Links from The
American Academy of Periodontology :
This link contains an article that covers the types and causes
of periodontal disease. It includes illustrations and possible
This link contains “Frequently Asked Questions” covering
general periodontal questions, periodontal procedures, and how
periodontal disease affects general health.
This link covers how periodontal disease can
adversely affect your general health.
Smoking & Periodontal
Smoking may be one of the most important risk factors in the development
of periodontal disease. This link gives information regarding this.
Women & Periodontal
This link contains information to help women avoid periodontal
(gum) disease and protect their oral health.
Diabetes & Periodontal
This link contains information on how diabetes increases periodontal
disease and how periodontal disease can also increase diabetes.
This link describes how periodontal disease can be passed from
parents to children and between husbands and wives.
This link describes periodontal procedures such as dental implants,
scaling & root planing, crown lengthening, regeneration, tissue
grafts, and dental laser surgery.
Implants: Teeth that Look and Feel Like Your Own
Dental implants are artificial tooth roots (posts) placed into
your jawbone. Crowns, bridges or dentures are then anchored to
these. This link describes the process and benefits of dental implants.