periodontist


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periodontist

 [per″e-o-don´tist]
a dentist who specializes in periodontics.

per·i·o·don·tist

(per'ē-ō-don'tist),
A dentist who specializes in periodontics.

periodontist

[-don′tist]
a dentist who specializes in treating the supporting structures of the teeth.

per·i·o·don·tist

(perē-ō-dontist)
A dentist who specializes in periodontics.

per·i·o·don·tist

(perē-ō-dontist)
Dentist who specializes in periodontics.

periodontist

a dentist who specializes in periodontics.
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A Waterlase Periodontist can safely, accurately and precisely make an incision in soft and hard tissues while leaving the surrounding cells unaffected.
More than half of the 135 periodontists polled reported that they or their staffs had talked to patients on a regular basis about the role of good nutrition in maintaining good oral health.
The inaugural issue of Brilliant Doctors Magazine features board-certified Periodontist Dr.
However, in addition to treating gum disease, periodontists are also experts in placing dental implants--a convenient and comfortable way to permanently replace missing teeth.
Meanwhile, the best method humans have for protecting their teeth is still good dental care and regular checkups from a quality dentist like the Beverly Hills Periodontics & Dental Implant Center, a leading Santa Monica Periodontist.
Periodontal disease remains a significant public health issue for people of all backgrounds," said Joan Otomo-Corgel, DDS, MPH, president of the American Academy of Periodontology (AAP) and a practicing periodontist in Los Angeles.
Sonick, a periodontist, and Hwang, a periodontist and implant surgeon, bring together 23 chapters that help clinicians such as general dentistry practitioners, prosthodontists, and surgeons decide if, when, and how to create a ridge site amenable to dental implantation.
Chu Kim, Periodontist with Greater Houston Dental Specialists and president of the Greater Houston Society of Periodontists.
Though finding a Los Angeles Periodontist isn't difficult, finding one who provides truly topnotch service for superior results can be more of a challenge.
Robert Mandell, a practicing periodontist said, "while anti snoring custom oral appliances have a proven track record of efficacy, they can cost as much $2,000, or more and are not covered by insurance.
No, not on the order of last Friday's 171-point drop, but something potentially far more disturbing two or three decades down the road - when the baby boomers retire and begin to trade in their securities for Winnebagos, visits to the periodontist and trips to Disney World with the grandchildren?
The American Academy of Periodontology (AAP) encourages those who wear dental implants to care for them through twice-daily brushing, flossing at least once a day, and regular visits with a periodontist.