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Management of Gingival Recession course for Dental Practice

Speciality Classification
Oral Health
Location
Online
Delivery
Online
Duration
30 minutes
Subject matter expert
eLearning for Healthcare
Provider
eIntegrity
Endorsed By
Faculty of Dental Surgery,elfh,NHS

This session describes the aetiology and clinical relevance of gingival recession as well as the management options that may be appropriate.

Learning Objectives

By the end of this session you will be able to:

  • Describe the aetiology of various forms of gingival recession and associated mucogingival problems
  • List the indications for treatment and how these might apply to dental patients
  • List the treatment options available and the factors that influence treatment choice

Gingival recession is defined as movement of the gingival margin apical to the cemento-enamel junction. It is one of a number of mucogingival anatomical issues that may be addressed by periodontal plastic surgical procedures.


PRM123
Entry Requirements / Prerequisites

Before commencing this session you should have knowledge of:

  • The anatomy of the dentogingival tissues
Instructors / Speakers
Paul Baker BDS, LDS, MSc, MClinDent,
(Perio), FDS RCS (Eng), MRD

Paul Baker qualified in 1992 from Kings College School of Medicine and Dentistry. He spent two years working in hospital Oral and Maxillofacial surgery followed by a short stint working in general dental practice. In 1996 he started an MSc in Periodontology at Guys Hospital. on completion in 1998, he continued with a Master of Clinical Dentistry degree at Kings College London, which he passed with distinction. He was one of the first dentists to finish a specialist training pathway recognised by the General Dental Council and after passing the Royal College of Surgeons Membership in Restorative Dentistry was awarded a certificate of completion of specialist training in 2000. Since 2000 he has worked in specialist practice, limited to the treatment of periodontal disease and implant surgery. He has taught at all levels within dentistry, from teaching undergraduates at Guys hospital to specialist level courses on advanced mucogingival surgical techniques for the British Society of Periodontology.

Delivery
Title
Management of Gingival Recession course for Dental Practice
Speciality Classification
Interest Areas / Topics Covered
Dental, -- DENTAL --
Location
Provider Type
Education Provider
Duration
30 minutes
Location
Online
Reference
04_03_003
Access Duration (in months)
12
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