Additional Resources

Websites on Periodontal Health

The American Academy of Periodontology has a very informative website on the following topics:

Periodontal Disease
Contains types and causes of periodontal disease. It includes illustrations and possible treatments.

Frequently Asked Questions
Offers general periodontal questions, periodontal procedures, and how periodontal disease affects general health.

Possible Medical Complications
Describes how periodontal disease can adversely affect your general health.

Women & Periodontal Disease
Contains information to help women avoid periodontal (gum) disease and protect their oral health.

Periodontal Procedures  
Describes periodontal procedures such as dental implants, scaling & root planing, crown lengthening, regeneration, tissue grafts, and dental laser surgery.

Websites on Dental Implants

American Academy of Periodontology: Dental Implants

Straumann Dental Implant Education

Nobel Biocare Dental Implant Education

Dear Doctor: Dental Implants