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What Every Oral Health Professional Needs to Know About the AAP Classification System

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The American Academy of Periodontology’s 2017 classification system presents a step forward in the quest for more accurate and timely periodontal assessment, care, and referral.

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

  1. Discuss the legal and ethical considerations involved in changing the periodontal classification system.
  2. Differentiate between the 1999 and 2017 periodontal classification guidelines.
  3. Identify how oral health professionals can integrate the updated periodontal guidelines in their professional practices.

This course was issued in April 2021 and expires April 2024. The authors have no commercial conflicts of interest to disclose. This 2 credit hour self-study activity is electronically mediated.

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