Down and Dirty - Staging and Grading Periodontal Patients - On Demand Webinar
This live 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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Target AudienceDentists and Hygienist
Teaching MethodVideo of Lecture w PowerPoint Presentation
Are you assessing your periodontal patients correctly?
- Discuss the new periodontal staging and grading classification.
- Assess clinical attachment loss & bone loss for better diagnosing.
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)
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