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Periodontists John Kim, DMD, MS , Harriet Arrington, DDS, MS, and H.H. Strickland, Jr., DDS, MS practice a full scope of periodontics with expertise ranging from dental implants, cosmetic periodontal surgery, gum grafting and crown lengthening. Drs. Kim, Arrington, and Strickland can now treat a wide variety of periodontal (gum) disease. Our office is located at 400 Peachtree Street, Rocky Mount, NC. Call us at (252) 446-0400.
Drs. Kim, Arrington, and Strickland are now offering the first FDA approved laser treatment protocol for gum disease.
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Periodontal diseases (a.k.a. gum disease) are infections of the gums that gradually destroy the support of your natural teeth. As periodontal diseases progress, the supporting gum tissue and bone that holds teeth in place deteriorate. If left untreated, this leads to tooth loss and can even have systemic health implications!
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Dental implants are designed to provide a foundation for replacement teeth that look, feel, and function like natural teeth. The person who has lost teeth regains the ability to eat virtually anything and can smile with confidence, knowing that teeth appear natural and that facial contours will be preserved. Dental implants are changing the way people live. With them, people are rediscovering the comfort and confidence to eat, speak, laugh and enjoy life.
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These procedures are a predictable 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 and cosmetic dentistry by your dentist.