Most general dentists will not progress forward to an expert level due to their limitations in soft tissue management. Short of receiving formal specialization training, they are lacking essential skills required for any surgical procedure.
Understanding the principles of soft tissue surgery and proper tissue management leads to better quality results in bone grafting, extraction, soft tissue grafting, and implant placement.
Are you ready to perform surgical procedures with less post-surgical complications?
Are you needing to up-skill your everyday surgical techniques?
How about your surgical skill tool box…is it in need of a couple new tools?
This 10 CE hour course walks you through all of the key principles and techniques you need to perform at your best level.
Here's what you’ll learn...
• Soft tissue types
• Reasons for soft tissue surgery
• Intraoral incisions
• Gingival incisions
• Mucogingival incisions
• Partial thickness flaps
• Full thickness flaps
• Incision Objectives
• Tissue closure
• Avoiding vital structures
• Scalpels and blades
• Crestal incisions
• Flap design
• Periosteal elevators
• Flap elevation
• Principles and factors to consider
• Vertical incisions
• Envelope flap
• Flap retraction
• Periosteal release
• Suture materials
• Suture needles
• Principles of suturing
• Knot tying
• Goals and methods
• Simple interrupted
• Continuous circumferential
• Continuous locking
• Figure eight
• Horizontal mattress
• Vertical mattress
• Continuous mattress
• Sling sutures
• Recommended protocols
• Wound healing
you will be able to plan and complete soft tissue surgery for any of your cases with a high level of confidence and skill.
When you register for this program,
not only will you learn from one of the industry’s most trusted instructors, you will also have the option to include a hands-on kit with EVERYTHING you need to be able to practice the techniques.
This will be one of the most pivotal programs you will complete and is essential to your progression towards becoming an expert in the field of general dentistry.
Dr. Noura Tayan
Sara Cody, DDS
Dr. Michelle Lee
10 hours of learning
7+ hands-on exercises
Exclusive access to our private online community.
Private mentorship with instructors
• Diplomate of the American Board of Oral Implantology
• Past surgical instructor at Misch International Implant Institute
• Founder of the Pacific Institute of Implant Dentistry
• Co-Founder of the Digital Dentistry Institute
Are there any pre-requisites for taking this program?
No. This program is designed for any dentist looking to enhance their suturing and soft tissue management skills.
What is included in the tuition price?
With this 10-hour digital program, you will have access to the presentations, videos, reading materials, a downloadable resource and the DDI community and discussion boards.
Do I have to complete the lessons within a specific time period?
You will have access to the course for 30 days from the time you register. This course requires 10 hours to complete (including reading materials, quizzes, hands-on exercises).
How do I interact in an online course?
There is the opportunity to interact with the instructor by typing your questions/comments in a designated area (right of screen) for every chapter. You will also be invited to join our private DDI Facebook Group for this course, which will allow you to communicate directly with the instructor, and other participants. We will also schedule online meetings with the instructor to give you the opportunity to ask questions and have discussions.
As an add-on, you will have the opportunity to schedule a private 1-on-1 session with the instructor to review the course, discuss and plan cases, or talk about anything related to the program and procedure.
Are DDI online learning courses accredited?
Yes, Digital Dentistry Institute is an ADA CERP approved institute. You will receive 10 CE hours and a digital certificate of completion after completing this program.
What is the refund policy?
We want you to be completely satisfied with the quality and comprehensiveness of every DDI course. We offer an unparalleled 7-day money-back guarantee which is outlined below.
If within 7 days upon receiving your course and kit, you are not satisfied with the course you will receive a full refund if not more than 3 chapters have been completed. Refunds will be processed upon the return of the personal hands-on kit.