American Academy of Periodontology


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American Academy of Periodontology (AAP),

n.pr a nonprofit professional association of dental professionals specializing in the prevention, diagnosis, and treatment of diseases affecting the periodontium and in the placement and maintenance of dental implants.
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The American Academy of Periodontology (AAP) represents over 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.
Diabetes: The American Academy of Periodontology reports diabetes is twice as prevalent in people with periodontal disease.
Comprehensive periodontal therapy: a statement by the American Academy of Periodontology.
Pamela McClain, President of the American Academy of Periodontology and a practicing periodontist in Aurora, CO, "If left untreated, periodontal disease can lead to tooth loss and may also interfere with other systems of the body Several research studies have indicated that one's periodontal health may be related to overall health.
A recent joint workshop organized by the European Federation of Periodontology (EFP) and the American Academy of Periodontology (AAP) aimed to establish a consensus knowledge base of the scientific evidence on the association between periodontitis and systemic diseases, specifically cardiovascular disease, diabetes and adverse pregnancy complications.
Pamela McClain, DDS, President of the American Academy of Periodontology and a practicing periodontist in Aurora, CO, this includes examining every tooth and measuring both attachment loss and probing depth to get the most accurate assessment of periodontal disease.
Iacono, president of the American Academy of Periodontology, Chicago.
a leading developer and manufacturer of innovative oral healthcare products, today announced the launch of the new Waterpik([R]) Traveler[TM], which is being unveiled at the annual American Academy of Periodontology Meeting in Miami, Fl.
According to the American Academy of Periodontology (AAP) reports of the 10 published clinical trials, only two showed lasers to be effective in reducing subgingival microbial loads, four reported no difference, and four did not measure reductions in microbes.
The American Academy of Periodontology (AAP) estimates that approximately three out of four Americans suffer from some form of gum disease--from mild cases of gingivitis to the more severe form known as periodontitis.
Caregivers of those under psychological or physical stress, as well as those with the condition themselves, should not overlook their oral health, according to a study by the American Academy of Periodontology, Chicago.
MDT), pioneers of the patented LANAP([TM]) protocol for the treatment of gum disease and the manufacturer of the PerioLase[R] MVP-7[TM] digital dental laser, are aligned with the American Academy of Periodontology (AAP) position statement that "efforts should be made to save a patient's natural dentition.

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