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ELC20-WEB6: Periodontal Education Town Hall

ELC20-WEB6: Periodontal Education Town Hall

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ELC20-WEB6: Periodontal Education Town Hall


Moderator(s): Dr. Bryan Frantz, DMD and Dr. Purnima Kumar, DDS, PhD

Speakers(s): Dr. Nico C. Geurs, DDS, MS. University of Alabama at Birmingham; Dr. Dimitris N. Tatakis, DDS, PhD. The Ohio State University; and Dr. Pinelopi Xenoudi, DDS, MSc. University of California San Francisco.

Dr. Geurs has disclosed that he is an AAP education consultant and does research through the university, receipt of grant money, for Periovance, Noveome, BioHorizons and Straumann.
Dr. Tatakis has disclosed that he is a consultant for Straumann USA and a speaker for the Philippine Society of Periodontology and the National University of Singapore.
Dr. Xenoudi has disclosed that she is a speaker for Millennium Dental Technologies and Straumann.

Program Track: Leadership, Personal, Practice Development

Course Description: With the extension of shelter-in-place orders and stay-at-home and restriction of movement recommendations there is a huge amount of uncertainty among periodontal residents regarding their education and future. Drs. Tatakis, Geurs, and Xenoudi bring to this platform their wealth of expertise as periodontal program directors. They will share the steps they have instituted to address the challenges faced by residents, discuss their view of the future of periodontal education, and will answer questions posed by current, future, and former residents. Originally broadcast on Wednesday, April 17, 2020 at 12:00 p.m. CT.


Educational Objectives:

• Discuss the effects of COVID-19 on periodontal education
• Explore the various options available for alternate educational streams
• Provide insight into the timeline and nature of transitions for graduating and incoming periodontal residents


Course length: 1 hour

Original release date: May 4, 2020

Expiration date: May 4, 2023


The American Academy of Periodontology designates this activity for 1.0 continuing education credit.


The American Academy of Periodontology is an ADA CERP Recognized Provider. ADA CERP is a service of the American Dental Association to assist dental professionals in identifying quality providers of continuing dental education. Concerns or complaints about a CE provider may be directed to the provider or to the Commission for Continuing Education Provider Recognition at


The AAP cautions participants for this CE activity about the potential risks of using limited knowledge when incorporating new techniques and procedures in their practice.

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