P4 Medicine’s Paradigm for Periodontal Health
The concept of P4 medicine — participation, prediction, prevention and personalization — offers new tools to manage the various stages of periodontal disease.
After reading this course, the participant should be able to:
- Explain the concepts of P4 medicine and, by extension, P4 periodontal management and therapy.
- Discuss the prevalence of oral conditions, including periodontal disease, that negatively impact quality of life for the world population.
- Describe basic tenets of the new classification system for periodontal disease, as well as current and novel approaches to caring for these patients.
This course was issued in June 2019 issue and expires June 2022. The authors have no commercial conflicts of interest to disclose. This 2 credit hour self-study activity is electronically mediated.