Impact of Self-Care on Periodontal Therapy Outcomes
An investigation of patient self-care performance in periodontal case management.
After reading this course, the participant should be able to:
- Discuss the authors’ proposed approach to case management and periodontal treatment for the patient described in this report.
- Explain the concept of cause-related therapy, and the clinical benefits of complying with individualized self-care recommendations.
- Describe the suggested use and effects of diode lasers as an adjunct in nonsurgical periodontal therapy.
This course was issued in January 2021 and expires January 2024. The authors have no commercial conflicts of interest to disclose. This 2 credit hour self-study activity is electronically mediated.