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The road to achieving and maintaining periodontal health

This webinar is the first in a 3-part series. The expert panel of the FDI Global Periodontal Health Project (GPHP) will update you on the latest research in periodontology and guide you through the essential steps for you and your patients to achieving and maintaining optimal periodontal health.

Periodontal diseases as one of the major global epidemics and health burden markedly affect oral health and closely link to systemic health/general wellbeing, with enormous socio-economic impacts and healthcare costs. A huge challenge facing general dentists is how to successfully manage periodontitis patients for predictable treatment outcomes and long-term health maintenance. This webinar is the first in a 3-part series. The expert panel of the FDI Global Periodontal Health Project (GPHP) will update you on the latest research in periodontology and guide you through the essential steps for you and your patients to achieving and maintaining optimal periodontal health. This webinar will provide an update on the latest research in the aetiology and pathogenesis of periodontal disease and the effect on systemic health. Followed by an evidence-based session on screening for periodontal disease and how to apply the new classification and finally an introduction to the FDI Disease Profile Assessment Tool and Chairside Guide. The FDI Global Periodontal Health Project (GPHP) was launched in October 2015 to reduce the burden of periodontal disease by raising awareness of its impact and engaging the public, oral health and other health professionals, educators, and policymakers in promoting periodontal health. Learning objectives:
  • Understand the latest research of the aetiology and pathogenesis of periodontal diseases and systemic consequences.
  • Understand the impact of periodontal diseases on quality of life for our patients.
  • Understand how to carry out periodontal diagnosis: from screening to full-chart and how to apply the new classification system.
  • To be able to implement the FDI Disease Profile Assessment and Chairside Guide


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DT Israel No. 2, 2019

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