The Progression of Gum Disease

It’s that time again. Time for you to visit the dentist for your 6-month exam and dental cleaning. You’re juggling things like work, time with family, and your child’s big game. Maybe you can put off your appointment by a month or two. There’s nothing wrong with that…is there? The... Read more »

Welcome to Our New Blog!

Here at D & D Periodontal Associates, P.C., we endeavor to use our new blog as a regular means for publishing valuable content for our community through monthly blog posts. Thanks to the wonders of the Internet, we’re able to further explore some of the most important topics pertaining to... Read more »

Are You the Ideal Dental Implant Candidate?

Here at D&D Periodontal Associates, we often find people are surprised they are ideal dental implant candidate. In fact this treatment can be beneficial for most people and there really are very few barriers to having this procedure. Can My Age Make Me a Bad Dental Implant Candidate? One common misconception... Read more »

Choose the Best Option for Replacing Missing Teeth

If you lose a tooth, then there are several options for replacing missing teeth Midtown Manhattan and we have taken a look at the pros and cons of each procedure. Your choices include dentures, a dental bridge or dental implants. One thing you shouldn’t do is ignore the gap, as each... Read more »

Tooth Removal Procedure: Minimally Invasive Dental Surgery

We know having a tooth removed is not exactly something to look forward to, but there is no reason for you to fear this treatment. Here at D&D Periodontal Associates, we take enormous care when removing teeth and it is a procedure we only carry out when absolutely necessary. Our... Read more »

Osseous Resective Surgery | Pocket Dentistry | NYC Periodontist

When you visit D & D Periodontal Associates for treatment for active gum disease then there are a number of different non-surgical dental procedures that can help, for example deep cleaning of your gums using a technique called scaling and root planing. These treatments are aimed at helping to clear up... Read more »

Bone Graft Treatment: Ridge Augmentations and Sinus Lifts

Ridge augmentations and sinus lifts are both types of bone grafts and it is extremely common to need bone graft surgery prior to having dental implants. These are both procedures that are routinely carried out here at D&D Periodontal Associates and there certainly nothing to be concerned about if we recommend this... Read more »

Hygiene Appointment vs Scaling and Root Planing Procedure

Here at D&D Periodontal Associates, we often use scaling and root planing to treat patients with periodontal disease. Quite frequently, we find people are confused about the difference between scaling and root planing and a normal hygiene appointment, called scaling and polishing. In fact the two treatments are quite different.... Read more »

Top Options for Fixing an Incorrect Bite

Have you noticed your teeth no longer seem to bite together correctly?  Although very few people will have an absolutely perfect bite, ideally all your teeth should meet together when you close your jaws and there shouldn’t be any teeth biting down before others. So does it really matter if... Read more »

Periodontal Disease Treatment: Signs You Shouldn’t Ignore

Periodontal disease is a common but utterly preventable condition. Unfortunately many people will ignore the early warning signs or don’t realize their importance. This allows periodontal disease to progress unchecked until it reaches a stage where it has caused significant destruction, by which time it is far more difficult to... Read more »