Ignore Your Teeth and They’ll Go Away is the most professionally reviewed and recommended patient guide to gum disease ever written!  Even gum specialists bought  thousands of copies for their own patients to explain periodontal disease. Listed below are some of the many respected organizations’ reviews of previous editions.

Outstanding Reviews

Journal of The American Dental Association
“Dr. Sydney’s book is admirably suited to its intended audience… clear and concise… techniques described and illustrated so the patient can understand.

American Association for the Advancement of Science: Science Books and Films 

"If you want to prevent or halt periodontal disease faithfully follow Sydney's advice. Sydney wonderfully reassures us as he guides readers step-by-step"

British Dental Journal 

This book helps to reassure the public that it is possible treat and save teeth should help to dispel much of the fear and ignorance which has shrouded periodontal disease and its treatment.

 

American Library Association’s Booklist
“Sydney, a professor at the University of Maryland School of Dentistry, is an authority on periodontal (gum) disease. His guide is precise and readily accessible to the general reader… works as an effective warning.”

 

 

Australian Dental Journal

The sequencing of the chapters is logical with each chapter being sent out an concise terms especially the chapter on plaque control...and the final chapter nicely answers many of the commonly asked questio

Western Society of Periodontology

This is a book written for layperson and presents information dealing with the history of periodontics, anatomy pathology, diagnosis, prognosis, treatment and maintenance. This book should be in the waiting room of every periodontal office and would contribute to one of our important roles: patient education.

New York State Dental Journal

"... provides the dental consumer with a clear, precise, well-written guide to the diagnosis and treatment of gum diseases and what to expect during and following periodontal and implant therapy."

The Journal of the New Jersey Dental Association

"Dr. Sydney years of experience In periodontal practice and teaching as well as his ability to communicate are clearly demonstrated in this comprehensive, easy-to-read and I understand guide."

The Virginia Dental Journal

"... [Dr, Sydney] has written first comprehensive guide to periodontal (gum) disease for the public. in simple language easy for the layman to understand. The author unravels fact from myth The choice is clear...heed the timely information in this book and you can enjoy your teeth for lifetime."

New Hampshire Dental Society News

"Siding with practitioners who believe the patient should know what is going on, Sydney provides a step-by-step explanation of periodontal disease... admirable candor and clarity."

Dentistry Today

The sequencing of chapters is logical with each chapter being sent out an concise terms, especially the chapter plaque control, and the final chapter nicely answers many of the commonly asked questions."

The West Coast Review of Books

"Dr. Sydney demystifies what your periodontist does. Few books put me through changes. This one made me set up a dental appointment as soon as I could. I wish it to it had been available two teeth ago!"

The World Wide News Bureau

"The widely acclaimed and respected guide for the consumer and patient about one of man's most common yet misunderstood diseases"

Even gum specialists bought  thousands of copies for their own patients to explain periodontal disease. Listed below are some of the many respected organizations’ reviews of previous and latest editions.

Outstanding Reviews

artist's rendition

The most professionally reviewed/ recommended patient guide to gum disease ever written! 

Kirkus Reviews 2016
“From warning signs to treatment options, this book provides a trove of

useful and often surprising facts about dental health...All the information a reader would expect... lucidly explained."

Midwest Book Review 2016
...an invaluable resource for readers of all walks of life. Those who are weighing their options for the treatment of periodontal disease will find Ignore Your Teeth and They'll Go Away especially enlightening. Although cannot substitute for the direct counsel of one's dentist,

it's a "must-read"...

Journal of The American Dental Association
“Dr. Sydney’s book is admirably suited to its intended audience… clear and concise… techniques described and illustrated so the patient can understand."

American Association for the Advancement of Science: Science Books and Films 

"If you want to prevent or halt periodontal disease faithfully follow Sydney's advice. Sydney wonderfully reassures us as he guides readers step-by-step."

British Dental Journal 

"This book helps to reassure the public that it is possible treat and save teeth should help to dispel much of the fear and ignorance which has shrouded periodontal disease and its treatment."

 

American Library Association’s Booklist
“Sydney, a professor at the University of Maryland School of Dentistry, is an authority on periodontal (gum) disease. His guide is precise and readily accessible to the general reader… works as an effective warning.”

Australian Dental Journal

"The sequencing of the chapters is logical with each chapter being sent out an concise terms especially the chapter on plaque control...and the final chapter nicely answers many of the commonly asked questions."

Western Society of Periodontology

"This is a book written for layperson and presents information dealing with the history of periodontics, anatomy pathology, diagnosis, prognosis, treatment and maintenance. This book should be in the waiting room of every periodontal office and would contribute to one of our important roles: patient education."

New York State Dental Journal

"... provides the dental consumer with a clear, precise, well-written guide to the diagnosis and treatment of gum diseases and what to expect during and following periodontal and implant therapy."

The Journal of the New Jersey Dental Association

"Dr. Sydney years of experience In periodontal practice and teaching as well as his ability to communicate are clearly demonstrated in this comprehensive, easy-to-read and I understand guide."

The Virginia Dental Journal

"... [Dr, Sydney] has written first comprehensive guide to periodontal (gum) disease for the public. in simple language easy for the layman to understand. The author unravels fact from myth The choice is clear...heed the timely information in this book and you can enjoy your teeth for lifetime."

New Hampshire Dental Society News

"Siding with practitioners who believe the patient should know what is going on, Sydney provides a step-by-step explanation of periodontal disease... admirable candor and clarity."

Dentistry Today

"The sequencing of chapters is logical with each chapter being sent out an concise terms, especially the chapter plaque control, and the final chapter nicely answers many of the commonly asked questions."

The West Coast Review of Books

"Dr. Sydney demystifies what your periodontist does. Few books put me through changes. This one made me set up a dental appointment as soon as I could. I wish it to it had been available two teeth ago!"

The World Wide News Bureau

"The widely acclaimed and respected guide for the consumer and patient about one of man's most common yet misunderstood diseases"

Maryland State Dental Journal

"... a patient's complete guide to the prevention and treatment of periodontal disease"