How to Subscribe to the Journal of Periodontology

The Journal of Periodontology (JOP) is published monthly by the American Academy of Periodontology. Subscriptions run from January through December of a calendar year and include access to Clinical Advances in Periodontics (CAP), an online-only journal. 

Information About JOP subscriptions

Individual Subscriptions 2017 Rates
(U.S. Dollars)
U.S. and Canada      $273 $20 $24
International $325 $20 $30

In addition to printed copies of the Journal, all subscribers will receive online access to the following:

It is not possible to purchase a JOP online- or print-only individual subscription, or to subscribe solely to CAP.

Subscriptions include all print issues and online access for that calendar year.

Back issues for the year of the subscription are automatically sent to subscribers whose orders are processed after the January issue has been mailed.

Back issues from previous years may be purchased according to availability. The per-issue cost is $24 for U.S. and Canada and $30 for other countries; shipping and handling are included in the price. You may order back issues online or contact AAP Subscription Services by calling (312)787-5518 (Monday to Friday, 8:45 a.m. – 4:45 p.m. Central Time).

Institutional subscribers: For questions regarding pricing, contact AAP Subscription Services by email at You must place your order by email (at, but do not include credit card information) or mail (737 N. Michigan Ave. #800, Chicago, IL 60611-6660).

Pay Per View: If you are not a current subscriber, JOP, CAP, and Annals articles can be viewed and downloaded on a pay-per-view (PPV) basis. Simply browse the content pages or use the Search tool to select the article of your choice. Clicking on the full-text link for the article produces an intermediate page containing a link to the PPV option. The system uses a "shopping cart" approach that allows the purchase of multiple articles in a single session. The cost per article is $20. You will be required to register in order to purchase PPV articles.

Claims Policy: Claims must be received within three months for domestic subscribers and within six months for international subscribers. Because the Journal of Periodontology is available online at, one claim will be honored free of charge per subscription year to the same address. Back issues can be purchased (as available) for $24 U.S. and Canada and $30 other countries. You can submit claim requests online.

Notification of an address change must be provided by subscriber within 60 days of the issue date in order to ensure product fulfillment. If the Journal staff is not notified within the allotted time, subscribers may purchase single issues by emailing

How to Subscribe

Prepayment by check, money order, or credit card (Visa, MasterCard, or American Express) in U.S. dollars is required to order a subscription. Bank transfers are not accepted. Subscribe in one of the following ways:

Subscribe Online
Individual subscribers may submit our secure Subscription Order Form with payment by credit card.

Subscribe by Phone
Institutional and individual subscribers may place an order by contacting AAP Subscription Services at (312)787-5518 (Monday to Friday, 8:45 a.m. – 4:45 p.m. Central Time) with credit card information.

Subscribe by Mail

  • Individual subscribers may complete and print out the Subscription Order Form and mail it with check, money order, or credit card information to the address below.
  • Institutional subscribers must provide shipping addresses for delivery of print issues and the full name and e-mail address of each client for online Journal access; reference numbers in place of names will not be accepted. This information may be mailed with a check, money order, or credit card information to the address below:

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

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