Useful Links

Statement of The American Academy of Periodontology on Periodontal Therapy


Fish oil might help fight gum disease

By Jenifer Goodwin
HealthDay News via U.S. News & World Report
Eating even moderate amounts of omega-3 fatty acids, typically found in foods such as salmon and other fatty fish, may help ward off gum disease, new research suggests. Researchers divided nearly 9,200 adults ages 20 and older participating in the National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey between 1999 and 2004 into three groups based on their consumption of omega-3 fatty acids. Consumption was assessed by asking participants to recall exactly what they’d eaten during the prior 24 hours. Dental exams showed participants in the middle and upper third for omega-3 fatty acid consumption were between 23 percent and 30 percent less likely to have gum disease than those who consumed the least amount of omega-3 fatty acids. Read More

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Periodontist Links

Alveolar Distraction Osteogenesis

American Academy of Periodontology

American Academy of Periodontists Links Page

American Board of Periodontology

International Congress of Oral Implantologists (ICOI)


Dental Implant Links:

Academy of Osseointegration

International Congress of Oral Implantology

Nobel Biocare

Straumann


Hygenist Links

British Dental Hygienists’ Association

The Tooth Fairy Homepage

Dental Hygiene Homepage: WKU on Line


Women’s Health Links

National Women’s Health Information Center

Women’s Health Interactive

Journal of the American Medical Assoc. Women’s Health