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CDEWorld Partners with American Academy of Periodontology to Deliver Online Continuing Education to Support Collaborative Care

Posted on Tuesday, September 2, 2014

Newtown, Pennsylvania, August 29, 2014 – Beginning this week, oral healthcare practitioners will have a new option for online continuing education that supports collaboration between the general dentist and periodontist.  AEGIS Communications is pleased to announce that its affiliate company, Dental Learning Systems, has recently partnered with the American Academy of Periodontology (AAP) to provide continuing education through a customized online portal at CDEWorld.

This new program is part of the AAP’s ongoing effort to bring general practitioners and periodontists into collaborative working relationships to ensure the best possible outcomes for patients. The partnership with CDEWorld, which has more than 18,000 active members, is the next step to expand the organization’s message to a larger audience.

“Collaboration among the dental team is crucial to successful patient care,” says Stuart Froum, DDS, president of the American Academy of Periodontology, clinical professor and director of clinical research at New York University’s Department of Periodontics and Implant Dentistry. “The AAP has long advocated for general dentists and periodontists to partner in an effort to establish the most effective and efficient treatment plans for their shared patients. By working with CDEWorld, we will be able to continue our commitment to collaborative care.

One of the fastest growing dental education sites, CDEWorld works closely with university, association, and industry partners to provide high-quality resources that meet dental professionals’ needs. CDEWorld facilitates education by developing, organizing, and presenting a broad array of courses, events, and webinars through one accessible site.

“We’re very excited to have the privilege of featuring the AAP portal,” says Daniel W. Perkins, CEO of Dental Learning Systems, LLC, the developer of CDEWorld. “This relationship strengthens our commitment to partnering with the highest level of professional organizations in a quality educational environment.”

To participate in current AAP courses, visit New courses and other educational opportunities will be continually added and updated.


About the American Academy of Periodontology

The American Academy of Periodontology (AAP) is the professional membership association representing nearly 8,000 periodontists—specialists in the prevention, diagnosis, and treatment of diseases affecting the gums and supporting structures of the teeth, and in the placement of dental implants. Periodontists are also dentistry's experts in the treatment of oral inflammation and receive three additional years of specialized training following dental school. Periodontics is one of the nine dental specialties recognized by the American Dental Association. The Academy's purpose is to advance the periodontal and general health of the public and promote excellence in the practice of periodontics. For more information, visit


About Dental Learning Systems

Dental Learning Systems, LLC, a healthcare education company located in Newtown, Pennsylvania, is dedicated to creating and disseminating high quality education materials, resources, and events in a manner that improves accessibility for today's oral healthcare professionals and students. Widely recognized for its affiliations with dental schools and organizations, Dental Learning Systems also delivers turnkey education communication solutions for the healthcare community. For further information, contact Karen Auiler at

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