ACDE Webinar Series


 Periodontal Maintenance on the Implant Patient


Tuesday, April 25, 2023

8:00 PM-10:00 PM ET


A joint live webinar series

Course Details


With the increased number of clinicians placing dental implants, there has been an increase in implant related complications. Within these complications, peri-implantitis is the most prevalent. This course will go over basic implant anatomy, diagnosis of peri-implant disease, risk factors, surgical and non-surgical treatment options, and make special emphasis in peri-implant maintenance and long-term stability of peri-implant tissues.



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


  1. Identify healthy and diseased dental implants.
  2. Identify and modify peri-implant risk factors.
  3. Understand the surgical and non-surgical treatment of peri-implant diseases.
  4. Understand the importance of prevention and supportive maintenance therapy.


Audience: All dental professionals


 Carlos Parra, DDS, MS is the director of the Graduate Program in the Department of Periodontology at Texas A&M School of Dentistry. Originally from Barcelona, Spain, Dr. Parra received his dental degree there from the Universitat Internacional de Catalunya (UIC) where he also completed his clinical residency in Periodontology. He then served as a pre-doctoral clinical instructor at IUC from 2011-2012. During this time, he was also involved in research relating oropharyngeal dysphagia and oral hygiene.
After practicing for 3 more years in Barcelona, Dr. Parra moved to the US and received his certificate in Periodontics from Tufts University School of Dental Medicine. He then became a clinical assistant professor in the Department of Periodontics at Texas A&M College of Dentistry. 


In September 2016, during the 102nd Annual Meeting of the American Academy of Periodontology, Dr. Parra received the Leslie M. Salkin Award for being the highest-scoring candidate on the 2016 American Board of Periodontology Oral Examination. He also received an American Academy Foundation Fellowship to the Institute for Teaching and Learning in Health Professions, and the Bud & Linda Tarrson Fellowship Award.

Dr. Parra has lectured nationally and internationally on periodontics. His main areas of interests are soft tissue enhancement and dental implants.


Conflict of Interest: In accordance with ADA CERP Standard V, everyone involved in planning or presenting this educational activity will be required to disclose any relevant financial relationships with commercial interests. This information will be made available to participants at the start of the course.

About this Series

Association for Continuing Dental Education (ACDE)


The ACDE, of which the University of Louisville School of Dentistry's Office of Continuing Education (ULSD CE) is a member, brings together individuals who represent university-based continuing dental education programs associated with accredited dental schools in Canada and the United States.


The ACDE and 35 of its member schools are jointly providing this series of live webinars featuring university-based key opinion leaders.


Each lecture will be presented by a different member school's faculty member. By registering through this page, ULSD CE will provide your verification of attendance document. Similar to our other CE offerings, we will maintain a record of your attendance in our database, which you may always access through your personal ULSD CE account.


CE staff of participating schools declare that neither they nor any member of their family have a financial arrangement or affiliation with any corporate organization offering financial support or grant monies for this continuing dental education program, nor do they have a financial interest in any commercial product(s) or service(s) the speaker will discuss in the presentation, within the last 12 months that are relevant to this educational activity.


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Registration open through 4/25/2023 7:30 PM ET

Continuing Education

Lecture: CEU(s) - 2

Education Method: Online, Live Interactive Presentation

Course Tuition

Webinar Fee: $69.00


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Please note there are no discounts for the ACDE webinar series.



Cancellation Policy:
We reserve the right to cancel, modify course date, revise course content, and revise program faculty and activities. Registered participants will be notified if a course is revised or cancelled, as warranted. In the event a course is cancelled, tuition will be refunded.

All registrations are subject to the ULSD Cancellation Policy. This is a 'non-limited' attendance course.

ULSD must receive your written request for cancellation not later than two-weeks prior to course start date to process a refund. A 30% processing fee will be deducted from the refund. Course Registrants who are a 'NO-SHOW' forfeit course tuition.


Live Interactive Webinar: Zoom


Technical assistance: Please be in touch with the ULSD CE office at 502-852-5077 or



This continuing education activity has been planned and implemented in accordance with the standards of the ADA Continuing Education Recognition Program (ADA CERP) through joint efforts between the schools listed here.

The University of Louisville School of Dentistry is an ADA CERP Recognized Provider. ADA CERP is a service of the American Dental Association to assist dental professionals in identifying quality providers of continuing dental education. ADA CERP does not approve or endorse individual courses or instructors, nor does it imply acceptance of credit hours by boards of dentistry.


The University of Louisville School of Dentistry designates this activity for 1.5 continuing education credits.