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Periodontal Classification & Update – Sterling Dental College
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Periodontal Classification & Update

Dr Mandeep Birah
30th July 2019 13.00pm to 14.00pm

Aims & Objectives

By the end of the course, students should:

  • understand the importance of communicating effectively with patients
  • appreciate the value of motivational interviewing techniques
  • understand the need for a detailed history for periodontal patients
  • appreciate the importance of obtaining consent when managing patients with periodontal disease
  • know how to use the Basic Periodontal Examination efficiently and effectively
  • be aware of how to assess patients’ periodontal conditions accurately, clinically and radiographically
  • understand how to diagnose periodontal conditions in detail
  • know how to formulate effective periodontal treatment plans
  • understand ways of producing patient behaviour change
  • appreciate different treatment methods in periodontics
  • understand what to expect from periodontal therapy
  • know how to assess treatment response and decide on further treatment options
  • understand the roles of antimicrobials and surgery in periodontics
  • understand when it is appropriate to consider specialist referral
  • understand the role and importance of supportive periodontal therapy.

Developmental Outcome: C

The General Dental Council encourages you to choose CPD to cover all four development outcomes in your cycle:

A: Effective communication with patients, the dental team, and others across dentistry, including when obtaining consent, dealing with complaints, and raising concerns when patients are at risk.

B: Effective management of self, and effective management of others or effective work with others in the dental team, in the interests of patients at all times; providing constructive leadership where appropriate.

C: Maintenance and development of knowledge and skill within your field of practice.

D: Maintenance of skills, behaviours and attitudes which maintain patient confidence in you and the dental profession and put patient’s interest first.


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