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Periodontal Aesthetic Surgery for Correction of Gingival Recession

Monday 10 September 2018


Hunter Centre, University of Otago 
Great King Street

Course Content

The course teaches the use of coronally advanced flap combined with connective tissue graft for root coverage of localized gingival recession defects. The importance of site assessment and case selection will also be discussed in light of considering referral of more complicated cases to a specialist. The hands-on part of the course will allow the participants to explore the practical clinical aspects of raising flaps, harvesting connective tissue grafts and using soft tissue grafting alternatives.

This workshop will cover:

  • The aetiology and diagnosis of gingival recession.
  • Coronally advanced flap preparation.
  • The advantages and limitations of autogenous soft tissue grafts and other alternatives.
  • The importance of case selection.
  • Hands-on pig jaw root coverage workshop.

7 hours of CPD


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Dr Momen AtiehDr Momen Atieh

BDS, MSc, DClinDent, PhD
Senior Lecturer, Department of Oral Science

Momen Atieh, BDS, MSc, DClinDent, PhD, is a registered Periodontist currently practicing periodontics and oral implants, serving both Dunedin and Christchurch communities.

As a senior lecturer at the University of Otago, Dr Atieh is involved in clinical tutoring of the postgraduate students in Periodontology and mentoring undergraduate students’ elective research. His clinical and research expertise in Periodontology and Oral Implantology comes from conducting well-controlled clinical trials through to publishing over 40 significant papers in peer-reviewed high-impact dental journals. He is also collaborating with the Cochrane Oral Health Group as a lead author of one of the Cochrane reviews in Oral Implantology.

Dr Atieh is a member of the New Zealand Dental Association, the New Zealand Society of Periodontology, the American Academy of Periodontology, the International Team of Implantology (ITI), and the Royal Australasian College of Dental Surgeons.

Course Duration

8 Hours


Face to Face and Hands on

Maximum Number of Participants