National and international news outlets seek out Dr. Aldredge, immediate past-president of the American Academy of Periodontology, for his expert insight on:
- Flossing Gum disease (periodontal disease)
- Gum and bone tissue regrowth
- Dental implants
- Links between gum disease and diabetes, Alzheimer's disease, heart disease, stroke, cancer and more.
Representing Dentists and Specialists on NBC Nightly News with Lester Holt and on the Today Show
Dr. Wayne Aldredge was interviewed on camera by the Associated Press for his expert opinion on recent dental floss studies. The dental floss story was released internationally on August 2, 2016 and Dr. Aldredge's defense of dental flossing appeared in hundreds of national, regional and local newspapers, radio stations and TV reports.
The dental floss debate immediately went viral, and Dr. Aldredge appeared on NBC Nightly News with Lester Holt to provided further insight on the efficacy of flossing and oral health.
Appearing on NBC's Today Show, Dr. Aldredge presented additional facts regarding the link between gum disease and whole body health.
Dr. Wayne Aldredge a New Fellow of the American College of Dentists
Dr. Aldredge has been inducted into the very prestigious American College of Dentists. the oldest major honorary organization for dentists. Only 3.5% of dentists achieve this elite honor.
The mission of the College is to advance excellence, ethics, professionalism and leadership in dentistry.
Membership in the American College of Dentists is by invitation only. Fellows are nominated by current members, and are selected via peer review. Dr. Aldredge was named a Fellow on the strength of his leadership and achievements as well as his ability to offer new insights and direction for dentistry and oral health.
The convocation was held in Denver, CO, on October 20th, 2016. Well-deserved congratulations to Dr. Aldredge!