New dentures and still not smiling?

Many edentulous patients are delighted to get their new dentures to fully restore their smiles. Unfortunately, though, that honeymoon period … Read more

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What should I expect during my crown lengthening consultation?

Excessive gum tissue can compromise your smile’s appearance considerably, even if your teeth are perfectly straight and bright white. Fortunately, … Read more

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Oral Conscious or IV sedation: Which is right for me?

Sedation dentistry can give anxious patients an opportunity to access the dental care they need to preserve their smiles. It … Read more

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Dr. Gottesman to Speak at the Annual AAP Meeting in Orlando in 2015

Dr. Gottesman is pleased to announce that he has been invited to speak at the 2015 American Academy of Periondontology … Read more

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Do dental implants require special care?

Dental implants are such an attractive option for so many patients due to their convenience. One aspect of that convenience … Read more

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Dental implants: Will I have enough bone after tooth extraction?

Many patients will want to pursue dental implants after having a tooth removed, and in these cases, the quality of … Read more

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How can I tell if I have gingivitis or gum disease?

Periodontal disease develops when the bacteria present in the mouth begin to proliferate and attack the gum tissue, resulting in … Read more

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Can children and adolescents get gum disease?

Unfortunately, the oral bacteria that cause gum disease do not discriminate by age. Therefore, children and adolescents are susceptible to … Read more

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Gummy Smile: An esthetic problem or something more?

Excessive gum tissue can significantly detract from your smile, almost as much as crooked teeth do. Fortunately, a periodontist can … Read more

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Are you prepared for a dental emergency?

Dental emergencies can happen at any time, and it’s important to know what steps to take if you experience an … Read more

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