Soft-Tissue Grafting Options for the Single or Adjacent Missing Tooth Site: Diagnosis, Indications and Technique

New Course            Soft Tissue and Dental Implants Video

Course Description

This course will utilize presentations, clinical case examples, videos and a hands-on portion to highlight the following topics:

  • Diagnosis and classification of soft tissue defects
  • Biology and anatomy of the oral soft tissue
  • Wound healing
  • Soft tissue augmentation techniques
  • Contra indications and complications

The hands-on component (plastic model) will offer the participants the opportunity to practice incision design, flap management and suturing materials and technique.
This 1.5-day course offers a great opportunity for gaining exposure to varying soft tissue grafting options and is ideal for clinicians that already place dental implants or clinicians that want to understand more about the topic for better patient and team communication. Sign-up today and join us for valuable information packed with practical pearls that you and your patients will benefit from.

Course Objectives

  • To recognize factors of significance in the soft tissue assessment
  • Present different soft tissue defects and how predictable the regeneration/enhancement can be for each one
  • Become familiar with the varying philosophies for soft tissue graft regeneration and when they can be better indicated
  • Understand the timing for tissue grafts
  • Became familiar with free gingival graft and subepithelial connective tissue graft


Dr. Gonzaga

Wagner Duarte, DDS, PhD

Continuing Education Units

12 contact hours. Participation.
Hands-On Workshop

Course Limit

19 participants


  • Dentist Fee: $899 (Early Bird) / $1,199 (Regular Fee)
  • Auxiliary Fee: $299 (Early Bird) / $349 (Regular Fee)
  • Friday 8:00 am – 5:00 pm (Networking Lunch included)
  • Saturday 8:00 am – 12:00 pm


Dates Location Course #
January 29-30, 2021 Gainesville, FL 210187

***NOTE: New cancellation policy effective January 1, 2019


Continuing Education at UFCD wishes to express its appreciation to Geistlich Pharma, Osteogenics Biomedical, Inc., Straumann and Hu-Friedy for an unrestricted grant, which helped, in part, to make this course possible.