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Dr. Jonathan Waasdorp

Periodontics
Bala Cynwyd, PA
male

Locations

Office

Penn Valley, PA

Address

null, null, Penn Valley, PA
Directions

Insurances accepted

Aetna

United Concordia Dental

Cigna

Office

Bala Cynwyd, PA

About

Specialties
Doctors may have more than one area of specialty interest. Board certification in a specialty area means the doctor has completed formal training and has practice experience in that specialty, and has passed the certification examination from the corresponding accredited medical specialty board.

Periodontics

Doctor Q&A

10 Answers
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The number of answers this doctor has agreed with.
A 47-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jonathan Waasdorp
Specializes in Periodontics
Great option: Dental implants and the materials they are restored with are more resistant to acid degradation versus your natural teeth. If you relapse, there is n... Read More
A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jonathan Waasdorp
Specializes in Periodontics
Periodontal therapy: The main goal of periodontal therapy is to arrest disease progression and prevent further loss of bone and teeth. Often times, regenerative procedure... Read More
A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jonathan Waasdorp
Specializes in Periodontics
Early Intervention: Scaling and root planing is initial therapy aimed at removing infectious deposits (tarter) and bacteria from the roots of your teeth. Is it bad that ... Read More
A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jonathan Waasdorp
Specializes in Periodontics
Usually slowly: Usually periodontal disease develops slowly over time, and is an interplay between infection in your mouth and your immune response to this. Certain ... Read More
A 23-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jonathan Waasdorp
Specializes in Periodontics
A Dental Specialist: A periodontist is a dentist who has undergone an additional three years of specialty training in the treatment of gum disease/disorders and all surgic... Read More
A female asked:
Dr. Jonathan Waasdorp
Specializes in Periodontics
You : You should see a dentist for a comprehensive dental exam and radiographs to determine the severity of your periodontal disease. Minimal treatment for... Read More
A 19-year-old male asked:
Dr. Jonathan Waasdorp
Specializes in Periodontics
See a doctor: If it is indeed a canker sore, they typically need to run their course and can only be treated palliatively. There are some anesthetic rinses your do... Read More
A 16-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jonathan Waasdorp
Specializes in Periodontics
2 mins and soft : Brushing too aggressively and/or using a hard bristle brush can cause the gums to receed, which can lead to a litany of problems. Using a soft bristl... Read More
A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jonathan Waasdorp
Specializes in Periodontics
Determine diagnosis: After a proper diagnosis is made, patients with plaque induced periodontal disease (caused by bacteria in your mouth) are usually treated first with s... Read More
A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jonathan Waasdorp
Specializes in Periodontics
Prevent tooth loss: Periodontal surgery to treat "gum disease" usually involves making small incisions and lifting the gums from the teeth to access the roots and remove ... Read More

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Testimonials
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Thank you notes
Great clinician and professor. Takes time to explain all treatment procedures, very knowledgeable and always willing to help. I endorse this dentist.
I endorse this dentist. Just learned you are Cy's son in law. Please phone us for a lunch date 610-520-0200. Dr. Joe Greenberg
Nov 30, 2012
I endorse this dentist.
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Education & Training

Medical/Graduate school

University of Maryland
Graduated 2010MD

Medical/Graduate school

Muhlenberg College
MD

Medical/Graduate school

University of Pennsylvania School of Dental Medicine
MD

Medical/Graduate school

University of Maryland, Baltimore College of Dental Surgery
MD

Awards

Lazzara Fellowship in Advanced Implant Surgery, American Academy of Periodontology

Affiliations

American Academy of Periodontology
Montgomery Bucks Dental Society
Pennsylvania Dental Association
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