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 →

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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Did you know?

  • Perio-health

    Evidence is suggesting that periodontal disease can be a risk factor in cardiovascular disease...
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  • Smoking

    Current smokers are about 4 times more likely to have advanced periodontal disease...
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  • Implants

    Implants can be used to replace a single missing tooth, multiple missing teeth, support a denture or restore an entire mouth...
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  • History

    The first graduate periodontal diploma course was given at the University of Toronto in the mid 1940's...
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  • When there is gingivitis

    The gums may bleed more easily when touched...
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CAP President

Dr. Robert Straga has recently been elected President of the CAP

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