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Down and Dirty - Staging and Grading Periodontal Patients - 2 CEUs - On Demand Webinar
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Down and Dirty - Staging and Grading Periodontal Patients - 2 CEUs - On Demand Webinar

This on demand webinar combines lecture and interactive activities to enhance dental hygienists' understanding and practical application of the latest concepts and techniques in periodontal therapy.   If you are not sure of how to apply the new AAP Periodontal Classifications - this webinar is for you!

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On-demand content is available for a seven day subscription from the date of purchase.  If additional time is needed you may re-purchase an additional seven days.  To receive CE credit you must complete the course as determined by the time you are actively viewing the video and successfully passing a quiz. 

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Original Date: 6/16/20
Review Date: 6/23/20
Expiry Date: 6/16/23

  • $39.00
    • Course Number
  • CEUs
  • Date
    On Demand
  • Day
    On Demand
  • Location
    On Line
  • Region
  • Target Audience
    Dentists and Hygienist
  • Teaching Method
    Recorded Webinar w Interactive Q&A
  • Course Materials

Are you assessing your periodontal patients correctly?  


  • Discuss the new periodontal staging and grading classification.
  • Assess clinical attachment loss & bone loss for better diagnosing.

Course description:
This live webinar is designed to help you classify your patients with the new periodontal classification system. We will dive right into assessing clinical attachment, bone loss and review staging and grading criteria. We will review the new periodontal diseases use case studies to help the participants classify patients

Speaker:  Ms. Leah MacPherson, RDH, BS, MHP 
Leah MacPherson received an Associate Degree in Dental Hygiene at University of New England, an Advanced Dental Hygiene Certificate at Forsyth School for Dental Hygienists and a Masters Degree at Northeastern University. Leah is currently a Professor at Middlesex Community College and she is also the recipient of the National Teaching and Leadership Excellence award. She has experience in general, periodontal, periodontal research and public health settings. She has also presented at many local, national and international meetings. Leah is well known as a passionate, relatable and dynamic speaker.

Caution:  ADACERP guidelines states that participants must be aware that there may be potential risks of using limited knowledge when incorporating techniques and procedures into practice when they have not received supervised clinical experience or demonstrate competency.

CE Provider: Professional Learning Services, LLC (PLS)
PLS is an ADA CERP recognized provider (11/1/2021 – 12/31/2025). ADA CERP is a service of the American Dental Association to assist dental professionals in identifying quality providers of continuing dental education. ADA CERP does not approve or endorse individual courses or instructors, nor does it imply acceptance of credit hours by state or provincial Boards of Dentistry. Concerns or complaints about CE may be directed to PLS or to the Commission for Continuing Education Provider Recognition at

PLS is designated as an approved Provider by the American Academy of Dental Hygiene, Inc (1/1-12/31/21)  Retain this record as verification of attendance for license compliance requirements.