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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 is an in-network provider for Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Choice, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and more. His professional affiliations include Newark Beth Israel Medical Center and Nyack Hospital.

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

Dr. Nikisha Jodhan's area of specialization is periodontics (gum disease). Dr. Jodhan honors several insurance carriers, including Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Choice, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze.

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

Dr. Kenneth Gluck works as a periodontist. He takes several insurance carriers, including Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Choice, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze.

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

Dr. Ralph Gray'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.

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Specializes in Periodontics
275 Broad Street
Bloomfield, NJ
 

Dr. Ruth Parkin-Edwin's specialty is periodontics (gum disease). Dr. Parkin-Edwin 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
180 Centre Street
Nutley, NJ
 

Dr. Mark Khaimov's specialty is periodontics (gum disease). He takes 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
846 Bergen Avenue
Jersey City, NJ
 

Dr. Kuang Chang is a periodontist. He is an in-network provider for 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
230 Centre Street
Nutley, NJ
 

Dr. Eugenie Lee specializes in periodontics (gum disease) and practices in Nutley, NJ. She is an in-network provider for 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 is a periodontist in Secaucus, NJ. Dr. Lashgari's average rating from his patients is 4.0 stars out of 5. He accepts 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's area of specialization is periodontics (gum disease). Patient reviews placed Dr. Rubin at an average of 5.0 stars out of 5. She 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
141 Chestnut Street
Roselle Park, NJ
 

Dr. Irina Kaluszhner-Shapira is a periodontist in Roselle Park, NJ. Dr. Kaluszhner-Shapira 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
440 Chestnut Street
Union, NJ
 

Dr. Giuseppe Lamantea works as a periodontist. Dr. Lamantea accepts Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Choice, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and more.

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

Dr. Eunjung Shim specializes in periodontics (gum disease). She takes 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.