The following website links contain helpful information
and pictures. Just click on the link below to go to the website page that
Links from The American Academy
of Periodontology :
This section covers
the types and causes of periodontal disease. It includes illustrations
and possible treatments.
This link contains “Frequently Asked
Questions” covering general periodontal questions, periodontal
procedures, and how periodontal disease affects general health.
This link covers how periodontal
disease can adversely affect your general health.
Risk Factors for Periodontal Disease
Comprehensive list of the possible factors that can increase your risk for periodontal disease.
& Periodontal Disease
This link contains information to help women avoid periodontal
(gum) disease and protect their oral health.
Gum Disease & Diabetes
This link contains information on how diabetes increases periodontal
disease and how periodontal disease can also increase diabetes.
This link describes how periodontal disease can be passed
from parents to children and between husbands and wives.
This link describes periodontal procedures such as dental
implants, scaling & root planing, crown lengthening, regeneration,
tissue grafts, and dental laser surgery.
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