Patients should notify their periodontists
of all known risk factors to ensure timely diagnosis and appropriate treatment.
The objective of this review was to conduct an economic analysis of a mature periodontal service market with a well-developed workforce, including general dentists, dental hygienists and periodontists
Nearly 65 percent of periodontists
believe that nutrition plays a major role in the status of their patients' periodontal health, according to a poll conducted recently by the American Academy of Periodontology (AAP).
You've been diagnosed with periodontal disease, and your periodontist
has recommended periodontal surgery.
Traditionally, people have considered [periodontal disease] to be a low-grade infection that was pretty self-limiting," says periodontist
Steven Offenbacher of the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.
Periodontitis should be treated by a periodontist
(a gum disease specialist) or by a general dentist who has special training in treating gum diseases.
Within minutes, the dentist gets it in the neck with one of the sharp instruments he employs the slice his patients' gums (Fleckstein is a periodontist
, but that's still only a sit-down degree), and the black suburban comedy gets under way.
Aldredge, DMD, Newjersey periodontist
and president of the American Academy of Periodontology (AAP), which publishes the Journal of Periodontology.
Sam Morhaim, senior partner and periodontist
All infants diagnosed initially by neonatologist as having either gingival or palatal cyst were referred to periodontist
for confirmation of the diagnosis.
Elliot Salloway, a Worcester periodontist
who is also a painter and photographer, both believe that art can have purpose and meaning beyond the decorative and can be a force for good in challenging people to learn and take action.
Wolf, a periodontist
in private practice in Zurich, and Hassell (dentistry, North Carolina A&T State U.