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Resource Guide for Periodontal Disease
Address: 737 N. Michigan Ave., Suite 800 Chicago, IL 60611
Phone: 1-800-356-7736 1-312-787-5518
Internet Address: http://www.perio.org
Description of Services Provided: 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.
Address: 211 East Chicago Avenue Chicago, IL 60611
Internet Address: http://www.ada.org
Description of Services Provided: The ADA provides news and a variety of fact sheets on oral health topics, as well as dental health resources.
Internet Address: http://www.nidcr.nih.gov
Description of Services Provided: 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.
- Reviewer: Michael Woods, MD
- Review Date: 09/2013
- Update Date: 09/30/2013