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Technically Speaking: Tips for Implementing the 2018 AAP Periodontal Classification (Part 14)

March 18, 2022 Gabriele Maycher, CEO, GEM Dental Experts Inc. BSc, PID, dip DH, RDH

This issue we take our final in-depth look at the 2018 AAP Periodontal Classification. We’re excited to bring you more Q&As from Gabriele Maycher in 2022 on such topics as client care, record keeping, technical skills, office communication, and much

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Technically Speaking: Tips for Implementing the 2018 AAP Periodontal Classification (Part 13)

February 25, 2022 Gabriele Maycher, CEO, GEM Dental Experts Inc. BSc, PID, dip DH, RDH

Still confused about the 2018 AAP Periodontal classification. Never fear! The next few monthly columns will review some of the most important updates made to the industry’s global periodontal guidelines to help hygiene teams achieve the highest level of care. Once

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Technically Speaking: Tips for Implementing the 2018 AAP Periodontal Classification (Part 12)

January 28, 2022 Gabriele Maycher, CEO, GEM Dental Experts Inc., BSc, PID, dip DH, RDH

Still confused about the 2018 AAP Periodontal classification. Never fear! The next few monthly columns will review some of the most important updates made to the industry’s global periodontal guidelines to help hygiene teams achieve the highest level of care. Once

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Technically Speaking: Tips for Implementing the 2018 AAP Periodontal Classification (Part 11)

December 23, 2021 Gabriele Maycher, CEO, GEM Dental Experts Inc. BSc, PID, dip DH, RDH

Still confused about the 2018 AAP Periodontal classification? Never fear! The next few monthly columns will review some of the most important updates made to the industry’s global periodontal guidelines to help hygiene teams achieve the highest level of care. Once

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Technically Speaking: Tips for Implementing the 2018 AAP Periodontal Classification (Part 10)

November 15, 2021 Gabriele Maycher, CEO, GEM Dental Experts Inc. BSc, PID, dip DH, RDH

Still confused about the 2018 AAP Periodontal classification. Never fear! The next few monthly columns will review some of the most important updates made to the industry’s global periodontal guidelines to help hygiene teams achieve the highest level of care. Once

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Technically Speaking! Tips for Implementing the 2018 AAP Periodontal Classification (Part 9)

October 22, 2021 Gabriele Maycher, CEO, GEM Dental Experts Inc. BSc, PID, dip DH, RDH

Q: If a patient has lost one tooth to periodontitis and there are an additional four teeth treatment planned to be extracted due to periodontitis, do these extractions also count as being lost to periodontitis and potentially increase the patient’s

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Technically Speaking: Tips for Implementing the 2018 AAP Periodontal Classification (Part 8)

September 13, 2021 Gabriele Maycher, CEO, GEM Dental Experts Inc. BSc, PID, dip DH, RDH

Still confused about the 2018 AAP Periodontal classification. Never fear! The next few monthly columns will review some of the most important updates made to the industry’s global periodontal guidelines to help hygiene teams achieve the highest level of care. Once

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Technically Speaking! Tips for Implementing the 2018 AAP Periodontal Classification (Part 7)

August 27, 2021 Gabriele Maycher, CEO, GEM Dental Experts Inc.BSc, PID, dip DH, RDH

Still confused about the 2018 AAP Periodontal classification. Never fear! The next few monthly columns will review some of the most important updates made to the industry’s global periodontal guidelines to help hygiene teams achieve the highest level of care.

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Technically Speaking! Tips for Implementing the 2018 AAP Periodontal Classification (Part 6)

July 22, 2021 Gabriele Maycher, CEO, GEM Dental Experts Inc.BSc, PID, dip DH, RDH

Still confused about the 2018 AAP Periodontal classification. Never fear! The next few monthly columns will review some of the most important updates made to the industry’s global periodontal guidelines to help hygiene teams achieve the highest level of care.

