Partner Content

The AAP values its many corporate partners for their support. The relationships between the Academy, its members, and suppliers to the field of periodontology are crucial to the advancement of a patient's oral health. The items below were supplied by AAP corporate partners, and are available as resources for AAP members. Merchant’s ask what a...

Oral-Systemic References

Bridges RB, Anderson JW, Saxe SR, Gregory K, Bridges SR. Periodontal status of diabetic and non-diabetic men: Effects of smoking, glycemic control, and socioeconomic factors. J.Periodontol. 1996;67(11):1185-1192. Fisher MA, Taylor GW. A prediction model for chronic kidney disease includes periodontal disease. J.Periodontol. 2009 Jan;80(1):16-23. Grossi SG, Skrepcinski FB, DeCaro T, Robertson DC, Ho AW, Dunford…

Risk Factors References

Boggess KA, Beck JD, Murtha AP, Moss K, Offenbacher S. Maternal periodontal disease in early pregnancy and risk for small-for-gestational-age infant. Am J Obstet Gynecol 2006;194(5):1316-1322. Buduneli N, Baylas H, Buduneli E, Turkoglu O, Kose T, Dahlen G. Periodontal infections and pre-term low birth weight:  a case-control study. J Clin. Periodontol. 2005;32(2):174-181. Canakci V, Canakci…

Risk Factors

References The AAP Guidelines describe risk assessment as “…increasingly important in periodontal treatment planning and should be part of every comprehensive dental and periodontal evaluation.” Risk assessment goes beyond the identification of the existence of disease and its severity, and considers factors that may influence future progression of disease. It also helps predict a patient’s...

What is a Periodontist?

A periodontist is a dentist who specializes in the prevention, diagnosis, and treatment of periodontal disease and in the surgical placement of dental implants.