Thursday-Saturday,
October 19-21, 2017

Delta Grand Okanagan Resort
Kelowna, British Columbia

Workshop – Dr. Tim Hempton

Crown Lengthening Surgery Workshop

Saturday Oct. 21, 2017 8:30am – 12:30pm  Chilcotin Room

Limited To Dentist.  Must Pre-Register. Auditing is Not Permitted. Attendance of Friday Morning Lecture Session (Functional & Aesthetic Crown Lengthening) IS MANDATORY.

Dr. Tim Hempton

CDHBC QAP Competency – NA

This participation course will review the indications, contraindications, techniques, and postoperative management for functional and esthetic crown lengthening surgery. The hands-on component of this participation workshop, will utilize two plastic typodonts that incorporate simulated gingiva. One typodont includes a fractured maxillary premolar, as well as osseous deformities, which will be recontoured to simulate a functional crown lengthening procedure. A maxillary anterior plastic typodont will be utilized to simulate an esthetic crown lengthening procedure. The participant will employ the models to learn how to make incisions, provide osseous resection, and suture the flaps to expose tooth structure.

Course outline:

  • Review indications and contraindications for Functional Crown lengthening.
  • Review indications for Aesthetic Crown Lengthening.
  • Review surgical  instrumentation for crown lengthening
  • Participant will learn how to make incisions and design a surgical flap for access.
  • Participant will learn and perform resective management of osseous tissues in health.
  • Participant will learn and perform resective management of osseous deformities associated with periodontitis
  • Participant will learn about suture materials and perform suturing techniques.
  • Review postoperative management.

Biography 

Dr. Hempton is a former clinical instructor at Harvard School of Dental Medicine. Presently, he is an Adjunct Associate Clinical Professor at Tufts University School of Dental Medicine were he serves as the Assistant Director of the postdoctoral program in Periodontology. He is a Diplomate of the American Board of Periodontology, a Fellow of the American College of Dentistry and also maintains a private practice Limited to Periodontics and Dental Implants in Dedham, MA. He has lectured at the several previous ADA Annual Meetings as well as many regional dental meetings throughout the United States.

Thursday-Saturday,
October 19-21, 2017

Delta Grand Okanagan Resort
Kelowna, British Columbia

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