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Avi Schetritt DMD

Dr. Avi Schetritt is a board certified periodontist and currently maintains a private practice in Miami, Florida. Dr. Schetritt has lectured nationally and internationally on the topics of periodontics and implant dentistry. He has also authored several articles on these topics.


  • Dental Degree from University of Montreal, Montreal, Canada

  • Periodontal residency at the University of British Columbia, Vancouver, Canada

Organizations & Awards 

  • Member of the American Academy of Periodontics (AAP)

  • Canadian Academy of Periodontics

  • (CAP)Florida Association of Periodontists (FAP)

  • International Congress of Implantologists (ICOI)

  • Multiple local dental societies and study clubs

Description of Course Presentation

Hands on soft tissue / Pig Jaw surgery This program comprising of a lecture and hands on pig jaw workshop will provides the knowledge base for diagnosis and treatment planning, as well as the proper sequencing of critical soft tissue procedures.

Classification of soft tissue types, suture and needle selection as well as the entire spectrum of basic to advanced surgical techniques comprising soft tissue flap design, management and reconstruction (esthetic and non-esthetic) will be reviewed.

The lecture will cover:

  • Biology of Oral Soft Tissues

  • Diagnosis and Treatment Planning

  • Systematic Patient Evaluation

  • Flap Design

  • Review of Suture Materials

  • Suture Technique

  • Soft Tissue Grafting – indications, instrumentation and step by step protocol for:

  • Gingival grafts

  • Sequencing of Soft Tissue Grafts

  • Subepithelial connective tissue grafts

  • Acellular dermis matrix allografts

The Hands on Portion will include:

  • Use of Pig Jaws to practice above techniques

  • All Instruments and materials will be supplied

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