Information for Patients

American Academy of Periodontology
http://www.perio.org/

American Dental Association
http://www.ada.org/

New Jersey Society of Periodontist
http://www.njperio.org/aboutus/

Northeastern Society of Periodontist
http://www.nesp.org/

New information about Gum Disease
http://dentistry.about.com/od/issuesandemergencies/a/importantbrush.htm

High Stakes for Merck in Litigation on Fosamax
By NATASHA SINGER
Merck spent $7 million in the second quarter to defend itself in the first of at least 900 pending cases in which plaintiffs claim that taking Fosamax caused jaw injuries.

Tobacco Use and Periodontal Disease.
http://www.perio.org/consumer/smoking.htm

Implants instead of Bridges:
http://www.nytimes.com/2009/11/17/health/17brod.html