Links from the American Dental Association
Links from The American Academy of Periodontology:
Frequently Asked Questions
This link contains “Frequently Asked Questions” covering general periodontal questions, periodontal procedures, and how periodontal disease affects general health.
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.
Diabetes & Periodontal Disease
This link contains information on how diabetes increases periodontal disease and how periodontal disease can also increase diabetes.
This link describes periodontal procedures such as dental implants, scaling & root planing, crown lengthening, regeneration, tissue grafts, and dental laser surgery.
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.