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Dr. Scott Smith

Periodontics
King of Prussia, PA
male

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Office

King of Prussia, PA

Address

170 N Henderson Road,, Suite 308, King of Prussia, PA
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My office hours

Wednesday: 8:00am - 5:00pm
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Specialties
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Periodontics

Cosmetic Dentistry

Doctor Q&A

27 Answers
7 Agrees
The number of answers this doctor has agreed with.
A 59-year-old male asked:
Dr. Scott Smith
Specializes in Periodontics
Depends: Great observation as periodontal disease can still effect implant used a anchors for prosthetic teeth. Now her is the concern. We need ample attached ... Read More
A female asked:
Dr. Scott Smith
Specializes in Periodontics
Radiesse (dermal fillers) : Radiesse is a suspension of extremely small perfectly spherical calcium particles (calcium hydroxylapatite). It is very common for the individual admi... Read More
A female asked:
Dr. Scott Smith
Specializes in Periodontics
Juvederm : Juvederm is a hyaluronic acid which is a complex carbohydrate found within our skin but unfortunately this is not as good as Radiesse (dermal fillers)... Read More
A 59-year-old male asked:
Dr. Scott Smith
Specializes in Periodontics
Ok: Antibiotics are a help but often will not clear a localized gum abscess. Make sure you contact your periodontist and find out what is causing the absc... Read More
A 18-year-old male asked:
Dr. Scott Smith
Specializes in Periodontics
Scars: It depends. If there are shallow marked indentations dermabrasion of varying degrees may be indicated along with a facial or hydrafacial procedure. M... Read More
A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Scott Smith
Specializes in Periodontics
Possibly: Often times when a tooth is removed the dentist will not suture the gum tissue over the socket. Food can gather in that socket and create a bad smell... Read More
A member asked:
Dr. Scott Smith
Specializes in Periodontics
A : A question i hear often and as much the words seem to be interchanged by many patients. Essentially, gingivitis is an acute or reversible inflammation... Read More
A 31-year-old member asked:
Dr. Scott Smith
Specializes in Periodontics
Acne Scarring: The best answer is to seek a consultation with a qualified skin care specialist. This could be a dermatologist or medical esthetician. Treatment runs ... Read More
A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Scott Smith
Specializes in Periodontics
It depends: Halitosis or bad breath has many different causes. It can be related to oral bacteria in which case good oral hygiene (including flossing and tongue s... Read More
A 37-year-old female asked:
Dr. Scott Smith
Specializes in Periodontics
Yes: It can happen that graft placed under the existing gum tissue with alloderm or xenograft will cause some swelling which will last about three days. No... Read More
A female asked:
Dr. Scott Smith
Specializes in Periodontics
Radiesse (dermal fillers) : Radiesse (dermal fillers) is such a great product and will provide you with the fullness you desire in your cheeks which lasts over a year. Radiesse (... Read More
A female asked:
Dr. Scott Smith
Specializes in Periodontics
Not Much: In the us the standard of care for lip enhancement and dermal fillers is hyaluronic acid. Examples include juvederm, restylane. Other products last lo... Read More
A female asked:
Dr. Scott Smith
Specializes in Periodontics
This : This is a common occurence with extraction of mulitiple teeth. Most likely these are residual pieces of bone that are were loosened when the teeth wer... Read More
A female asked:
Dr. Scott Smith
Specializes in Periodontics
This : This is a great question and one i get often concerning the pitting associated with severe acne. A couple of questions need to be answered. What cause... Read More
A female asked:
Dr. Scott Smith
Specializes in Periodontics
If : If you have been treated with hyaluronic acid fillers in the past (juvederm and Restylane (dermal fillers) are common names) you will see longer resul... Read More
A 69-year-old female asked:
Dr. Scott Smith
Specializes in Periodontics
I : I would agree with my colleague and friend regarding the use of hydrogen peroxide as a preventative oral hygiene adjunct. There is a specific periodon... Read More
A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Scott Smith
Specializes in Periodontics
Contributory: Acid reflux has many side effects which can cause damage to normal structures. Mucosal tissue can be eroded by excessive acid. Ordinarily thicker tiss... Read More
A 59-year-old male asked:
Dr. Scott Smith
Specializes in Periodontics
Just be yourself: The initial point is for all the dentists to get an idea of what is going on. Generally one to two weeks is necessary to incorporate another specialis... Read More
A 42-year-old female asked:
Dr. Scott Smith
Specializes in Periodontics
Why?: I really suggest you consider other treatments for firbromyalgia which include physical therapy, counseling and medications which are not as addictive... Read More
A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. Scott Smith
Specializes in Periodontics
Good Question: Most toothpastes have quite low abrasiveness. I would need to know what you are looking for. Are you concerned a toothpaste would roughen fillings, o... Read More
A female asked:
Dr. Scott Smith
Specializes in Periodontics
Generally : Generally having facials or any skin surface conditioning is fine after dermal fillers. We routinely have our patients in for hydradermal abrasion a w... Read More
A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Scott Smith
Specializes in Periodontics
Yes: As with any recommendation it is necessary for you to seek out a qualified health care professional to answer your question specifically, however, in ... Read More
A member asked:
Dr. Scott Smith
Specializes in Periodontics
Gingivitis : Gingivitis by definition is a reversible inflammation of the gum tissue around necks of the teeth. It is caused by high levels of plaque (bacteria) wh... Read More
A female asked:
Dr. Scott Smith
Specializes in Periodontics
Great : Great question and there are a couple of reasons why my patients like it more. First it tends to last longer - a year and a half is about average, and... Read More
A member asked:
Dr. Scott Smith
Specializes in Periodontics
There : There could be a myriad of reasons for the pain in your jaws. Recent dental work can cause soreness in the tm joint area because of opening your mouth... Read More
A member asked:
Dr. Scott Smith
Specializes in Periodontics
Without : Without seeing the radiographs it is a bit difficult to answer accurately for your situation, however, i would agree with my two colleagues who have r... Read More
A 59-year-old male asked:
Dr. Scott Smith
Specializes in Periodontics
Not sure: It all depends. Sounds like you might need two implants and have three teeth. Yes this reduces the cost as compared to three implants and associated b... Read More

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Testimonials
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Thank you notes
Nov 30, 2012
Dr. Smith is a highly skilled periodontist who utilizes the latest techniques to provide his patients with the highest level of periodontal care which includes maintaining the health of the supporting...Read More
Nov 30, 2012
I endorse this dentist. I am very appreciative of the information that Dr. Smith provides to readers on AVVO.Com. His responses demonstrate excellent knowledge and common sense intermingled with both ...Read More
Nov 30, 2012
I endorse this dentist. We refer to only one periodontist, this periodontist. Our patients always love him and look forward to advanced treatment with him. His addition of LANAP proves his worth to my...Read More
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Was the result post lanap. Gum abscess. Deep cleaning at 4 mos.!! Bye.
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In my 1st consult itself: am I allowed as much as 5 minutes of #'s?
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Excellent point! I had once been told about this. Good reminder.

Education & Training

Medical/Graduate school

University of Maryland, Baltimore College of Dental Surgery
Graduated 1990MD

Medical/Graduate school

Pennsylvania State University
MD

Medical/Graduate school

University of Maryland
MD

Awards

Best Periodontist, Philadelphia Magazine
Top Dentist, Main Line Today Magazine
Montgomery County’s best Periodontist and Implant Specialist, Times Herald

Affiliations

American Academy of Periodontology
American Academy of Facial Esthetics
Institute for Advanced Laser Dentistry
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