American Academy of Periodontology

AAP Updates Periodontal Disease Classifications

The American Academy of Periodontology (AAP) has published the official proceedings of its 2017...

Sunstar Grants Support Periodontal Research

American Academy of Periodontology (AAP) members Hsun Liang Chan, DDS, MS, and Jeff C.W....

AAP Outlines Best Evidence Consensus for CBCT Usage

The American Academy of Periodontology (AAP) has published its first “best evidence consensus” (BEC)...

Grant to Explore Use of Nisin in Preventing Periodontal Disease

The Sunstar Foundation has awarded its first Innovation Grant to Yvonne Kapila, DDS, PhD,...

Recreational Cannabis Use Linked to Greater Risk of Periodontal Disease

Frequent recreational cannabis use—including marijuana, hashish, and hash oil—may be associated with elevated risk...

Dentistry’s Defense of Flossing Continues

When the Associated Press questioned flossing’s effectiveness last week, dental organizations like the ADA,...

Professional Groups Defend Flossing’s Effectiveness

Dentists have been advising their patients to floss for decades. However, the Associated Press...

Periodontal Disease Increases Lung Cancer Risks

Researchers in China have found that individuals with periodontal disease have a 1.24-fold increased...

AAP Will See You in San Diego

The American Academy of Periodontology (AAP) has scheduled its 102nd annual meeting for September 10-13...

AAP Salutes Achievements in Periodontics

The American Academy of Periodontology (AAP) bestowed 9 awards recognizing member contributions to periodontics...