What is Periodontics?

Periodontics is the branch of dentistry that focuses on the gums, particularly on the prevention, detection, and treatment of gum disease. In addition to gum disease, Bergenfield dentist Dr. Howard Perlmutter uses his training in periodontics to assist with other periodontal issues such as gum recession or an uneven gum line.

If you live in or around Bergenfield, New Jersey and would like to learn more about maintain optimal oral health, please contact Dumont Cosmetic Dental or call 201-384-9292 to schedule an appointment with Dr. Perlmutter.

Treating Gum Disease

Dr. Perlmutter offers modern periodontics to treat even advanced forms of gum disease. Treatments offered at our Dumont office include:

  • Increased dental hygiene
  • Antimicrobial treatment
  • Scaling and root planning
  • Soft tissue grafts
  • Gum surgery

The periodontal treatment best for you will depend on the type of gum disease that you have and how far the disease has progressed. All of your options will be discussed with you during your gum treatment consultation with Dr. Perlmutter.

If you are experiencing any of the symptoms of gum disease, please contact our experienced Bergenfield dentist today. Dr. Perlmutter serves men and women in Dumont, Bergenfield, Paramus, Haworth, and surrounding areas of New Jersey.

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