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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

November 1, 2018 News News

American Academy of Periodontology Announces 2018 Award Winners

by American Academy of Periodontology

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 at a special ceremony that took place during the AAP’s 104th Annual Meeting, held

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;

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

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

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Oral-systemic health and your dental team

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From RDH – by Karen Davis – karen@karendavis.net Front office administrators, dental assistants, dentists, and dental hygienists have one thing in common: Patients will approach any of them to ask about something they just read or heard on TV regarding