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Non-Surgical Periodontal Therapy: Decision Making in the 21st Century

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Non-surgical periodontal therapy is a vital part of everyday dental practice. Since the majority of periodontal therapy is performed by general dentists and dental hygienists, it is critical that clinicians have all of the requisite skills and information needed to perform these services at the highest level possible. The purpose of this presentation is to provide the latest evidence- and practice- based information on periodontal debridement and adjunctive therapies that can improve patient outcomes. Though surgical procedures may still need to be performed in some sites, the majority of inflammatory periodontal disease can be eliminated or reduced significantly using the techniques and protocols discussed in this educational segment on non-surgical periodontal therapy.

Date Added:
5/17/2017

Author(s):

Connie L. Drisko, DDS Connie L. Drisko, DDS
Dr. Connie Drisko, a 1961 graduate of Texas A&M University Baylor College of Dentistry’s Caruth School of Dental Hygiene, was a practicing dental hygienist for 16 years...
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Questions & Comments
Sumaya Al Kalla - (6/5/2018 9:29 PM)

This is a very interesting presentation. I am a student dentist. It not only gave me heads up on the invasive surgical procedures for deep pockets. It illustrates the significance of Sc/Rp that reduces deep pockets significantly according to some cases. The comparison between hand mechanical scaling vs. Ultrasonic under electron microscope was a new interesting proposal to my knowledge. Thank you Dr. Drisko for making this lecture interesting and easy. Hope to hear the different antibiotics prescription under such circumstances.

Vasileios Zisis408 - (6/27/2017 6:56 PM)

really interesting presentation! looking forward to one ,analysing the different antibiotic protocols

carlos cardenas - (6/22/2017 3:14 PM)

Thank Dra Drisko was interesting and many gap were resolved ! thank you . Nice!!!!

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