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John Kong, DDS,

I am a board-certified periodontist and an expert on dental implants. I am currently in private practice at Better Living through Dentistry. I can answer questions related to the treatment of periodontitis (gum disease), dental implants, sinus lifts, bone grafts, gum grafts, surgical exposure of teeth, and minor orthodontics.

Bryan M. Siegelman, DDS

I can answer any question relating to the diagnosis and treatment of periodontal disease. I can also answer questions relating to the placement and restoration of dental implants.

Marketta Hormia, DDS, PhD

I am a periodontist living and working in Helsinki, the capital of Finland, where I have my private dental practice. I am an international member of the American Academy of Periodontology. I have a Ph.D degree and a long background in research and teaching at the University of Helsinki and at the University of Turku, Finland. I function as an adjunct Professor at these Universities. I have also worked as a visiting scientist at the Scripps Clinic and research Foundation, la Jolla, CA. I can answer any question in the fields of dentistry and periodontics.

Edward H. Segal, DDS, FICD

I am a board certified Periodontist available to answer questions about periodontal disease and its treatment, gum recession, and treatment options. The use of laser treatment for gum disease. The use of implants to replace lost teeth, rapid orthodontics, also called PAOO or Wilckodontics(tm).

David Scharf

I am a board Certified periodontist which means that I am an expert in treating gum disease (periodontal disease) and placing dental implants. I can answer questions related to treating gum disease, bleeding gums, maintaining healthy gums, and structural issues with the gums such as recession, to gummy a smile, crown lengthening etc. I am also certified in Laser Periodontal therapy which allows me to treat gum disease with a laser rather than a scalpel. I can address those questions as well.

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2016-08-25 Gum recession after implant:

Alexis, grafting can be done to correct the loss of bone and gum tissue.  The type of graft used and the result that will be achieved really depend on the specific details of your case.  If you had radiographs

2016-08-08 Enamel Erosion on both sides of teeth:

Dear Arnold,  Erosion of the teeth is not normal.  What is more important than restoring the teeth is finding out why your teeth are eroding.  There can be many reasons for this; diet, acid reflux, developmental

2016-08-08 Enamel loss on both sides of teeth:

Arnold,  A filling is filling a hole in the tooth caused by decay.  With erosion the is no whole. There has to be space for the filling material. If there is no room then it would feel like a "high filling"

2016-08-07 Inadequate bone grafting disaster:

Hi Alexis,    I'm sorry to hear about your ordeal.  However, it seems like you have a whole team of dentists and specialists looking at your case.  Sometimes, augmenting bone does not work out the way

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