Mastering Challenges in the Esthetic Zone

1 Hour 53 Minutes
Tuesday Session
Program Track: Periodontal Plastic/Oral Reconstructive Surgery

Moderator: Susan Karabin

Speakers: Bobby L. Butler, Christian Coachman, Edward Gottesman, and Eric A. Rindler

Educational Objectives:
• Demonstrate step-by-step grafting over previously restored roots using subepithelial grafts.
• Explain how the interdisiplinary team can utilize periodontal plastic surgical procedures in conjunction with prosthetic procedures to correct esthetic failed cases.
• Identify the steps to becoming a better “Smile Designer” using a facially driven treatment plan and understand the concept of “Emotional Dentistry”
• Determine the etiology of the “gummy smile” and chose the proper technique, i.e., crown lengthening, lip repositioning,
or a combination of both to address this common complaint.