Osstem Implant Master Course 2022-2023

North Shore Oral & Maxillofacial Facial Surgeons are partnering with Osstem Implant to run an extensive Master Course featuring local specialists and world renowned international speakers.

Module 5: Soft Tissue Management

Soft tissue and its management are critical around both natural teeth and implants. It plays a crucial role in achieving the desired aesthetic outcome, hygiene and longevity of the treatment.

Soft tissue management module will help clinicians understand the techniques to improve volume and quantity of soft tissue. Different techniques pertaining to grafting like connective tissue graft, free gingival graft, flap design and suturing techniques will be covered. Hands-on training is included in this module.

Course Fee

Module 5: Soft Tissue Management

Module 5: Soft Tissue Management

Venue: Hotel
Lecturer: Dr. Dmitriy Ivanov

Days 21-22: TBC

  • Basic Soft Tissue Grafting Concept
  • Management of Recession Around Natural Teeth
  • Management of Soft Tissue Around Dental Implants
  • Different Flap Design for Implants
  • Different Flap Designs During Implant Exposure – Roll Flap,
    Apically Repositioned Flap etc
  • Soft Tissue Grafting: FGG, CTG, VISTA Technique
  • Suturing Technique
  • Hands-On: Models and Pig Jaw

Find out more about the other modules in the course:

For additional information or queries, please email Charlotte at [email protected] or call on 0210 819 8678.


Dr. Dimitriy Ivanov

DDS Periodontist & Implant Specialist (UCLA)

Dr. Dmitriy Ivanov is a Diplomat of American Board of Periodontology with focus on the treatment of periodontal disease, hard and soft tissue augmentation and advanced dental implantology. He has received an extensive training in all aspects of periodontics, oral implantology and moderate IV sedation, helping the most anxious patients receive excellent aesthetic periodontal care. He is a member of American Academy of Periodontology, the Academy of Osseointegration, and the California Society of Periodontics. Dr. Ivanov received his Bachelor’s degree in Biological Sciences from UC Santa Barbara, graduating with Summa Cum Laude (Highest Honors). He was awarded a D.D.S. degree from the UCLA School of Dentistry and continued his post-doctoral education in Advanced Periodontics and implant dentistry residency at the Veterans Affairs Hospital of West Los Angeles/UCLA Medical Center. His residency had an emphasis on medically-compromised patients, full-mouth rehabilitation, interdisciplinary perio-prosthodontics reconstructive therapy and full-arch implant treatment. After completion of his residency, Dr Ivanov achieved a diplomat status with the American Board Of Periodontology and Dental Implant Surgery. Dr. Ivanov is a former clinical instructor of periodontics at the UCLA School of Dentistry in Westwood and the UCLA Venice Dental Clinic. Besides clinical work, Dr Ivanov enjoys speaking publicly on the topics of Soft and Hard tissue reconstruction around teeth and dental implants nationally and internationally.