Comprehensive Periodontics for the General Practice: Clinical Update 2021

206 Days Left Until the Seminar

  • 8 CEUs
  • Presenter:

    Nicolaas C. Geurs   D.D.S., M.S.

  • Date + Time:

    Friday, December 3, 2021   8:30am - 5:00pm

  • Location:

    Hilton Garden Inn Dallas/Arlington South


    521 East Interstate 20

    Arlington, TX   76018

    (817) 557-8233

    Facility Website

  • Early Bird Tuition:

    Register by: 9/24/2021

    Dentists: $285.00

    RDH/Auxiliaries: $185.00

    RDH or Aux. in attendance with Dentist: $145.00

    Regular Tuition:

    Dentists: $295.00

    RDH/Auxiliaries: $195.00

    RDH or Aux. in attendance with Dentist: $155.00

    Add $10/registrant if after: Friday, November 26, 2021

    Refund Policy

  • Parking:

    Complimentary. Use Hotel lots

  • Event Brochure


Course Description

Comprehensive Periodontics for the General Practice: Clinical Update 2021
Optimizing Your Patients' Systemic Health Through Dental Care!
The effects of periodontal infection and inflammation are not limited to the destruction of the periodontium. There is compelling evidence outlining its influence on systemic health. Our patients are increasingly seeking opportunities to improve to improve their health. This course will review current concepts of etiology and pathology of periodontal diseases and the interface with systemic health with a focus on how we should educate our patients in 2021. The long-term relationship with our patients and our commitment to prevention in a dental practice present a unique opportunity to incorporate wellness concepts in our practices. Successful smoking cessation strategies will be discussed. The opioid abuse epidemic is gripping the country. The role of dentistry in this crisis will be discussed. This course will outline the latest innovations in periodontal treatment and prevention of periodontal disease. After completion of this course the participant will be able to implement these therapies in their dental practices to optimize the oral and periodontal health and improve the overall wellness of our patients.

Long-Term Implant Success
Dental implants have become the preferred option for the replacement of missing teeth. The maintenance of dental implants has become an important aspect of every dental practice and an important parameter for long term implant success. Peri-implant diseases are a very common finding and the management has proven to be challenging. This course will present the latest innovations in prevention and therapy in implant maintenance.

  1. Optimizing your patient’s systemic health through dental care!
    1. Periodontal Disease and Systemic Health: “What do we tell our patients”?
      1. Pathogenesis of Periodontal disease
      2. Microbial biofilms
      3. The truth about flossing
    2. Periodontal Infection, Inflammation and Systemic Health
      1. Cardiovascular and stroke

        Mid-morning Coffee Break

      2. Diabetes and inflammatory periodontal disease
      3. Pregnancy and periodontal diseasey
        1. Preterm birth
        2. Treatment during pregnancy


      4. Smoking and periodontal disease
        1. Hookah, E-Cigarettes
        2. Successful smoking cessation programs
      5. The opioid abuse epidemic and the role of dentistry

        Afternoon Dessert Break

  2. Long-Term Implant Success
    1. Diagnosis of peri-implant diseases
    2. Prevention of peri-implant diseases and Implant maintenance
    3. Treatment of peri-implant disease
  3. Open Discussion

Dr. Geurs' presentation will use an interactive lecture format that will include a wide variety of clinical photographs to emphasize and demonstrate concepts. The presentation will also allow for audience participation in developing treatment strategies for their individual patients There will be ample opportunity for Q & A following each section of the presentation and at the end of the session."

To register by phone, please call (603) 736-9200
To Register by Mail, download blank form here.
What People Are Saying
  • "One of the best seminars I’ve attended."
    - S.V., RDH (Lancaster, PA)

  • "Great delivery of info. Enjoyed the evidence based info."
    -RDH (Las Vegas, NV)

  • "Speaker was fabulous, lots of information, explained well, love the take home materials."
    - E.B., RDH (Tempe, AZ)

  • "The information I have learned today was great & something that I can incorporate in my office"
    - C.D., RDH (Bettendorf, IA)

  • "Dr. Geurs was excellent!! Well spent Saturday with him, Thank you!"
    - L.V., DDS (Sacramento, CA)

  • "Very personable, good speaker and very knowledgable."
    - M.H., DDS (Stockton, CA)

Course Objectives

At the completion of this course the participants should be able to:

  1. Use the current understanding and evidence to discuss the oral disease burden on systemic health
  2. Understand the Opioid abuse epidemic
  3. Learn the risk factors and etiology for peri-implant diseases
  4. Learn how to manage and treat peri-implant disease
  5. Understand the systemic effects of periodontal infection and inflammation
  6. Learn the latest concepts in periodontal therapy, anti microbial therapy and inflammation regulation
  7. Learn how to diagnose peri-implant diseases
  8. Learn how to prevent peri-implant diseases and the latest concepts in implant maintenance
  9. Understand the surgical treatment of peri-implantitis


To register by phone, please call (603) 736-9200

To Register by Mail, download blank form here.