Perio in Practice: Plaque, Probing, Planing, Prescribing, and Planning
Perio in Practice: Plaque, Probing, Planing, Prescribing, and Planning

Development Outcome: C

Secondary Development Outcome:

1.0 h

1.0 Credits

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Webinar Details:

Webinar start:
January 30th 2017 at 7:00pm
Webinar end:
January 30th 2017 at 8:00pm

Course Description


To provide an overview on key Perio topics relevant to daily practice.

Learning content 

Join Dr. Reena Wadia in this webinar sponsored by Oral-B. This webinar will discuss Perio in Practice and will be divided into five sections: Plaque; Probing; Planing; Prescribing; and Planning. This webinar is for both hygiene therapists and GDPs.


  • To share tips on providing effective oral hygiene advice in the time available in practice
  • To understand the updated BPE guidelines 
  • To discuss the importance of probing around implants
  • To share tips on performing effective root surface debridement using hand instruments and ultrasonic scalers
  • To provide an overview on possible indications for prescribing antibiotics 
  • To share general treatment planning tips relevant to general practice including claiming for periodontal treatment on the NHS

Development Outcome: C  


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About the speaker

Dr Reena Wadia

BDS Hons (Lond) MJDF RCS (Eng)

Reena qualified from Barts and The London with the prestigious Gold Medal as well as numerous other undergraduate dental awards. Following general practice, Reena worked as a Senior House Officer in both Restorative Dentistry and Oral Surgery. Currently, she is in her final year of the part-time specialty training programme in Periodontology at Guy’s Hospital. She is also working in general practice at Woodford Dental Care.

As well as being passionate about acquiring new knowledge, Reena has always encouraged and supported other young dentists by sharing any learning and experiences. To this end, she created her own blog ( as a platform to communicate valuable information. Reena is also a part-time clinical tutor at Barts and The London and endeavours to contribute to the profession through her National Board Member position at the Faculty of General Dental Practice and local committee role with the British Dental Association.

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