Surgical Skills - Part 1: Principles in Flap Design

Contributes 50 minutes to your CPD


(or included in your £37.99 yearly subscription)

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Course Details:

This course takes an in-depth look at the types of flap design in implant dentistry.

You will be presented with a short presentation followed by an assessment. If you achieve 80% or more, you pass the course and will receive a printable certificate to place in your CPD folder. If you do not pass, you will have the opportunity to review the content and retake the assessment when you feel confident.


This course aims to provide an overview of the types of flap designs in implant dentistry and highlight what can go wrong with case examples. 


Learners will be able to:

  • Details the importance of appropriate surgical planning
  • Take a systematic approach to analyse a patient from a surgical approach      
  • Have an overview of the types of flaps used in implant dentistry  
  • Describe what can go wrong with improper planning        

Learning Outcomes:

The learner understands:

  • The importance of patient assessments 
  • The principles that govern flap design 
  • The characteristic of biotypes and how that influences surgery and healing
  • What not to do