Soft Tissue Management Course


Our Soft Tissue Management Course balances theoretical and practical application. All modules involve hands-on training performed on animal models. Topics covered include:

  • Digital Smile Design – the new revolution in digital planning
  • Creating Soft Tissue
  • Correcting Soft Tissue Defects
  • Soft Tissue Harvesting & Synthetic Replacement
  • Soft Tissue Procedures Around Natural Teeth
  • Rotated Palatal Flap
  • Peri-Implantitis & Peri-Mucositis – Aetiology & Treatment
  • Apically Repositioned Flap
  • Vestibuloplasty with Free Gingival Graft
  • Tunnel technique with CTG (for treatment of recession sites)
  • Cornily Repositioned Flap (using the VISTA technique)
  • Vascularised Rotated Palatal Flap (for closure of extraction sockets)

Required Level

Both beginner and advanced dental practitioners will walk away with fresh knowledge and new techniques from this informative Soft Tissue Management Course.

Providers Terms

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Course Fee$1,380Closed


Course FeeClosed
Contact Hours:

16.0 hrs


Fri, 24 July 2020

Start Time:

9:00 AM


2 Days


Lecture and Hands-on





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1 Gardener Way, Pinelands,
Cape Town, Western Cape,
South Africa, 7405

Implant & Aesthetic Academy
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Dr Howard Gluckman

Managing Director & Senior Lecturer

Dr Howard Gluckman is the Director of the Implant and Aesthetic Academy. Dedicated to sharing knowledge and sharpening the skills of other practitioners, Dr Gluckman is widely regarded as one of the most influential figures in the dental industry.

After completing his dental training at the University of Witwatersrand in 1990, he spent a few years in general practice before taking on a four-year degree in Oral Medicine and Periodontics at the University of Stellenbosch, which he completed with Distinction (Cum Laude).

Not one to rest on his laurels, Dr Gluckman recently completed his PhD titled “Partial Extraction Therapy: Past, Present and Future” (Summa Cum Laude) at the University of Szeged in Hungary, under the supervision of Professor Katalin Nagy.

Eager to shape the industry and help others expand their knowledge, Dr Gluckman became instrumental in the development of the University of Stellenbosch and the University of the Western Cape’s postgraduate Implantology Diploma.

In addition to running his full-time private practice in Cape Town, Dr Gluckman is also the co-founder and director of the Implant and Aesthetic. Over the last 15 years, the Academy has grown to become an internationally renowned institution that offers various accredited postgraduate dental courses

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Dr Mark Bowes

Senior Lecturer

Dr Bowes is a progressive and well-respected dental practitioner. With a passion for minimally invasive treatments and innovation in implantology, his mission is to ensure tooth preservation. He is a leader in implementing Digital Smile Design in South Africa and is the only certified Intelligent Aligner Systems instructor on the continent. Dr Bowes has been a Fellow of the International Congress of Oral Implantologists since 1997.

Before opening his Cape Town-based private practice, which specialises in Aesthetic and Complex Restorative Dentistry, Dr Bowes practised in London for 23 years and was a member of the British Academy of Aesthetic Dentistry. Dr Bowes solidified his status as a prolific and accomplished dental practitioner in 2010, when he founded the South African Academy of Aesthetic Dentistry for which he now serves as Past President.

He is also the founder and president of Digital Dentistry Society South Africa, an honorary global ambassador for Slow Dentistry, a global ambassador for Humble Smile Foundation and a Silver member of Style Italiano. 

He currently runs restorative courses with the Implant & Aesthetic Academy in Johannesburg, Cape Town and Durban.Pro

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Dr Jonathan du Toit

Senior Lecturer

Dr Jonathan Du Toit is a training specialist in periodontics and oral medicine. He has written numerous dental journal articles and textbook chapters. In addition to serving on the review board for various review boards for several journals.

Initially enrolled at the University of Stellenbosch in 2000 for his dental degree, he first spent several years living abroad in South Korea, returning to again take up his studies and complete his BChD degree at the University of the Western Cape. He completed the Diploma in Oral Surgery (Dip Oral Surg) from the College of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeons of South Africa, and the 2-year postgraduate certificate in oral implantology from the then University of Pretoria’s ITI Centre of Excellence. He concurrently completed a research Master’s degree (MSc Dent) in implantology at the University of the Witwatersrand. During the same time, he completed the Diploma in Implantology (Dipl. Implantol.) from the Implant and Aesthetic Academy/University of Frankfurt. He passed three rounds of primary subject examinations toward specialising (University of the Witwatersrand, University of Pretoria, College of Maxillofacial and Oral Surgery) and started his specialist degree and training in 2016 at the University of Pretoria in periodontics and oral medicine. He is an ITI study club co-director and is one of only two ITI scholars ever selected from South Africa.

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