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Periodontal Therapy with our Certified Periodontist

Poor gum health should never be ignored. While slightly inflamed or irritated gums can often be treated with better oral hygiene habits, gums that are infected or diseased need to be addressed at your dental office. At Gramercy Dental Center, we offer the most proven dental treatments for periodontal disease. Whether you have mild gingivitis or advanced gum disease, we are confident we can restore your gum health. We have a board certified periodontist on staff who understands how to effectively manage gum disease in patients of all ages.

Scaling and Root Planing

Gum disease develops when plaque hardens (calculus) and accumulates along the tooth surfaces below and above the gum line. If tartar and calculus continue to build up, the hard substance can push the gums away from the tooth roots and cause deep pockets of tissue to form. Bacteria and food debris often get trapped in these pockets, which further destroy these connective tissues and accelerates the infection. Left untreated, the gum disease can spread and cause underlying bone destruction and tooth loss.

Fortunately, there is a straightforward procedure that is designed to stop the progression of gum disease and promote the reattachment of healthy tissues to the teeth. We call this procedure scaling and root planing, but you may know it as a “deep cleaning.” Scaling and root planing involves the use of special hand-held tools and ultrasonic cleaning methods to effectively remove bacteria, hardened plaque and diseased tissues beneath the gums. Our periodontist or hygienist will also smooth out the root surfaces of your teeth to further encourage reattachment of the gums. This deep cleaning helps to eliminate deep pockets within the gums and puts a halt to the progression of serious periodontal disease.

Your treatment plan for periodontal therapy will depend on the severity of your gum disease. However, you can trust that we will go over your plan in detail so that you are confident in what we will be doing to restore your gums back to optimal health. As with any of our procedures at Gramercy Dental Center, your comfort and time are respected at every step of the process.

To schedule your gum disease treatment with a certified periodontist in Gramercy Park, contact our office today. We look forward to meeting you!

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Based on 22 reviews

Love it love it!
I never been a fan of the dentist until I got to this office !
The staff is super friendly !
The doctor is great
And Tania find everything possible option to make it as affordable as possible with multiple payments options !
Make your appointment as soon as you can and you would be smiling like me

Elizabeth A.

I’ve been going to Gramercy (formally personal dental) dental for over 6 years. awesome staff, nice facility and helpful payment options. always feel well cared for and confident in the service and care. highly recommend.

Akia S.

I’ve been coming here for years, the prices are very reasonable! Dr. Shin is amazing and treated me with a lot of care and comfort. You never have to wait to be seen. Making appointments are very easy to do over the phone, they’re very flexible! HIGHLY RECOMMEND!

Jeanette D.

Dr Dorn is an experienced, professional dentist who provides top notch care.
Hygienist, Elena K, is by far the BEST hygienist I have ever met. Her 22yr experience in the field speaks for itself! Simply amazing!

Marjorie J.

I love the work that Liz performance in my mouth she is very responsible as she explained what is going to happen if I don’t take care of my teeth. I Love the treatment that she gives me, thank you !

Gahudys R.

Amazing experience, walked in without an appointment with a chip in my front tooth, got scene right away! The service was amazing the ladies on the counter were very helpful and accommodating! My doctor was a lovely lady named dr. Sciortino! Very gentle and professional also very fast! Wonderful experience will be making this my go to dentist in the future!

Lorraine G.

I haven’t gone to the dentist in over 15 years and my experience at Grammercy Dental Center was amazing! I was terrified of the procedures being painful but the dental hygientist took the tame ti explain everything to me and made me feel comfortable with all dental procedures. I would recomend this dental center to all my coworkers and everyone I know!

D B.

Thank God for new management ! My Dental hegenist Elaina was the best !!! She cleaned my teeth with love. I feel like a new person. The center is clean and beautiful. The people that work here are friendly and professional. Been coming for years and I definitely recommend this Dental Center.

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