ELC20-WEB12: New Periodontist Town Hall – Navigating Practice During COVID-19
Moderator: Dr. Rachel Sinacola, DDS, MS
Speakers(s): Dr. Bryan Frantz, AAP President; Jerimiah Whetman, DDS, MS; Kristin Frantz, DDS; Dr. Thomas Langan Jr, DMD, MS
Dr. Bryan Frantz has disclosed that he is a speaker for BioHorizons and Straumann and also received study club support from BioHorizons and Straumann. Dr. Jerimiah Whetman has disclosed that he has no relevant financial relationships with commercial entities. Dr. Kristen Frantz has disclosed that she has no relevant financial relationships with commercial entities. Dr. Thomas Langan has disclosed that he has no relevant financial relationships with commercial entities.
Program Track: Leadership, Personal and Practice Development
The unprecedented nature of the COVID-19 outbreak has affected all periodontists, but those newer to practice may be especially impacted. Join Task Force on New Periodontists members Drs. Kristen Frantz, Rachel Sinacola, and Jeremiah Whetman as they have an interactive town hall conversation with AAP President Bryan Frantz about how early career periodontists can navigate practice during the COVID-19 pandemic. The last 15 minutes will be devoted to questions and answers from attendees. Originally broadcasted on Wednesday, May 8, 2020 at 12:00pm CT.
- Discuss the effects of COVID-19 on periodontists new to practice.
- Adopt best practices for how to effectively communicate with patients.
- Obtain insight into how to safely and efficiently return to practice.
- Discover strategies to reengage with staff and referring colleagues.
Course length: 45 min
Original release date: June 12, 2020
Expiration date: June 12, 2023
The American Academy of Periodontology designates this activity for 0.75 continuing education credits.
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 ADA.org/CERP.
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.