Join us at the Future Horizons in Periodontology Session in San Diego!

Are you interested in seeing how new basic science research can be translated into contemporary practice? Do you want to learn of the new language of periodontal and peri-implant regenerative surgery? Do you have questions about the future evidence based treatment of peri-implant diseases beyond what is presented in clinical case reports? Then join us for the 2016 Future Horizons in Periodontology session at this year’s Annual Meeting! This year’s theme is "Emerging concepts in Inflammation: Future Diagnostic & Therapeutic applications."

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Help make the Dr. Connie L. Drisko Women in Periodontics Leadership Award a Reality

The American Academy of Periodontology Foundation (AAPF) is proud to announce a fundraising campaign to initiate a new leadership mentorship award to commemorate Dr. Connie L. Drisko. The Dr. Connie L. Drisko-Women in Periodontics Leadership Awards, aimed at increasing the numbers of academic women periodontists in leadership positions, are established to inspire young women to follow in Dr. Drisko's footsteps. View our brochure here.

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PerioDash 2016

Want to support the AAP Foundation, challenge yourself, and earn a fun T-shirt and medal? Join us for PerioDash 2016, the AAP Foundation's run to support the future of periodontal education. This is a virtual run - you set the course and decide when you want to run your 5K. It can even be on a treadmill!

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We are Research

We fund research to keep periodontology at the cutting edge of scientific dentistry. Read more...


We are Education

We ensure the future of periodontology by strengthening future generations. Read more...


We are Visionary

The Visionary Society was launched in 2000 to encourage the gift of future assets. Read more...


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Past Award Winners Update


Congratulations to Satish Kumar, DDS, MDSc, 2013 Educator Scholar and 2014 AAPF Fellow to the ADEA/AAL Institute for Teaching and Learning in the Health Professions, who recently accepted a full-time faculty role as an Assistant Professor in the Department of Periodontics and Preventive Dentistry at the University of Pittsburgh School of Dental Medicine.