Category Archives: AAP

New President, Officers for the American Academy of Periodontology

Leaders installed at AAP’s 100th Anniversary Annual MeetingĀ  The American Academy of Periodontology (AAP) officially announced their newest president, Joan Otomo-Corgel, DDS, MPH, at the organization’s 100th Anniversary Annual Meeting in San Francisco. Dr. Otomo-Corgel runs her own private periodontal … Continue reading

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Lyme Disease Still a Risk for Humans and Pets

Veterinarian and pediatrician groups issue reminders on safety and preventionĀ  The American Veterinary Medical Association (AVMA) and the American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) are issuing reminders about the risk of Lyme disease in humans and pets. Since most pets and … Continue reading

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New Research Links Stress to Periodontal Disease

Researchers at Tufts University are currently investigating a link between stress and periodontal disease. Based on their finding, researchers concluded that stress can actually regulate gum inflammation, in a phenomenon where the body attacks its own gums in an effort … Continue reading

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