A large body of research has focused on the role periodontal health plays in systemic health and specifically, how periodontal disease may be related to other conditions.
Recent Press Releases
Friday, November 30, 2012
Tuesday, September 4, 2012
Data from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention show high prevalence of periodontal disease in the U.S. population; American Academy of Periodontology encourages yearly comprehensive periodontal evaluations to assess for disease.
Tuesday, August 14, 2012
CHICAGO—August 14, 2011—According to a survey released by the Ad Council today less than half (44%)
Wednesday, April 18, 2012
American Academy of Periodontology supports statement from American Heart Association; additional studies needed to determine causality.
Monday, February 6, 2012
A study published in the Journal of Periodontology found that current and past users of the contraceptive depot medroxyprogesterone acetate (DMPA) had increased markers of poor periodontal health compared to women who have never used it.