Listed below are just a few of the many resources the Academy offers to help members in the early years of their career in periodontics.
Do we want our profession to be recognized as an indispensable part of healthcare for optimal health and quality of life? If the answer is an obvious yes, then this is exactly the vision of AAP. And paying our membership fee is a small contribution towards it. I have only begun to tap into AAP resources and there is much more to explore. In my pursuit of getting better in my profession every day, AAP plays a pivotal role.
— Owais A. Farooqi DDS, MDS of Tacoma, WA (Member Since 2007)
You have those important three letters behind your name and you’ve framed that hard-won specialty certificate, but the challenges for you as a new periodontist are just beginning. There are many ways your membership can work for you. At each stage of your career, you have a partner to help you build, grow, even transition out of practice.