2nd October 2019-Wednesday
By Dr. ALA ERSHEIDAT
SOFT TISSUE GRAFTS-tissue behind the bloom!
A workshop on SOFT TISSUE GRAFTS-tissue behind the bloom! was conducted by Periodontics department of college of dentistry, LMDC on 2nd October, 2019.The workshop was organized as part of LMDC scientific session on advanced dental sciences and was open to students from all dental colleges. It was facilitated by Dr. Ala Ersheidat who is president of Jordanian society of Periodontology and president of Arab society of Periodontology. Dr Ala was also one of the keynote speakers of the LMDC scientific session which was held on 6th October 2019.
The hands-on activity was preceded by a detailed lecture on mucogingival surgery. It covered various aspects of mucogingival surgery including its indications, limitations and complications. The participants were also apprised of various troubleshooting techniques of soft tissue grafts.
The lecture was followed by a hands-on activity in skills lab of college of Dentistry. All participants were provided with a goat head to individually practice harvesting techniques of free gingival and connective tissue grafts, prepare recipient sites and secure the grafts using various suturing techniques. The hands-on activity was supervised by the facilitator and co facilitated by Dr Sumayyah Aziz and Dr Fareed Chishti from the faculty of dentistry.
The content and conduct of workshop were highly appreciated by the participants. The workshop ended with an award distribution ceremony followed by photographs to end a memorable day.