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This comprehensive advanced masterclass is designed to empower the dental team to recognise, monitor and treat periodontal and peri-implant diseases successfully. An evidence-based approach is essential to the management of these conditions. This course will give participants a thorough overview of the current principles of treatment and will include a hands-on element to give participants the opportunity to follow the complete Guided Biofilm Therapy protocol on simulation models. The latest, research-based strategies and techniques to aid the dentist and hygienist will be examined in detail. The course will also elaborate on the ways to communicate with patients.

Learning outcomes

LEARNING OBJECTIVES: + Describe how to assess an implant, know the protocol for probing, monitoring and recognising the signs of a failing implant + Identify the difference in periodontal diseases and peri-implant diseases to master disease diagnosis + How to use GBT to help manage and treat periodontal and peri-implant diseases + Have hands-on experience using AIRFLOW®, PERIOFLOW® and PIEZON® on simulation models + Understand how to provide greater comfort to patients during clinical procedures and home care + Understand the complications that can occur with perio and implant treatment and learn techniques to minimize potential complications + Develop further understanding of referral pathways and when to refer


Sharon Boutell

Sharon is a registered dental hygienist currently working in a periodontal and specialist implant practice. She studied in London and graduated from Barts and The London School of Medicine and Dentistry as a dental Hygienist and Therapist achieving awards for clinical skills and patient care. Her proven clinical and lecturing experience in dentistry spans more than 25 years, she has been involved in education, research, and teaching on undergraduate BHSc Oral Health programmes for Dental Hygienists, Oral Health Therapists and Dental Care Professionals in New Zealand and the United Kingdom. She has lectured nationally to her peers focusing onadvanced periodontal instrumentation, ultrasonic technology, and sharpening.Her research interest includes how oral probiotics influence the oral microbiome in radiation therapy induced oral mucositis. She is an ambassador for EMS and loves everything about Guided Biofilm Therapy and honestly believes this technology is a complete game changer for all dental professionals managing their patient’s oral health needs in clinical practice.On a personal note, Sharon loves great food and is immensely proud of nearly becoming very proficient with her drone used for another love of hers - fishing.

Periodontal & Implant Maintenance - Managing the Perio and Implant patient

Sharon Boutell
Saturday 15th Jun 2024
1:00pm - 5:00pm
12 Omega Street, Rosedale
Region: Auckland, New Zealand
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12 Omega Street
New Zealand