Canadian Academy of Periodontology
The foundation of a healthy smile
Periodontology or Periodontics is one of the specialties of dentistry. To become a periodontist, a dentist must follow an additional three year university training program. More →
The Academy as the national voice of periodontists, supports success of its members, promotes excellence in the practice of periodontics and in partnership advances the periodontal health of the public as an integral part of optimal oral and general health.
The Academy unifies periodontists as the recognized leaders with the expertise to advance, provide and educate on periodontics and surgical tooth replacement care. Periodontists are key to comprehensive oral health care and a central collaborative interface with allied partners between oral health and general health.
Why see a Periodontist?
The goal of periodontal therapy is to allow you to keep your teeth and your smile all your life.
More specifically, it allows to stop the progression of gum disease, to strengthen your gums and to replace if necessary missing teeth with implants.
In most cases, with appropriate treatments and your cooperation, it is possible to keep your teeth for life.
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