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American Academy of Periodontology (AAP)
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The AAP provides updates on interesting and important periodontal news and resources.
The AAP provides updates on interesting and important periodontal news and resources.

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#GumDisease treatment 101: Gum grafts can be used to cover roots or develop gum tissue where absent due to excessive gingival recession.

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Studies show that elevated hormone levels may cause an increase in gum sensitivity and lead to a greater inflammatory reaction, which can cause gums to become swollen, turn red, and feel tender.

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#GumDisease is a leading complication of diabetes. One-third of people with diabetes have severe gum disease consisting of loss of attachment of the gums to the teeth.

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Happy World Oral Health Day! #LoveYourGums
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Periodontists receive an additional three years of training after completing dental school, giving them the expertise to most effectively treat gum disease and place dental implants.

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When determining the best course of treatment for your specific case, be sure to discuss the pros and cons of all available treatment options with your dental professional.
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Show your gums some love. Find out how at Gumblr.org.
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A thought-provoking read on the consequences of separating dental care from the rest of the body. http://ow.ly/AvWs309L8uY

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It’s important to receive a comprehensive periodontal examination annually by a periodontist to help detect any signs of #GumDisease that may be present.
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Bothered by short teeth? You may have a gummy smile that can be corrected by your periodontist. https://www.perio.org/consumer/plastic-surgery-procedures
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