The implications of occlusal trauma should be part of a comprehensive periodontal examination.
After reading this course, the participant should be able to:
- Identify the relationship between occlusal trauma and periodontal diseases.
- Discuss the presentation of occlusal discrepancies.
- Explain how to perform a chairside occlusal assessment.
- Describe the therapies used to treat occlusal discrepancies.
This course was issued in August 2021 and expires August 2024. The authors have no commercial conflicts of interest to disclose. This 2 credit hour self-study activity is electronically mediated.