Resource Guide for Periodontal Disease
by Rosalyn Carson-DeWitt, MD
American Academy of Periodontology
737 North Michigan Ave
Chicago, IL 60611-6660
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 TOP
211 East Chicago Avenue
Chicago, IL 60611-2678
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 TOP
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.
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