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Additional Resources

Our Procedures

Additional Resources

The following website links contain helpful information and pictures. Just click on the link below to go to the website page described.

Links from the American Dental Association

Links from The American Academy of Periodontology:

Periodontal Disease

This link contains an article that covers the types and causes of periodontal disease. It includes illustrations and possible treatments.
http://www.perio.org/consumer/2a.html

Frequently Asked Questions

This link contains “Frequently Asked Questions” covering general periodontal questions, periodontal procedures, and how periodontal disease affects general health.
http://www.perio.org/consumer/faq.htm

Possible Medical Complications

This link covers how periodontal disease can adversely affect your general health.
http://www.perio.org/consumer/mbc.top2.htm

Smoking & Periodontal Disease

Smoking may be one of the most important risk factors in the development of periodontal disease. This link gives information regarding the periodontal effects of smoking.
http://www.perio.org/consumer/smoking.htm

Women & Periodontal Disease

This link contains information to help women avoid periodontal (gum) disease and protect their oral health.
http://www.perio.org/consumer/women.htm

Diabetes & Periodontal Disease

This link contains information on how diabetes increases periodontal disease and how periodontal disease can also increase diabetes.
http://www.perio.org/consumer/mbc.diabetes.htm

Family Member Transmission

This link describes how periodontal disease can be passed from parents to children and between husbands and wives.
http://www.perio.org/consumer/webfamilies.htm

Periodontal Procedures

This link describes periodontal procedures such as dental implants, scaling & root planing, crown lengthening, regeneration, tissue grafts, and dental laser surgery.
http://www.perio.org/consumer/procedures.htm

Dental Implants: Teeth that Look and Feel Like Your Own

Dental implants are artificial tooth roots (posts) placed into your jawbone. Crowns, bridges or dentures are then anchored to these. This link describes the process and benefits of dental implants.
http://www.perio.org/consumer/2m.htm