Whoopi Goldberg shares her experience with gum disease

Local Periodontists

Farber Implant Center / Long Island Periodontal Professionals
Alan H Farber, D.D.S.
523 Townline Road, Ste. 11
Hauppauge, NY 11788
(631) 265-4442
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Long Island Periodontal Professionals
Alan H Farber, D.D.S.
Chris Chondrogiannis, D.D.S.

1641 Route 112
Medford, NY 11763
(631) 758-3700
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New Jersey Periodontics and Dental Implants
Mark H Terry, D.D.S.
1501 Hamburg Tpk, Suite 304
Wayne, NJ 07470
(973) 694-2000
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Trevor Simmonds, D.D.S.
Trevor Simmonds, D.D.S.
71 Valley St., Suite 100
South Orange, NJ 07079
(973) 761-0961
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Edison Periodontics and Implantology
Amit Vora, D.D.S.
98 James Street, Suite 310
Edison, NJ 08820
(732) 494-2444
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Cosmetic Periodontics for a Toothy Smile

Soft Tissue Grafting for the Perfect Smile

Gum recession can expose tooth roots and show more of your teeth than normal. Longer looking teeth and exposed tooth roots give an "old" appearance to your smile. Some people cover their mouths when they smile for this very reason.

Normally gum tissue surrounds and protects the delicate roots of your teeth. Exposed tooth roots are prone to tooth decay, root canals, discoloration and actual jawbone loss. All of this can lead to tooth loss in advanced cases.

A periodontal procedure called Soft Tissue Grafting can add a new youthful appearance to your smile. In your initial consultation, your periodontist will explain what can be achieved in your particular case.

Who is a Periodontist?

A periodontist is a dentist who specializes in the prevention, diagnosis and treatment of periodontal disease. Many periodontists have also taken advanced training in the placement of dental implants. Periodontists receive extensive training in these areas, including three additional years of education beyond dental school. Periodontics is one of the eight specialties recognized by the American Dental Association.