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Optimal Periodontal Surgery Techniques
for General Dentists

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Dr. Jon Suzuki, DDS, PhD, MBA

Date and Time:

Friday April 28 - Saturday April 29, 2023

8:00 am- 5:00 pm  Both days

Continental breakfast and lunch provided both days


Hilton Double Tree San Francisco Airport

835 Airport Blvd Burlingame, CA 94010


Hotel accommodations: 650-344-5500 mention code “P10” for10% off

CE Credit:

16 Units Live

Limited space!

AGD Course Code: 490


AGD Members: $975

Non-AGD Members: $1499

Student/Residents: $730 - Email to get on waitlist.


Course Overview:

You have patients that can benefit from the addition of periodontal procedures in your practice!  Examples of simple periodontal procedures include bone grafting, ridge preservation, crown lengthening, periodontal flap surgery, and mucogingival surgery.  Incorporation of many of these procedures will increase the success of subsequent implant placement, promote retention of natural dentition where possible, and improve overall gingival esthetics.  Join Dr. Suzuki for this highly practical, immediately useful hands-on periodontal course!

Learning Objectives:

Attendees gain the skill sets necessary in a hands-on setting using pig jaws.  At the completion of this two-day course, participants should be able to:

  • List the principles of successful hard tissue augmentation

  • Accomplish the steps of extraction socket grafting and ridge preservation in your practice

  • Select the appropriate bone graft materials

  • List the indications and contraindications for mucogingival surgery

  • Discuss the importance of keratinized gingiva

  • Accomplish periodontal surgery

  • Accomplish incisions, flap elevation, flap positioning, osseous reduction and suturing in your practice

  • Discuss consent forms, insurance and postoperative care

About the Speaker:

Dr. Jon Suzuki holds Clinical Professorships at the University of Maryland, the University of Washington and Nova Southeastern University. He is also on the faculty of the US Navy Walter Reed National Medical Center, Bethesda, MD. Dr. Suzuki is Professor Emeritus of Microbiology and Immunology (School of Medicine) and Professor Emeritus of Periodontology and Oral Implantology (School of Dentistry)  at Temple University, Philadelphia, PA. USA.  He served as Chairman and Director of Graduate Periodontology and Oral Implantology, and Associate Dean for Graduate Education at Temple University. He also served as Dean, Chief of Hospital Dentistry, and CEO of the Faculty Practice Plan at the University of Pittsburgh, USA.


Dr. Suzuki is the current Chairman of the Food and Drug Administration Dental Products Advisory Panel, Silver Spring, MD. and holds this position until 2022.  Dr. Suzuki received his D.D.S. from Loyola University of Chicago and Ph.D. in Microbiology from the Illinois Institute of Technology.  He completed an N.I.H. Fellowship in Immunology at the University of Washington, and a Clinical Certificate in Periodontics at the University of Maryland. He earned an MBA from the Katz Graduate School of Business at the University of Pittsburgh. 


He is a Diplomate of the American Board of Periodontology, Fellow of the American and International College of Dentists, Specialist Microbiologist and Past Board Examiner of the American College of Medical Microbiology, and Diplomate, Fellow, and Past President of the International Congress of Oral Implantologists. Dr. Suzuki is the current Executive Secretary/Treasurer of the Supreme Chapter of Omicron Kappa Upsilon, the National Honorary Dental Society, and has served in this position for three decades.  Dr. Suzuki has published over 200 papers, chapters, and symposia, 200 abstracts, and 1 textbook in Medical Technology.

NorCalAGD Cancellation and Refund Policy:

Registrations are subject to a $50 non-refundable processing fee. Cancellations made by email seven days prior to the course date will receive a full refund less the $50 processing fee. Cancellations made within the week prior to the course date will receive a 50% refund  less the $50 processing fee. Transfer of a registration to another name will be considered by email request through date of registration. 


The Northern California AGD is designated as an Approved PACE Program Provider by the Academy of General Dentistry. The formal continuing education programs of this program provider are accepted by the AGD for Fellowship/Mastership and membership maintenance credit. Approval does not imply acceptance by state of provincial boards of dentistry or AGD endorsement. The current term of approval extends from (8/1/2021) to (7/31/2025).

Provider ID# 219198

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