Implementation of 2017 classification system

Case discussion
Example from clinical practice
Case #2

From the practice

  • 22 years old man, student
  • Bleeding of gums and occasional pain associated with wisdom teeth
  • Non-smoker, mouth breather
  • Good systemic health
  • Does not take medications, or reports allergies
  • Does not clean interdentally
  • Family history of gum diseases

Oral hygiene indices SBI/API

Initial patient assessment PSR (periodontal screening record)

Radiographs – OPG & BWs

6- point chart

Questions to ponder

  • What is the full periodontal diagnosis according to the latest classification from 2017 ?
  • What is the greatest CAL (mm)? Which teeth are associated with the greatest CAL?
  • How would you describe bone loss (extent, type and severity)?
  • Discuss treatment plan for the case.
  • What other treatment needs would be important to address in this case?

Poll questions

What is the most likely periodontal diagnosis for Case #2 according to the latest classification (2017)? (single choice)

What is/are the best treatment option/s for Case #2? (multiple choices)

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