Factors in the Diagnosis of Periodontal Disease
Presented by Dr. Christine Karapetian
Upon completing this podcast, the listener should:
- Learn the primary etiology of periodontal disease
- Understand measures available to aid clinicians in the prevention of disease
This THE NEXTDDS podcast features Dr. Christine Karapetian, a Board Certified specialist in Periodontics and Implantology and member of several dental organizations including the American Academy of Periodontology. In her presentation titled “Working Collaboratively with the Dental Hygienist in Periodontal Treatment Planning,” she discusses the etiology of periodontal disease, explores the benefits of teamwork and interdisciplinary care, and outlines the roles of the dental hygienist and dentist in diagnosis & periodontal care. In this segment, Dr. Karapetian highlights the factors in diagnosis of periodontal disease.