Implementation of 2017 classification system

Case discussion
Example from the literature BDJ
Case #1

From the literature….

  • 47 years old lady physician
  • Non-smoker
  • Good systemic health
  • Frequent travelling & some stress
  • Adequate oral hygiene

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Initial patient assessment BPE (basic periodontal examination)

Periapical intraoral radiographs

Six-point chart(6PPC)



Questions to ponder

  • What is the full periodontal diagnosis according to the latest classification from 2017 ?

  • How would you describe bone loss (extent, type and severity)?

  • Discuss treatment plan for the case.

  • Would you suggest the use of chemical plaque control?

Poll question

What is the most likely periodontal diagnosis for Case #1 according to the latest classification (2017)? (single choice)

What is/are the best treatment option/s for Case #1? (multiple choices)

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