Periodontics and Implants

19735 Germantown Rd., Suite 250, Germantown, MD 20874

Phone: (301) 972-3311 Fax: (301) 972-1822

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       Office Hours      

Monday: 8am-3pm
Tuesday: 9am-5pm
Wednesday: Closed
Thursday: 9am-5pm
Friday: 8am-1pm
Sat & Sunday Closed
 

19735 Germantown Rd., Suite 250
Germantown, MD 20874

(301) 972-3311


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19735 Germantown Rd., Suite 250, Germantown, MD 20874

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Patient Education

From receding gums to advanced implant and sinus procedures, Dr. Ramin Azghandi's practice is equipped to handle all your periodontal and implant needs. To help you understand your options, we've included descriptions of some of our leading services on this page.

 

  • Scaling and Root Planing
  • Crown Lengthening
  • Implants
  • Ridge & Sinus Augmentation
  • Lip Repositioning

 

  • Regenerative Procedures
  • Pocket Reduction Therapy & Osseous Surgery
  • Gingivectomy (laser & conventional)
  • Soft Tissue Grafts (Corrective & Cosmetic)
  • Botox & Fillers

 

What is Periodontics?
Periodontics is a specialty that involves the prevention, diagnosis and treatment of diseases and conditions of the supporting and surrounding tissues of the teeth or their substitutes (i.e implants). Read more...

Scaling and Root Planing
Some cases of moderate to advanced periodontal (gum) disease may not be controlled by improved self-care such as flossing may require a special kind of cleaning called scaling and root planing.  Read more...

Crown Lengthening (corrective & esthetic)
In some cases, periodontal procedures help lay the groundwork for restorative and cosmetic dentistry and/or improve the esthetics of your gum line. Read more...

Implants
Implants are synthetic structures made of Titanium or Zirconium that are placed in the area of the tooth normally occupied by the root of tooth. They are inserted into your jawbone during a minor surgical procedure that takes place in our office. Read more...

Gingivectomy  (laser & conventional)
A gingivectomy is necessary when the gums have pulled away from the teeth, creating deep pockets. The pockets make it hard to clean away plaque. Read more...

Soft Tissue Grafts
Soft tissue grafts are sometimes performed to treat gum conditions, tooth sensitivity due to recessoins,or correct other abnormalities. 

Click on the link below to watch a short video on Soft Tissue Grafts:

http://www.speareducation.com/patient-education/patient-view/course/526/dr/4221/key/72b3f76aec7e1b159d39de95e9ba17e1ddcf10aefddebab613221fbb2eefc5be/exp/1446159358

Read more & see examples in Before & After section


Lip Repositioning    This advanced procedure is designed to greatly reduce the gummy smile. It transforms the smile which shows too much gum to a more esthetically optimal smile. In most cases Dr. Azghandi spends less than one hour to reposition a lip. He will then see you in 3-4 weeks for a quick follow up. see examples in Before & After section

Regenerative Procedures These procedure are used to repair the supporting structures of teeth, or in some cases, implants. From artificial and natural bone substitutes to biological modfiers (i.e bone morphogenic proteins) Dr. Azghandi utlizes the latest FDA approved methods and materials to improve the prognosis of your teeth & implants.

Ridge & Sinus Augmentation Implants require strong and adequate foundation in bone to withstand the forces applied to them during function. Most people who lose their teeth will eventually lose part of their jaw bone. In some cases loss of upper posterior teeth (molars) will result in a enlargement of sinus (pneumatization) which in trun leaves even less bone for implant placement. Ridge & Sinus Augmentation procedures are designed to revitalize the foundation for implant placement within the jaw bone and sinuses. 

Click on the link below to watch a short video on Sinus Augmentation (AKA Sinus Lift): 

http://www.speareducation.com/patient-education/patient-view/course/530/dr/4221/key/05d4ef1a06fdca9b436cdff2f98e21dfcba72a7352efd79d6d1c4004542bb52b/exp/1446158940