Elevate your perio expertise

Take a deep dive into the latest periodontal trends and techniques.

Kevin R. Suzuki, DMD and Jon Suzuki, DDS, PhD lead the ADA CE Periodontal Surgery workshop

Periodontal Surgery: A Clinical Techniques Hands-On Workshop

June 14–15, 2024
ADA HQ in downtown Chicago
8 a.m.–5 p.m. Friday
8 a.m.–4 p.m. Saturday

CE credits: 14

Course Description

This 14-hour Live Workshop covers diagnoses, etiology, risk factors, treatment modalities and up-to-date clinical strategies. With a dynamic blend of seminars and hands-on experiences, you will gain the knowledge and practical skills needed to diagnose, manage, and maintain periodontal cases effectively. Dr. Kevin Suzuki and his team will guide you through every step of the journey, from clinical crown lengthening to extraction and guided bone regeneration and the art of suturing.

Learning Objectives
  • Identify the etiologies and risk factors associated with periodontal diseases.
  • Evaluate patients for clinical and diagnostic considerations of crown lengthening and limited flap surgery.
  • Comprehend the surgical and anatomic principles for crown lengthening surgery.
  • Develop practical skills through hands-on experience in performing clinical crown-lengthening surgery.
  • Learn principles for evaluating patients with ridge augmentation and extraction socket defects.
  • Understand surgical and anatomic principles for ridge preservation surgery.
  • Gain hands-on experience in performing ridge preservation flap surgery associated with an extraction site.
  • Master principles of suture shape, size, armamentarium, and basic considerations.
  • Discuss surgical principles for basic and advanced oral surgery suturing techniques.
  • Develop the skills required to perform basic and advanced suturing techniques effectively.

Recommended for dentists.

Speaker Bios

Jon Suzuki, DDS, PhD

Dr. Suzuki holds clinical professorships at the University of Maryland, the University of Washington and Nova Southeastern University. He is also on the faculty of the U.S. Navy Walter Reed National Medical Center, in Bethesda, MD., and a Professor Emeritus of both microbiology and immunology (School of Medicine) and of periodontology and oral implantology (School of Dentistry) at Temple University.

Dr. Suzuki is currently a special government agent with the Food and Drug Administration Dental Products Advisory Panel in Silver Spring, MD.

Kevin R. Suzuki, DMD
Dr. Suzuki holds faculty positions at Temple University and at the University of Washington. He is a Diplomate of the American Board of Periodontology and International Congress of Oral Implantologists. He is past president of the Washington State Society of Periodontists, and a member of OKU, American College of Dentists, and International College of Dentists. Dr. Suzuki earned his D.M.D. from Nova Southeastern and completed periodontics and oral implantology residency at Temple.

Course Pricing

Member $1,750
Non-member $2,625

CERP Statement
This continuing education activity has been planned and implemented in accordance with the standards of the ADA Continuing Education Recognition Program (ADA CERP).