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Periodontal Probes: An Overview of History, Evolution and Clinical Technique

Periodontal Probes: An Overview of History, Evolution and Clinical Technique

Periodontal Probes: An Overview of History, Evolution and Clinical Technique

Lorraine Frey, RDH, LDH, BAS
Lorraine Frey, RDH, LDH, BAS
on behalf of Dental Town

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Launch date: 08 Mar 2017
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Last updated: 08 Mar 2017

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New technology has transformed the practice of modern dentistry over the past few decades. Digital radiography, lasers, improved materials for enhanced aesthetics, magnification loupeswith illumination and computerized systems that now provide for a "paperless" practice are just some of the many examples of how dentistry has evolved. However, the method for obtaining periodontal health data has largely remained unchanged over these same decades. To date, the periodontal probe is still the most relied upon instrument utilized for obtaining the informationnecessary to make an accurate and comprehensive diagnosis with regard to periodontal health status.

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Recognize the value of the periodontal probe for diagnosis. List the five generations of periodontal probe development. Describe the clinical features the periodontal probe is used to measure. Describe the col area anatomy and correct probing angles in this area. List the factors that contribute to accurate probing measurements.
Lorraine Frey, RDH, LDH, BAS

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Lorraine Frey, RDH, LDH, BAS
on behalf of Dental Town

Lorraine Frey, RDH, LDH, BAS, is a Registered Dental Hygienist and Myofunctional Therapist, providing myofunctional therapy services in Chicago and Northern Indiana. Her extensive background in the dental field encompasses 30 years of clinical practice in periodontal, general, and pediatric private practice settings. Lorraine attended Prairie State College in Chicago Heights, Illinois for dental hygiene and earned her bachelor’s in dental hygiene from Siena Heights University in Adrian, Michigan. Additionally, she has completed post-graduate study with the Academy of Orofacial Myofunctional Therapy on the campus of UCSD and Northwestern University, as well as internships with the Academy in Los Angeles, California.

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This course has been certified by or provided by the following Certified Organization/s:

  • Academy of General Dentistry (PACE)
  • 1.50 Hours

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