Dental: Professional Care and Patient Maintenance of Implant-Supported Dentures

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Learning objectives

  • Choose appropriate instruments during prophylactic and therapeutic care appointments.
  • Evaluate the health of tissues surrounding dental implant abutments.
  • Determine appropriate home care methods for patients that wear implant-supported prosthesis.
  • Create a re-care plan that is appropriate to the implant patient’s needs.
  • Identify appropriate oral hygiene aids in addition to traditional toothbrush and floss.
  • Calculate instrumentation techniques to be used on implant patients receiving periodontal scaling and root planing.
  • Adapt probing methods as necessary from traditional periodontal probing to altered pocket charting that is implant-specific.
  • List types of implant-supported denture options used frequently in dentistry.
  • Determine how frequently radiographs should be taken on a patient with a fixed implant prosthesis.

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