This program will explore new solutions employing live cell delivery systems and growth factors to resolve esthetic dilemmas. Novel materials and techniques to treat inadequate keratinized tissue and denuded root surfaces will be explored. The emphasis will be on reducing morbidity, increasing predictability, and creating a more natural-looking esthetic outcome.
Michael K. McGuire, DDS, a diplomate of the American Board of Periodontology, is the author of more than 50 scientific articles and textbook chapters on periodontology. He serves on the editorial boards of multiple publications, including The Journal of Periodontology, The International Journal of Periodontics & Restorative Dentistry, and The International Journal of Oral & Maxillofacial Implants. An eminent speaker, having given more than 200 continuing education programs, Dr McGuire has lectured for both national and international audiences. His research has received the American Academy of Periodontology’s highest recognition for excellence, earning both the Robinson Regeneration Award and the Clinical Research Award. He is also the recipient of the Academy’s prestigious Master Clinician Award as well as its highest honor, the Gold Medal Award. He has served as president of numerous dental organizations, including the American Academy of Periodontology and the American Academy of Periodontology Foundation. A graduate of the Emory University School of Dentistry, Dr McGuire was recognized by the university with the Distinguished Alumnus Award in 2009.
Approximate Running Time: 45 minutes