Flap and Sutures

  • Basic Oral Surgery-Flaps and Sutures
  • To flap or not to flap?
  • Full thickness VS. Partial thickness
  • Principles of flap design
  • Safe flap retraction methods
  • Flap designs for maxilla
  • Flap designs for mandible
  • Keratin purchasing technique KPT
  • Periosteal releasing incisions
  • Important structures to watch for!
  • Flap necrosis-how to predict it?
  • Choice of suture materials and thicknesses.
  • Choice of needle size
  • Interrupted Vs continuous Vs matrix sutures
  • Suturing complications