Institute of Advanced Dental Sciences and Research (IADSR) held a two-day workshop as a part of IADSR 9th Professional Diploma in Advanced General dentistry (PDAGD) on ‘Periodontology’. It was facilitated by Dr. Muhammad Haseeb BDS, MDS, MCPS (Perio), MFGDP and Asst. Professor of HOD of Periodontic, University of Lahore.
Dr. Haseeb elucidated participants how to recognize
the periodontal disease, its signs, and symptoms and also emphasized on the
probes that are used. Types of periodontal surgeries, indications for
periodontal surgery and differentiation between periodontitis and gingivitis
were comprehended to the participants. The facilitator demonstrated the effective
use of probes to measure depth and to detect the patient of perio disease.
Next, furcation along with its involvement and management, surgical and
non-surgical management of periodontal disease, including regenerative therapy,
guided tissue regeneration, bone grafting procedures, gingivectomy, periodontal
restorative interactions, ferrule effect, and periodontal flap therapies were
taught to the participants. Dr. Haseeb also explained periodontal esthetics
including essentials of smile and causes of a gummy smile.
participants were assigned two case studies to disseminate new knowledge and
problems which are identified during clinical practice. The hands-on session
consisted of surgical perio procedures and crown lengthening which was
performed by the participants on typodonts. The problems faced by participants
during procedures were solved by the facilitator, and their concerns about the
topic were cleared by him as well. The session was concluded by achieving its
desired learning objectives.