November 8, 2023

Periodontal Surgery

Course Overview

This course provides a comprehensive review of basic periodontal surgical techniques that can immediately be put into practice. In the didactic portion, proper diagnosis, treatment planning, and patient preparation prior to surgery will be discussed. Instrumentation and surgical techniques will be reviewed for procedures including gingivectomy, periodontal flap surgery, mucogingival surgery, regenerative surgery, and crown lengthening.

The hands-on portion will provide participants with the opportunity to practise periodontal surgical techniques and enhance general oral surgical skills such as flap design and suturing.

Admission criteria

Registered Dentist

Course Objective
  • Basic

    • Classification Of Minor Soft & Hard Tissue Defects – Principles & Theory

    • Selection Of Donor Sites

    • Preparation of Graft/Recipient Sites

    • Crown Lengthening Principles

    • Model Surgery


    • Live Surgery Patients Assisting – 2 Cases


Dr Samintharaj Kumar

About the Trainer

Dr Samintharaj Kumar graduated in Dentistry (BDS) from Singapore in 2001 and Medicine (MBBS) from London in 2006. During his dental undergraduate period, he was the first South-East Asian recipient for the David B. Scott Research Fellowship Award (International Association for Dental Research). He spent the final year elective of his medical degree in the Craniofacial Unit at The Hospital for Sick Kids in Toronto, Canada.

During medical school, he received several prizes for excellence in academic merit including the Drummond and Frank Scott Prize for overall performance in preclinical medicine, received awards from the British Association of Plastic Surgeons, British Association of Oral & Maxillofacial Surgeons, The Royal College of Physicians and The Wellcome Trust.

He has also extensive training in Non-Surgical Aesthetic Rejuvenation since 2004. His training has been acquired through courses with providers in the non-surgical industry and has successfully provided such treatments since 2004.

Dr Kumar’s postgraduate training in England includes rotations in: Anaesthesia/Intensive Care, Infectious Diseases, ENT, Vascular Surgery, Neurosurgery, Orthopaedics, General Surgery, Accident & Emergency, Maxillofacial Surgery and Plastic Surgery in Singapore.

Course Curriculum
Durations: 8 hours
Lectures: 0
Students: Max 8
Level: All Levels
Language: English
Certificate: Yes


  • Dental surgeons