GROTON, Conn., July 2, 2018 /PRNewswire-PRWeb/ -- Drs. Gregory Toback and Marianne
Gum disease is a three-stage progressive condition characterized first by swollen, bleeding gums. During the initial stage of gingivitis, scaling and root planing can effectively halt the progressions. Periodontitis and advanced periodontitis have progressively worse symptoms, including chronic bad breath, loose teeth, and bone and tooth loss. Gum disease has also been linked to systemic health conditions including heart disease, diabetes, and osteoporosis.
Traditional osseous surgery uses scalpels to cut away diseased gum tissue before the teeth are thoroughly cleaned above and below the gum line. LANAP laser dentistry provides the same type of treatment in a minimally invasive manner. With the use of a laser, bacteria and diseased tissue are eradicated from around the tooth roots. Teeth are cleaned, then the laser is used to form healthy blood clots that encourage reattachment of the gums back to the teeth. LANAP is a less painful procedure that produces minimal bleeding and accelerates post-surgery healing. Treatment is accurate and effective, without the need for invasive scalpels or sutures.
The founder of the HP3 (High-Performance Periodontal Practice) continuing education series, and author of numerous papers and periodontal research, Dr. Toback is an authority in periodontics and is actively involved in the industry through regular speaking and teaching appointments across the United States. Dr. Urbanski has served as a clinical periodontology instructor at the University of Connecticut's School of Dentistry and the Yale General Practice Residency Program. Both Dr. Toback and Dr. Urbanski host three study clubs, Shoreline Periodontics Synergy Study Club, Hygiene Study Club and Spear Study Club to share their knowledge and educate other clinicians in the latest in dentistry. This periodontal team is also experienced in caring for patients in every stage of gum disease, and are certified and highly trained in the LANAP protocol.
Patients from Groton, CT, with gum disease interested in learning more about the benefits of LANAP as an alternative to osseous surgery are welcomed to call either of Dr. Toback and Dr. Urbanski's two practice locations in New London, CT and Westerly, RI. More information on the practice, Shoreline Periodontics, can be found by visiting http://www.shorelineperio.com.
About the Practice
Shoreline Periodontics is a periodontal practice offering personalized dental care for patients since 1998 and is located in New London, CT and Westerly, RI. Leading board-certified periodontist, Dr. Gregory A. Toback, received his B.A. from St. John's University and his Doctorate of Dental Medicine from the University of Connecticut. He also received advanced training in periodontics and dental implants at the University of Texas Health Science Center in San Antonio. Dr. Toback focuses on minimally invasive surgeries, offering LANAP® and belongs to a small group of dental professionals currently providing the Chao Pinhole Surgical Technique™ for treatment of gum recession. Dr. Marianne Urbanski has been voted one of Connecticut's top dentists for more than seven years by Connecticut Magazine. Dr. Urbanski graduated cum laude from the College of Holy Cross in Worcester, Massachusetts where she earned a Bachelors' degree in Biology. She also received her Doctor of Dental Medicine degree and her Masters' of Dental Science degree from the University of Connecticut Dental School. Dr. Urbanski prides herself on offering caring, professional treatment to each patient. To learn more about Shoreline Periodontics and their dental services visit their website at http://www.shorelineperio.com or call 860-443-2428 for the New London, CT location, or 401-596-0000 for the Westerly, RI office.
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