Dr. Stanley Halpern

Periodontics
Woodstock, GA
44 years experience male

Locations

Northwest Periodontics

Woodstock, GA

Address

220 Heritage Walk, Suite 102, Woodstock, GA
Directions

Fax

770-9286656

About

Bio

<strong>Stanley D. Halpern, D.D.S.</strong> September 7, 2013 <strong> Dr. Halpern earned his B.S. in Biology in 1975 from Emory University and Doctor of Dental Surgery in 1979 from Emory University School of Dentistry. He completed a General Practice Residency at the University of Miami and Jackson Memorial Hospital in 1980. He then obtained his certificate in Periodontics at Emory University School of Dentistry in 1982. Dr. Halpern is a member of the American Academy of Periodontology, the American Dental Association, the Georgia Dental Association, the Northwestern District Dental Society, the Georgia Academy of Dental Practice, the Georgia Society of Periodontists, Alpha Omega Dental Fraternity. He is a Fellow of the International College of Dentists and the Pierre Fauchard Academy, and the North Metro Dental Study Club. He is an Honorable Fellow of the GDA and is actively involved in the Northwestern District Dental Society and the Georgia Dental Association. </strong> He has served the district as vice president, secretary, and chairman of the public relations and membership committees. He was most recently the chairman of the district delegation to the GDA House of Delegates. Presently, Dr. Halpern is the president of the Northwestern District of the GDA. He is a visiting Clinical Instructor of Periodontics at Georgia Health Sciences University Dental School. <strong>Dr. Halpern has practiced in the Marietta/Woodstock area for over 25 years. Dr. Halpern’s interests include dental implants, bone and gingival tissue augmentation, and cosmetic periodontal procedures. Outside of the office, Dr. Halpern enjoys playing golf, traveling, watching sports, and spending time with his wife and two daughters</strong>.<strong> </strong> <strong> </strong> <strong> </strong> <strong> Stanley D. Halpern, D. D. S. Office 770-928-6655 </strong> <strong> 220 Heritage Walk </strong> <strong> Suite 102 contact: xraynwperio@gmail.com </strong> <strong>Woodstock, GA 30188</strong>

