Gum Disease (Periodontics)

Periodontology is dental care that focuses on the prevention and treatment of gum disease, as well as the management of gum and tissue inflammation resulting from existing dental conditions.

Depending on the individual needs of the patient, treatment options include non-surgical and surgical options, such as deep cleaning, or replacement of missing teeth by scaling and root planning for dental implants.

Services Include

  • Surgical therapy (gingivectomy/frenectomy)
  • Laser therapy
  • Extractions/site preservation
  • Implants
  • Soft tissue grafting
  • Guided bone regeneration
  • Crown lengthening
  • Canine exposure

Meet Our Periodontists

Ryan Cook

Ryan Cook

Education

  • DDS, University of Southern California
  • MS, Periodontics/Prosthodontics, University of Texas
  • BS, Biochemistry, North Carolina State University
  • BA, Chemistry, North Carolina State University
  • Diplomate of the American Board of Prosthodontics and American Board of Periodontology
Julie Marchesan

Julie Marchesan

Education

  • DDS, University of Sao Paulo, Brazil
  • PhD, Oral Health, University of Michigan
Matthew Mason

Matthew Mason

Education

  • DDS, Ohio State University
  • PhD, Ohio State University
  • MS, Periodontology, UNC Adams School of Dentistry
Patricia Miguez

Patricia Miguez

Education

  • PhD, Oral Biology and Periodontology, UNC Adams School of Dentistry
  • MS, Operative Dentistry, UNC Adams School of Dentistry
  • Certificate, Periodontology, Federal University of Santa Catarina
  • DDS, Dentistry, Federal University of Santa Catarina
  • Diplomate of the American Board of Periodontology
Antonio Moretti

Antonio Moretti

Education

  • MS, Dental Science, University of Rochester
  • Certificate, Periodontology, University of Rochester/Eastman Dental Center
  • DDS, Faculdade de Odontologia de Santo Amaro
Jonathan Reside

Jonathan Reside

Education

  • MS, Certificate, UNC Adams School of Dentistry
  • DDS, UNC Adams School of Dentistry
  • BS, Cellular and Structural Biology, University of Illinois
Cristiano Susin

Cristiano Susin

Education

  • PhD, University of Bergen, Bergen, Norway
  • MS, Lutheran University of Brazil
  • DDS, Federal University of Rio Grande do Sul, Porto Alegre, Brazil

Meet Our Residents

Akshay Chhana

Akshay Chhana

Education

  • BA, Biology and Medical Humanities, Baylor University
  • DDS, University of Texas Health Science Center, San Antonio
Yoon Chi

Yoon Chi

Education

  • BD, Anatomy and Cell Biology, McGill University
  • PhD, Cartilage Biology and Osteoarthritis, McGill University
  • DDS, University of Western Ontario
Teebok Choe

Teebok Choe

Education

  • BS, Biology, UNC-Chapel Hill
  • DDS, University of Maryland School of Dentistry
  • AEGD, University of Maryland School of Dentistry
Rosemary Davis

Rosemary Davis

Education

  • BS, Psychology, University of Florida
  • DMD, Boston University Henry M. Goldman School of Dental Medicine
Farahnaz Fahimipour

Farahnaz Fahimipour

Education

  • DMD, Shahid Beheshti University of Medical Sciences, Tehran
  • PhD, Dental Biomaterials, Tehran University of Medical Sciences
Amanda Finger Stadler

Amanda Finger Stadler

Education

  • BDS, Federal University of ParanĂ¡, Brazil
  • PhD, Clinical Dentistry, Federal University of Rio Grande do Sul, Brazil
Elnaz Gharah Bash

Elnaz Gharah Bash

Education

  • DDS, UNC Adams School of Dentistry
Koby Martin

Koby Martin

Education

  • BS, Biology, UNC-Chapel Hill
  • DDS, UNC Adams School of Dentistry
Jesse Woon

Jesse Woon

Education

  • BS, Biology, University of Richmond
  • DMD, University of Pittsburgh School of Dental Medicine