Welcome to the South African Society for Periodontology


The website serves as a source of information about Periodontal diseases, Dental Implants and Oral Medicine. It also provides contact information on all SASP members, allowing you, the visitor, to get in touch with them directly.

What is Periodontal Disease?

Periodontitis is defined as an inflammatory disease of the supporting tissues of the teeth caused by specific micro-organisms.

What is Implantology?

Dental Implantology is a simple procedure that consists of a Titanium screw that is implanted in the jaw bone and serves as the root of the new tooth otherwise known as a crown.

What is Oral Medicine?

Oral medicine is the comprehensive diagnosis of chronic, recurrent and medically related disorders of the oral and maxillofacial region.

We invite you to peruse the content we have made available and encourage you to get in touch with a Specialists in Oral Medicine and Periodontics of your choice.

If you have any questions, please do not hesitate to contact us.