Progressive Periodontal Therapy

A Comprehensive Approach to  Periodontal Management

Identifying disease at its earliest stages is essential to prevent the progression of oral and systemic diseases. Proper classification of patient’s risk factors, and potential rate of progression enables the dental hygienist’s role to be fully maximized.

This creates a practice that is in full alignment with the standard of care, results in raving patients, and a thriving practice.

Objectives
  • Access the 2017 APP Periodontal Classifications  and review case studies
  • Discuss treatment recommendations based on  patients stage and grade
  • Evaluate communication techniques to increase  patient acceptance
  • Discover common billing errors that prevent  insurance coverage
  • Review new and innovative ways to improve the  chairside experience for both the patient and the  clinician; including voice recognition technologies,  instruments, and new homecare items that will  optimize patient compliance
  • Identify best practices of power instrumentation  and latest hand scaling techniques

 

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