Strategies for Periodontal Risk Assessment and Prognosis
Early detection and proper management of periodontal disease can help patients maintain their natural dentition.
After reading this course, the participant should be able to:
- Explain the various periodontal prognosis systems, as well as risk factors affecting treatment and prognoses.
- Discuss the prevalence of peri-implant disease, and treatments that can improve a tooth’s prognosis.
- Detail the challenges in establishing an absolute prognostic value for periodontal patients.
This course was issued in the September 2017 issue and expires 9/30/20. The authors have no commercial conflicts of interest to disclose. This 2 credit hour self-study activity is electronically mediated.