American Academy of Periodontology welcomes inquiries by mail, phone, fax, or e-mail.

Patients and Consumers: Ask a Periodontist

Please be aware that the American Academy of Periodontology is unable to answer questions regarding clinical advice or treatment, diagnosis, or fees for service. For a consultation on your specific dental concerns, our website can help you find a local periodontist who is an expert in the diagnosis and treatment of gum disease and the placement of dental implants. Simply use the Find a Periodontist search box. If you have a general question about how to maintain healthy teeth and gums, please visit our Ask a Periodontist page to view frequently asked questions and submit your own question.

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American Academy of Periodontology
737 N. Michigan Avenue, Suite 800
Chicago, IL 60611-6660


Contact the American Academy of Periodontology Foundation

The mission of the American Academy of Periodontology Foundation is to improve the periodontal and general health of the public through increasing public and professional knowledge of periodontal diseases and their therapies, stimulating basic and clinical research to generate new knowledge, and enhancing educational programs at all levels to create opportunities in periodontal education and practice. For more information visit their website.

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