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Key Tenets of Periodontal Debridement

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The ultimate goal of nonsurgical periodontal therapy is to preserve, improve and maintain the dentition.

EDUCATIONAL OBJECTIVES
After reading this course, the participant should be able to:

  1. Discuss the prevalence and clinical signs of periodontal disease.
  2. Describe various approaches to nonsurgical periodontal therapy, as well as adjuncts that are designed to improve outcomes
  3. Explain the physiological processes involved in the treatment of periodontal disease, and when referral to a periodontist is indicated.

This course was issued in the October 2017 issue and expires 10/31/20. The authors have no commercial conflicts of interest to disclose. This 2 credit hour self-study activity is electronically mediated.

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