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Herman Ostrow School of Dentistry of USC

CONTEMPORARY APPROACH TO DIAGNOSIS, TREATMENT PLANNING AND THERAPY IN PERIODONTICS 2017

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Overview / Abstract:

Periodontal disease is a chronically destructive condition affecting many patients. The primary bacterial etiology with several possible local and systemic risk factors account for a rather complex disease entity. It is crucial for clinicians to include periodontal considerations in their treatment planning and in the active phase of therapy.

This course is designed to provide clinicians with the most current knowledge on fundamental issues in periodontics. Participants will learn how to diagnose periodontal disease and related conditions and to assess teeth prognosis. The course will also explore several periodontal treatment modalities and their relation to restorative and reconstructive aspects of treatment. State-of-the-art reviews and position statements by the American Academy of Periodontology (AAP) will be included.

The information presented in this course will be clinically-relevant to help participants provide optimal comprehensive care for their patients.

TOPICS TO BE COVERED:

Performing a comprehensive periodontal examination
How to determine differential diagnoses: periodontal, endodontic and combined lesions
How to determine prognosis
Systemic and localized antibiotic regimens: when is each one indicated?
The relationship between occlusion and periodontal disease
The furcation dilemma: What are the treatment options?
Bacterial etiology of periodontitis
Secondary etiologies and risk factors
Classification of periodontal diseases and conditions (AAP)
Periodontal disease and the link with systemic diseases
Surgical vs. non-surgical treatments: when are they indicated?
How to diagnose common gingival lesions
What is appropriate periodontal maintenance
When to refer to a specialist (AAP)

Expiration

Nov 03, 2017

Discipline(s)

Dental CDE

Format

Live / Seminar, Seminar

Cost

$385

Credits / Hours

7 Continuing Education Credits

Accreditation

ADA CERP

Is This Activity Certified for "Live" Credit?

YES

Presenters / Authors / Faculty

Dr. Ziv Simon, Dr. Ilan Rotstein

Activity Specialities / Related Topics

Dentistry General

Keywords / Search Terms

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LIVE Activity Location Details

Date(s)
11-03-2017

Herman Ostrow School of Dentistry of USC
925 W. 34th St.
Los Angeles, CA   90089
United States of America

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