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Reduce Oral Disease With Interdental Biofilm Control

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Providing individualized, patient-specific recommendations for effective interdental cleaning is key to oral health promotion.

After reading this course, the participant should be able to:

    1. Describe the prevalence of periodontal diseases in the United States, and the basic structure of the American Academy of Periodontology’s (AAP) disease classification system.
    2. Explain various approaches to interdental cleaning, and how the AAP classifications can be used to develop patient-specific oral hygiene recommendations.
    3. Discuss clinical strategies to help improve the efficacy of patients’ selfcare regimens.

This course was issued in August 2020 and expires August 2023. The authors have no commercial conflicts of interest to disclose. This 2 credit hour self-study activity is electronically mediated.

Belmont Business Media is an ADA CERP-recognized provider. ADA CERP is a service of the American Dental Association to assist dental professionals in identifying quality providers of continuing dental education. ADA CERP does not approve or endorse individual courses or instructors, nor does it imply acceptance of credit hours by boards of dentistry. Concerns or complaints about a CE provider may be directed to the provider or to the Commission for Continuing Education Provider Recognition at Belmont Business Media Nationally Approved PACE Program Provider for FAGD/MAGD credit. Approval does not imply acceptance by any regulatory authority or AGD endorsement. July 1, 2021 to June 30, 2023. Provider ID 317924
3621 Harbor Blvd., Suite 265, Santa Ana, CA 92704

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