The Pattison Institute: Advancing dental education through online video instruction.

“Whether you’re a student or a practicing clinician, we look forward to providing you with the
keys to excellence in periodontal instrumentation.”

Co-founders Anna M. Pattison RDH, MS & Gordon L. Pattison, DDS

About Pattison Institute

The Pattison Institute is dedicated to providing quality education in periodontics to dental and dental hygiene students as well as practicing dentists, dental hygienists, periodontists, and educators. Our goal is to promote excellence in clinical periodontics, especially periodontal instrumentation, with an emphasis on a team approach to patient care.

The Pattison Institute was founded in 2001 by Anna Matsuishi Pattison, RDH, MS and Gordon L. Pattison, DDS, to provide live continuing education lectures and hands-on advanced periodontal instrumentation workshops for practicing dental professionals.

Continuing Education Credits provided by Western Society of Periodontology

Choose the membership plan that fits your needs. We offer annual student, practitioner, institution and continuing education packages with full access to our dental education videos.

Become a Member

View our high definition instructional videos designed to teach periodontal instrumentation. Two units include detailed lessons on assessment and scaling instructions to further individual learning.

Watch Our Videos

Join us for lectures and hands-on workshops that will enhance your dental or practice. Click the button below to see when the next event in your area is taking place.

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Recent Pattison Institute News


I hope you will take a few minutes to read about the Pattison Institute and our videos.  There are numerous new short video clips that you can view to get a better idea of the content and quality of our longer instructional videos.  Look at the lists under “Videos” to ... Read More


We want to meet your needs as dental or dental hygiene students! That’s why we offer videos specifically designed to teach you the fundamental skills required as you begin treating patients. The Pattison Institute video series presents unparallelled, invaluable educational experiences for dental and dental hygiene students both inside and outside pre-clinical ... Read More

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