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Resource Guide for Periodontal Disease

June 10, 2008 - 7:30am
 
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American Academy of Periodontology

Address:
737 N. Michigan Ave., Suite 800
Chicago, IL 60611

Phone:
1-800-356-7736
1-312-787-5518

Internet Address:
http://www.perio.org/

Description of Services Provided:
American Academy of Periodontology's website has information about periodontal disease, complications, related conditions, and treatments. You'll find information on experimental treatments, as well as new research in the field. If you need to locate a periodontist in your area, the site features an online locator.

American Dental Association (ADA)

Address:
211 East Chicago Avenue
Chicago, IL 60611

Phone:
1-312-440-2500

Internet Address:
http://www.ada.org/

Description of Services Provided:
The ADA provides news and a variety of fact sheets on oral health topics, as well as dental health resources.

National Institute of Dental and Craniofacial Research (NIDCR)

Phone:
301-496-4261

Internet Address:
http://www.nidcr.nih.gov/

Description of Services Provided:
NIDCR's website provides fact sheets on a range of oral health topics. You'll also find information about clinical trials and research. While this government agency doesn't offer dental care or financial assistance, there are links to reduced-cost dental schools and federally-funded health centers.



Last reviewed April 2009 by Laura Morris-Olson, DMD

Please be aware that this information is provided to supplement the care provided by your physician. It is neither intended nor implied to be a substitute for professional medical advice. CALL YOUR HEALTHCARE PROVIDER IMMEDIATELY IF YOU THINK YOU MAY HAVE A MEDICAL EMERGENCY. Always seek the advice of your physician or other qualified health provider prior to starting any new treatment or with any questions you may have regarding a medical condition.

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