The Academy would like to thank the following for their assistance in updating the AAP's Glossary of Periodontal Terms
Task Force to Update the Glossary of Periodontal Terms
Drs. Sharon R. Bannister, Chair and Douglas R. Dixon, Vice-Chair
Drs. James B. Barnes, Frederick C. Bisch, Casey M. Campbell, Margaret
Hill, Robert A. Faiella, Cristina Cunha Villar, and S. Jerome Zackin.
Periodontal Postdoctoral Students and Faculty at the following institutions
Baylor College of Dentistry, Georgia Health Science University. Louisiana State University. Naval Postgraduate Dental School, Ohio State University, Oregon Health Science University School of Dentistry, Tufts University, UCLA, University Louisville, University of Florida - College of Dentistry, University TN Health Science Center, University of Illinois-Chicago, University of Iowa, University of Kentucky, University of Maryland, University of Michigan, University of Pittsburgh, University of Texas Health Science Center- Houston, University of Texas Health Science Center- San Antonio, US Army, Wilford Hall 59th Medical Wing
AAP members are invited to post comments on terms by clicking
on the term and using the comment feature at the bottom of the
definition. The In-Service Examination Committee will review
comments to identify terms that need to be updated and those updates
will be posted to the Glossary. An updated PDF of terms will be created
in 2013 and available on perio.org.