133 Franklin Corner Road Lawrenceville, NJ 08648
(609) 896-0700

The periodontic dental team at Lawrenceville Dental Implant Center and Periodontics offers the finest periodontal care for those working or living in and around Lawrenceville, NJ. Dr. John Lu, Dr. Raul Figueroa, and Dr. Kevin Murawski are ready to help you find your healthiest smile.  

Understanding Periodontics

Periodontics is a type of dental specialty that focuses on the gums and other structures that support teeth that may become damaged or destroyed by inflammation in the mouth and gums. Symptoms of periodontal disease that would require a visit to a periodontist in Lawrenceville, NJ include –

  • Swollen/Receding Gums
  • Bleeding
  • A Shift in the Bite
  • Pain, and
  • Loose Teeth, among others.

Our periodontist located in Lawrenceville, NJ treats issues that may include mild gum problems, like gingivitis, to the more serious medical condition known as periodontitis. But note, several studies have shown a strong correlation between periodontal disease and other systemic diseases. These include the conditions of heart disease, cancer, diabetes, Alzheimer’s, and respiratory illnesses.

Treating Periodontal Issues
A periodontist treats gum disease issues as follows -

  • Non-Surgical Treatment Options
    • The removal of plaque & calcified deposits (aka- Tartar, etc.)
    • The cleaning of infected root surfaces which is known as scaling and root planing
    • The removal of damaged tissue known as root surface debridement
    • The reversal of lost tissue and/or bone or regenerative treatments
    • Oral Hygiene & Antimicrobial Rinses/Meds
  • Surgical Treatment Options
    • Flap surgery to treat periodontal pockets

Periodontists are Implant Specialists

Periodontists also complete extensive training in the placement, maintenance, and repair of dental implants. A periodontist offers these implant services -

  • Replacing one or multiple teeth
  • Replace all teeth permanently
  • Support for removable dentures

In addition, the periodontists Dr. Lu, Dr. H Figueroa, and Dr. Murawski of Lawrenceville Dental Implant Center and Periodontics provides these services –

    • Cosmetic Gum or Periodontal Surgery
    • Gum Grafting
    • Tooth Extractions
    • Bite Issues
    • Loose Teeth

Want more information about the treatment options available from Dr. Lu, Dr. H Figueroa, and Dr. Murawski at the Lawrenceville Dental Implant Center and Periodontics? Please call (609) 896-0700 to schedule a consultation with a periodontist in Lawrenceville, NJ today. 

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Lawrenceville, NJ Periodontist
Lawrenceville Dental Implant
Center And Periodontics, LLC
133 Franklin Corner Road
Lawrenceville, NJ 08648
(609) 896-0700

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