Recent Press Releases

Tuesday, September 23, 2014

September 23, 2014 - Joan Otomo-Corgel, DDS, MPH, a periodontist from Manhattan Beach, Calif., has been installed at the American Academy of Periodontology’s (AAP’s) newest president during its 100th Anniversary Annual Meeting, held Sept. 19-22, 2014, in San Francisco.

Friday, June 27, 2014

The American Academy of Periodontology (AAP) held its first-ever consensus workshop on regenerative therapies for periodontal disease titled “Enhancing Periodontal Health Through Regenerative Approaches” on June 1-4, 2014, at the Gleacher Center in downtown Chicago.

Tuesday, April 22, 2014

With one in every two adults age 30 and older suffering from periodontal disease, commonly referred to as gum disease, the American Academy of Periodontology (AAP) is calling for Americans to Love

Tuesday, December 17, 2013

A recent study published in the Journal of the American Medical Association (JAMA) found that nonsurgical treatment of periodontal disease does not improve glycemic control in patients with type 2 diabetes.

Wednesday, November 27, 2013

A new consensus report from the American Academy of Periodontology (AAP) and the European Federation of Periodontology (EFP) finds that periodontal health may play an important role in the management of diabetes.