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Dr. Stanley David Halpern, DDS

Periodontist

Dr. Stanley David Halpern DDS is a top Periodontist in Marietta, . With a passion for the field and an unwavering commitment to their specialty, Dr. Stanley David Halpern DDS is an expert in changing the lives of their patients for the better. Through their designated cause and expertise in the field, Dr. Stanley David Halpern DDS is a prime example of a true leader in healthcare. As a leader and expert in their field, Dr. Stanley David Halpern DDS is passionate about enhancing patient quality of life. They embody the values of communication, safety, and trust when dealing directly with patients. In Marietta, GA, Dr. Stanley David Halpern DDS is a true asset to their field and dedicated to the profession of medicine.
Dr. Stanley David Halpern, DDS
  • Marietta, GA
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Concern for gum graft recovery

This probably will be fine but you may have to have a minor surgical revision so that the gum will stick better to the root of the tooth and underlying bone.

Why are my gums darkening?

You could have bleeding under gums or tarter under your gums or a cavity under your gums.

What could be the reason for white spots on my gums?

You may have a fungus (yeast) infection which should be evaluated by your dentist, periodontist, or oral surgeon.

Can gingivitis be prevented?

Yes gingivitis can be prevented with thorough and frequent professional cleanings and good oral hygiene at home including brushing flossing water picking mouth rinsing with an READ MORE
Yes gingivitis can be prevented with thorough and frequent professional cleanings and good oral hygiene at home including brushing flossing water picking mouth rinsing with an antibacterial agent.

Is gum disease possible in a 3 year old?

Mouth breathers tend to have dryer mouths and that can lead to more oral complications. Your daughter probably needs to be seen by a petiofontist and possibly an orthodontist to READ MORE
Mouth breathers tend to have dryer mouths and that can lead to more oral complications. Your daughter probably needs to be seen by a petiofontist and possibly an orthodontist to have her airway evaluated. She also may need to see an ear nose and throat doctor.

Are there early signs and symptoms of periodontal problems?

Signs of gum disease can include bleeding gums, swollen gums, receding gum‘s, tender gums, loose teeth, spaces between teeth, changing bite and bad breath just to name a few.

What is the treatment for periodontitis?

The treatment depends on the diagnosis of the disease. In cases such as gingivitis that will be treated with scaling and root planing which is a deeper cleaning than normal READ MORE
The treatment depends on the diagnosis of the disease. In cases such as gingivitis that will be treated with scaling and root planing which is a deeper cleaning than normal cleaning. In cases of periodontitis which is bone loss that can be treated with scaling and root planing, antimicrobial therapy, traditional gum surgery, or laser gum surgery. Gum recession can be treated with different techniques of gum grafting.

Can periodontal disease be reversed?

Yes, in some cases of gingivitis and periodontitis they can be reversed and managed to maintain health. In other cases sometimes the disease process cannot be reversed but health READ MORE
Yes, in some cases of gingivitis and periodontitis they can be reversed and managed to maintain health. In other cases sometimes the disease process cannot be reversed but health can be achieved and maintained

What is the course of treatment for bleeding and swelling gums?

You should see a dentist, preferably a periodontist. You should have a thorough clinical evaluation including periodontal probing and x-rays. It sounds like you have at least gingivitis READ MORE
You should see a dentist, preferably a periodontist.
You should have a thorough clinical evaluation including periodontal probing and x-rays.
It sounds like you have at least gingivitis and you may have periodontitis which means bone loss. You may need scaling and root planing which is like a deep cleaning. You may need more extensive treatment but you certainly need to be evaluated by a periodontist.

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