This course covers surgical periodontal therapy, the clinical management of multi-rooted teeth and endodontic-periodontal considerations in diagnosis, treatment planning and treatment. Wound healing, basic surgical principles, pre-operative evaluation, surgical techniques, soft and hard tissue management, suturing and post operative care are covered. The course also covers the role of host risk factors in susceptibility to periodontal disease and in treatment selection and outcomes. Regular journal clubs are held to critically evaluate current literature.
16 x 1.5 hr seminars, 2 x 3 hr simulation lab sessions
End of year examination (100%)
Lindhe, Karring and Lang (2008) Clinical Periodontology and Implant Dentistry (5th ed.). Recommended scientific papers for each seminar.
(DENT5404 and DENT5405 and DENT5406) or DENT6327Co-requisites
DENT5407 and DENT5408