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Imaging techniques needed in periodontal diagnosis course for Dental Practitioners

Speciality Classification
Oral Health
Location
Online
Delivery
Online
Subject matter expert
eLearning for Healthcare
Provider
eIntegrity
Endorsed By
Faculty of Dental Surgery

Selection criteria for radiography are an important consideration when assessing periodontal disease. In addition, the practitioner should be aware of the specific appearances that should be looked for in the radiographs.

Learning objectives

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

  • identify the appropriate radiographic examination for varying periodontal disease levels
  • describe pathological features of periodontal disease on radiographs

The diagnosis of periodontal disease is primarily clinical.

Radiographs should only be prescribed after a thorough clinical assessment.


PRM123
Entry Requirements / Prerequisites

Before commencing this session you should have completed:

  • Patient assessment/Assessment methods and techniques/Appropriate imaging examination for a patient
  • Patient assessment/Assessment methods and techniques/Selection criteria for radiographic examination
Instructors / Speakers
Fiona Carmichael,
Consultant in Dental and Maxillofacial Radiology

Fiona Carmichael qualified from Glasgow University in 1984. She obtained her FDS in 1988. After a spending some time as a lecturer in oral surgery, she started training in dental and maxillofacial radiology. She completed her training at Leeds Dental Insitute having obtained the DDR from The Royal College of Radiologists in 1996 and completing an MSc in Oral Pathology.

She was made a consultant in Dental and Maxillofacial Radiology in 2000 at Leeds. She has been involved in previous teaching modules for the Royal College of Radiologists.

Type
Online Learning
Delivery
Online
Title
Imaging techniques needed in periodontal diagnosis course for Dental Practitioners
Speciality Classification
Oral Health
Interest Areas / Topics Covered
Dental, -- DENTAL --
Location
ONLINE
Provider Type
Education Provider
Location
Online
Reference
01_21
Access Duration (in months)
12
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