Maintaining & treating

peri-implant tissues

Next Start Date

28th February – 1st March 2025








Course Fee





12 Hours

GDC Development Outcomes A, B and C

Course Overview

The course will cover the core aspects of monitoring, assessment and tests to determine the oral health of the implant patient.

At the end of the course you will be able to:

  1. Understand the components and different implant types.
  2. Identify and modify the risk factors for the health of the peri-implant tissues.
  3. Identify the differences in periodontal diseases and peri-implant diseases.
  4. Diagnose peri-implant disease.
  5. Use evidence-based guidelines to help develop practice protocols for monitoring and maintaining dental implants.
  6. Use evidence-based guidelines to help develop practice protocols for managing and treating peri-implant disease.
  7. Have hands-on experience of correcting probing and debridement techniques.
  8. Develop further understanding of referral pathways and when to refer.

Candidates completing the course will be awarded an eCPD certificate fulfilling GDC learning outcomes A, B and C.

Why attend this course?

This course aims to empower the dental team with the confidence and knowledge to recognise, monitor and treat peri-implant disease.


Q&A Video About The Course

Teaching Faculty

Kathryn Mayo Johnson

Kathryn Mayo Johnson

Hygienist | GDC Number: 4541

Kathryn qualified over 25 years ago, and completed the Further Adult Education Teaching Certificate five years later.  She has worked in various dental setting, and at ICE since it opened in 2015.  Kathryn teaches implant supportive care to Manchester Uni BSc hygiene and therapy undergraduates.  Along with Jenny Walker, Kathryn has written articles for various publications, lectures for ICE’s post graduate programmes and around the UK on Implant supportive care.

Jenny Walker

Jenny Walker

Dental Therapist|GDC 261809

Jenny Walker is a dental therapist who qualified from the University of Leeds in 2015, where she was awarded The Hygiene Prize for displaying excellent clinical and management skills within the periodontal element of the programme. Jenny thoroughly enjoys helping her patients achieve optimal oral health by tailoring her advice and treatment to the individual. She has developed a keen interest in the management of both periodontitis and peri-implant diseases which has given her the opportunity to speak Nationally on the subject to fellow dental professionals.

Alongside a colleague, Jenny has helped devise and deliver courses for Hygienists and Therapists on the management of implant patients, she also lectures to the MSc dental implantology students and the NEBDN dental implant nurses.

Jenny was the Dental Hygienist and Dental Therapist Early Career Group Representative for The British Society of Periodontology and Implant Dentistry for 2019/2020. During her time on the committee, she played an active role in the workshops that took place for the current UK Guidelines for Periodontitis.

Alongside her clinical and lecturing role, Jenny has co-written and published several journal articles relating to peri-implant disease and periodontitis.


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Frequently Asked Questions

What do I do if I have booked onto this course but can no longer attend?

If you have made a payment, or have reserved a place, please email as soon as possible so we can reallocate your place and/or defer you to the next cohort. We offer a full course fee refund if you inform us more than 4 weeks prior to the first course date. If you are halfway through your course and can no longer continue, you will have the option to join the next cohort in accordance with where you left off.

Who can I contact for more information about this course?

Please contact the ICE Education Team


Τel: 0161 413 8336

How long does this course last?

  • This is a 2-day course delivered at ICE, Salford Quays, on a Friday and Saturday.