Tag: Periodontics

Clinical Guidelines for the treatment of Periodontitis!!

The recently introduced 2017 World Workshop classification of periodontitis, incorporating stages and grades of disease, aims to link disease classification with approaches to prevention and treatment, as it not only describes disease severity and extent, but also the degree of complexity and an individual`s risk. There is, therefore, a need for evidence‐based clinical guidelines providing … Continue reading Clinical Guidelines for the treatment of Periodontitis!!

Remembering Steven Offenbacher, DDS, PhD

Rebecca Wilder, RDH, BS, MS Editor–in–Chief, Journal of Dental Hygiene The dental profession lost a giant last summer when Dr. Steven Offenbacher passed away suddenly while on vacation. The editorial below is being reprinted with permission from the Journal of Dental Research. It is an excellent tribute to Steve, but I want to add my … Continue reading Remembering Steven Offenbacher, DDS, PhD