Periodontics

Improving Restorative Results with Soft Tissue Grafting
Learn useful methods for improving soft tissue appearances, enhancing restorative results, and stopping the progression of recession around both natural teeth and restorations.
James Kohner, DDS
CE Credits: 1.5
Online CE: Latest & Greatest
Dr. Nareg Apelian, director of continuing education, shares Dentaltown's latest CE offerings, most popular periodontics courses and more.
by Dr. Nareg Apelian
March 2024
2023 Dental Townie Choice Awards
The results are in, and now it’s time to announce the winners of the 2023 Dental Townie Choice Awards—and this year, we shine the spotlight on the victors in a few notable races.
December 2023
Guided Tissue Regeneration: Principles and Surgical Protocols
This CE course covers the Guided Tissue Regeneration (GTR) principles for the treatment of intrabony defects around teeth. Detailed descriptions of both the biological rationale and the surgical...
Dr. Giacomo Tarquini
CE Credits: 1.25
Crown Lengthening: YES, It Will Enhance Restorative Results
Learn ways to predictably solve every day restorative problems, and even better learn how to avoid them. Discussion will include issues like red or sore gum tissue around crowns, routinely obtaining...
James Kohner DDS
CE Credits: 1.75
Peri-Implant Guided Bone Regeneration
Dr. Giacomo Tarquini’s case study illustrates the use of a novel flex cortical sheet barrier membrane to stabilize the graft and prevent micromovements that could hinder the bone regeneration...
by Dr. Giacomo Tarquini
July 2023
Online CE: Latest & Greatest
Dr. Howard Goldstein, director of continuing education, shares Dentaltown's latest CE offerings and most popular periodontics courses, and more.
by Dr. Howard Goldstein
March 2023
Periodontal Plastic Surgery: When to Graft and Techniques
This course covers the types of soft tissue grafting procedures available, and how to describe recession defects when referring patients or for documentation purposes and clear communication. A...
Hana Hobbs DDS, MS, PA
CE Credits: 1.5
Cracking the Code
This course explores how current dental terminology (CDT) code gaps have contributed to a delay in therapeutic care of early periodontal disease, recognition of its medical relevance, and the...
Patti DiGangi, RDH
CE Credits: 1.5
SRP Before Osseous?
A new associate with concerns about his office’s treatment policies gets Townie feedback.
January 2023
Honing Our Edge: Options for Maintaining Periodontal Hand Instruments
As clinicians, the hand scaling instruments we use become part of our professional persona. More importantly, maintaining the working edge is a challenge, one that’s a constant source of discussion...
Karen Siebert, BSDH, MA
CE Credits: 1.5
Office Visit: Dr. LeRoy Horton
This implant practitioner, who has written several CE courses for Dentaltown, recently sold his two dental practices and returned to school so he can earn a certificate in periodontics and a master’s...
by Sam Mittelsteadt, editor & creative director
November 2022
How Long Does a Patient Stay With a Periodontist’s Office After SRP?
After potentially losing patients to a specialist’s office, this doc wants to know if they’re ever coming back.
August 2022
How Periodontal Soft Tissue Grafting WILL Enhance your Restorative Results
Learn useful methods for improving soft tissue appearances, enhancing restorative results, and stopping the progression of recession around both natural teeth and restorations.
James Kohner DDS
CE Credits: 2.5
Dental CE: In It for the Long Haul
Dr. LeRoy Horton explores three common risk factors for peri-implantitis and explains why dentists should shift their preliminary concern when placing implants from concern about immediate success to...
by Dr. LeRoy Horton
June 2022
Periodontal Probes: An Overview of History, Evolution and Clinical Technique
New technology has transformed the practice of modern dentistry over the past few decades. Digital radiography, lasers, improved materials for enhanced aesthetics, magnification loupes with...
by Lorraine Frey, RDH, LDH, BAS
CE Credits: 1.5
Autogenous Soft Tissue Grafting
Two of the most common soft-tissue grafting techniques available today are connective tissue grafts and free gingival grafts. Periodontist Dr. David Paulson explains the distinguishing differences...
by Dr. David Paulson
January 2022
No Longer Just a Prophy
A prophylaxis is reserved for healthy patients with no signs of periodontal disease. The need for more than 20 minutes of subgingival instrumentation during a prophylaxis appointment shifts the focus...
by Debra Seidel-Bittke, RDH, BS
CE Credits: 1.5
2021 Townie Choice Awards
After Townies cast their ballots for their favorite dental services and products, we tallied the results. Now it’s time to announce the winners of the 2021 Townie Choice Awards!
December 2021
Is Periodontal Disease the Common Denominator in The Spectrum of Chronic Inflammatory Diseases?
For years clinicians have acknowledged a relationship between periodontal disease and systemic disease. This presentation will detail a convincing mechanism behind this relationship.
William Nordquist, DMD
CE Credits: 2.5
Introduction to LANAP for the Treatment of Periodontitis
The laser-assisted new attachment procedure (LANAP) represents a significant advancement in periodontal treatment compared to traditional methods for managing periodontitis.
Dr. Robert H. Gregg II
CE Credits: 1.5
Plan Your Perio Program
Developing and maintaining a periodontal care program in a general dental practice requires a few core mindset principles to be shared by the entire team. Dental hygiene coach Rachel Wall, RDH,...
by Rachel Wall, RDH, BS
November 2021
Ultrasonic Cavitation and Peri-Implantitis
Despite several protocols being proposed, no single method has been proven to be superior for decontaminating implant surfaces, which helps patients minimize peri-implantitis. Periodontist Dr....
by Dr. Giacomo Tarquini
November 2021
Dueling Lasers
Dr. Samuel B. Low explains the differences between the most common types of lasers used for gingival treatment today and shares a case study
by Dr. Samuel B. Low
September 2021
A Defect Made Defunct
Dr. Giacomo Tarquini discusses the use of guided tissue regeneration to help treat periodontal intrabony defects, including the biologic principles, prognostic factors, papilla preservation...
by Giacomo Tarquini, DDS
August 2021
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