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Science and study of the periodontium and its characteristics, functions, and disorders.


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Although the topic of alcohol use and its effect on periodontal health requires further research, this report offers valuable insight on why our patients should care for their gums and teeth, especially if they enjoy the occasional drink," remarked Joan Otomo-Corgel, DDS, MPH, President of the American Academy of Periodontology.
Periodontal disease remains a significant public health issue for people of all backgrounds," said Joan Otomo-Corgel, DDS, MPH, president of the American Academy of Periodontology (AAP) and a practicing periodontist in Los Angeles.
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.
Over 70 experts in the specialty of periodontology were invited to participate in the workshop and were assigned to one of three workgroups: cardiovascular disease and periodontal disease, diabetes and periodontal disease, and adverse pregnancy outcomes and periodontal disease.
According to the American Academy of Periodontology, women with severe gum disease are up to 7 times more likely to have a premature, low-weight baby.
The American Academy of Periodontology (AAP) encourages those who wear dental implants to care for them through twice-daily brushing, flossing at least once a day, and regular visits with a periodontist.
Japan) brings together 24 brief, illustrated chapters on topics in dental research and clinical practice, focusing on advanced periodontology and tissue engineering and emerging clinical science in operative dentistry.
The AmericanAcademy of Periodontology (AAP) has been working closely with CDC since 2003 to determine the extent, severity and prevalence of periodontal disease in the U.
The study has been published in the Journal of Periodontology.
This important issue of Access will bring you some of the most current information about the area of periodontology and how it can impact the care you provide to your patients.
Beemsterboer is professor of periodontology at Oregon Health Sciences University.
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.