Strategies for Managing Periodontal Disease
An understanding of periodontal disease phenotypes will help oral health professionals tailor highly personalized treatment plans.
After reading this course, the participant should be able to:
- Explain the concept of clinical phenotypes of periodontal disease.
- Discuss the etiology of gingivitis and periodontitis.
- Identify methods to help patients prevent periodontal disease.
This course was issued in the August 2018 issue and expires 8/31/21. The authors have no commercial conflicts of interest to disclose. This 2 credit hour self-study activity is electronically mediated.