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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

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

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.

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

Top Dentists Come Together to Save Natural Teeth

DAILY NEWS Jun 12, 2014 11:00 AM TEXT SIZE   By: The American Association of Endodontists, the American Academy of Periodontology and the American College of Prosthodontists CHICAGO 2014-06-12 The American Association of Endodontists, the American Academy of Periodontology and the American College of Prosthodontists co-host symposium July 19-20, 2014 “How can I save my tooth?” is one of the most significant questions a patient can ask.

Henry Schein Dental Announces The Launch Of Henry Schein Dental Surgical Solutions

DAILY NEWS May 14, 2014 2:33 PM TEXT SIZE   By: Henry Schein, Inc. MELVILLE, N.Y. 2014-05-14 New Surgical Solutions Group will Specialize in Providing a Comprehensive Package of Innovative Products and Services to Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeons and Periodontists Henry Schein Dental, the global dental business of Henry Schein, Inc

American Academy of Periodontology Launches National Campaign, "Love the Gums You’re With"

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DAILY NEWS Apr 23, 2014 8:56 AM TEXT SIZE   By: The American Academy of Periodontology (AAP) Chicago, IL 2014-04-23 Educational campaign urges Americans take action against highly prevalent, yet seriously overlooked periodontal disease. In light of the recent prevalence data that finds almost half of American adults age 30 and older are suffering from periodontal disease, the American Academy of Periodontology (AAP) is launching a national consumer awareness campaign devoted to educating the public on the importance of prevention and early diagnosis of periodontal disease. The campaign, “Love The Gums You’re With,” is aimed at teaching Americans to take better care of their gums by implementing simple steps into their routine, such as brushing twice a day, flossing daily, and receiving an annual comprehensive periodontal evaluation from their general dental professional or periodontist.

Improved implant surface and hygiene boost restoration success

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DAILY NEWS Jan 15, 2014 11:20 AM TEXT SIZE   By: Journal of Oral Implantology 2014-01-15 Journal of Oral Implantology – Should a person’s teeth be saved at all costs? Over the last decade, the answer has shifted from yes to no in favor of replacing diseased and damaged teeth with implants.

Nonsurgical Treatment for Periodontal Disease May Not Be Enough for Patients with Diabetes

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DAILY NEWS Dec 18, 2013 11:26 AM TEXT SIZE   By: American Academy of Periodontology CHICAGO 2013-12-18 American Academy of Periodontology encourages dental professionals to continue to provide personalized care for patients with diabetes 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. Despite these results, the American Academy of Periodontology (AAP) continues to encourage clinicians to conduct annual comprehensive periodontal evaluations on patients and guide treatment and care based on provided outcomes