We Answer Your Most Pressing Questions about Visiting a Jacksonville Periodontist

Do you have questions about working with a periodontist in Jacksonville, FL? Find the answers here!


Thank you for choosing Northeast Florida Periodontics and Implants to be your periodontist in Jacksonville, FL. In the days leading up to your initial appointment with Dr. Roger D. Robinson, please look over our commonly-asked questions listed here. Understanding Is the Key to a Great Patient-Periodontist Relationship!

The more you understand about your own periodontal care, the better your relationship with your periodontist in Jacksonville, FL, will be. We are passionate about providing you with the education you deserve so you can make the best choices for your oral health today and in the years to come.

Great question! A periodontist is a special type of dentist. Periodontists focus their practices on preventing, diagnosing and treating periodontal (gum) disease in patients of all ages. They also focus on surgical procedures, such as tooth implant dentistry.
Periodontal disease may have no signs at all in the early stages, or it may be accompanied by the following symptoms:
  • Your gum tissues bleed when you brush, even if you are careful.
  • Your gum tissues are swollen and painful.
  • Your teeth are becoming loose.
  • Your breath smells bad, even after you brush and rinse your mouth.
  • You have a strange taste in your mouth, especially around the areas of your inflamed or painful gums.
Each of these signs should be discussed with your periodontist in Jacksonville, FL, at your appointment.
Without treatment, periodontal disease will continue a progressive deterioration of the gum and bone possibly resulting in tooth loss. Also, periodontal disease has been linked to heart disease, diabetes, and other systemic diseases
The progression of periodontal disease, even advanced cases, can be controlled with specific periodontal therapy. Your Jacksonville periodontist will develop and personalized, meticulous treatment plan geared for your unique periodontal case.
We are welcoming new patients at Northeast Florida Periodontics & Dental Implants! Simply call us and make your first appointment. Then, check out our New Patient Page for further instructions.

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