Determining Recare Intervals for Periodontal Maintenance
Dental hygienists are well positioned to implement risk-based recare intervals in order to improve patient compliance and outcomes.
After reading this course, the participant should be able to:
- Define risk-based recare intervals for periodontal maintenance.
- Discuss risk factors for periodontal disease progression.
- Identify the role of dental hygienists in determining risk-based recare intervals.
This course was issued in January 2020 and expires January 2023. The authors have no commercial conflicts of interest to disclose. This 2 credit hour self-study activity is electronically mediated.