SADA & SASPIO WEBINAR Secrets to getting your patient to say 'yes' to periodontal treatment
Presenter: Dr Theesan Vedan
Date: 28 September 2023 (WEB183)
Secrets to getting your patient to say 'yes' to periodontal treatment with Dr Theesan Vedan (WEB183)
· Diagnosis and understanding of periodontal disease
· Building effective communication to achieve patient acceptance- understanding of supportive periodontal therapy and the implementation of management strategies
This lecture will summarize the key strategies for enhancing patient commitment to periodontal treatment, and reiterate the importance of effective communication, education, and building value. Emphasis will be placed on the positive impact of these strategies on patient outcomes and overall oral health.
1 Clinical CPD point
Theesan Vedan qualified as a dentist in 2012 from the University of the Western Cape. Following community service at the Oudtshoorn military base in 2013- Theesan worked in General Dental Practice at the University of the Witwatersrand. In 2018, Theesan qualified as a field epidemiologist through the South African Field Epidemiology Program (SAFETP) and completed his Master's in Public Health at the University of Pretoria. He has completed a Diploma in the Clinical Management of HIV/ TB at the University of Cape Town. Theesan is a YALI fellow (Howard University- Washington, USA) and is currently an outgoing registrar in Oral Medicine and Periodontology at the University of the Western Cape (pending graduation).