The New Classification of Periodontal and Peri-Implant Diseases and Conditions Date: September 28, 2019 - Saturday Time: 8:30am – 11:30am Location: 5850 E. Still Circle, Saguaro Rm. Audience: Dentist,
Date: September 28, 2019 – Saturday
Time: 8:30am – 11:30am
Location: 5850 E. Still Circle, Saguaro Rm.
Audience: Dentist, Dental Hygienist, Dental Assistant
CE Credit: 3 credits
This course will provide an overview of the major highlights from the 2017 World Workshop on the Classification of Periodontal and Peri-Implant Diseases and Conditions. We will discuss the rationale for the updated system and compare and contrast it to previous guidelines. Through use of case studies and clinical examples, participants will also learn to interpret and apply the new classification system.
At the conclusion of this presentation, participants will be able to:
- Identify the key changes in classification introduced in the 2017 guidelines and compare them with the 1999 version.
- Discuss the new terminologies introduced in the 2017 classification.
- Interpret the multi-dimensional staging and grading system for periodontitis classification.
Meet the Speaker:
Satish Kumar, DMD, MDSc, MS, is Associate Professor of Periodontics at A.T. Still University Arizona School of Dentistry & Oral Health. Dr. Kumar’s background includes advanced specialty training in periodontology and dental implantology, oral medicine, temporomandibular disorders and orofacial pain, all at the University of Southern California. He is a Diplomate of the American Board of Periodontology, the American Board of Oral Medicine, and the American Board of Orofacial Pain. Dr. Kumar has published numerous articles, reviews, critical summaries and book chapters and serves as a peer reviewer for the Journal of Dental Research, Journal of Periodontology, and the Journal of the American Dental Association. Dr. Kumar has not declared any conflicts of interest related to this course.
A.T. Still University Arizona School of Dentistry & Oral Health is an ADA CERP Recognized Provider. ADA CERP is a service of the American Dental Association to assist dental professionals in identifying quality providers of continuing dental education. ADA CERP does not approve or endorse individual courses or instructors, nor does it imply acceptance of credit hours by boards of dentistry. A.T. Still University Arizona School of Dentistry & Oral Health designates this activity for 3 continuing education credits.
(Saturday) 8:30 am - 11:30 am
A.T. Still University
5850 E Still Circle, Mesa AZ 85206
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