Soft Tissue Management In Periodontology

Event Date : 26/11/2022 - 27/11/2022
Event Time : 9:00 am - 5:30 pm
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There is an increase in awareness among general dentists on the importance of healthy soft tissues around teeth. However, there is need for the enhancement of clinical skills of the dentists to achieve healthy soft tissues in patients. There is a lack of adequate training in undergraduate dental education on the management of soft tissues around the teeth. This workshop is organised to upgrade the clinical skills of dentists by providing hands-on training on the harvesting and utilisation of soft tissue grafts for treatment of recession on a goat jaw and crown lengthening techniques in Periodontology.


At the end of this workshop, the participants will be able

  • To appraise various types of soft tissue grafting techniques of providing healthy and aesthetics soft tissue support of dentition.
  • To develop surgical skills of harvesting soft tissue grafts from palate for treatment of gingival recession*.
  • To appraise indications and perform techniques of crown lengthening procedure to enhance prosthodontic outcomes*.
  • To discuss prevention and management of complication for soft tissue surgeries and crown lengthening.
    *(Hands-on Training on Goat Jaw)

Keynote Speakers

Dr Ranjeet Ajit Bapat
Senior Lecturer, Clinical Dentistry, IMU

Dr Pulikkotil Shaju Jacob
Associate Professor, Clinical Dentistry, IMU

Dr Tanay Chaubal
Senior Lecturer, Clinical Dentistry, IMU

Dr Lew Pit Hui
Lecturer, Clinical Dentistry, IMU


Regular RM2500
IMU Staff / Alumni / Student (Non IMU) RM1750
IMU Student RM1250
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