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Periodontal Care

Scaling

Scaling is one of the most important processes in periodontal care which helps in curing gum diseases. The procedure involves removal of tarter from the tooth surface and roots. Periodontists use special instruments to clean the surface of the teeth. The instruments clean the gum pockets and reach the teeth roots to remove hardened tarter. Local anaesthesia may be used during the process to relieve patients from pain. The periodontist guides patients about routine maintenance and they may have to visit the dental practice frequently in order to keep the periodontal disease in control.

Periodontal Surgery

Periodontal surgery is performed to improve the life of gum tissues and teeth and to control the factors that give rise to periodontal infection. The surgery involves bringing back the contact between gum tissues and teeth surface. Gum pockets are eliminated during the procedure. Certain medical conditions like uncontrolled diabetes and cardiovascular disease may not be suitable for performing the periodontal surgery. Alcohol consumption should be avoided after the surgery is complete.

Gummy Smile

An attractive smile exposes minimal gum tissues. In a gummy smile more amount of gum is visible which makes the smile less attractive. This problem can be treated in many ways. A periodontist chooses a particular process based on the complexity of the condition. Laser treatment is one of the commonly performed procedures. However, in more complex cases a surgical contouring or lip repositioning may be necessary. The treatment for gummy smile can also be called crown lengthening. A periodontist or a dentist who has specialized experience in curing gum problems can treat a gummy smile.

Gum Graft

Gum grafting is the process of surgically reconstructing the gum tissues which have receded from gum infection. Gum recession occurs because of plaque accumulation over teeth surface which gradually hardens and turns into tarter. As a result of gum infection the soft tissues are detached from the teeth and further plaque accumulation results in formation of gum pockets. Gum grafting is done to reconstruct the soft tissues so as to cover the teeth root. Soft tissues are removed from the palate region of the mouth and are used in reconstruction. Gum grafting has both esthetic and medical advantages. Patients can get a more attractive smile from the process and the teeth become less prone to decay.

Testimonials

I found out about Dr. Eng while searching for a new dentist in general but also for someone knowledgable about dental appliances for sleep apnea. My last dentist had palmed me off on a 20-something year old assistant who seemed to not know how to take the molds and the dentist was uninterested in resolving the fit problems. Dr. Eng, on the other hand, is a complete joy to work with in every way. She is very pleasant, extremely knowledgable, really listens, takes her time and cares about doing quality work. Superb dentist.

J G.

Dr. End and the other dentist were very nice and professional. Dr. Eng explained a lot of things to me and helped advised me and another dentist did my cleaning. I had a great experience coming here as the dentist who did my cleaning did a great job. For years I thought I thought my teeth was a bit dirty as my previous dentist did not do a thorough job and the cleaning dentist explained that "oh its just stains". They did not half ass the cleaning like my previous dentist and I felt much more comfortable about myself afterwards. I highly recommend them as they know what they are doing and everyone is very nice.

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101 Lafayette Street, 9th Floor,
New York, NY 10013

212-842-5300

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