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Released: Friday, March 26, 2021
Expires: Sunday, March 31, 2024
By Dianne Watterson, MBA, RDH
Commercial Supporter: GlaxoSmithKline
Successful treatment of periodontitis involves understanding how the disease progresses and implementing adjuncts for microbial control. Diseases of the oral cavity occur as a combination of microbial activity and the individual host response. Following definitive treatment for periodontitis, therapeutic care continues through supportive periodontal therapy, which differs from regular preventive care.
About the Author
Dianne Watterson, MBA, RDH
Watterson Speaking and Consulting LLC
Lexington, North Carolina