Introduction to the NHS Module - How to Assess, Monitor and Manage Periodontal Disease in General Dental Practice Part 2 (INTRO121223)

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SubjectIntroduction to the NHS
DescriptionThis course is part 2 of 2 (Part 1 is on the 28.11.2023) designed to provide an Introduction to primary care NHS dentistry – essential for dentists undertaking Performers List Validation by Experience (PLVE). This course is also suitable for other dentists who are new to the NHS, dentists returning to NHS practice, and any dental professional interested in learning more about the featured topics.
Additional information

Virtual Lecture to be held via Zoom.

09:00 Receive Login details.

The educational programme starts at 10.00 hrs

10:00 - 10.45 Lecture

10:45 - 11.00 Comfort break, questions and informal discussion

11:00 - 11.45 Lecture

11:45 - 12:00 Comfort break, questions and informal discussion

12:00 - 12:45 Lecture

12:45 - 13:00 Questions and Answers

VenueWebinar Tutorial, Winchester  View details
Date & timeTuesday 12 December 2023, 10:00 to 13:00
LecturerDr Sarah Rachel Hartridge  View details
Target audience

Recommended to all

Development outcomeC
Course styleLecture
Core topicNo core topic
CPD hours3:00

To update learners about contemporary periodontal practice and the management of periodontal disease.


1. To provide training in screening and assessment for periodontal diseases.

2. To explain contemporary non-surgical periodontal disease management.

3. To discuss periodontal treatment outcomes and interim care management programmes for patients.

4. To discuss treatment approaches and selection criteria for referral.

5. To outline a multidisciplinary approach to comprehensive person-centred care when managing patients with periodontal disease.

Learning outcomes

Following this course learners should be able to:

1. Evaluate the periodontal tissues and accurately diagnose periodontal diseases.

2. Treatment plan periodontal care and provide non-surgical therapy.

3. Evaluate the results of periodontal treatment so as to establish and monitor suitable interim care management programmes for patients.

4. Act on the basis of complexity assessment so as to refer patients appropriately for specialist care.

5. Describe the role of Dental Care Professionals in periodontal therapy, and work with them in managing patients with periodontal disease.