Comprehensive Periodontics for the General Practice: Clinical Update 2020

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  • Comprehensive Periodontics for the General Practice: Clinical Update 2020

  • 8 Live CEUs
    Subject Code: 490 / 690
  • Presenter:

    Nicolaas C. Geurs   D.D.S., M.S.

  • Date + Time:

    Friday, September 18, 2020

    8:30 am - 5:00 pm Eastern

  • Tuition:

    Dentists: $285.00

    RDH/Auxiliaries: $185.00

    RDH or Aux. in attendance with Dentist: $145.00

    Refund Policy

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Comprehensive Periodontics for the General Practice: Clinical Update 2020

Course Description

Comprehensive Periodontics for the General Practice: Clinical Update 2020
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 2020. 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' online presentation will use an interactive live 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."

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Course Objectives

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

What People Are Saying
  • "It was a nice concise update on the subject and very beneficial since it is difficult for most of us practitioners to keep up on all the latest medical research."

  • "He is very detailed, but also explains things well. He has a lot of knowledge and answers questions thoroughly."

  • "Dr. Geurs explained the new staging and grading classification very well."


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