Successful Periodontal Management: A Collaborative Approach

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 THREE: Successful Periodontal Management: A Collaborative Approach 

Periodontal disease affects most of the population, yet a significant portion of patients are not identified as needing treatment.  This course will examine the clinical and diagnostic criteria required for proper identification and referral of periodontal cases along with examining how medical conditions and overall health directly affect treatment outcomes.  Finally, the vital role RDH plays in long term maintenance will be examined. This course will include the vantage point of the periodontist, as well as the hygienist and demonstrate how important communication is when treating a perio case and how successful the outcome is when working together.

Course Objectives:

  • – Identify when it is time to refer to the periodontist
  • – Discover medical conditions that would be contraindicated for certain periodontal procedures
  • – Review surgical cases and RDHS role in the long-term success


This course is the third 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 prerequisite 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: 1.5 Lecture CE Credits - AGD Subject Code: 490 - Course Code: MEC 04142021


Apr 14 2021


Eastern Time
7:30 PM - 9:00 PM



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