The advanced features of the 2018 American Academy of Periodontology/ European Federation of Periodontology classification system will help oral health professionals formulate effective treatment plans for patients in need of periodontal therapy.
After reading this course, the participant should be able to:
- Discuss the features of the 2018 American Academy of Periodontology and the European Federation of Periodontology periodontal classification system.
- Define appropriate treatments for periodontal diseases based on the stages outlined in the classification system.
- List the varying stages of periodontal diseases used in the classification system.
This course was issued in June 2022 and expires June 2025. The authors have no commercial conflicts of interest to disclose. This 2 credit hour self-study activity is electronically mediated.