Talking to Your Patients about Periodontal Disease

Your patients play an important role in their periodontal health by maintaining a good oral hygiene routine. In order to motivate patients for dental care, it is crucial that the patient is educated about periodontal disease and its consequences.

Thorough education can help patients gain an understanding of the disease and lead to increased adherence to a dental hygiene routine and treatment.

The following printable overview can be used to educate your patients about periodontal disease, its stages, risk factors and tips for keeping a healthy mouth. Be sure to talk to your patients about how to maintain good oral hygiene.

Click here for a printable format to share with your patients.