Dr. Kern graduated from the Universidade Federal do Paraná (UFPR), one of the most prestigious universities in Brazil. He obtained a Postgraduate degree in Periodontology in 2003 and a Master’s Degree in Oral Rehabilitation from the Univesidade Estadual de Ponta Grossa in 2007. Firmly entrenched within the high aesthetic requirements of Brazilian dentistry, Dr. Ricardo Kern focuses his work on the demanding disciplines of soft tissue design and reconstruction. He has vast experience in immediate implant placement with temporization, from single tooth cases to full arch rehabilitations. He has presented both didactic programs and hands-on workshops on soft tissue design, preservation and reconstruction at numerous seminars and congresses.