This hand on course will focus on the flap design, important soft-tissue manipulation aspects and suturing techniques that are of crucial importance in obtaining optimal results in surgical peri-implantitis treatment. The course will also include the demonstration and practice of soft-tissue volume grafting technique at peri-implantitis sites.

The following key aspects will be addressed:

  • specific flap designs and suturing techniques for various surgical approaches at peri-implantitis sites
  • surgical steps and materials for reconstructive surgical therapy
  • soft tissue volume grafting as part of resective, reconstructive and combined procedures in the esthetic zone
  • surgical techniques and materials to establish keratinized tissue
Course price400 Eur


Frank Schwarz, Aušra Ramanauskaitė
Frank Schwarz, Aušra Ramanauskaitė

Frank Schwarz is Professor and Chairman of the Department of Oral Surgery and Implantology at the Centre for Dentistry and Oral Medicine (Carolinum), Johann Wolfgang Goethe-University Frankfurt, Germany. He serves as an Associate Editor for the Journal of Clinical Periodontology and Editorial Board Member for Clinical Oral Implants Research. He is Past President of the German Association of Oral Implantology (DGI), Executive Board Member of the Osteology Foundation and was awarded the André Schröder Research Prize in 2007, the Miller Research Prize in 2012 and the Jan Lindhe Award in 2017.

Ausra Ramanauskaite completed the dental education (DDS) and specialization in periodontology at the Lithuanian University of Health Sciences, Lithuania. In 2016, she was awarded a one-year Osteology Foundation research scholarship at the Oral Surgery Department, University of Düsseldorf, Germany. She received the PhD degree in 2018 and Dr. med.dent in 2019. In 2021, she completed a specialization in oral surgery and implantology, at Goethe University in Frankfurt, Germany. In 2023 she defended the habilitation and obtained a private docent (PD) title at the Goethe University, Frankfurt.

Currently, Ausra Ramanauskaite is working at the Oral Surgery and Implantology Department at Goethe University in Frankfurt, Germany. Ausra has authored international peer-reviewed publications and is active in the research field of peri-implant pathology, bone and soft tissue regeneration.


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