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Periodontal Plastic Surgery
May 30 @ 3:30 pm - 9:00 pm$107.00 – $222.00
Thursday, May 30, 2019
3:30PM – 9:00PM
Bella Vista Cucina Italiana
110 N. El Dorado St.
“Periodontal Plastic Surgery to Assist the Entire Surgical Team”
If the surrounding gingival tissue and bone is deficient, even the best looking dentistry can suffer. What Dr. Peter Nordland can contribute to the dental team is the coordination between the restorative dentist-periodontist-oral surgeons to allow the team the ability to achieve the highest esthetic restorative potential. Many innovations with modern pontic designs, implant esthetics, changing the gummy smile, root coverage and papilla reconstruction can improve the final restorative outcome. When Dr. Nordland presents his information, the surgeon benefits because the restorative doctors now can realize that new surgical treatments are possible and achievable. The restorative dentist benefits since the overall case outcome is enhanced and treatment satisfaction is increased. The patient is the ultimate beneficiary with a rewarding result.
Upon completion of this course, the attendee should:
- Be familiar with the variety of oral plastic surgical procedures available today
- Describe indications for oral plastic surgery
- Have a scientific basis for esthetic reconstructive surgery
- Develop a biologic basis for choices of regenerative tissues used for gingival augmentation
About the Speaker…
While W. Peter Nordland DMD, MS is a board certified periodontist with The American Academy of Periodontology he is also one of the few Fellows of the prestigious American Academy of Esthetic Dentistry and the only member from San Diego. He is president and co-founder of the International Society Periodontal Plastic Surgeons, an international academy welcoming periodontists and oral surgeons with an interest in esthetic oral surgery. With his development of this plastic surgery sub-specialty, he is considered an expert in the field of Oral Plastic Surgery. Dr. Nordland has introduced many new surgical procedures and has developed his own microsurgical instrumentation. He enjoys teaching and has been the director of the Oral Microsurgical Residency Program at the Newport Coast Oral-Facial Institute, is an Assistant Professor of Periodontics at Loma Linda University and has taught at almost every US dental school. Over the past 20 years, Dr. Nordland has presented over 400 professional papers and lectures internationally for esteemed organizations such as the American Dental Association, The American College of Prosthodontists, The American Academy of Periodontology, The American Academy of Cosmetic Dentistry, The Academy of Osseointegration, The International Dental Federation, The American Academy of Esthetic Dentistry, and many of the state dental associations including, New York, Texas and California. Dr. Nordland has authored or co-authored three textbooks, written chapters and several journal publications on Periodontal Plastic Surgery. Dr. Nordland published a landmark paper on surgical correction of the lost interdental papilla. Dr. Nordland wrote Chapter 37 titled Oral Plastic Surgery for the newest textbook, Esthetics in Dentistry which will be published in the fall of 2018. Another one of his recent publications appears in The International Journal of Periodontics and Restorative Dentistry titled, “The Connective Tissue Graft as a Biological Alternative to Class V Restorations.