Hygiene and Periodontal Excellence for your dental Practice

Los Angeles

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28 Septembre 2019

Loews Hollywood Hotel

1755 North Highland Avenue 90028 Los Angeles CA États-Unis

Organisé par

WSP - Western Society of Periodontology
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Programme détaillé

Registration and Exhibits

Joan Otomo-Corgel

Low systemic bone mineral density may have direct implications in periodontal/implant therapy. This course will review osteoporosis and osteopenia, current therapy, and diagnosis. Present medical therapy will also be introduced. Research associated with periodontal disease, tooth loss, and alveolar ridge resorption will be discussed. Practical clinical therapy and application will be presented with an emphasis on periodontal/implant treatment. An update on controversies regarding bisphosphonate osseous necrosis will be reviewed and current recommendations for treatment and prevention.

Learning Objectives
• Understand the systemic manifestations of osteoporosis
• Review the current literature regarding osteoporosis and periodontal diseases/implants
• Understand current medical therapies
• Review the current recommendations on prevention of ostenecrosis

Break and Exhibits

Gerald I. Drury

This course will look at the clinical and radiographic parameters required to make a diagnosis of different periodontal diseases. Each parameter will be evaluated and discussed with a perspective as to its clinical importance. Dr. Drury will call upon his 40 plus years of clinical practice and teaching of current periodontal literature; and sixteen years as editor of “Periodontal Abstracts” to help with the discussion. The attendees will be provided a strong review of periodontal diagnosis, looking at all the different elements in gathering diagnostic information to best serve their patients.

Learning Objectives
• Learn to identify clinical and radiographic parameters required for periodontal diagnosis.
• Understand those parameters and their relevance to clinical practice.
• The importance of considering all signs and symptoms in periodontal diagnosis.

Lunch and Exhibits

Traci Murray

This lecture will show how the Microscope solves many of the ergonomic problems that plague hygienists in clinical practice, enabling them to work longer and with better clinical techniques.

Learning Objectives
• How traditional hygiene working positions lead to musculoskeletal pathology
• How magnification improves clinical excellence
• How incorporation of the dental Microscope into hygiene practice drastically improves the ergonomics, quality of care and patient experience.

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