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Course: Progressive Periodontal Therapy - Hinman.org

Speaker Information

Ms. Amber Auger
East Weymouth, MA
Periodontal Disease

Th318 - Progressive Periodontal Therapy
Date/Time: 3/17/2022   12:30 PM - 2:00 PM
Type: General   Handouts: Yes
Dentist Fee: $0.00  Other Fee: $0.00
Audience: Hygienists, Students

Identifying disease at its earliest stages is essential to prevent the progression of oral and systemic diseases. Proper classification of our patient’s risk factors, and potential rate of progression enables the dental hygienist's role to be fully maximized. This creates a practice that is in full alignment with the standard of care, results in raving patients, and a thriving practice.

Learning Objectives:

  • Access the 2017 AAP Periodontal Classifications and review case studies.
  • Discuss treatment recommendations based on patients stage and grade.
  • Evaluate communication techniques to increase patient acceptance.
  • Discover common billing errors that prevent insurance coverage.
  • Review new and innovative ways to improve the chairside experience for both the patient and the clinician; including voice recognition technologies, instruments, and new homecare items that will optimize patient compliance.
  • Identify best practices of power instrumentation and latest hand scaling techniques.