Dr. Eric Linden, DMD, MSD

595 Chestnut Ridge Road, Suite 7 Woodcliff Lake, New Jersey 07677

(201) 307-0339

Monday 8:30AM–5PM
Tuesday 9:30AM–6PM
Wednesday Closed

Thursday 8:30AM–5PM
Friday 8:30AM–4:30PM
Saturday & Sunday Closed

Laser procedure for a gingivectomy

Category: Crown Lengthening

Laser procedure for a gingivectomy

Q: What is the laser procedure for a gingivectomy? A: It is very important to use the correct laser and appropriate settings to prevent damage to the teeth and bone. We teach and use different lasers at Columbia University School of Dental Medicine and Columbia Presbyterian Medical Center. Dental lasers are all different and you

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What is the best way to get rid of a gummy smile?

Q: I have a gummy smile I would like to fix, but I also have really small teeth. So I’m not sure which would be the easiest or cheapest route to make me look better: gum reduction surgery, or something like veneers. A: I would suggest a consultation with a laser-trained periodontist who can provide

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When do teeth and gums begin to heal after a gingivectomy?

Q: When do your teeth and gums begin to heal after a gingivectomy/laser gum removal? A: To most effectively treat gum disease, the ND/YAG laser is the treatment of choice.  In our practice and teaching at Columbia University School of Dental Medicine and Columbia Presbyterian Medical Center(more), we utilize different types of lasers. Diodes are

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Soft foods after crown lengthening

Q: I had crown lengthening yesterday about noon time. I was told to eat soft foods and not drink hot things. What are considered soft foods and for how long should I do this? A: Did you have a Periodontist perform this procedure? They should have discussed your post op care and your diet with

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