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American Academy of Periodontology

Dec 5, 2019

Overview

The American Academy of Periodontology (AAP) is an organization made up of 7,500 periodontists – specialists in diseases that affect the gums and supporting structures of the teeth. Periodontists perform dental implants and go through three additional years of training after dental school to focus on oral inflammation and procedures. The organization’s mission is “to champion member success and professional partnerships for optimal patient health and quality of life.” The organization 

 

Description

The American Academy of Periodontology’s website Perio.org features various resources related to periodontology for professionals and patients. Patients can learn more about periodontists, what they do, and the various treatments they perform including dental implants and cosmetic periodontal procedures.

 

Dental Implants Section

On the Dental Implants section of the AAP’s website, users can find information about dental implants with definitions and clear explanations. There are individual sections about various procedures including Single Tooth Implants, Multiple Tooth Implants, Full Mouth Dental Implants, Sinus Augmentation, and Ridge Modification.

 

Find a Periodontist

On the AAP’s website, users can enter their zip code and find a periodontist near them to schedule an appointment. Once users find a specialist, they can click on their complete profile and see their credentials, contact information, treatment options, services, and more.

Organizations

Organizations

American Academy of Periodontology

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American Board of Oral Implantology

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American Dental Association

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International Congress of Oral Implantologists

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American Academy of Implant Dentistry

The American Academy of Implant Dentistry was founded in 1951 as the first professional organization dedicated to implant dentistry in the world. Over 5,000 dentists…

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