Implementation of 2017 classification system

Case discussion
Example from clinical practice
Case #6

From the practice….

  • 50 years old female, unemployed
  • Bleeding of gums
  • Smoker, 5 cigarettes per day for 10 years
  • 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)

Initial radiograph – OPG

6- point chart

Questions to ponder

  • What is the full periodontal diagnosis according to the latest classification from 2017 ?
  • What may be the problem with tooth 46?
  • Discuss treatment plan for the case.
  • What other treatment needs would be important to address in this case?

Poll question

What is the most likely periodontal diagnosis for Case #6 according to the latest classification (2017)? (single choice)

What is/are the best treatment option/s for Case #6? (multiple choices)

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