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Continuing Dental Education

Periodontal Maintenance on the Implant Patient – a live webinar

Carlos Parra, DDS, MS

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This course is part of the Association for Continuing Dental Education Joint Live Webinar Series.


This course is part of the Association for Continuing Dental Education Joint Live Webinar Series*

Course Description

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. The 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.

Learning Objectives

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

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


Dr. Carlos ParraDr. Carlos Parra was born and raised in Barcelona, Spain. He graduated from dental school at Universitat Internacional de Catalunya (UIC), Barcelona, Spain. After his graduation, he enrolled in a Clinical Residency in Periodontology at UIC, where he also served as pre-doctoral clinical instructor. During that period, he was involved in research related to oropharyngeal dysphagia and oral hygiene.

Dr. Parra practiced dentistry in Barcelona, Spain, for 3 years before coming to Boston, MA. He continued his studies for a Certificate in Periodontics at Tufts University School of Dental Medicine, Boston, Massachusetts. In November of 2015 he became a Clinical Assistant Professor in the Department of Periodontics at Texas A&M College of Dentistry in Dallas, Texas. In September 2016, during the 102 Annual Meeting of the American Academy of Periodontology (AAP), he received the Leslie M. Salkin Award for the highest-scoring candidate on the 2016 American Board of Periodontology (ABP) Oral Examination. He is also the recipient of the American Academy Foundation Fellowship to the Institute for Teaching and Learning (ITL) in Health Professions, and the Bud & Linda Tarrson Fellowship Award. On September 2021, Dr. Parra was appointed Graduate Program Director of the Department of Periodontology, at Texas A&M University. Dr. Parra has lectured nationally and internationally on periodontics. His main areas of interest are soft tissue enhancement and dental implants.

Course Logistics

Tuesday, April 25, 2023

Online Webinar

The dental professional

5:00pm – 7:00pm Pacific Standard time


2 hours


*The University of Washington in conjunction with the Association for Continuing Dental Education (ACDE), along with 30 of its member schools jointly presents the “ACDE Webinar Series”

This series features university-based key opinion leaders presenting numerous topics on multiple dates and times. Presentations are available to meet every dental health care professional’s schedule and interests.

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The University of Washington 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.

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 University of Washington and Oregon Health Sciences University.

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The University of Washington is a member of the Association for Continuing Dental Education.

University of Washington designates this activity for 2 continuing education credits.