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Tuesday, August 13 • 12:00pm - 1:00pm
Creating the best flaps to close those oral defects

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“Extraction sites should always be sutured closed”; easier said than done. This lecture will demonstrate the flaps to create to close extraction sites of each and every one of the teeth in cats and dogs. It will review the concepts of preserving attached gingiva, of vertical releasing cuts, of no tension and of appropriate suturing. It will also cover techniques to successfully close oronasal fistulae using advancement and rotational flaps with or without a bone or cartilage membrane. The pros and cons of each technique will be discussed. Following this lecture the student should be able to confidently closed any extraction site.

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Loic Legendre

Dr. Legendre now works at West Coast Veterinary Dental Services, a dental referral center dedicated to treat only oral and maxillofacial cases whether they be endodontics, orthodontics, fractures, oral cancer, or periodontitis. He has published several articles in Canadian Vet Journal... Read More →

Tuesday August 13, 2019 12:00pm - 1:00pm AEST
Coolangatta Rooms 1 - 4 The Star Gold Coast