AAP leaders Dr. David Okano, Dr. Chris Richardson, and Dr. Purnima Kumar were interviewed for an Economist impact report bringing awareness of gum disease to a national audience. The report outlines the importance of preventing gum disease and the detrimental effects gum disease can lead to, as well as the current status regarding disparities in oral health care—and what needs to happen on a legislative level to combat this.

Read a summary below, or click on any of the image to access the full report.