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History and What’s New!

Danielle Furgeson RDH, MS, DHSc

At the end of 2017, the American Academy of Periodontology released a new classification of Periodontal and Peri-Implant Diseases and Conditions. The objectives of this new classification are two-fold: One to improve clinicians’ understanding and appreciation of disease progression and two to incorporate the presence and control of risk factors in the diagnosis. This 3-part podcast series with provide you with the history on the new classification, explain the new staging and grading system and equally important, provide you with practical tips on in practice application.

Participants will learn:

  • the rationales for the new staging and grading system.
  • the differences between the 1999 and 2017 systems
  • why this new grading system is is important to current practice and patient-centered care
  • CategoriesPeriodontics
  • LanguageEnglish
  • AGD PACE subject code(s)490
“History and What’s New!” is co-sponsored by Tribune Group GmbH. Tribune Group GmbH is a recognized ADA CERP and AGD PACE provider. At the end of the podcast, after passing the C.E. Quiz, you will be able to download your ADA CERP and AGD PACE C.E. Certificates.