This course will provide the participant an in-depth format for providing effective disease control periodontal therapy. Review etiology, oral-systemic link and control of dental plaque related diseases including dental implants. An example of a comprehensive periodontal and peri-implant examination will be provided along with techniques for periodontal/peri-implant probing. The relationship between periodontitis and systemic disease will be reviewed, and the development of a comprehensive treatment plan. The rationale for the use of periodontal hand instrumentation will be presented along with a technique for sharpening.
- Motivate patients to perform dental plaque-removal techniques.
- Evidence-based techniques that patients can use to remove dental plaque.
- Improve accuracy in periodontal pocket measurement and calculus detection.
This course is designed for dentists and hygienists.
Co-sponsored by MDA Insurance and MDA Services.