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Periodontics

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A 19-year-old female asked:
Dr. Stanley Halpern
Periodontics 44 years experience
Eat hard boiled eggs: If you have dissimilar metals in your mouth you may have Galvinism. See your dentist.
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A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. Stanley Halpern
Periodontics 44 years experience
The tooth is either dead or dying: The change in color is from blood from the pulp ( nerves and blood vessels) getting into the dentinal tubule's or tubes within the yellow part of the ... Read More
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A 41-year-old female asked:
Dr. Stanley Halpern
Periodontics 44 years experience
Oral infection: You may have strept throat or possibly a yeast infection especially if you have been on antibiotics.
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A 18-year-old female asked:
Dr. Stanley Halpern
Periodontics 44 years experience
It could be Strep : It could be strep throat or tonsilitis. Gargle with crest pro health rinse without alcohol. Vitamin c, lots of fluids. If not better in a few day see ... Read More
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A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Stanley Halpern
Periodontics 44 years experience
Possibly: Oral herpes can cause white or red spots and small ulcers in your mouth.
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A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Stanley Halpern
Periodontics 44 years experience
No: Gingivitis is an infection of the gums by bacteria. Your gums may be bleeding or tender. If your throat is sore you may have strep throat or a sinus i... Read More
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A 28-year-old male asked:
Dr. Stanley Halpern
Periodontics 44 years experience
Probably ok: Poison ivy spreads from the sap being deposited on your skin. .. If this is a few days old you should not be able to spread it to yourself or anyone... Read More
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A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Stanley Halpern
Periodontics 44 years experience
You need scaling: See a periodontist to see if you have gingivitis (bleeding or swollen gums) or periodontitis (bone loss). You may need scaling and root planing, tradi... Read More
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A 32-year-old male asked:
Dr. Stanley Halpern
Periodontics 44 years experience
Floaters: You should see an ophthalmologist immediately to make sure that you don't have a serious problem.
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A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. Stanley Halpern
Periodontics 44 years experience
Antibiotics: It will probably take several days of antibiotics, fluid, rest and chicken soup.
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A 48-year-old female asked:
Dr. Stanley Halpern
Periodontics 44 years experience
Perio, endo,fracture: Osteonecrosis of the jaw, commonly called onj, occurs when the jaw bone is exposed and begins to starve from a lack of blood. As the name indicates (o... Read More
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A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Stanley Halpern
Periodontics 44 years experience
Reflux: Sometimes happens. This is reflux of stomach acid See your M D to evaluate for GERD
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A 20-year-old female asked:
Dr. Stanley Halpern
Periodontics 44 years experience
Strep. or yeast inf.: Possible strep throat or yeast infection ( candida albicans). Can you rub them off?
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A 23-year-old male asked:
Dr. Stanley Halpern
Periodontics 44 years experience
Baking soda: Many years ago the keyes technique was popular. This included hydrogen peroxide and baking soda. This is to kill the periodontal pathogens ( bacteria)... Read More
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A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Stanley Halpern
Periodontics 44 years experience
See a periodontist: You may need a gum graft to restore to restore your gingival gum tissue.
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A 31-year-old member asked:
Dr. Stanley Halpern
Periodontics 44 years experience
Maybe: It may be able to be fixed with a crown. You may need to have the gum cut and a procedure called crown lengthening. This will give the restorative den... Read More
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A 37-year-old female asked:
Dr. Stanley Halpern
Periodontics 44 years experience
Yes: Yes you want to take the antibiotic beforehand to decrease the bacterial load so when the extractions done that will decrease the chance of systemic i... Read More
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A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Stanley Halpern
Periodontics 44 years experience
See Oral Suegeon: The oral surgeon can examine you and take a special xray that will show your wisdom teeth. He can see if they are close to the nerve or sinus or will ... Read More
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A 22-year-old male asked:
Dr. Stanley Halpern
Periodontics 44 years experience
See a dentist: Could be a dental problem like gum disease. See a dentist or periodontist.
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A 61-year-old male asked:
Dr. Stanley Halpern
Periodontics 44 years experience
Yes you can: You can get bone loss around implants just like you can around natural teeth. It is called peri implantitis
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A 46-year-old female asked:
Dr. Stanley Halpern
Periodontics 44 years experience
Seek dental care: The broken tooth should probably either be removed or restored. And you probably need a thorough dental cleaning.
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A 42-year-old female asked:
Dr. Stanley Halpern
Periodontics 44 years experience
Headaches: You should see a neurologist for further evaluation and diagnosis. Don't mess with this. Your body is talking to you.
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A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Stanley Halpern
Periodontics 44 years experience
Yes: Gargle with listerine without alcohol several times per day. Use a saline nose spray. If not better in a few days see your doctor. Usually with strep ... Read More
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A 31-year-old male asked:
Dr. Stanley Halpern
Periodontics 44 years experience
Call the dentist who extracted: You should call the dentist who extracted your teeth You want to have a good blood clot in the socket so that would be normal Dry sockets usually occu... Read More
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A 37-year-old male asked:
Dr. Stanley Halpern
Periodontics 44 years experience
Ignore: Use fluoride toothpaste. Have an exam and X-rays and your teeth cleaned. Have the cavities filled.
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A 50-year-old member asked:
Dr. Stanley Halpern
Periodontics 44 years experience
Antibacterial gargle: Gargle with listerine without alcohol several times per day. Use a saline nose spray. If not better in a few days see your doctor.
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A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. Stanley Halpern
Periodontics 44 years experience
No: Bacteria in your mouth cause bad breath. See your dentist or periodontist to have an evaluation and have your teeth cleaned.
