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AAP Classification of Periodontal Disease
AAP Classification of Periodontal Disease

Speakers: Holly Farbo, RDH

Program Track: Clinical

Course Description: In 2017, the American Academy of Periodontology and the European Federation of Periodontology came together to establish guidelines for the classification of periodontal diseases. This course discusses the outcomes of that meeting and examines the concepts of staging, grading, and distribution to classify a patient’s periodontal health, periodontal disease, or peri-implant disease.*Note: This course offers a closed-captioned video option.

Learning Objectives:

  • Discuss the core concepts of the AAP updated classification of periodontal disease.
  • Independently assess a patient’s periodontal health and properly stage, grade and distribute for a diagnosis.
  • Recommend necessary treatment for the maintenance of the patient’s periodontal health or management of the patient’s periodontal disease.

CE Credit Hours: 1.5

Original Date of Session: June 19, 2021

The American Dental Hygienists' Association is designated as an approved provider by the American Academy of Dental Hygiene, Inc. #AADHADH (Jan. 1, 2021–Dec. 31, 2021). Approval does not imply acceptance by a state or provincial Board of Dentistry. Licensee should maintain this document in the event of an audit.

The American Dental Hygienists’ Association is an approved provider of dental continuing education as recognized by the Dental Board of California, Provider #5238.

Discounted member price: 15.00
You could save: 75.0%