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Which branch of dentistry is concerned with gum disease?

8 doctors weighed in across 4 answers
Dr. Theodore Davantzis answered

Specializes in Dentistry

Periodontics: A periodontist specializes in treating gum disease.

Answered 12/22/2014

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Dr. John Thaler answered

Specializes in Prosthodontics

Periodontics: Periodontics is one of the recognized specialties in Dentistry.

Answered 12/30/2014

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Dr. Paul Grin answered

Specializes in Pain Management

Perio Specialist: Periodontic specialist is a dentist who specializes in the prevention, diagnosis, and treatment of periodontal disease.

Answered 1/20/2015

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Periodontics: A periodontist treats gum disease bone disease both conservatively or surgically depending upon the severity. Of the breakdown See a periodontist before the disease loosens your teeth.

Answered 5/1/2015

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