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Technically Speaking: Tips for Implementing the 2018 AAP Periodontal Classification (Part 5)

June 25, 2021 Gabriele Maycher, CEO, GEM Dental Experts Inc. BSc, PID, dip DH, RDH

Still confused about the 2018 AAP Periodontal Classification? Never fear! The next few monthly columns will review some of the most important updates made to the industry’s global periodontal guidelines. Please feel free to send in your questions! Q: Do

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Technically Speaking: Tips for Implementing the 2018 AAP Periodontal Classification (Part 4)

May 11, 2021 Gabriele Maycher, CEO, GEM Dental Experts Inc. BSc, PID, dip DH, RDH

Still confused about the 2018 AAP Periodontal Classification? Never fear! The next few monthly columns will review some of the most important updates made to the industry’s global periodontal guidelines. Please feel free to send in your questions! Does a

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Technically Speaking: Answering Your Questions About Implementing the 2018 AAP Periodontal Classification

March 17, 2021 Gabriele Maycher, CEO, GEM Dental Experts Inc. BSc, PID, dip DH, RDH

Can you regress a patient’s Stage? A stage can only regress under one condition: when surgical intervention eliminates a complexity factor like Class II and III furcations or vertical defects. So, if a patient is a classified as Stage III

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Technically Speaking: Tips For Implementing the 2018 AAP Periodontal Classification (Part 1)

January 22, 2021 Gabriele Maycher, CEO, GEM Dental Experts Inc., BSc, PID, dip DH, RDH

Still confused about the 2018 AAP Periodontal classification? Never fear! The next few monthly columns will review some of the most important updates made to the industry’s global periodontal guidelines to help hygiene teams achieve the highest level of care.

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“2018 AAP Periodontal Classification & Radiographs”

January 5, 2021 by GEM Dental Experts Inc.

Exposing radiographs is for BOTH a dental diagnosis and dental hygiene diagnosis (DHD). You can not make an accurate DHD with assessments only. If you do not have the correct type & number of radiographs you most definitely are guessing.

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Technically Speaking: Tips for Implementing the 2018 AAP Classification (Part 3)

April 22, 2021 Gabriele Maycher, CEO, GEM Dental Experts Inc., BSc, PID, dip DH, RDH

Still confused about the 2018 AAP Periodontal classification. Never fear! The next few monthly columns will review some of the most important updates made to the industry’s global periodontal guidelines to help hygiene teams achieve the highest level of care. Once

Technically Speaking: Tips For Implementing the 2018 AAP Classification (Part 2)
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Technically Speaking: Tips For Implementing the 2018 AAP Classification (Part 2)

February 19, 2021 Gabriele Maycher, CEO, GEM Dental Experts Inc., BSc, PID, dip DH, RDH

Still confused about the 2018 AAP Periodontal classification. Never fear! The next few monthly columns will review some of the most important updates made to the industry’s global periodontal guidelines to help hygiene teams achieve the highest level of care.

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Implementing the 2018 Classification of Periodontal and Peri-implant Diseases into Your Practice

November 25, 2020 Jodie Cantarelli, A.A.S., R.D.H., Dip.AdEd, Manager of Dental Hygiene Programs at dentalcorp

By now you would have seen or heard of the new classification of periodontal and peri-implant diseases, which replaced the previous (1999) classification system and addressed most of its limitations. Research indicates that 80% of North American adults have some

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Pre-Orthodontic Periodontal Considerations: Establishing a Rationale and Timeline for Periodontal Intervention

September 14, 2020 Yair Lenga, DDS

Introduction: The proliferation of novel appliances in modern orthodontics, that are discreet or even completely undetectable, has encouraged a growing number of patients from adolescents to adults to seek out treatment. While referrals to an orthodontist are often made to

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American Academy of Periodontology Announces 2018 Award Winners

November 1, 2018 American Academy of Periodontology

The American Academy of Periodontology (AAP) recently awarded members for outstanding contributions and accomplishments within the Academy and the specialty of periodontics. The recipients were honored at a special ceremony that took place during the AAP’s 104th Annual Meeting, held

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The New Global Classification System for Periodontal and Peri-Implant Diseases: An Executive Summary for the Busy Dental Professional

October 16, 2018 Peter C. Fritz, BSc, DDS, FRCD(C), PhD (Perio), MBA; Wendy E. Ward, BArts&Sci, BSc, MSc, PhD; Amanda B. Longo, BSc, MSc, PhD

Editor’s note: Please click tables to see an enlarged version. These are exciting times in the world of periodontology. The 2017 World Workshop, a combined collaboration by the European Federation of Periodontology (EFP) and the American Academy of Periodontology (AAP),