Base Camp 5 – Antimicrobials, Nutrition, and Adjunctive Options in the Treatment of Periodontal Disease

Presented by: Dr. Peter C. Fritz, B.Sc., D.D.S., F.R.C.D.(C)., Ph.D. (Perio), M.B.A. & Dr. Amanda B. Longo, B.Sc., M.Sc., Ph.D

Always pursuing the best strategy, new and adjunctive options in the treatment and prevention of periodontal disease are popping up in the literature and in practice all of the time.  Having travelled to visit periodontal practices across the globe, Dr. Fritz has seen it all!  In this lecture, he describes adjunct therapies in the treatment of periodontal diseases and the level of evidence to support (or debunk) their use.

Learn of the power of nutrition for our overall and for our oral health and wellness.  Walk away from this lecture with Chairside Recommendations for your patients around specific nutrients known to have an impact on oral health.



  • Review treatment modalities and learn of the current controversies in literature
  • Discover nutritional interventions for periodontal health
  • Understand nutrition beyond fluoride for the prevention of cavities, for maintaining periodontal health, and as a potential role in healing.
  • Learn of the impact of cannabis and tobacco on periodontal health

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