Presented by the Osteology Foundation, the American Academy of Periodontology, and the American Academy of Periodontology Foundation.
Saturday, Sept. 9
8 a.m. - noon
Program Track: Regeneration/Tissue Engineering
Moderators: Pamela K. McClain and Mariano Sanz
Speakers: Daniel Buser, Sonia Leziy, Marc Nevins, and Mariano Sanz
Cost: Complimentary with full attendee registration; limited attendance.
This session will explore the current concepts and alternatives on hard and soft tissue regeneration both around teeth and dental implants. Speakers will provide the clinical guidelines associated with current concepts and alternatives in soft and hard tissue regeneration. In addition, this session will also include discussion of using soft tissue substitutes and xenogeneic scaffolds to improve the outcomes of the different interventions and to diminish patient morbidity.
• Assess the current concepts in soft tissue regeneration around teeth and dental implants.
• Identify techniques that improve periodontal regeneration.
• Explore the use of scaffolds and barrier membranes to improve regenerative outcomes associated with implant therapy.
• Review the clinical guidelines associated with hard and soft tissue regeneration around teeth and implants.
*Note: A limited number of third-year periodontal residents are eligible to receive an educational grant to cover their attendance at the AAP Annual Meeting, including participation in the Symposium. To qualify, residents are required to submit a letter of confirmation from their post doctoral program directors verifying their status as thirdyear residents as of Sept. 9, 2017 with their registration form. The Symposium is also open to other registrants who wish to participate as part of full-meeting registration. Seating is limited.
This session is supported by educational grants from the AAP Foundation and the Osteology Foundation.
The AAP is an ADA CERP® recognized education provider.
ADA CERP is a service of the American Dental Association to assist dental professionals in identifying quality providers of continuing dental education. ADA CERP does not approve or endorse individual courses or instructors, nor does it imply acceptance of credit hours by boards of dentistry. Concerns or complaints about a CE provider may be directed to the provider or to the Commission for Continuing Education Provider Recognition at ADA.org/CERP. The AAP cautions participants for this CE activity about the potential risks of using limited knowledge when incorporating new techniques and procedures in their practice.