Course Synopsis

Presenter: Taylor Manalili, DDS, FICOI

The skills required for successful grafting and optimal wound closure can be difficult to master and require practicing the proper techniques. This course will present efficient procedures for grafting and suturing, which will be useful in socket preservation and implant site preparation procedures. Several types of suturing will be reviewed, including simple interrupted, crisscross, horizontal mattress and continuous locking. Students will follow along with the instructor in a live, hands-on online setting and have the opportunity to ask questions in real time.

Learning Objectives

  • Review various suture and bone grafting materials
  • Examine suturing techniques, including simple interrupted, crisscross, horizontal mattress and continuous locking
  • Apply predictable bone-grafting techniques

Participants will receive a hands-on kit that includes:

  • PGA and chromic gut sutures
  • Silicone grafting and suture model
  • Graft materials: cortical/cancellous bone graft, collagen plug, collagen membrane
  • 1 mL/cc syringe

Materials required (not included in kit):

  • Locking handle needle holder or Castroviejo needle holder
  • Tissue forceps
  • Scissors
  • Medium-size condenser or plugger
  • Small cup of water
  • Gauze
  • Periodontal Probe

Glidewell Education Center is an ADA CERP Recognized Provider. ADA CERP is a service of the American Dental Association to assist dental professionals in identifying quality providers of continuing dental education. ADA CERP does not approve or endorse individual courses or instructors, nor does it imply acceptance of credit hours by boards of dentistry.

Glidewell Education Center 
Nationally Approved PACE Provider for FAGD/MAGD credit 
Approval does not imply acceptance by any regulatory authority, or AGD endorsement. 
3/1/2021 to 2/29/2024. 
Provider ID# 216789

Course Details


Nov. 4, 2021 (online)
March 31, 2022 (online)
July 28, 2022 (online)
Oct. 27, 2022 (online)


2–3:30 p.m. PST


$175 per Doctor

Available CE

1.5 Hours



Taylor Manalili

Taylor Manalili, DDS, FICOI

Dr. Taylor Manalili is director of clinical prosthodontics at Glidewell. Since joining Glidewell in 2018 as the company’s first-ever Fellow, she has conducted clinical research and performed advanced restorative work, including implant placement, chairside restorations and full-mouth rehabilitations. Dr. Manalili earned her Doctor of Dental Surgery degree as well as a certificate in the advanced specialty of prosthodontics from Stony Brook University. Throughout her residency, Dr. Manalili served as a clinical instructor for predoctoral students, and provided lectures to students, residents and local dentists.

Product Code: 70-1148-GIT1061

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