Periodontal Surgeries and advances in regenerative surgeries using bone grafts, membranes and biologic agents)

  • Bone grafts, Membranes and Biologic Agents (e.g., Growth Factors, PDGF, FGF, PRP, EMD ect)
  • Pre- & Post-Surgical Management of Wound Healing
  • Management of Infrabony Defects
  • Management of Furcation Defects


Course 1 Day 3: October 14, 2016 (Friday) 8:00 am - 4:00 pm

Pig-Jaw Surgical Exercise

  • Mechanical Instrumentation (e.gv Hand and ultrasonic)
  • Pig Jaw Surgical Exercise
  • Flap Design (Partial vs. Full), Vertical Releasing Incisions,
  • Tension Free Flap Advancement, Double-layer
  • Flap Advancement
  • Suturing Techniques
    • Figure 0 or 8 Interrupted Suture
    • Cross Mattress Suture for Socket Closure
    • Multiple Sling Suture
    • Anchoring Suture
    • Vertical and Horizontal Mattress
    • Modified Vertical and Horizontal Mattress for GTR/GBR
    • Continuous Sling Suture
  • Flap Designs and Surgical Management of Infrabony and Furcation Defects
    • MWF
    • APF
    • Bone Grafts
    • Guided Tissue Regeneration using membranes
    • Tissue Engineering using growth factors (e.g., Platelet derived growth factor,
  • Fibroblast like growth factoe, Platelet rich plasma/Gel, EmdoGain, BMP-2 or BMP-7,..etc)