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American Academy of Periodontology Installs New President, Officers in San Diego

Terrence J. Griffin, DMD, a periodontist in Boston, has been installed as the American Academy of Periodontology’s (AAP’s) President during its 102ndAnnual Meeting, held Sept

CDC Estimate: High Periodontal Disease Prevalence Found Among Southern U.S. States

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Highest Incidence Found in New Mexico, Hawaii: New Data Emphasizes Need for Oral Health Literacy, Access to Care in Largely Affected Regions The study, entitled “Predicting Periodontitis at State and Local Levels in the United States,” also indicates high prevalence among southeastern and southwestern states, including areas along the Mississippi Delta, the U.S.-Mexico border, and among Native American reservations. The objective of the study was to estimate the prevalence of periodontitis at state and local levels across the United States by using a novel, small-area estimation method

CDC Estimate: High Periodontal Disease Prevalence Found Among Southern U.S. States

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Highest Incidence Found in New Mexico, Hawaii: New Data Emphasizes Need for Oral Health Literacy, Access to Care in Largely Affected Regions The study, entitled “Predicting Periodontitis at State and Local Levels in the United States,” also indicates high prevalence among southeastern and southwestern states, including areas along the Mississippi Delta, the U.S.-Mexico border, and among Native American reservations. The objective of the study was to estimate the prevalence of periodontitis at state and local levels across the United States by using a novel, small-area estimation method

2015 Winners of Prestigious International Periodontal Research Competition VOLPE Prize Honored During Reception at The Ohio State University

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DAILY NEWS Aug 12, 2015 10:11 AM TEXT SIZE   By: Colgate-Palmolive New York, New York 2015-08-12 Sponsored by Colgate-Palmolive and The Ohio State University, Division of Periodontology, Award Recognizes Year’s Best in Periodontal Clinical Research by Students in Dentistry  Recognizing the year’s best clinical research in periodontology by students in dentistry, Colgate-Palmolive and The Ohio State University’s College of Dentistry, Division of Periodontology recently announced the 2015 International Periodontal Research Competition VOLPE Prize winners and celebrated their important contributions to the profession. The University of British Columbia’s Rana Tarzemany won first place for her research on human gingival wound healing and fibroblasts, while Nova Southeastern University’s Nina Cunningham earned second place for her study on the clinical implications of palatal graft procedures

AAP: Periodontal Disease Most Prevalent Among Ethnic Minorities

DAILY NEWS Feb 19, 2015 12:22 PM TEXT SIZE   By: American Academy of Periodontology (AAP) CHICAGO 2015-02-19 New Data from the CDC Reinforce High Rates in Hispanic, Black, and Asian Adults in the US    Sixty-three percent of Hispanic adults in the United States has periodontitis, an advanced form of periodontal disease. This finding comes from an updated Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) study published in the Journal of Periodontology

American Academy of Periodontology to Host Technology-focused Conference in Chicago

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DAILY NEWS Jan 21, 2015 8:55 AM TEXT SIZE   By: American Academy of Periodontology (AAP) Chicago, IL 2015-01-21 Dental team collaboration, shared learning are among event highlights The American Academy of Periodontology (AAP) will host its annual Spring Conference at the Hilton Chicago on May 2-3, 2015. This year’s theme, “Embracing Technology to Enhance Your Clinical Practice,” will equip periodontists, general dentists, hygienists, and office staff with the insight on how to integrate the latest advancements in diagnosis, treatment, practice management, and communication systems within their practices. “Recent technological strides in dental treatment, practice management, and communication have created new opportunities for both periodontists and general dentists,” said Joan Otomo-Corgel, MPH, DDS, president of the AAP.

Carestream Dental and AAP Foundation Announce Teaching Award Recipient

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DAILY NEWS Oct 17, 2014 12:30 PM TEXT SIZE   By: Carestream Dental and American Academy of Periodontology (AAP) Foundation ATLANTA 2014-10-17 Carestream Dental, along with the American Academy of Periodontology (AAP) Foundation, is pleased to announce that this year’s recipient of the Dr. D.

Oral Inflammatory Load – A New Concept For The Understanding of Oral Disease

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American Academy of Periodontology Recognizes Member Achievements

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DAILY NEWS Sep 25, 2014 2:49 PM TEXT SIZE   By: American Academy of Periodontology (AAP) SAN FRANCISCO 2014-09-25 Periodontists Awarded during AAP’s 100th Annual Meeting for Contributions to the Dental Specialty The American Academy of Periodontology (AAP) issued ten special recognitions to members for their contributions to the periodontal specialty. The awardees were honored at a ceremony held during the AAP’s 100th Anniversary Annual Meeting, held Sept.

American Academy of Periodontology Welcomes Dental Community, Media to 100th Annual Meeting

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DAILY NEWS Aug 28, 2014 11:05 AM TEXT SIZE   By: American Academy of Periodontology CHICAGO 2014-08-28 Dental Publications and Professionals Invited to San Francisco for the Latest on Gum Health The American Academy of Periodontology (AAP) will hold its 100 th Annual Meeting Sept. 19-22, 2014, at the Moscone Center in San Francisco. A number of sessions pertinent to the dental media and industry will highlight advancements in the specialty, including hotbed topics such as the perio-systemic link, tissue engineering and periodontal regeneration, and the dental industry’s impact on the overall healthcare system