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A 30-year-old member asked:
Dr. Stanley Halpern
Periodontics 44 years experience
It depends: Thrush is Candida Albicans which is a yeast infection. If the dna test is just for bacteria like strep it probably will have no effect.
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A 39-year-old female asked:
Dr. Stanley Halpern
Periodontics 44 years experience
You are going to the right place it sounds like. If your dentist cant handle it he will refer you.
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A female asked:
Dr. Stanley Halpern
Periodontics 44 years experience
Suction: This could be from sucking a thick milkshake through a straw. See your dentist if it does not go away.
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A 39-year-old female asked:
Dr. Stanley Halpern
Periodontics 44 years experience
No its not a problem: No this is not A sign of an underlying condition. It may be hereditary or due to a heavy bite And possibly grinding or clenching.
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A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. Stanley Halpern
Periodontics 44 years experience
Mouth rinse: Using antibacterial mouth rinse like Listerine several times per day should help. If it does not get better in a week you should take her to your dent... Read More
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A 38-year-old male asked:
Dr. Stanley Halpern
Periodontics 44 years experience
Lymph node: It is probably a lymph node that you should see your doctor to evaluate to make sure that it's not growing or does not need to be biopsied
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A 22-year-old female asked:
Dr. Stanley Halpern
Periodontics 44 years experience
Switch toothpaste: Switch toothpaste Be gentle when brushing Your gum lip and mouth tissue might be sensitive to the toothpaste You may be sloughing some of the mucosal... Read More
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A 38-year-old male asked:
Dr. Stanley Halpern
Periodontics 44 years experience
Go see your Dr. sounds like tonsilitis or strep throat. May need antibiotics
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A male asked:
Dr. Stanley Halpern
Periodontics 44 years experience
Bacteria, food u eat: Bacteria, in the form of plaque on your teeth and tongue can cause bad breath. You could also have esophageal reflux. You should see you dentist for... Read More
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A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Stanley Halpern
Periodontics 44 years experience
Probably not: Oral surgeons are trained extensively in the removal of wisdom teeth. There may be some situations where they feel their removal would not be in the b... Read More
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A 52-year-old female asked:
Dr. Stanley Halpern
Periodontics 44 years experience
Be concerned: Blood in the mouth is not normal. You probably have gingivitis which is bleeding and swollen gums. You may have periodontitis which is bone loss. You ... Read More
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A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Stanley Halpern
Periodontics 44 years experience
Draining infection: Probably a draining sinus infection.
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A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Stanley Halpern
Periodontics 44 years experience
Yes: The problem is not fixed. See your dentist to have an exam, diagnosis and treatment. You have an infection.
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A 59-year-old male asked:
Dr. Stanley Halpern
Periodontics 44 years experience
You could do it in 1: Using human freeze dried skin ( like what is used on burn patients) the procedure could be accomplished in 1 appointment.
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A 21-year-old female asked:
Dr. Stanley Halpern
Periodontics 44 years experience
See e n t: You may have meniers disease or b p p v this is a problem in the ear caused by a problem with vestibular balance and hearing. You should see an e n... Read More
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A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Stanley Halpern
Periodontics 44 years experience
Yes: Gargle with listerine without alcohol several times per day. Use a saline nose spray. If not better in a few days see your doctor.
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A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Stanley Halpern
Periodontics 44 years experience
Probably not: Rinse well with water after brushing and rinsing. Do not swallow.
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A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. Stanley Halpern
Periodontics 44 years experience
Yes, it can: Strep throat is caused by streptococcal bacteria. That can cause bad breath and a very tender throat, especially when swallowing.
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A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Stanley Halpern
Periodontics 44 years experience
Infection: Probably infection gum problem or problem with a nerve.
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A 19-year-old male asked:
Dr. Stanley Halpern
Periodontics 44 years experience
Relaxation: They are too relaxed and life is not fair.
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A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Stanley Halpern
Periodontics 44 years experience
U R Compromised: Strep is in your mouth all of the time. It is an opportunistic bacteria and you may have been compromised. Gargle with listerine without alcohol sever... Read More
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A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Stanley Halpern
Periodontics 44 years experience
Plaque bacteria: Many different bacteria called. Periodontal pathogens her responsible for gingivitis and your body's reaction to the plaque which leads to gingivitis ... Read More
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A 17-year-old male asked:
Dr. Stanley Halpern
Periodontics 44 years experience
Possibly gingivitis: You should seek a dental evaluation by a periodontist You probably at least have gingivitis and also may have Periodontitis. You may also have an eru... Read More
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Mar 31, 2015
Dr. Halpern is an amazing doctor! #nationaldoctorsday2015 #virtualflower1
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Mar 31, 2015
Dr. Halpern is an amazing doctor! #nationaldoctorsday2015 #virtualflower1
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This was very helpful. Thanks! There is no longer any question about my keeping up with my quarterly perio maintenance cleanings. Thanks.
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Thanks for your quick reply! Is general DDS who didn't complete physical exam. Fact. Switching.Bye!
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Thank you so much but I already did 2 and was negative. Thank you

Education & Training

Medical/Graduate school

Emory University School of Dentistry, GA
Graduated 1979MD

Residency

Univ. of Miami-Jackson Memorial Hospital GPR

Awards

Honorable Fellow of the Georgia Dental Association
Top Periodontist, Second Place, Georgia - Summer
2013

Affiliations

GA. Dental Association, American Dental Association, American Academy of Periodontology, Alpha Omega, International College of Dentists, GA. Academy of Dental Practice, GA. Society of Periodontists
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