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Specializes in Periodontics
3554 Hulmeville Road; Suite 109
Bensalem, PA
 

Dr. Alan Krochtengel practices periodontics (gum disease). He is professionally affiliated with Philadelphia VA Medical Center. He has received a 4.0 out of 5 star rating by his patients. Dr. Krochtengel is an in-network provider for Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Choice, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and more.

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Specializes in Periodontics
333 S. Oxford Valley Road
Fairless Hills, PA
 

Dr. Jean Bichara practices periodontics (gum disease). Dr. Bichara is rated 3.5 stars out of 5 by his patients. Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Bichara honors.

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Specializes in Periodontics
3 Ainsley Court
Newtown, PA
 

Dr. Gregory Burdo practices periodontics (gum disease) in Newtown, PA. Patient reviews placed Dr. Burdo at an average of 5.0 stars out of 5. He is in-network for 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
230 Neshaminy Mall
Bensalem, PA
 

Dr. Theresa Smith is a periodontist. Dr. Smith is an in-network provider for 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
320 Middletown Boulevard; Suite 302
Langhorne, PA
 

Dr. Byron Gaston is a periodontist in Langhorne, PA. He takes Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Choice, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and more.

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Specializes in Periodontics
638 Newtown Yardley Road; #1c
Newtown, PA
 

Dr. Samer Khoury's specialty is periodontics (gum disease). Dr. Khoury takes 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, Pediatric Dentistry
400 N Buckstown Road; Suite 1c
Langhorne, PA
 

Dr. Russel Bechtloff works as a periodontist and pediatric dentist. His patients gave him an average rating of 3.5 out of 5 stars. Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Bechtloff accepts.

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Specializes in Periodontics, General Dentistry
1262 Wood Lane; Suite 202
Langhorne, PA
 

Dr. Ann Chernyak's areas of specialization are periodontics (gum disease) and general dentistry; she sees patients in Langhorne, PA. 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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Specializes in Periodontics
10890 Bustleton Avenue; 205
Philadelphia, PA
 

Dr. Barry Porten's area of specialization is periodontics (gum disease). His patients gave him an average rating of 2.0 out of 5 stars. He honors Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, and more.

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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.

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