Valley District Dental Society - Education Course November 8, 2017
With periodontitis being the major contributor for tooth loss in the practice of dentistry, resolving the disease process requires the entire dental teams commitment to a systematic approach. This presentation will provide the participant with user-friendly protocols and technological solutions to find and manage periodontal disease. Take the frustration out of delivering periodontal care and gain success with patient case acceptance, tooth retention and financial reward.
Standardizing the collection of periodontal data in an efficient
manner to accurately determine the prognosis of restorative
abutments considering when to extract and place implants.
Empowering the dental hygienist with expanded work descriptions
beyond the prophy.
Investigating computer system approaches to risk assessment
Developing realistic non-surgical therapies and the respective
reevaluation with emphasis on new anti-inflammatory systems
including micro-ultrasonics and laser technology , and nutraceuticals
as probiotics and anti-oxidants
Determining the efficacy of utilizing various laser wavelengths in
sulcular decontamination, degranulation, new attachment, and
Reviewing successful parameters to determine tooth survival in
short and long term prognosis
Establishing a quality periodontal maintenance program that
enhances the restorative practice including third party
Creating positive interactions between dentists, periodontists, and
dental hygienists through communication skills and continuous
quality improvement to enhance esthetics, tooth retention, and
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