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Lawrence Kessler

Periodontist

Dr. Lawrence Kessler is a top Periodontist in Miami, . With a passion for the field and an unwavering commitment to their specialty, Dr. Lawrence Kessler is an expert in changing the lives of their patients for the better. Through their designated cause and expertise in the field, Dr. Lawrence Kessler is a prime example of a true leader in healthcare. As a leader and expert in their field, Dr. Lawrence Kessler is passionate about enhancing patient quality of life. They embody the values of communication, safety, and trust when dealing directly with patients. In Miami, Fl, Dr. Lawrence Kessler is a true asset to their field and dedicated to the profession of medicine.
Lawrence Kessler
  • Miami, Fl
  • Accepting new patients

What do healthy gums look like?

Healthy gums are pink, firm, and don’t bleed when eating or brushing. Some people have black spots on their gums. Check with a dentist for a proper evaluation of your whole mouth, READ MORE
Healthy gums are pink, firm, and don’t bleed when eating or brushing. Some people have black spots on their gums. Check with a dentist for a proper evaluation of your whole mouth, not just your gums.

Are bleeding gums in kids a cause of concern?

It is not normal for gums to bleed when they're healthy. Please see a pedodontist to determine the cause.

Can gingivitis be prevented?

Absolutely. You need good oral hygiene daily, which includes toothbrushing, flossing, irrigator device (optional), regular visits to your dental hygienist for cleanings, and discussion READ MORE
Absolutely. You need good oral hygiene daily, which includes toothbrushing, flossing, irrigator device (optional), regular visits to your dental hygienist for cleanings, and discussion of proper hygiene for your particular mouth.

Concern for gum graft recovery

Please return to your dentist so the problem can be properly evaluated. It’s possible that your graft lost its attachment to the root and epithelial tissue grew instead. Epithelial READ MORE
Please return to your dentist so the problem can be properly evaluated. It’s possible that your graft lost its attachment to the root and epithelial tissue grew instead. Epithelial tissue will not stick to the tooth root.

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

You need to see your periodontist who specializes in these problems. It may be caused by many things: it can be localized, such as tartar under your gums, or generalized, such READ MORE
You need to see your periodontist who specializes in these problems. It may be caused by many things: it can be localized, such as tartar under your gums, or generalized, such as a reaction to a drug you are taking. Get professional evaluation and advice.

Can cavities in small children get serious?

Yes, absolutely! That’s why it’s important to teach proper tooth care and dietary control of sugar containing foods. Make sure a pediatric dentist sees the child regularly.

My root canal is infected again. What should I do?

There are many factors here. We need to know which tooth, how many roots, why there is infection again. Go back to the doctor who did the root canal. You need to see a root canal READ MORE
There are many factors here. We need to know which tooth, how many roots, why there is infection again. Go back to the doctor who did the root canal. You need to see a root canal specialist, an endodontist. Perhaps one of the canals was not sealed off; it may be fractured. If it’s near the sinus, that may be involved. If it is a 3-rooted tooth, maybe 2 of the 3 roots are fine, so sometimes the unfilled root can be sectioned off.
You see, we don’t have enough information about which tooth it is to be able give you a straight answer.

Gum recession

There are multiple reasons for gum recession It may be due to incorrect brushing habits, orthodontic treatment both past and present, grinding or clenching habits. Sometimes it’s READ MORE
There are multiple reasons for gum recession
It may be due to incorrect brushing habits, orthodontic treatment both past and present, grinding or clenching habits. Sometimes it’s more tooth erosion than gum recession alone
See a periodontist to resolve the recession. You need for them to establish the cause as well as correct the recession