I have been going to this office for years....Dr Arnold Freedman was my first appointment ...what a kind and patient man with a great sense of humor! I was nervous at first but he put…
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Dr. O'Campo performed my crown lenghthening procedure in July. She explained the procedure step by step and although I was nervous she was very gentle and the procedure was great. Her post procedure care explanations…
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A natural tooth consists of a root and a crown. If you compare natural teeth to implant-supported replacement teeth, you'll see they have the same basic parts. Both have a crown (the visible part used to chew food). Both have a root that holds the tooth securely under the gum and is anchored into the jaw. The difference is that the implant is made of titanium — the same time-tested material used by surgeons for artificial joints. When you lose a tooth, you lose both the root and the crown.
After Drs. Friedman or Clemente have completed the active phase of periodontal treatment, your periodontal disease will be under control. He will provide you with a personalized maintenance program of care to keep your gums healthy. Maintenance therapy is an ongoing program designed to prevent disease in the gum tissues and bone supporting your teeth. Adherence to a program of conscientious home oral care and regularly scheduled maintenance therapy visits with your dentist and Drs. Friedman or Clemente will give you an excellent chance of keeping your teeth for your lifetime.
Cosmetic periodontal procedures are a conventional way to cover unsightly, sensitive, or exposed root surfaces and to prevent future gum recession. If you are unhappy with the appearance of short, unsightly teeth, this can be greatly improved by a combination of periodontal procedures by Drs. Friedman or Clemente and cosmetic dentistry by your dentist. Personalized, gentle & comprehensive care is our number one priority. For more information or to schedule a consult with top periodontists Dr. Friedman or Dr. Clemente, choose an option:
Dr. Jonathan Friedman joined our practice in June of 2007. He is originally from Venezuela, where he completed his dental education at the Universidad Central de Venezuela in May, 2000.
Dr. Clemente was born and raised in Southern California. She received her Bachelor of Science from University of California San Diego.
Dr. Freedman, born and raised in Philadelphia, completed his periodontal training at Temple University School of Dentistry, where he also previously earned his Doctor of Dental Surgery Degree.