Proper prevention, treatment and maintenance are integral to achieving positive outcomes for patients with gingival recession.
After reading this course, the participant should be able to:
- Explain gingival recession and its prevalence, as well as site and patient-related risk factors.
- Discuss indications for covering exposed root surfaces or treating deficient bands of attached keratinized tissue.
- Educate this patient cohort regarding proper self-care practices when there is existing recession and associated dentinal hypersensitivity.
This course was issued in July 2022 and expires July 2025. The authors have no commercial conflicts of interest to disclose. This 2 credit hour self-study activity is electronically mediated.