Risk assessment using digital technology improves periodontal health: fantasy or reality?

By Iain Chapple
16 January 2020 at 6:45pm GMT
Hertfordshire Study Club
4 places available

The activites that will be carried out are:


This presentation aims to review the value of risk assessment in general dental practice in the context of behaviour change and care planning preventive periodontal care. The different tools available will be examined together with the evidence base. It will demonstrate that simply conveying to patients their risk and disease scores using contemporary digital technologies, can improve health outcomes.

Learning outcomes

Understand why risk assessment is central to practice of individualised patient centred care

Be aware of potential health economic and service planning benefits of embedding risk assessment in daily practice

Understand the impact of individualized bio feedback upon patient understanding and engagement in their own oral health regime

Appreciate value of risk assessment in informing care pathways in contemporary dental practice

Have insight into medico-legal impact of risk assessment for prevention

Location address
Neel Dentistry 43 High street Welwyn Herts Al6 9EE