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Dentistry: Periodontology

Periodontics Definition

Periodontics is that specialty of dentistry which encompasses the prevention, diagnosis and treatment of diseases of the supporting and surrounding tissues of the teeth or their substitutes and the maintenance of the health, function and esthetics of these structures and tissues. From the American Dental Association

Periodontics Academies, Associations, and Organizations

Periodontology Journals

Journal of Periodontology

Established in 1930 as the official publication of the AAP, the Journal of Periodontology (JOP) publishes original papers of the highest scientific quality to support the practice, education, and research in the dental specialty of periodontics.

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