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Frequently Asked Questions

How do I know if I have gum disease?

The following symptoms often indicate that gum disease is present:

  • Bad breath that won’t go away
  • Red, swollen, or bleeding gums
  • Heavy tartar buildup
  • Loose or sensitive teeth

Do I need a root canal?

Signs of infection severe enough to require a root canal include:

  • Severe tooth pain
  • Large fractures or cavities in the teeth
  • Pain and sensitivity to heat
  • A small, pimple-like bump on gums or near area of pain

Am I a candidate for Invisalign?

Patients with healthy teeth and gums are usually the best candidates for Invisalign. Our board-certified orthodontist will assess your bite to determine if Invisalign is appropriate.

Do you see emergency patients?

If you feel that you are experiencing a dental emergency, please call us right away. We can work you into our schedule, or have someone return your call if it is after hours.

Is there a pediatric dentist in your office?

Yes, Dr. Paul Zeylikman is a New York City, board-certified pediatric dentist who sees all of our young patients right here in our office.

What is LANAP?

Laser Assisted New Attachment Procedure, or LANAP, is a non-invasive therapy used for the treatment of periodontitis. This procedure is performed in conjunction with deep cleaning, to destroy the bacteria that cause gum infections.

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