Sign up for PerioDash 2017!

It's time to sign up for PerioDash 2017, the AAP Foundation's Virtual Run! Run or walk wherever you are, whenever you want from October 15 - 31 and earn a limited edition PerioDash 2017 tee shirt and medal!

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AAP Foundation Disaster Grants

AAP Foundation offers Disaster Relief Grants to those affected by Hurricanes Harvey and Irma:

The AAP Foundation and the AAP are deeply saddened to hear of the devastation caused by Hurricane Harvey and Hurricane Irma. We hope that those in the affected areas have stayed safe. If your practice has been affected by the floods, please review our posted information regarding disaster relief grants.

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Join the new AAP Foundation Wine Club!

If you appreciate great wine and want to support the AAP Foundation, then the new AAP Foundation Wine Club is for you!

The American Academy of Periodontology Foundation and have partnered to create the American Academy of Periodontology Foundation Wine Club. Now all friends and supporters of the AAPF can enjoy some of the finest boutique wines from California delivered to their door every quarter while helping to improve the periodontal and general health of the public.

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We are Research

We fund research to keep periodontology at the cutting edge of scientific dentistry. Read more...


We are Education

We ensure the future of periodontology by strengthening future generations. Read more...


We are Visionary

The Visionary Society was launched in 2000 to encourage the gift of future assets. Read more...


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Past Award Winners Update


Congratulations to Satish Kumar, DDS, MDSc, 2013 Educator Scholar and 2014 AAPF Fellow to the ADEA/AAL Institute for Teaching and Learning in the Health Professions, who recently accepted a full-time faculty role as an Assistant Professor in the Department of Periodontics and Preventive Dentistry at the University of Pittsburgh School of Dental Medicine.