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Table 1 Implementation of Periodontal Health in Practice

From: Defining periodontal health

Periodontal Wellness Components What Can Be Done Today Long-term vision(10+ years)
Periodontal Stability Periodontal diagnostics
- attachment levels
Risk assessment
- questionnaire
- health history
Plaque control
- professional care
- home care
Periodontal maintenance
Periodontal diagnostics
- sensitive/specific
- predictive
Comprehensive risk assessment
- biomarkers
- systemic health
- bone density profile
- genetic markers
Personalized comprehensive biofilm management
Personalized periodontal maintenance
Favorable Environment Lifestyle choices
- nutrition
- smoking cessation
- stress management
- systemic health
Oral health literacy and knowledge
Access to care
- dental insurance
Lifestyle choices
- nutrition
- smoking cessation
- stress management
- systemic health
Oral health literacy and knowledge
- e-media (apps, etc.)
- social media
- science cafe
Access to care
- dental insurance
- e-health record
- comprehensive health management