Dr. Eric Linden Urges New York/New Jersey Residents to Take Action against Highly Prevalent, Yet Seriously Overlooked Disease New York, 4/29/2014 – With one in every two adults age 30 and older suffering from periodontal disease (commonly referred to as gum disease), the American Academy of Periodontology (AAP) and its 8,300 members are calling
Gum Disease Prevalence Surpasses Diabetes with Nearly 65 Million Affected
Should I have an implant for upper left molar that has a 6 year old failed root canal, and probably a cracked root?
Q: I read about failures on upper molars and about issues not doing an implant. There is a lower molar (this top molar is the last one on top on the left) under this one. I’m a 64 year old female with osteoporosis, so not sure about bone loss. I just don’t know what to
Q: I have gum disease, is there a treatment for this? A: Yes. There are options for treating gum disease. Your first step would be a proper diagnosis, which would include a full set of digital x-rays. Then your periodontist would outline a treatment plan. Be sure that he or she has the option of
Q: How can I treat gum disease? A: I recommend a consultation with an experienced Periodontist who uses an FDA approved laser & a protocol proven to promote bone regeneration. If you have bone loss, I would suggest avoiding “traditional” surgery if possible. Unlike laser periodontics, it involves cutting, stitching, & pain. There are lasers
Q: Can a soft tissue laser be used to vaporize the top gum tissue, in order to reduce sulcus depths, as part of periodontal treatment? A: There are a number of dental lasers with specific wavelengths that affect the gums and bone around the teeth in different ways, according to the need. An ND/YAG using