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American Academy Of Periodontology Announces 2020 Award Winners

by American Academy of Periodontology

Member achievements and contributions recognized during AAP’s 106th Annual Meeting The American Academy of Periodontology (AAP) recently awarded members for outstanding contributions and accomplishments within the Academy and the specialty of periodontics. The recipients were honored during the AAP’s 106th

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November 25, 2020 Feature Dental HygieneGum DiseasePeriodontology

Implementing the 2018 Classification of Periodontal and Peri-implant Diseases into Your Practice

by Jodie Cantarelli, A.A.S., R.D.H., Dip.AdEd, Manager of Dental Hygiene Programs at dentalcorp

By now you would have seen or heard of the new classification of periodontal and peri-implant diseases, which replaced the previous (1999) classification system and addressed most of its limitations. Research indicates that 80% of North American adults have some

August 13, 2020 News NewsOral Health

American Academy of Periodontology Stresses the Importance of Periodontal Health During COVID-19

by The American Academy of Periodontology

Periodontists taking extra precautions to protect patient safety during global pandemic Despite recent World Health Organization (WHO) recommendations to delay routine dental procedures, the American Academy of Periodontology (AAP) today stressed the importance of maintaining periodontal health during the COVID-19

March 11, 2019 News News

ADA, AAP Mourn the Loss of Robert J. Genco, DDS, PhD

by American Dental Association

Robert J. Genco, DDS, PhD, a pioneer in periodontal research and a leader in the broad recognition of the perio-systemic link, died on March 6, 2019, at the age of 80. Dr. Genco earned his dental degree from The State

September 11, 2018 News News

Periodontal Experts Address Clinical Efficacy of Laser Usage in Patient Care

by American Academy of Periodontology

The American Academy of Periodontology (AAP), the leading professional organization dedicated to the dental specialty of periodontics, has published its “best evidence consensus” (BEC) panel proceedings on the topic of laser usage. The proceedings are the result of the AAP’s

August 7, 2018 News News

American Academy of Periodontology to Hold its 104th Annual Meeting in Vancouver

by The American Academy of Periodontology (AAP)

The American Academy of Periodontology (AAP) will hold its 104th Annual Meeting Oct. 27-30, 2018, at the Vancouver Convention Centre in Vancouver, British Columbia. The event is presented in collaboration with the Canadian Academy of Periodontology, the Japanese Academy of

June 21, 2018 News News

AAP Releases Proceedings From The 2017 World Workshop

by American Academy of Periodontology

The American Academy of Periodontology (AAP) has published the official proceedings from the 2017 World Workshop on the Classification of Periodontal and Peri-Implant Diseases and Conditions. These proceedings provide a comprehensive update to the previous disease classification established at the