What is a Periodontist?

A periodontist is a dentist who has also had extensive post graduste training in Periodontics and is registered by the Dental Board of Australia.Periodontists specialize in the prevention, diagnosis, and treatment of periodontal (gum) disease and in the placement and maintenance of dental implants. Periodontists are experts in the treatment of all forms of periodontal disease, including gingivitis, periodontitis, and gingival recession.Drs Grossberg and Todes are also aware of the current research and publications in the field of Periodontics and are often invited to give lectures to dental groups and are involved in post graduate dental education.

The Australian Dental Association recognizes periodontics as one of the specialties of dentistry. By choosing treatment with our Specialist Periodontists you should expect that you will benefit from the most up to date procedures for treating periodontal disease and placing dental implants and cosmetic periodontal procedures to help you achieve the smile you desire.