(4007V) Do we really need an updated AAP Classification?
CE: 1.5 Hour(s)
Fee: Included with Virtual Pass/ Smile Pass/ Platinum Smile Pass Target Audience : D,S,T
This session is intended for clinicians wanting a fundamental understanding of the official proceedings from the 2017 World Workshop on the Classification of Periodontal and Peri-Implant Diseases and Conditions, co-presented by the American Academy of Periodontology (AAP) and the European Federation of Periodontology (EFP).
The result of the AAP and EFP gathering resulted in a redesigned disease classification framework that guides comprehensively centered, patient care plans. This session will present an overview of this landmark gathering and guide the clinician in creating a periodontal diagnostic statement.
Identify the main changes to the 1999 classification.
Describe the four main categories of the 2018 AAP Classification.
Identify Periodontitis cases using the staging and grading systems to create a periodontal diagnostic statement.
Participants should be aware of the following financial/non-financial relationships:
Penny Hatzimanolaikis, MSc: Disclosure information not submitted.