Managing Aggressive Periodontitis
Clinicians must be vigilant in identifying this type of periodontitis so treatment can begin as early as possible in the disease process.
After reading this course, the participant should be able to:
- Define the three broad classes of periodontitis.
- Explain the primary characteristics that help define aggressive periodontitis.
- Describe the distinctions and controversy associated with localized and generalized forms of aggressive periodontitis.
- Implement appropriate management strategies.
This course was issued in September 2016 issue and expires 9/30/19. The authors have no commercial conflicts of interest to disclose. This 2 credit hour self-study activity is electronically mediated.