This course is designed for dental healthcare professionals to provide most current information on etiologies, treatments and recommendations for the patient who exhibits the characteristics of desquamative gingivitis (DG). Patient management is discussed in four separate phases: diagnosis, control, consolidation and maintenance. Relevant histological and direct immunofluorescence examinations are discussed and suggested biopsy techniques for optimal results are explained.
Upon completion of this course, you will be able to learn:
- The definition of gingivitis and desquamative gingivitis (DG)
- The risk factors associated with gingivitis
- The classification (Plaque-induced and Non Plaque-induced) of gingivitis
- The mucocutaneous conditions associated with desquamative gingivitis
- Diagnosis, testing, interventions and management of desquamative gingivitis
- Patient education and preventive measures
Contact Hours : 3 (Three) Hours
Fee: $30 / Participant (Group discount available for > 5 participant)
Authors: Dr. Robert Vaughn, DDS. Dr. Vaughn provides comprehensive dental care in Virginia with a special focus on cosmetics, headache prevention, and oral surgery.
AGD PACE Subject Code: 739 – Oral Pathology/Oral Medicine, Diagnosis, Pathology
Teaching Method: Online Independent Self-Study Course (Training + Post-Test). Requires Computer & Internet.
Course Completion Certificate : A Printable (Pdf) Certificate By Email.
Target Audience: Dentists, Dental Hygienists, and Dental Assistants.
Provider/Author Disclosure: Biologix Solutions LLC does not have a commercial interest in any products or services discussed or shared in this educational activity nor with the commercial supporter. No manufacturer or third party has had any input into the development of course content.
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