American Academy of Periodontology Recognizes Member Achievements

Periodontists Awarded during AAP’s 100th Annual Meeting for Contributions to the Dental Specialty

The American Academy of Periodontology (AAP) issued ten special recognitions to members for their contributions to the periodontal specialty. The awardees were honored at a ceremony held during the AAP’s 100th Anniversary Annual Meeting, held Sept. 19-22 in San Francisco.

“The Academy is pleased to honor those who have made notable strides in the clinical and scientific advancement of periodontics,” said Stuart J. Froum, DDS, the AAP’s immediate past president. “The work of these individuals lights the way as our specialty continues to evolve. We are thankful to them for their contributions and their unwavering commitment.”

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About the American Academy of Periodontology
The American Academy of Periodontology (AAP) represents nearly 8,000 periodontists—specialists in the prevention, diagnosis, and treatment of inflammatory diseases affecting the gums and supporting structures of the teeth, and in the placement of dental implants. Periodontics is one of the nine dental specialties recognized by the American Dental Association.