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Erik Sahl, DDS, MS

Program Director, Advanced Education, Periodontics
Associate Professor, Periodontics
Loma Linda University School of Dentistry

Yoon-Jeong Kim, DDS, MS

Associate Professor, Periodontics
Loma Linda University School of Dentistry

Mario Flores, DDS

Assistant Professor, Periodontics
Loma Linda University School of Dentistry

Bryce Chun, DDS

Periodontic Resident, Advanced Education, Periodontics
Loma Linda School of Dentistry

DATE: Friday, March 6, 2020

TIME: Registration: 8:30 a.m.  |  Workshop: 9:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.

LOCATION: Loma Linda University, School of Dentistry, Advanced Education in Periodontics, Lower Linda Hall, 11059 Hill Drive, Loma Linda, CA 92354


CREDIT: This course meets the Dental Board of California’s requirements for 3 units of continuing education.

AGD Code: 490


This hands-on class will be focused on surgical techniques in periodontics. Guild your surgical repertoire and increase your complexity of procedures by learning some fundamentals as well as a few advanced periodontal surgical techniques from board certified periodontists. Surgical tissue models will be provided on which attendees can practice procedures including extractions, site preservation and ridge augmentation focusing on surgical techniques including flap design, flap management and suturing techniques.


  • Gain experience with incision design and flap management
  • Become proficient in identifying ridge deficiencies and the adequate biomaterials available for such conditions
  • Master suturing techniques to aid in flap adaptation and tension-free closure

*Course Requirements: Bring your loupes for the best hands-on experience
This program sponsored in part by Geistlich Biomaterials

Loma Linda University School of Dentistry Continuing Education programs are open to all oral health professionals.

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