Periodontal Disease (Gum Disease)
The following links contain helpful information and pictures.
Websites on Periodontal Health
The American Academy of Periodontology has a very informative website on the following topics:
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.
Describes periodontal procedures such as dental implants, scaling & root planing, crown lengthening, regeneration, tissue grafts, and dental laser surgery.