Localized Aggressive Periodontitis
Early diagnosis, effective treatment, and patient compliance are integral to successfully managing this rapidly advancing disease.
After reading this course, the participant should be able to:
- Explain the underlying pathogenesis of localized aggressive periodontitis (LAP).
- Identify the clinical features and appropriate diagnostic criteria of LAP.
- Discuss current treatment modalities and preventive measures for LAP.
This course was published in the February 2016 issue and expires February 28, 2019. The authors have no commercial conflicts of interest to disclose. This 2 credit hour self-study activity is electronically mediated.