Learning Objectives

Upon completion of this course, the dental professional should be able to:

  • Describe the rationale for the new 2018 classification of periodontal and peri-implant diseases.
  • Identify the key dynamics that formed the basis of the new classification system.
  • Describe the 4 major components of the new classification system.
  • Explain the concept and criteria for Staging and Grading of periodontitis.
  • Describe the steps for determining a periodontal diagnosis.
  • Discuss how this new classification system fits in with Precision Medicine.