American Academy of Periodontology Accepting Applications for Innovation Grant

The American Academy of Periodontology is accepting applications for its SUNSTAR Innovation grant program.

Through the program, a $30,000 grant will be awarded in support of research that aims to identify novel and innovative evidence-based periodontal treatment approaches to patient care. Projects must address innovative treatments and serve to alleviate the high burden of periodontitis on the U.S. population; support interdisciplinary approaches that focus on preserving the patient’s natural dentition, particularly among patients at risk; and/or support novel approaches aimed at achieving patient compliance using modern, evidence-based diagnostics and modern patient education tools during and between dental visits.

In addition to the funds, the recipient will be invited to present his/her research at a future AAP annual meeting.

To be eligible, applicants must be an AAP member in good standing.

See the American Academy of Periodontology website for a complete program description and application instructions.

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Deadline: December 10, 2018