Assessing Chronic Periodontitis
Periodontal probing and dental radiography are important components of evaluating the location and severity of this common oral disease.
After reading this course, the participant should be able to:
- Discuss the subclassifications of chronic periodontitis.
- Identify the tools used in periodontal assessment and disease diagnosis.
- Explain the role of traditional radiography in periodontal assessment.
This course was published in the January 2016 issue and expires January 31,2019. The authors have no commercial conflicts of interest to disclose. This 2 credit hour self-study activity is electronically mediated