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
Written examination, Essay
Lindhe, Karring and Lang (2008) Clinical Periodontology and Implant Dentistry (5th ed.). Recommended scientific papers for each seminar.
Comprehensive knowledge in all aspects of General Dentistry, particularly in Restorative Dentistry and Oral Rehabilitation
(DENT5404 and DENT5405 and DENT5406) or DENT6327Co-requisites
DENT5407 and DENT5408Prohibitions
physical and/or mental impairments jeopardizing performance of safe clinical dentistry and safety/health of patients and staff.