Abstract: This topic discusses anatomical considerations of the gingiva, periodontal ligament, cementum and alveolar process. Risk factors of periodontal disease, oral factors of health and the provision of surgical and non surgical approaches to disease are discussed. Microbiology review as well as conditions found in periodontal diseases are also discussed. The speaker will discuss clinical assessment of disease as well as gingival curettage, endpoint to periodontal therapy and the paradigm shift of non surgical periodontal therapy.
Requires registration to Fall 2017 Sanders Board Prep course.