Flap Design

This Pathway addresses the basic principles of flap design and their aim to ensure that the surgery can be performed as atraumatically as possible with adequate visibility and access to the surgical area. The Pathway also offers examples of flap design in clinical cases.

On completion of this Learning Pathway you should be able to...

  • describe flap designs in general
  • describe flap designs for implant surgery
  • indicate flap designs for specific situations in implant surgery
  • recognise the indications and limitations of flapless surgery
Publication date: Oct 13, 2014 Last review date: Apr 10, 2020 Next review date: Apr 10, 2023
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  • Flap Design
  • Flapless Procedures
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  • Soft Tissue Management
  • Surgery
  • Surgical Planning & Procedures
  • Wound Closure & Suturing

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