combines lectures and hands-on workshop to cover a broad range of periodontics basic reaching up to advanced periodontal surgical techniques for teeth and implants with a highlight on aesthetics and new advances such as grafting and GTR placement.

Topics Covered: 

  • Anatomy of periodontium
  • Classification and etiology of periodontal disease.
  • Principles of diagnosis and treatment planning.
  • Periodontal management of smokers and systemic diseased patients
  • Plaque control and non surgical periodontal therapy.
  • Periodontal mechanical instrumentation (hand and ultrasonic when and which to choose).
  • Role of antimicrobial therapy in periodontal diseases.
  • Periodontal surgery (types, flap design, suturing techniques, surgical instruments).
  • Regenerative periodontal therapy.
  • Bone defects and furcation lesions and how to manage them.
  • Principles of soft tissue grafting (agents and techniques used).
  • Gingival recession, how to avoid and how to treat it.
  • Gingival overgrowth, causes and treatment.
  • Esthetic smile.
  • Periodontal plastic surgery.
  • Surgical crown lengthening.
  • Papilla reconstructive techniques.
  • Mucogingival surgery
  • Periodontal regeneration using GTR
  • Ridge augmentation and guided bone regeneration.
  • Implants or periodontal treatment; the current dilemma


  • Suturing techniques.
  • Flap technique.
  • Covering recession.


Crown lengthening workshop:

  • Biologic width, soft tissue crown lengthening, osseous crown lengthening, crown root ratio, anterior and posterior crown lengthening.

Soft tissue Grafting workshop:

  • Connective tissue grafting techniques as well as free gingival graft.
  • Bone Graft and GTR:
  • Grafting fresh extraction sockets for ridge preservation utilizing the newest bone replacement materials and guided tissue membranes.

Learning objectives:

 Upon completion of this course the dentist should be able to:

  • Understand soft and hard tissue healing process
  • Identify periodontal surgery instruments
  • Treat Gummy smile
  • Treat bone defect and gingival ression using different types of membranes and grafts
  • Understand regenerative periodontal therapy and soft tissue therapy
Arab Society for Continuous Dental Education (ASCDE) is a fast growing hub for providing dental excellence in Egypt. Initially established as Mastering Dentistry in 2008 in Cairo; till becoming ASCDE in January 2011.
In Egypt, there were numerous challenges for dentists to continue their education. Not only that continuing education centres were monopolized by a few numbered organizations, their choice of subjects was far behind the current needs or updates required. Other alternatives included dental companies marketing for their products by providing courses. With no law regulating dental license renewal, the choice to continue dental education was purely based on personal preference.
theirmission in ASCDE to be a recognized beacon of knowledge and a central crossroads where dentists globally and locally convene to upgrade their skills and competence- has put us on fast-track to international globalization. ASCDE is a frontrunner in providing continuous dental education in Egypt and the middle east, ranking highest among local competitors. theyare pleased to provide a wide variety of professional courses, and outstanding programs, presentations and meetings in different dental branches to assist dentists in updating their knowledge and skills with the latest developments.
In only 5 years, more than 1300 candidates attended theircourses from 14 different countries; and around 45 different lecturers were hosted from numerous countries including the UK, USA, France, Spain, Lebanon, Jordan and Egypt.
Currently, the ASCDE has organized 50 Comprehensive dental courses that covered all dental branches including orthodontics, implantology, cosmetics, periodontology, dental pedodontics, restorative dentistry, surgery and lastly MJDF preparatory courses.
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