Many people seek a periodontist when their primary dentist refers them. However we encourage you to contact us immediately if you notice any of these warning signs of periodontal problems:
Rupa Hamal DMD, MS, MPH
Diplomate of the American Board of Periodontology
Periodontics is a dental specialty that involves treatment of the areas around your teeth - gums, jaw bones, and tissue.
can compare it to the foundation of a house - a strong foundation to
your teeth is critical to maintaining your dental health. Periodontists
are specialists who receive three years of advanced training following
completion of dental school.
This training gives them special expertise in treating gum diseases, bone loss, inflammation, and placing dental implants.
Diplomate of the American Board of Periodontology is a periodontist who
completes additional testing and continuing education to receive board
When do you need to see a Periodontist?
- Bleeding or painful Gums
- Red, swollen, or tender Gums
- Gums pulling away from teeth (teeth appear to be growing longer)
- Persistent bad breath
- Changes in your bite pattern
- Partial dentures don't fit anymore
- Need a dental implant (rather than dentures)
- Need a tooth extracted
- Uncovery of a tooth that has problem erupting
- Need to know whether a damaged tooth can be saved
Before and After Lip Repositioning Surgery
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Southern Ohio Periodontics provides expert periodontal care designed around your needs. Our office is equipped with the latest technology including digital radiography, and the advanced Biolase MD Laser system for more comfortable procedures. We provide patients with advanced periodontal treatment at reasonable prices in a friendly and professional office setting. Conveniently located in Circleville OH, our office serves patients from many surrounding areas, including Lancaster, Waverly, Jackson, Asheville, Portsmouth, Chillicothe, Groveport, Grove City, Pickerington, and Columbus.