Periodontal Maintenance: What Are We Maintaining?

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Periodontal Maintenance: What Are We Maintaining?
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Periodontal Maintenance: What Are We Maintaining? says
Presenter
Jason G. Souyias, DDS

Course Overview

Often patients with periodontal disease are put into maintenance programs when active therapy is truly needed. This course will help you understand the differences between active therapy and maintenance. This course leave you with a better understanding realize why it is so important to treat periodontal disease properly. After this course, you will be able to better decide which cases to keep and treat versus which ones to refer to a periodontist. This course will also review dental implant maintenance and help you to know when an implant is becoming a problem.

Course Objectives

At the completion of the course participants will be able to:

To facilitate better diagnosis of periodontal disease
To understand the differences between active therapies and periodontal maintenance
Understand what defines periodontal health
Understand why SRP is not always a definitive treatment for periodontal disease
Understand implant maintenance better
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By: University of Detroit Mercy School of Dentistry