Implementation of 2017 classification system

Case discussion
Example from clinical practice
Case #9

From the practice….

  • 54 years old female, nurse
  • Gum bleeding, recurrent swelling and suppuration associated with 24
  • Non-smoker
  • Diabetes mellitus controlled with medication, latest HbA1c<7%
  • Allergic to penicillin
  • No family history of periodontal diseases

Oral hygiene indices SBI/API

Initial patient assessment PSR (periodontal screening record)

Radiographs – OPG & PA

6- point chart

Questions to ponder

  • What is the full periodontal diagnosis according to the latest classification from 2017 ?
  • What may be the problem associated with tooth 24?
  • Discuss treatment plan for the case.
  • Is there anything else you would like to discuss with the patient?

Poll questions

What is the most likely periodontal diagnosis for Case #9 according to the latest classification (2017)? (single choice)

What is/are the best treatment option/s for Case #9? (multiple choices)

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