Radiographic Interpretation Workshop

Presenter: Gabriele Maycher, CEO, GEM Dental Experts Inc.

BSc, PID, dip DH, RDH in BC& AB

A passionate educator with more than 30+ years of clinical experience & diverse business background has revolutionized the way clinicians optimize patient outcomes through contributing positions such as published author, Dental Hygiene Program Director, Quality Assurance Program assessor and consultant for forward-thinking dental practices.

Course Summary:

To fully leverage the New Global AAP Classification your evaluation and assessment of radiographic information is integral to every day clinical practice.  This workshop covers radiographic interpretation changes due to the new classification, provides essentials on how to calculate stage & grade for the periodontitis patient, and reviews normal & abnormal anatomic structures & conditions that may impact your dental hygiene diagnosis, complexity of treatment and prognosis. 

The learning objectives are:

  • Define college’s ‘Scope of Practice” on radiographs.
  • Identify the limitations of radiographs.
  • Interpret the radiographic characteristics of normal and abnormal alveolar bone.
  • Differentiate the distribution of alveolar bone loss as localized or generalized. 
  • Determine the extent of alveolar bone loss as slight, moderate, or severe.
  • Distinguish the pattern of alveolar bone loss as vertical and horizontal. 
  • Calculate percentage bone loss for Staging & Grading periodontitis.
  • Formulate radiographs required to make a Dental Hygiene Diagnosis.
  • Appraise radiographically potential etiologic agents (Acquired and Developmental Conditions) for their impact on periodontal disease.
  • Analyze early radiographic evidence of periodontal disease.
  • Evaluate radiographic findings. 

Date: Private workshop available for 10 or more attendees.

Tuition: $397+GST/attendee

Time: 8 am – noon

Target Audience: This course is designed for dentists & hygienists.

Location:  Zoom Webinar

Contact Person: Gabriele Maycher

Refund and Cancellation Policies:  N/A

Need more information on this course? Please call us at 1-604-649-2081 or click here to email any questions.