Learning Objectives

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

  • Understand components of the healthy periodontium.
  • Define periodontal health goals.
  • Understand an overview of periodontal physiology and bone remodeling.
  • Identify manifestations of diseased periodontium.
  • Understand periodontal disease classification.
  • Describe patterns of attachment loss and their prognostic and treatment implications.
  • Evaluate choices of treatment strategies and how they meet periodontal health goals.