Oral Health Group
Continuing Education

New Global AAP Periodontal Classification Workshop

April 14, 2023

Course Description: 

It is estimated that 95% of the population has some level of periodontal disease and 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 AAP Periodontal Classification  workshop will bridge the gap between the old & future critical thinking needed to integrate “best practices” in patient care.

The learning objectives:

  1. Identify the main categories of the New Global AAP Periodontal Classification.
  2. Describe the characteristics of the periodontal conditions in the 2018 AAP Periodontal Classification. 
  3. Determine Periodontitis using the staging & grading system. 
  4. Compose an accurate periodontal diagnostic statement.
  5. Assess Case Studies to aid in diagnosis formulation.
  6. Appraise current AAP recommendations for determining patient periodontal prognosis.


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