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The American Academy of Periodontology

The American Academy of Periodontology
The American Academy of Periodontology (AAP) is a 7,500-member professional organization for periodontists – specialists in the prevention, diagnosis, and treatment of diseases affecting the gums and supporting structures of the teeth, and in the placement of dental implants. Periodontists are also dentistry’s experts in the treatment of oral inflammation and receive three additional years of specialized training following dental school. Periodontics is one of the 12 dental specialties recognized by the American Dental Association. The Academy’s purpose is to advance the periodontal and general health of the public and promote excellence in the practice of periodontics.

VIDCAST: American Academy of Periodontology Dental Hygienist Recognition Program

The AAP has launched a dental hygienist program! Check out that chat between Kara Vavrosky, RDHEP, and AAP president-elect Dr. Mia L. Geisinger, where they discuss this new program and what it entails. To learn more about the AAP Dental Hygienist Recognition Program and sign up for free, head on over to https://dentalhygiene.perio.org/recognition/ Thanks to the AAP for sponsoring this video...