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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