Module 3: Soft Tissue Esthetics

A synergy between hard & soft tissue is essential for the most esthetically pleasing outcome. This module is entirely dedicated to achieving esthetics with appropriate soft tissue surgical techniques. This course will highlight commonly utilized soft tissue procedures in clinical practice, the free gingival graft (FGG) and minimally invasive root coverage procedures for CTG “Tunnel/VISTA approaches”

This module runs for 3 days including hands-on exercises and a day for soft tissue surgeries.


Upon completion of this course, participants will be able to:

  • Understand various soft-tissue techniques
  • Understand and be able to choose from variety of solutions for achieving esthetics
  • Recognize, manage and prevent associated complications
  • Master Soft Tissue Surgeries including - VIPCT, VISTA, Tunneling, etc.


  • Roll techniques
  • Inlay pouch technique
  • Onlay technique
  • Root coverage procedures
  • Connective tissue grafts
  • CTG- Free Gingival tissue grafts
  • FGG
  • Semi-lunar grafts
  • Tunnel techniques
  • Biomodifiers& Blood Derivatives: PRF/PRGF/CGF


  • Second stage surgeries on patients treated in Modules 1 & 2