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Peri-implant and Periodontal Disease Classification System Updated

Clinicians now have a new and globally consistent approach to diagnosing and managing peri-implant diseases and periodontal conditions, thanks to an update of the 1999 classification system.

Clinicians now have a new and globally consistent approach to diagnosing and managing peri-implant diseases and periodontal conditions, thanks to an update of the 1999 classification system. Found here, the continuing education article, “Overview of the New Peri-implant and Periodontal Disease Classification System,” sponsored by Colgate in partnership with the American Academy of Periodontology (AAP), discusses how dental teams can use the classifications to guide treatment planning and therapy. This comprehensive update, issued by the AAP and European Federation of Periodontology, includes a new staging and grading system for periodontitis, as well as the first-ever classifications for peri-implant diseases and conditions.

 

 

 

From Decisions in Dentistry. October 2018;4(10):8.

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