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Resource Guide for Periodontal Disease

American Academy of Periodontology

737 North Michigan Ave
Suite 800
Chicago, IL 60611-6660
312-787-5518
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.

American Dental Association

211 East Chicago Avenue
Chicago, IL 60611-2678
312-440-2500
The ADA provides news and a variety of fact sheets on oral health topics, as well as dental health resources.

National Institute of Dental and Craniofacial Research

301-496-4261
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.

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