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Register today for PerioDash 2019!

Join students and colleagues across the country as we show our support for the AAP Foundation and our dedication to our specialty. PerioDash is a "virtual" run, which means you can run or walk your 5K wherever you want, on your own schedule within our 2-week window: October 1 - 15. You can even complete your 5K on a treadmill!

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Support the Dr. Daniel Buser Scholarship Today!

A committed group of volunteers has engaged the AAP Foundation in an effort to honor the contributions of Dr. Daniel Buser to the specialty of periodontology. The campaign to support the Dr. Daniel Buser Scholarship is live, and is on the way toward reaching its goal of $250,000. Learn more about this exciting initiative today!

Help support the Patty & Paul Levi Research Award

Donate to the Patty & Paul Levi Research Award here.

The AAP Foundation is endeavoring to endow an award in honor of Patty & Paul Levi and their commitment to the specialty.

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Support the new William Giannobile Award

Donate to the William Giannobile Award here.

Throughout our lives, most of us have had a mentor or two who has helped us become who we are today. When we look back, we realize the tremendous impact our mentors have had on our careers. Dr. William Giannobile is one such mentor. This is why the AAP Foundation, along with an enthusiastic group of volunteers, is endeavoring to establish an award in his honor.

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We are Research

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

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We are Education

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

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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 Gustavo Avila-Ortiz, DDS, MS, PhD, 2011 Teaching Fellow and 2009 AAPF Fellow to the ADEA/AAL Institute for Teaching and Learning in the Health Professions, who recently was appointed Department Chair (DEO) and promoted to Professor at the University of Iowa College of Dentistry, Department of Periodontics.