Introduction to the Laser-assisted New Attachment Procedure for the Treatment of Periodontitis

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Robert H. Gregg II, DDS, Introduction to the Laser-assisted New Attachment Procedure for the Treatment of Periodontitis
Speaker: Robert H. Gregg II, DDS
Category: Periodontics
CE Credits: 1.5
Format: PDF
The breakthrough Laser-assisted New Attachment Procedure (LANAP) offers many advantages over conventional flap periodontal surgery or scaling and root planing for the treatment of periodontitis.
  • 4.0 (1 Review)
  • Released: 3/14/2012
  • Expiration Date: 6/30/2022
  • Review Date: 6/30/2019
CE Details
Credit Details
This electronically delivered self-instructional program is designated for 1.5 hours of CE credit by Farran Media.
AGD Code: 490.

There is no fee to view this course. There is a fee of $36 to take the exam and claim CE credits for this course.

Synopsis:
The breakthrough Laser-assisted New Attachment Procedure (LANAP) offers many advantages over conventional flap periodontal surgery or scaling and root planing for the treatment of periodontitis. This no-cut, no-sew technique is bringing revolutionary outcomes into the treatment rooms of general dentists and periodontists alike, allowing the profession to battle against a disease that threatens the health of more than 80 percent of Americans.

Description of Speaker:
Dr. Robert Gregg is a former faculty member at UCLA School of Dentistry. He has been using lasers clinically since August 1990, including CO2, free-running pulsed (FRP) Nd:YAG, both single and variable pulsed; FRP Ho:YAG, surgical Argon, CW diodes and Er:YAG. He has given lectures nationally and internationally on the subject of clinical laser applications, and has conducted seminars for the UCLA Department of Continuing Education. Dr. Gregg, along with Delwin K. McCarthy, DDS, formed The Institute for Advanced Laser Dentistry (IALD) in 2001.

Educational Objectives:
Upon completion of this course, participants should be able to achieve the following:
  • Appreciate the proportion of American patients who suffer from moderate to severe gum disease.
  • Summarize the steps and components of the LANAP protocol for treating periodontitis.
  • Understand the differences between conventional flap surgery and laser-assisted new attachment procedures.
  • Have an awareness of the percentage of general practitioners who perform probe examinations and the need for more.

Disclosure:
Robert H. Gregg II, DDS declares being the co-owner of Millenium Dental Technologies, Inc.

CE Reviews

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4.0  (1 Review)
 
Instructor spoke clearly and was easy to understand
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Course material was informative, organized, and up to date
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Course objectives were consistent with course as advertised
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Would like more information.
xman208
User: xman208
Date: 9/7/2012
Instructor spoke clearly and was easy to understand
3
Course material was informative, organized, and up to date
3
Course objectives were consistent with course as advertised
3
Seemed like a solid overview but more courses are needed to fully understand the implications.
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