Crown Lengthening Workshop
Boston, MA • April 26, 2019 • 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM

This course will include a discussion of techniques for both Functional and Esthetic Crown Lengthening, including: how to handle hard and soft tissues; proper surgical techniques; preservation of esthetics in the final tissue contours; and relocation of all structures that comprise the biologic width, namely: sulcus, junctional epithelium, connective tissue fibers, and bone.

This course includes hands-on exercises and many case illustrations, plus two video demonstrations of surgical technique. The full day workshop offers the opportunity to practice these procedures on pig jaws and anatomically correct models.

Location/Venue
Tufts University School of Dental Medicine
One Kneeland Street
Boston, MA 02111
Ticket Packages
Click below to register online or call 267-291-1150 to register over the telephone.
Package Cost Register
Admission
$495.00
Course Information

Crown extension is one of the most commonly required procedures in restorative dentistry, yet it is often underutilized. Enjoy an in-depth look at the evidence-based concepts and practical applications for clinical crown lengthening and learn how to enhance predictability for your restorations and impressions. Gain the peace of mind that you are current in your treatment planning choice, and that you know when it is appropriate or necessary to refer to a specialist! 

This course will include a discussion of techniques for both Functional and Esthetic Crown Lengthening, including: how to handle hard and soft tissues; proper surgical techniques; preservation of esthetics in the final tissue contours; and relocation of all structures that comprise the biologic width, namely: sulcus, junctional epithelium, connective tissue fibers, and bone.

This course includes hands-on exercises and many case illustrations, plus two video demonstrations of surgical technique. The full day workshop offers the opportunity to practice these procedures on pig jaws and anatomically correct models.

The workshop is suitable for clinicians with or without surgical experience, who want to do some or most of their own crown extensions or just want to know more about the subject. Please note that taking this course is not a guarantee of competency, as this is a short-term course meant to introduce providers to these procedures. Gain the peace of mind that you are current in your treatment planning choice, and that you know when it is appropriate or necessary to refer to a specialist! 

Please note that taking this course is not a guarantee of competency, as this is a short-term course meant to introduce providers to these procedures.

Lodging Information
The hotels listed below are within walking distance of the Tufts University School of Dental Medicine and offer a Tufts rate to program participants. Because rates vary depending on availability, please book your room early.

Courtyard by Marriott
Boston Tremont
275 Tremont Street
Boston, MA 02116
Reservations: 800.321.2211
Phone: 617.426.1400
Fax: 617.482.6730
www.CourtyardBostonTremont.com

The DoubleTree Hotel
821 Washington Street
Boston, MA 02111
Phone: 617.956.7900
Fax: 617.956.7901
www.hiltonfamilyboston.com/downtown

The W Hotel Boston
100 Stuart Street
Boston, MA 02116
Phone: 617.261.8700
Fax: 617.310.6730
www.WHotels.com/boston
Speaker Information

JAMES KOHNER, D.D.S. Leading expert in periodontal care; 35 years in private practice and 20 years teaching.

Dr. Kohner is experienced with both surgical and non-surgical care, and is a frequent presenter at meetings of the American Academy of Periodontology. He has also lectured previously at the AGD Annual Session, Chicago Midwinter Dental Meeting, Greater New York Dental Meeting, and many other dental meetings around the world. 

Credit Information
Tufts University School of Dental Medicine designates this activity for 7.0 continuing education credits.

 
Tufts University School of Dental Medicine is an ADA CERP Recognized Provider. Approval Date12/15-11/19. 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 house by boards of dentistry. Concerns or complaints about a CE provider may be directed to the provider or to ADA CERP at ADA.org/goto/cerp. 
Cancellation Policy
The Division of Continuing Education reserves the right to end registration when enrollment limit is reached and to cancel, modify, or alter content or faculty for any course if circumstances indicate the need for such a change. If the school finds it necessary to cancel a course, a full refund will be granted. All attempts to contact registrants will be made as soon as possible in the event of a course cancellation. The school will not be held responsible for any losses due to travel arrangements made by the registrant.

In the event of inclement weather (such as a snow emergency) or other extenuating circumstances, the Division of Continuing Education may be forced to cancel a course. If a course has been cancelled, we will contact participants by the phone number and/or email address provided. You may call or email our office on the day of the course if you are uncertain of a course’s status.

Refunds

Full tuition refund or credit will be given for cancellations received at least two weeks prior to course date. Refunds or tuition credit will not be issued for participant no-shows.
7.0 CEU's for $495
Registration Information
Surgical experience is not required to attend this course.
Learning Objectives
  • Learn how to make predictable impressions every time
  • Understand why crowns come loose and how to prevent it
  • Practice methods that save chair time and increase profit
  • Learn causes of red gum tissue around margins
  • Understand how to diagnose esthetic crown lengthening
  • Learn to understand the “gummy smile”
  • Review how to coordinate surgery with restorative procedures
Target Audiences
GPs, Specialists