Egyptian Academy of Periodontology

The Egyptian Academy of Periodontology (EAP) is a non-profit, paid membership association for dental professionals specializing in the prevention, diagnosis, and treatment of diseases affecting the gums and supporting structures of the teeth, and in the placement and maintenance of dental implants. The mission of the EAP is to enhance the periodontal and general health of the public and to promote excellence in the practice of periodontics, which is one of the essential dental specialties taught in Egyptian and international universities. As an advocate of periodontal science, research, and clinical advances, the EAP aims at educating the community about the link between periodontal disease and systemic diseases. Through the introduction of both classical and the most recent scientific literature, the EAP has a vision of increasing awareness of the field of periodontology among dental professionals and the general public.