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Answers to Implant Maintenance & Home-Care Challenges Revealed 

As dental professionals, we face challenges to assess, maintain and recommend home-care for dental implant patients. This course will revel answers to the challenges of providing safe, effective implant maintenance, and peri-implantitis treatment. End the confusion with a comprehensive system for assessment, instrumentation, monitoring, and home-care recommendations based on Susan’s textbook; Peri-Implant Therapy for the Dental Hygienist: Clinical Guide to Maintenance and Disease Complications. 

Educational Objectives: 

1. Learn the current research for new protocols, tools, and treatments for peri-implant therapy. 

2. Review an overview of America College of Prosthodontists (ACP) Guidelines for Recall and Maintenance of Patients with Implant-Borne Dental Restorations and 2018 World Workshop AAP/ EFP Classification and Conditions for Peri-Implant Disease. 

3. Provide safe implant assessment, maintenance and home-care recommendations for all forms of dental implants, their restorations/ prostheses including Full Fixed Arch Hybrids. 

4. Gain an understanding of peri-implantitis including cement implantitis complications, prevention, and treatments. 


Manage, Repair or Regenerate? Protocols for Periodontal Therapy 

The tools, technologies and products are now available to elevate your professional in-office protocols for gingivitis and periodontal disease treatment to the next level. Plus, enhance your New Patient, Comprehensive Exams, and when to refer for regenerative treatments now available. This course will provide you with the latest research-based tools, technology, protocols and home-care recommendations for your patients’ overall health. 

Educational Objectives: 

1. Learn the current research for new protocols, tools, and treatments for periodontal therapy. 

2. Review the 2018 World Workshop AAP/EFP Classification and Conditions for Periodontal Disease; Stages and Grading. 

3. Enhance your comprehensive exam – A.C.E. exam that includes a protocol for gingival tissue and furcation evaluation following the Glickman and Miller Classification to know when is the optimal time for guided tissue/ bone regeneration (GTR/ GBR). 

4. Learn about new technology, products, and protocols to establish a healthy home-care routine to ensure successful periodontal treatment and overall health. 

5. Gain an awareness of the current regenerative treatments by viewing clinical treatment cases. 


 Disrupt, Debride, & Detoxify: Maintenance and Disease Treatment 

Today, patients have complex dentitions of natural teeth, restorations, and Implants. Biofilm disruption, proper tools for debridement, and detoxification to eliminate inflammation are key! This course will provide you with the latest tools, protocols, and products for safe, effective maintenance and disease treatment. Learn the most effective neutral pH preventive oral home-care products and home-care protocol to recommend. Elevate your patient care to the next level with the latest to disrupt, debride, and detoxify for longer lasting oral health! 

Educational Objectives: 

1. Understand the latest research for natural teeth, restoration, and implant patients prophylaxis, home-care, and disease treatment. 

2. To put into practice the latest protocols for biofilm focus maintenance on all forms of dental tooth- and implant-borne restorations patients including full fixed arch hybrids 

3. Recommend the latest in preventative neutral pH home-care products and oral health apps for overall heath for our restoration patients. 


What Doctors Need to Know About Implant Maintenance- It’s Not the Same as Teeth! 

As dental professionals, we face challenges to assess, maintain and recommend home-care for dental implant patients. This course will revel answers to the challenges of providing safe, effective implant maintenance and home-care recommendations for all types of implant-borne restoration patients. End the confusion with a comprehensive system for assessment, instrumentation, monitoring, and home-care recommendations based on Susan’s textbook; Peri-Implant Therapy for the Dental Hygienist: Clinical Guide to Maintenance and Disease Complications. 

Educational Objectives: 

1. Put into practice the evidence-based five-step protocol to assess & monitor dental implants. 

2. Gain knowledge of the specific tools necessary for maintenance and disease treatment. 

3. To be able to provide safe implant maintenance & home-care recommendations for all forms of dental implants, their restorations & prostheses including Full Fixed Arch Hybrids. 

4. Learn the importance of technology for a comprehensive level of peri-implant disease diagnosis and protocols for treatment including prevention of cement implantitis.