Links from The American Academy of Periodontology :
Dental Implants: Teeth That
Look and Feel Like Your Own
This link covers the benefits of dental implants.
This link contains an article that covers the types and causes of periodontal disease. It includes illustrations and possible treatments.
Frequently Asked Questions
This link contains “Frequently Asked Questions” covering general periodontal questions, periodontal procedures, and the effects of periodontal disease on your general health.
Possible Medical Complications
This link covers how periodontal disease can adversely affect your general health.
Smoking & Periodontal Disease
This link provides information on how smoking may be one of the most important risk factors in the development of periodontal disease.
Women & Periodontal Disease
This link contains information to help women avoid periodontal (gum) disease and protect their oral health.
Diabetes & Periodontal Disease
This link contains information on how diabetes increases periodontal disease and inversely, how diabetes then worsens with this disease.
Transmitting Periodontal Disease to Family Members
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.
Links from the American Dental Association
Dental Implant Resources