Periodontal Disease

Base Camp 1 – Introduction & Review of Periodontal Disease Classification

Presented by: Dr. Peter C. Fritz, B.Sc., D.D.S., F.R.C.D.(C)., Ph.D. (Perio), M.B.A. A new global classification system for periodontal health, diseases and conditions, as well as peri-implant diseases and conditions, was revealed at the EuroPerio9 congress, the world’s leading congress in periodontology and implant dentistry in June 2018. The comprehensive classification is based upon the …

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Base Camp 4 – Non Surgical Periodontal Therapy

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., Donna Lavoie, RDH, Linda Dakin, RDH & Taylor Sparrow, RDH Together, we will revisit the series of case studies introduced and diagnosed in Lecture 2. As an interactive group, we will discuss and determine the most efficient …

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Base Camp 7 – Metrics for Success: The Re-Evaluation

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. Join us as we continue along the treatment journey of the case studies first introduced in Lecture 2 (diagnosis and treatment planning), revisited in Lecture 4 (non-surgical periodontal therapy) and finally re-evaluated in Lecture 7. …

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Base Camp 11 – Periodontal Linkages with Other Dental Specialities

Presented by: Dr. Luisa Schuldt, D.D.S., M.Sc., F.R.D.C. (C) Join us for lecture 11 of the 12 part lecture series exploring cutting edge updates in the world of periodontics.  In this lecture, we introduce Dr. Luisa Schuldt to the Perio in the Peninsula Study Club.  Dr. Schuldt recently joined our Periodontal Wellness & Implant Surgery …

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Post-Dental Surgery Meal Planning

Proper care after your periodontal surgery will help your mouth to heal quickly.  This includes a healthy, soft food diet. At first, your temporary soft food diet may seem challenging, but with some planning you can ensure that you have all of the nutrients you’ll need for your body to heal quickly. As soon as …

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Ultrasonic vs. Hand Instruments – which is more effective?

Periodontitis is a chronic oral infection that results in the breakdown of the tissues and bone that support the teeth.  Deep cleaning is the primary treatment option for patients with generalized chronic periodontitis.    Dental hygienisits and periodontitis have a gamut of instrumentation and techniques to chose from when combating periodontal disease and removing the …

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