What Should We Know About Peri-implant Disease? – Diagnosis and Treatment Strategies
An ACDE Series Webinar

Course Description:

Peri-implant diseases lead to peri-implant bone loss, compromising implant outcomes in both function and esthetics. As a multiple-factor disease, peri-implantitis becomes a great challenge in identifying the etiologic factors and the following treatments. Several strategies have been introduced in the treatment of peri-implantitis, including non-surgical and surgical approaches. Multiple factors may affect the treatment outcomes and predictability. This presentation will include current understandings of etiology factors, treatment strategies of peri-implant diseases, and factors affecting treatment success

Learning Objectives:

At the conclusion of this course, participants will be able to:

  • Diagnose peri-implant diseases, including peri-implant mucositis and peri-implantitis
  • Understand etiology and contributing factors of peri-implant diseases
  • Provide treatment strategies of peri-implant diseases, including the pros/cons and indications

Meet the Speaker: Dr. Yung-Ting Hsu

Dr. Yung-Ting (Lizzy) Hsu is an Assistant Professor at the Department of Periodontics, University of Washington, Seattle, WA. She is involved in both didactic courses and clinical teaching in pre-doctoral and post-doctoral level. Dr. Hsu published more than 30 articles, book chapters, and abstracts. She is also an associate editor of Journal of Periodontics and Implant Dentistry, and reviewer of several dental and periodontal journals. Her research interests focus on regeneration, treatment and prevention of peri-implant diseases, and interdisciplinary therapy. She was awarded several teaching and research awards, such as AAPF NevinsTeaching and Clinical Research Fellowship (2018), Osteology Education Grant from OsteologyFoundation (2018), and AAPF fellowship to the Institute for Teaching and Learning in the Health Professions (2016). Dr. Hsu received her DDS and MDSc degree in Periodontics from Kaohsiung Medical University in Taiwan. She also holds a Certificate and MS degree in Periodontics from the University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI.

Registration Information

  • Zoom Webinar
  • Lecture
  • 2.0 Credit Hours
  • Tuition: $69

Hosting University

  • University of Washington
  • CE contact name & email: Sally Gee, sallyg@uw.edu
  • Speaker name & contact info: Dr. Yung-Ting Hsu, ythsu@uw.edu

WEBINAR CANCELLATION POLICY: Full refunds will be issued to registrants who cancel their registration no later than 48 hours before the course starting date/time. A 50% refund will be issued to registrants who cancel 48-24 hours before the course starting date/time. No refunds will be issued for registrants who does not login to the webinar or who cancels within 24 hours of the course starting date/time. Participants may phone the Continuing Education office to cancel, but a written request which includes the name and phone number of the person who paid for the course must be received by our office before a refund can be processed. This request can be emailed to ce@dental.ufl.edu.