Periodontist Dr. David Cohen specializes in Periodontics and Implantology. Our practice offers services for the treatment of gum disease, cosmetic procedures to aesthetically enhance your smile, and dental implants that can replace single or multiple missing teeth. We know that oral and periodontal health are essential to overall health. We want you to feel comfortable and relaxed during your evaluation and treatment. We welcome your questions and concerns so we can provide solutions which lead to your greater health. If you have any questions regarding your care call our office at 815 356-8200.
Dental Implants provide a strong foundation for crowns that replace missing teeth. Implants allow people who have lost teeth to once again enjoy their favorite foods and smile with confidence. Implants help preserve facial structure, because they prevent the jawbone from deteriorating due to missing teeth.
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Periodontal disease effects 80% of Americans by the time they are 45 years of age. This disease damages teeth, gums and jawbone; affecting your ability to chew and speak, decreasing the aesthetics of your smile, and diminishing your overall health. Regular periodontal care and maintenance will help you achieve a healthy and functional smile.
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In cases where gums have become unhealthy, periodontal treatment becomes necessary. Our practice takes a conservative approach to treatment. If possible, non-surgical therapy will be used to treat gum disease. In severe cases that require surgical treatment, non-surgical therapy is often used prior to surgery to increase the success of treatment, and limit the areas in the mouth where surgery will be required.
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