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

Links from The American Academy of Periodontology :

Dental Implants: Teeth That Look and Feel Like Your Own
This link covers the benefits of dental implants.
http://www.perio.org/consumer/2m.htm

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 the effects of periodontal disease on your 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
This link provides information on how smoking may be one of the most important risk factors in the development of periodontal disease.
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 inversely, how diabetes then worsens with this disease.
http://www.perio.org/consumer/mbc.diabetes.htm

Transmitting Periodontal Disease to Family Members
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

Links from the American Dental Association

Dental Implant Resources

 

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