Periodontist and Dental Implant Specialist

There are both dental and medical consequences to periodontal disease. Please read below for more information.

Dental Consequences of Periodontal Disease

75% of all adult tooth loss is due to periodontal disease. Periodontal disease wears away the bone and gum needed to support your teeth. As this support disappears, your teeth first become loose and then can be lost. When your dentist recommends periodontal treatment, it is important to get started right away. Continued...

Medical Consequences of Periodontal Disease

"People think of gum disease in terms of their teeth, but they don't think about the fact that gum disease is a serious infection that can release bacteria into the bloodstream"
Dr. Robert Genco, editor “Journal of Periodontology”

Periodontal disease leads to inflammation of the gums. This inflammatory bacteria then enters your bloodstream and travels throughout your body. Researchers have linked this process to a number of serious medical conditions. It is important to treat periodontal disease as quickly as possible to avoid the release of bacteria into your bloodstream. Continued...

 



Brian N. Hollander, DDS, MS
Diplomate, American Board of Periodontology
1615 Hill Road, Suite 4, Novato, CA 94947
Tel: (415) 898-6660 • Get DirectionsContact Us

A key to dental implant safety and success is advanced radiography. A CT scan we can be sure that every precaution has been taken.

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Dr. Hollander is a periodontist in Novato, CA who specializes in dental implants and in treating periodontal disease.
He also services the surrounding areas of San Francisco, San Raphael and San Anselmo.
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