I’m from a small town in rural Washington state, but New York City became home to me throughout my education and residency. Although the past two years as a periodontist in Bellevue, WA have been wonderful, I knew that I needed to return home to NYC.
We always say that periodontics is the foundation of dentistry. Therefore, as a periodontist, I believe that my role is to set up my collaborating dentists for the slam dunk on their work
New York University College of Dentistry
American Dental Association, American Academy of Periodontology, Western Society of Periodontology, Washington State Society of Periodontology, Seattle King County Dental Society, Washington State Dental Association
Straumann New Periodontist Scholarship
2019-American Academy of Periodontology Board Certiﬁed in Periodontology and Dental Implant Surgery
2018-American Board of Periodontology Student Award in Implant Dentistry
2014-American Academy of Implant Dentistry Student of the Year Award and Student Inspiration Award
2014-NYU Student Body Nominations Best Presentation in Basic Sciences and Dean’s Research Award
2013-NYU Research Days Student Leadership Award
2013-NYU Dental Student Council Executive Board Best in Competition for NYU Post & Core newsletter
2012-ASDA National Gold Crown Journalism Awards
Scaling and root planing, also known as deep cleaning, is the process of removing of dental plaque and calculus trapped under the gums which causes inflammation and can lead to advanced periodontal disease.
In a bone graft procedure, the surgeon will take a section of bone from another area of your body, or - as is most often the case now - use a special bone grafting material, and graft it onto your jaw bone. ... A successful bone graft allows your jaw bone to be strong enough to support your dental implant.
A ridge augmentation is a common oral surgical procedure often performed following a tooth extraction. This procedure helps recreate the natural contour of the gums and jaw that may have been lost due to bone loss from tooth extraction, or for another reason.