Category Archives: Periodontology

New President, Officers for the American Academy of Periodontology

Leaders installed at AAP’s 100th Anniversary Annual Meeting  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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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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Havel’s Medical Assists Non-Profit Organization~Great Shape! Inc.

“Great Shape! Inc. is very grateful for the generous donation of surgical blades from Havel’s Inc. These blades were utilized by the 1000 Smiles dental project where volunteer dentists predominantly used them for surgery. They were helpful in thousands of … Continue reading

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Aversion and Treatment of Periodontitis Will Lessen Possibility of Type of Head and Neck Cancer

A study was recently published in Cancer Epidemiology, Biomarkers & Prevention, a journal of the American Association of Cancer Research, that examined chronic periodontitis as a risk factor for developing head and neck cancer.  Read about the study here.

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American Academy of Periodontology Announces Award Recipients at 95th Annual Meeting

From the article in Dental Economics: The American Academy of Periodontology awarded excellence in the field of periodontology among members at its 95th annual meeting Sept. 12-15, 2009, in Boston, Mass. Awards were presented by Immediate Past President Dr. David … Continue reading

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ACE 2009 Symposium on Periodontics & Systemic Health

The ACE 2009 Symposium on Periodontics & Systemic Health takes place at the Hyatt Regency Resort & Spa at Gainey Ranch in Scottsdale, Arizona this November 12th through the 14th, 2009.  Speakers this year include Dr. Tom Nabors speaking on “The Art … Continue reading

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American Academy of Periodontology Annual Meeting – Boston, Sept. 12-15th

Join Havel’s Incorporated at the annual meeting for the American Academy of Periodontology in Boston this September 12th through 15th, 2009 at the Boston Convention & Exhibition Center.  Havel’s Inc. will be exhibiting at Booth 1234 in Exhibit Hall A.  … Continue reading

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