What is a Periodontist?

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Do you know what a periodontist is? If not, then we can teach you! A periodontist is a specialist in the realm of dentistry that can help you with several teeth and gums complications. There are many ways a periodontist is ideal to look for because of their extra years of practice and specialty in their field.

Our dentists, Dr. Glenn Shefter and Dr. Greg Fertik, take pride in the high-quality care and service provided. In fact, our team at Mountain Perio in Hendersonville, North Carolina, is thrilled to help you understand more about periodontics and why they can help you.

Here is a list of facts on periodontists and their branch in the world of dentistry:
– If you are suffering from gingivitis or any other advanced stages of gum disease, visit your periodontist for treatment.
– In order for periodontists to complete their training, they will need to go to school for an additional three years beyond dental school.
– If you have any missing teeth and require a dental implant, your periodontist will be able to assist you.
-Scaling, root planning and root surface debridement are oral services offered through the use of periodontics.
– The study of periodontics refers to a field of dentistry focused on gum disease and other issues and ailments that can arise within your gum tissue.

As you can see, there are many advantages when it comes to choosing a periodontist for your oral health. If you have questions about our practice or would like to make an appointment, please call us today at (828) 693-7533 to make an appointment. Our dental team is always happy to help you.