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The Management of Periodontitis course for Dental Practice

Speciality Classification
Oral Health
Location
Online
Delivery
Online
Duration
30 minutes
Subject matter expert
eLearning for Healthcare
Provider
eIntegrity
Endorsed By
Faculty of Dental Surgery,elfh,NHS

This session will describe the diagnosis and management of periodontitis, how to distinguish it from gingivitis and when to refer the patient for specialist help.

Learning Objectives

By the end of this session you will be able to:

  • Describe the signs and symptoms of periodontitis
  • Record the important clinical parameters
  • Develop and execute an initial treatment plan (ITP)
  • Re-evaluate the condition to assess changes arising from the ITP

It will also take an overview of the role of periodontal surgery in the management of periodontitis and consider what to do when periodontal therapy fails to produce a maintainable outcome.


PRM123
Entry Requirements / Prerequisites

Before commencing this session you should have knowledge of:

  • The characteristics of healthy gingival tissue
  • Basic principles of dental charting and the meaning of BPE (basic periodontal examination) scores
  • Interpretation of dental radiographs
  • Principles of root surface instrumentation and plaque control options
Instructors / Speakers
Philip Greene BDS, FDSRCPS(Glasg),
Dentist

Philip Greene has over 35 years experience in general and specialist practice in Periodontics, and runs a private practice in Manchester devoted to Periodontics. He is a Dental Expert Witness, author of many journal articles and presentations, and is a contributor to the Textbook of Dental Hygiene and Therapy, (Ed: Ireland, R) published by Blackwell Munksgaard. He is a member of British Society of Periodontology Education Committee and a founder member of the Expert Witness Institute.

Delivery
Title
The Management of Periodontitis course for Dental Practice
Speciality Classification
Interest Areas / Topics Covered
Dental, -- DENTAL --
Location
Provider Type
Education Provider
Duration
30 minutes
Location
Online
Reference
04_03_002
Access Duration (in months)
12
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