Considering Combined Orthodontic-Periodontic Treatment
Research suggests a multidisciplinary approach involving orthodontics and periodontal therapy helps support positive patient outcomes.
After reading this course, the participant should be able to:
- Identify the benefits and risks of combined orthodontic and periodontal therapy.
- Discuss the role of orthodontic regimens in periodontal health.
- Explain the types of orthodontic approaches used in concert with treatment of periodontal diseases or in support of periodontal health.
This course was issued in March 2021 and expires March 2024. The authors have no commercial conflicts of interest to disclose. This 2 credit hour self-study activity is electronically mediated.