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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

Periodontology Classifications
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

January 29, 2019 News News

Periodontal Disease Bacteria Linked to Alzheimer’s Disease

by American Academy of Periodontology

A recent study has periodontists, experts in the treatment, diagnosis, and prevention of periodontal disease, encouraging patients to maintain gum health in an effort to reduce their Alzheimer’s disease risk. The study, published in the journal Science Advances, uncovered a

October 31, 2018 News News

American Academy of Periodontology Installs New President, Officers in Vancouver

by American Academy of Periodontology

The American Academy of Periodontology installed Richard T. Kao, DDS, PhD, as its president during its 104th Annual Meeting in Vancouver, British Columbia, held Oct. 27-30. Other newly appointed officers include President-Elect Bryan J. Frantz, DMD, MS, of Scranton, Pa;

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

October 12, 2017 Feature Periodontology

Soft Tissue Grafting To Improve Aesthetics, To Reduce Dentinal Hypersensitivity, To Improve The Prognosis Of Compromised Teeth And To Augment Edentulous Ridges Prior To The Placement Of Implants

by Valentin Dabuleanu, BSc, DDS, MSc, FRCD(C)

Introduction Over the past two decades, surgeons have shown an increased interest in mucogingival procedures to rehabilitate soft tissues around both teeth and implants, in an attempt to master our shared domain of the oral apparatus.1 A variety of techniques

Implant Therapy
October 12, 2017 Feature Periodontology

Toothless in The Galápagos – A Lesson in Adaptation

by Peter Birek

Weighting over 400 kilograms, the Galápagos tortoise1 lumbers slowly above the lush grass, grabs the Azolla (mosquito, duckweed, water-fern and fairy moss) with its fully edentulous jaws (yes that’s right – no teeth for these creatures), squishes out the moisture