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George Lewis Glick
Specializes in Periodontics
110 Bergen Street; Department of Periodontics, Rutgers, The State University of Nj
Newark, NJ
 

Dr. George Glick's area of specialization is periodontics (gum disease). He accepts Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Choice, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, in addition to other insurance carriers. He is affiliated with Newark Beth Israel Medical Center and Nyack Hospital.

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Specializes in Periodontics
9 Alling Street; #25
Newark, NJ
 

Dr. Nikisha Jodhan is a periodontist in Newark, NJ. Dr. Jodhan is in-network for Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Choice, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and more.

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Specializes in Periodontics
110 Bergen Street; Room C-781
Newark, NJ
 

Dr. Kenneth Gluck works as a periodontist in Newark, NJ. Dr. Gluck is an in-network provider for Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Choice, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, as well as other insurance carriers.

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Specializes in Periodontics
71 Valley Street; Suite 103
South Orange, NJ
 

Dr. Ralph Gray practices periodontics (gum disease). He honors Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Choice, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, as well as other insurance carriers.

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Specializes in Periodontics
275 Broad Street
Bloomfield, NJ
 

Dr. Ruth Parkin-Edwin is a periodontist in Bloomfield, NJ. Dr. Parkin-Edwin honors Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Choice, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and more.

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Specializes in Periodontics
180 Centre Street
Nutley, NJ
 

Dr. Mark Khaimov is a periodontist in Nutley, NJ. Dr. Khaimov is in-network for several insurance carriers, including Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Choice, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze.

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Specializes in Periodontics
846 Bergen Avenue
Jersey City, NJ
 

Dr. Kuang Chang's area of specialization is periodontics (gum disease). Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Choice, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Chang accepts.

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Specializes in Periodontics
230 Centre Street
Nutley, NJ
 

Dr. Eugenie Lee practices periodontics (gum disease) in Nutley, NJ. Dr. Lee honors Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Choice, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, in addition to other insurance carriers.

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Specializes in Periodontics
333 Meadowlands Parkway
Secaucus, NJ
 

Dr. Shahram Lashgari practices periodontics (gum disease). He is rated highly by his patients. He is an in-network provider for Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Choice, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, as well as other insurance carriers.

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Specializes in Periodontics
110 Bergen Street; Perio Department Room C781
Newark, NJ
 

Dr. Michelle Rubin works as a periodontist in Newark, NJ. Her average rating from her patients is 5.0 stars out of 5. She honors Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Choice, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, in addition to other insurance carriers.

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Specializes in Periodontics
141 Chestnut Street
Roselle Park, NJ
 

Dr. Irina Kaluszhner-Shapira is a periodontist in Roselle Park, NJ. She accepts several insurance carriers, including Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Choice, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze.

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Specializes in Periodontics
440 Chestnut Street
Union, NJ
 

Dr. Giuseppe Lamantea practices periodontics (gum disease). Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Choice, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Lamantea takes.

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Specializes in Periodontics
654 Avenue C; Suite 202
Bayonne, NJ
 

Dr. Eunjung Shim is a periodontist in Bayonne, NJ. She takes 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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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.