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Diagnosis of periodontal diseases: Why new names?


Ouagadougou, Burkina Faso, Africa


Prof Gnaba Samson Mobio
  • Professor Agrégé UFR Odonto-Stomatology in Abidjan; Hospital Practitioner  CHU Cocody-Abidjan; Côte d’Ivoire
  • Doctor of Dental Surgery; University Doctor (phD),
  • Specialist in periodontology and calcium phosphate bone filler biomaterials;
  • President of the Pedagogical Commission of the UFR Odonto-Stomatology of Abidjan;
  • Member of the Journal of the College of African Odonto-Stomatology and Maxillofacial Surgery;
  • Member of the French Society of Periodontology and Oral Implantology.


Association des Chirurgiens-Dentistes du Burkina (ACDB)

Learning Objectives: 

  • Describe the old names of periodontal diseases
  • Know the limits of the old classification of periodontal diseases
  • Describe new names for periodontal disease