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Specializes in Periodontics
8190 Royal Palm Boulevard; Suite 200
Coral Springs, FL
 

Dr. Richard Morrow is a periodontist in Coral Springs, FL. Dr. Morrow is in-network for several insurance carriers, including Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO.

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Specializes in Periodontics
1500 N University Drive; 111
Coral Springs, FL
 

Dr. Larry Shapiro's area of specialization is periodontics (gum disease). He is in-network for several insurance carriers, including Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO.

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Specializes in Periodontics
8333 W Mcnab Road; Suite 104
Tamarac, FL
 

Dr. Kenneth Levine specializes in periodontics (gum disease) and practices in Tamarac, FL. His patients gave him an average rating of 4.0 out of 5 stars. Dr. Levine takes United Healthcare HMO, United Healthcare Compass, United Healthcare Navigate, and more.

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Specializes in Periodontics
8333 W Mcnab Road; Suite 104
Tamarac, FL
 

Dr. Tigura Reddy is a periodontist in Tamarac, FL. Dr. Reddy takes Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, in addition to other insurance carriers.

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Specializes in Periodontics
7737 N University Drive; Suite 207
Tamarac, FL
 

Dr. Charles Adelson practices periodontics (gum disease) in Tamarac, FL. He is in-network for several insurance carriers, including Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO.

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Specializes in Periodontics
5521 N University Drive
Coral Springs, FL
 

Dr. Nilesh Dalal specializes in periodontics (gum disease) and practices in Coral Springs, FL. Dr. Dalal has received a 4.0 out of 5 star rating by his patients. He accepts Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, as well as other insurance carriers.

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Specializes in Periodontics
7321 N State Road 7
Parkland, FL
 

Dr. George Gounakis is a periodontist in Parkland, FL. Dr. Gounakis honors several insurance carriers, including Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO.

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What is Periodontics?

Periodontics is a dental specialty that provides care for gums and the bone that surrounds teeth. Periodontists treat gum disease, place dental implants, and treat wounds or inflammation inside the mouth.

The most common condition managed by periodontists is gum disease. Gum disease happens when plaque and bacteria build up on teeth and reach below the gumline, causing inflammation and damaging gum tissue. The body’s own immune response to gum infection may also grow severe enough to damage gums and teeth. Mild gum disease (or gingivitis) may not have any symptoms. However, if the infection is allowed to build, symptoms such as pain, bleeding, bad breath, and tooth loss may occur. Dentists can usually diagnose and treat mild gum disease. In severe cases or those with medical complications, a periodontist is more appropriate for managing the infection.

A partial list of the treatments and procedures that a periodontist may perform includes:

  • Root scaling and planing, or cleaning the lower surface of the tooth
  • Debridement, or removal of diseased gum tissue
  • Laser treatments to remove plaque and gum tissue
  • Surgery, including gum grafting or bone grafting
  • Placement of dental implants, including single teeth, crowns, and bridges
  • Maintenance and removal of dental implants

When gum infection threatens your oral health, a periodontist works to heal your gums and save your teeth.