Recent Media Coverage
April 18, 2012
This article recently published in the Chicago Tribune lists several foods that are good for your teeth and gums, including green tea and yogurt.
April 19, 2012
There have been some confusing articles about the relationship between cardiovascular disease and gum disease this summer. In this article, AAP President Dr. Pamela McClain explains that while there is no research that proves a causal relationship between the two conditions, research shows that there is a known association between periodontal disease and cardiovascular disease.
May 18, 2012
This article from Money magazine and CNN.com uncovers several ways that you can help reduce your health care bills, including a few tips for saving on your dental care.
June 19, 2012
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About the AAP
The American Academy of Periodontology (AAP) is an 8,000-member professional organization for periodontists - specialists in the prevention, diagnosis, and treatment of diseases affecting the gums and supporting structures of the teeth, and in the placement of dental implants. Periodontists are also dentistry's experts in the treatment of oral inflammation and receive three additional years of specialized training following dental school. Periodontics is one of the nine dental specialties recognized by the American Dental Association.