A Two-Day Evidence-Based Masterclass in Periodontics
Aims to provide the necessary knowledge & skills in periodontal & peri-implant disease, enabling clinicians to provide the most
up-to-date treatment strategies
- To highlight the anatomical structure of periodontal and peri-implant supportive tissue to distinguish between health and disease status.
- To provide an overview of the extent of periodontal and peri-implant disease within the population.
- To help to establish a correlation between the microbial and pathophysiological aspect of periodontal disease and their clinical presentation.
- To provide insight into obtaining relevant dental, medical and social history to facilitate diagnosis and treatment planning.
- To highlight the examination process and use of diagnostic imaging to facilitate diagnosis and treatment planning.
- To provide valuable insight into clinical application of the EFP and BSP guidelines.
- To provide instruction for precise and accurate treatment planning within the scope of dental hygienist and dental therapist.
- To enable clinicians to distinguish between supra bony and infrabony defects using clinical and radiographic data.
- To provide guidance based on available evidence to prescribe appropriate antimicrobials as an adjunct in non-surgical management of periodontal disease.
- To discuss the implication of mucogingival defects within the scope of dental therapists and hygienists.
- To discuss basics of instrumentation using hand and powered instruments.
- Filling out the hygienist prescription within the hospital setting.
- To discuss medicolegal aspects of documentation and discussions with patients
- To stress on the importance of understanding the anatomy of the periodontium to reach an accurate diagnosis.
- To discuss anatomical features of multi-rooted teeth and their clinical significance as relates to furcation involvement.
- To develop skills of competency in comprehending the EFP and BSP classification and treatment guidelines of periodontal and peri-implant disease.
- To develop and manifest required skills to recognise and assess individual risk factors and risk indicators such as smoking and provide adequate management.
- To develop and manifest required skills to recognise and assess individual risk factors in relation to a patient’s medical history such as diabetes mellitus that can affect the management and outcome of periodontal treatment.
- To introduce the need for correct interpretation of radiographic data in combination with clinical findings in order to formulate a solid treatment plan, specific to patient needs.
- To develop fine practical skills of using hand and powered instruments for supra and sub gingival professional mechanical plaque removal to achieve optimal results.
- To discuss the concept of Minimally Invasive Non-Surgical Therapy (MINST) and its clinical significance in management of intrabony defects.
- To develop the habit of using appropriate periodontal indices to monitor progress and stabilization of periodontal status
- To develop the skills of using appropriate systemic and local adjunctive antimicrobials in treatment of periodontal disease.
- To introduce the importance of clinical description of various periodontal and peri-implant disease and conditions to patients (i.e., mucogingival deformities).
- To stress the importance of delivering patient specific tailored oral hygiene instruction.
- To develop the skills to use SOE software to record clinical findings and keep comprehensive clinical records.
- To develop the knowledge of designing patient specific periodontal supportive care following completion of the active phase of treatment.
- Distinguish between health and diseased stage of periodontium.
- To diagnose stage and grade of periodontitis based on recent BSP implementation of the new classification.
- To distinguish between suprabony and infrabony periodontal defects.
- To provide adequate management and referral for patients.
- To appropriate use of instruments for debridement.
- To prescribe adjunctive antimicrobials as necessary.
- To understand recall interval tailored to patient specific risks based on recent treatment guidelines.
- To understand legal implications of documentation.
Dr Haniyeh Moaven
Periodontist, BDS, DClinDent in Periodontology, M Perio (RCS-Ed), Clinical teacher at QMUL, Clinical research assistant at KCL
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