Progressive Periodontal Disease Management for the Dental Hygienist

Hygiene Excellence – What are YOU Missing in Your Practice?
Learning Series Summary:
This four module learning series serves as a guide to effectively identify, evaluate, document, and treat Periodontal Disease Chairside. It also will include how the Periodontist, GP and RDH all work together to ensure positive outcomes when diagnosing and treating periodontal patients.

MODULE ONE: Progressive Periodontal Disease Management for the Dental Hygienist 

Clinical research demonstrates multiple connections between Periodontal Disease and systemic health. However, most dental practices do not properly diagnose and treat periodontal disease. To fully maximize the dental hygienist’s role, it is essential to understand best practices in chairside and homecare innovations to prevent the progression of Periodontal Disease. The course is designed to equip the dental hygienist with practical approaches to current innovations to increase time management and optimize treatment outcomes.

Course Objectives:

  • – Classify Periodontal Disease with AAP classification system
  • – Identify how to properly implement the AAP staging and grading into chairside therapy and homecare
  • – Review the benefits and best practices for power instrumentation
  • – Discover the latest technologies in hand scaling instruments


This course is the first module within a four-part learning series. Attendees can register for all four modules or individual ones within this series a la carte. There are no pre-requisite modules required. This course will not be recorded and shared for on-demand viewing. It is only available live during the scheduled date and time. Connect Members receive complimentary tuition to this course.

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  • Course Details: 2.5 Lecture CE Credits - AGD Code: 490 - Course Code: MEC 03192021


Mar 19 2021


Eastern Time
10:00 AM - 12:30 PM



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  • Amber Auger RDH MPH
    Amber Auger RDH MPH

    Amber Auger, RDH, MPH is a practicing dental hygienist and clinical innovations implementation specialist. She specializes in taking the latest science and creating customized protocols to meet your practice’s goals. With over 15 years of experience in the dental industry, Amber provides practical protocols for technology implementation, refocuses on the patient experience, and utilizes systemic approaches to Periodontal Therapy. Amber is the 2019 Award of Distinction recipient, laser trainer, a monthly contributor to RDH Magazine, featured author for Dentistry IQ, Editor of RDH Graduate Newsletter, and host of #AskAmberRDH. Amber also provides preventive services abroad yearly and is always seeking dental professionals to join her team.