New Global AAP Periodontal Classification

Course Outline:

It is estimated that 80% of the population has some level of periodontal disease & in knowing that 90% of systemic disease have some oral manifestation it has become apparent that change is needed in the treatment This workshop explores the changes needed to move away from a solely biofilm-based model to a more holistic inflammation-based model in periodontal therapy. The new global 2017 AAP Periodontal Classification workshop will bridge the gap between the old & future critical thinking needed to integrate “best practices” in patient care.

Course Objectives: Upon completion of this course participants will be able to:

  1. Distinguish the main changes between the old & New Global AAP Periodontal Classification
  2. Describe the main categories of the New Global AAP Periodontal Classification
  3. Recognize the fundamental processes needed to apply the new classification in clinical practice & improve patient outcomes.
  4. Identify Periodontitis using the staging & grading system to create a periodontal diagnostic statement.
  5. Recognize the impact of predisposing & modifiable factors on the periodontium.
  6. Explain current AAP recommendations for determining patient periodontal prognosis
  7. Review Case Studies to aid in diagnosis formulation

Date: February 21st, 2020

Location: UBC Downtown Robson Square.  Room: Telus Room

Parking: UBC underground parking. Map will be sent.

Time: 8-5pm (1-hour lunch).

Lunch: Included in registration

Attendees: Hygienists & Dentists

Tuition Fee: $350 + GST/attendee prior to and including January 30th, 2020 and $397 + GST/attendee after January 30th, 2020 registration. No refunds will be issued after Feb 1st, 2020.





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