Comprehensive Periodontics


It is increasingly important for general practitioners to be proficient in periodontal surgery.

This course is designed to enhance and develop the practitioner’s skills in basic and advanced periodontal flap surgery. The surgical procedures taught will provide a clear understanding of the technicalities of each procedure. Upon completion of this course, you would have acquired the critical skills to perform periodontal surgery in your clinical practice.

Course Objectives

  • Biology of normal periodontium
  • Etiology and classification of periodontal diseases
  • Diagnosis and treatment planning
  • Radiographic intepretation
  • Instruments and armamentarium
  • Non-surgical periodontal therapy
  • Surgical periodontal therapy
  • Flap design
  • Crown lengthening
  • Gingival overgrowth
  • Grafting material section
  • Suture materials
  • Suturing techniques
  • Guided tissue regeneration
  • Post-operative care



  • Biology of normal periodontium
  • Etiology of periodontal disease
  • Interpretation of radiographs
  • Classification of periodontal disease
  • Diagnosis & treatment planning of periodontal disease
  • Non-surgical periodontal therapy – Principles and instruments
  • Non-surgical periodontal therapy –
  • Ultrasonic vs hand instruments
  • Surgical periodontal therapy – Principles and techniques
  • Surgical periodontal therapy – Selection criteria
  • Flap design – Modified Widman, distal wedge,
  • enhanced scallop, double scallop etc (Hands-on)

DAY 2 

  • Gingival overgrowth – Diagnosis and treatment
  • Crown lengthening – Diagnosis and treatment planning
  • Crown lengthening – Gingivectomy vs flap surgery (Hands-on)
  • Suturing materials
  • Suturing techniques (Hands-on)
  • Guided Tissue Regeneration – Principles and indications
  • Guided Tissue Regeneration –
  • Flap design, material selection, suturing technique
  • Post-operative care
  • Guided Tissue Regeneration (Hands-on)

Providers Terms

Dental Academy Malaysia reserves the right to cancel, postpone or modify the announced course content, limit enrollment, or change the location, time, date, or speakers due to unforeseen circumstances.

A full refund of course fee will be issued if the Dental Academy Malaysia cancel or postpone of any courses. No refunds will be issued if you cancel the course registration.

Course Fee$1,200Closed


Course FeeClosed
Contact Hours:

14.0 hrs


Sat, 22 June 2019

Start Time:

9:00 AM


2 Days






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Kuala Lumpur, Kuala Lumpur,
Malaysia, 47620

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Dr Sowmya Nettem

She completed her Bachelor of Dental Surgery (BDS) from Dr. Medical university in 2005 and Master in Dental Surgery (MDS) in Periodontology and Oral Implantology in 2009 from SRM University, India with a Gold Medal and First Rank certificate for Excellence in Education. She is the first dental faculty member from Malaysia to obtain FAIMER fellowship in Healthcare Professionals Education. She has completed Standard Proficiency certification in Laser Dentistry from Academy of Laser Dentistry, USA and is a speaker for various workshops on this subject. She is also a HU-Freidy speaker and has organized and facilitated numerous publications in indexed and peer-reviewed journals and books and is actively involved in guiding research projects for undergraduate dental students. Currently, she works as Associate Professor in the Department of Periodontics at Melaka-Manipal Medical College, Malaysia where she has pioneered the paradigm shift towards an integrated curriculum and assesstment pattern by the implementation of Integrated Case Based Learning methodology for the undergraduate dental programme.

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