2017 Catalog: All Courses
DE0022: Periodontal Disease Detection, Examination and Diagnosis
This online course provides dental staff with an overview of different ways to detect periodontal disease, the components and details of a periodontal examination, and how providers can assign an accurate periodontal diagnosis.
At the conclusion of this presentation, participants should be able to:
1. Explain and properly use the Community Periodontal Index in screening patients for periodontal disease;
2. Describe the examination protocol for periodontal disease and when to conduct a full periodontal workup following a CPI screening; and
3. Develop an evidence-based periodontal diagnosis and treatment plan based on the screening, periodontal workup, and other indicators.
It is the policy of the Indian Health Service, Division of Oral Health, that faculty/planners disclose any financial or other relationships with commercial companies whose products may be discussed in the educational activity. The Indian Health Service, Division of Oral Health, also requires that faculty disclose any unlabeled or investigative use of pharmaceutical products and medical devices. Images that have been falsified or manipulated to misrepresent treatment outcomes are prohibited.
None of the faculty/planners for this activity has a conflict of interest, and there is no use of unlabeled or investigative pharmaceutical products or medical devices. No images have been falsified or manipulated to misrepresent treatment outcomes.The educational objectives, content, and selection of educational methods and instructors are conducted independent of any commercial entity.
Tuition must be paid in full 8 weeks prior to the start date of any course. Request for refunds must be received in writing at least two weeks before the course begins. For each refund request, there will be an administrative charge of $100. No refunds will be made to registrants who fail to attend a course. If IHS CDE program cancels a course, then 100% of the tuition will be refunded.