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A History and Update of Fluoride Dentifrices

Enhanced Visualization in Periodontal Therapy: A Clear Picture of Better Patient Care

COURSE NUMBER: 653

Maria L. Geisinger, DDS, MS

Credit Hours:

1 Hour(s)

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This course seeks to explore currently available and emerging enhanced visualization technologies and to discuss their utility in specific patients and clinical scenarios. The effectiveness of periodontal treatments, the associated duration...

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Overview

This course seeks to explore currently available and emerging enhanced visualization technologies and to discuss their utility in specific patients and clinical scenarios. The effectiveness of periodontal treatments, the associated duration of healing, a potential for reduction of pain and post-operative scarring, and optimization of clinical results may be improved for patients through such techniques.

  • Intended Audience:

    Dentists, Dental Hygienists, Dental Assistants, Dental Students, Dental Hygiene Students, Dental Assistant Students

  • Date Course Online:

    Dec 8, 2021

  • Last Revision Date:

    NA

  • Course Expiration Date:

    Dec 7, 2024

  • Cost:

    Free

  • Method:

    Self-instructional

  • AGD Subject Code(s):

    490

Learning Objectives

Upon completion of this course, the dental professional should be able to:


  • List currently available enhanced visualization technologies available for use in periodontal therapy.
  • Understand the role of enhanced visualization in implementing minimally invasive and microsurgical techniques.
  • Discuss the advantages and disadvantages of individual technologies to enhance visualization for use in periodontal therapy.
  • Develop an understanding of patient- and procedure-based factors that may influence the optimal enhanced visualization techniques in periodontal therapy.

Disclaimers

P&G is providing these resource materials to dental professionals. We do not own this content nor are we responsible for any material herein. Participants must always be aware of the hazards of using limited knowledge in integrating new techniques or procedures into their practice.  Only sound evidence-based dentistry should be used in patient therapy. Note:  Registration is required to take test.

Author(s)

Conflict of Interest Disclosure Statement

  • Dr. Geisinger has been a co-investigator and/or principal investigator on research funded entirely or in part by The Procter & Gamble Company. All funds were used for research endeavors and not for personal gain. She reports no conflicts of interest with regards to the content of this course.
Maria L. Geisinger

Maria L. Geisinger

DDS, MS

Mia L. Geisinger, DDS, MS is a Professor and Director of Advanced Education in Periodontology in the Department of Periodontology in the University of Alabama at Birmingham (UAB) School of Dentistry. Dr. Geisinger received her BS in Biology ...

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Submission Information

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Recognition

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The Procter & Gamble Company is an ADA CERP Recognized Provider.


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Approved PACE Program Provider

THE PROCTER & GAMBLE COMPANY


Nationally Approved PACE Program Provider for FAGD/MAGD credit.

Approval does not imply acceptance by any regulatory authority or AGD endorsement.


8/1/2021 to 7/31/2027

Provider ID# 211886

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AADH Approved Program Provider

Procter & Gamble is designated as an approved Provider by the American Academy of Dental Hygiene, Inc. #AADHPGC (January 1, 2022-December 31, 2023). Approval does not imply acceptance by a state or provincial Board of Dentistry. Licensee should maintain this document in the event of an audit.