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Certificate of compliance with the Code of Conduct HONcode


HONcode status The health Website
The American Academy of Periodontology
is in compliance with the HONcode


Title of the site:The American Academy of Periodontology
Web address:http://www.perio.org/
HONcode PIN number :HONConduct897552
Date of initial review: 09 Jun 2000
Validity of certificate10 Aug 2011 - Aug 2013
Date of last visit16 Mar 2014

This certificate confirms the revision of the site by the HONcode Team at the above date.
It respects and pledges to honor the 8 principles of the HON Code of Conduct (HONcode).

* 1. Authoritative   2. Complementarity   3. Privacy   4. Attribution   5. Justifiability   6. Transparency
    7. Financial disclosure   8. Advertising policy



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The Health on the Net (HON) certificate serves as a guarantee that this website, at the date of its certification, complies with and pledges to honor the 8 principles of the HON Code of Conduct as drawn up by the HON foundation.

The responsible of the certified site commits to keep the site in compliance with the HON code principles for the duration of the certification.

Although measures such as a complaint mechanism, the periodical review and the automatic surveillance mechanisms are put in place to guarantee the compliance of the certified website with the ethical principles of HON as much as possible, incidental inaccuracies cannot be completely excluded. In no event the HON foundation and/or its partner(s) can be held liable for any damages resulting from the use or inability to use HON certified websites nor can the HON foundation and/or its partner(s) be held liable for the content of these certified websites, including, but not limited to the information of third-parties or hyperlinks accessible via HON certified websites.

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You will find below the elements identified by the HONcode team at a precise date to justify the respect of the 8 ethical principles.

The content of this certificate has been collected and written by the Health On the Net Foundation (HON) and should not be used without previous permission granted by HON. A request for permission can be sent to: HON.

1. Information must be authoritative
AAP Board of Trustees
  (10 Aug 2011) - Link

2. Presentation of the site
Mission:
This site is a service that is provided by The American Academy of Periodontology (AAP), a 501(c)6 corporation, as a benefit to its members and as a source of information and services to other dental professionals and the public at large.
  (10 Aug 2011) - Link

Audience:
This site is a service that is provided by The American Academy of Periodontology (AAP), a 501(c)6 corporation, as a benefit to its members and as a source of information and services to other dental professionals and the public at large.
  (10 Aug 2011) - Link

Purpose of the website
The information in this Web site has been written in collaboration with dental professionals who are members of the AAP. This information should not be used as a substitute for the care and advice of your personal periodontist. There may be variations in treatment that your periodontist will recommend based on individual facts and circumstances.
  (10 Aug 2011) - Link

3. Confidentiality
AAP Web Site Privacy Commitment
  (10 Aug 2011) - Link

4. Information must be documented: Referenced and dated
Only data for one sample are displayed among those selected.
Selected resources.
  (10 Aug 2011) - Link

Last Modified: May 23, 2011
  (10 Aug 2011) - Link

5. Justification of claims
This principle is not applicable for this site 

6. User support and adequation
How to Contact the AAP
  (10 Aug 2011) - Link

7. Disclosure of funding sources
This site is a service that is provided by The American Academy of Periodontology (AAP), a 501(c)6 corporation.
  (10 Aug 2011) - Link

8. Advertising policy
No Advertising Accepted
This site does not host or receive funding from advertising or from the display of commercial content.
  (10 Aug 2011) - Link

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