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March 17, 2021 Feature Dental HygieneGum DiseasePeriodontology

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

by 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

December 10, 2019 Feature Oral HealthPeriodonticsPreventive Dentistry

BOPT: For Sustainable Periodontal Health and Optimal Esthetics

by Stefano Conti, DDS

The challenge currently facing reconstructive dentistry is how to obtain excellent esthetic results while preserving the biological structures involved as much as possible. Today, the clinician and the technician have materials and procedures at their disposal which make it possible

Implant Therapy
October 12, 2017 Feature Periodontology

Vitamin C Update: Implications for Periodontal Health and Healing

by Stephanie P. Klok, BA, RDH, MSc Candidate; Peter C. Fritz, BSc, DDS, PhD, MBA Periodontist; Wendy E. Ward, BArts&Sci, MSc, PhD, Professor & Canada Research Chair

PERIODONTITIS AND OXIDATIVE STRESS Periodontitis is a chronic inflammatory disease caused by our body’s immune response to pathogenic bacteria. Periodontitis results in a loss of connective tissue and alveolar bone supporting the teeth and when left untreated, will often result