New soft tissue grafting techniques will be compared with the gold standard – CTG, focusing on procedure-based and patient-based outcomes. Data illustrating key differences in available products will be presented to aid in product selection. Finally, Dr Edward P. Allen will discuss tips for using the tunnel technique for minimally invasive, patient-friendly soft tissue grafting.
Techniques presented during hands-on
Using special tunneling instruments, perform the Tunnel Technique step by step:
Model used in the workshop: Custom anatomic models with realistic artificial soft tissue and recession defects
Thursday 5th March 2020
14.00 – 17.00
Dr Edward P. Allen, USA
RDS (The Royal Dublin Society)
Dr. Edward. P. Allen
As a former full-time Professor of Periodontics and current full-time private practitioner, Dr. Allen combines his recognized teaching abilities and clinical skills to present a practical multimedia course on current oral plastic surgical techniques. His passion for teaching and the structure of the courses allow participants to immediately apply the new procedures in their practices.
Dr. Allen has served as President of the American Academy of Periodontology Foundation, the American Academy of Restorative Dentistry, and the American Academy of Esthetic Dentistry. Currently, he is the Periodontal Section Editor for the Journal of Esthetic Dentistry and serves on the Editorial Boards of the Journal of Periodontology and the International Journal of Periodontics and Restorative Dentistry.
Dr. Allen is the recipient of the Distinguished Alumnus Award from Baylor College of Dentistry Periodontics Residency Program, the Master Clinician Award from the American Academy of Periodontology, and the President’s Award for Excellence in Dental Education from the American Academy of Esthetic Dentistry. He has published over 100 articles in the area of esthetic surgery and has presented numerous lectures and surgical demonstrations worldwide.