Top Five Things To Look for When Choosing a Periodontist

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Periodontists are dentists who receive special training to focus on treating gum disease and installing implants. In addition, they have to undergo additional training after earning a general dentistry degree. This is because they have to learn how to properly treat gums and install dental implants and often only see patients with severe issues.

If you’re someone looking for a good periodontist, here’s a list of the top five things you need to consider.

1. Knowledgeable
A person who is knowledgeable in the field but, more importantly, eager to learn the latest ideas and techniques and always wants to build on past education and experiences.

2. Warm and caring
A good periodontist should have several soft skills, such as compassion, attention to detail, and analytical thinking. They need to be someone who is warm and caring and can contribute to creating a welcoming atmosphere.

3. Professional
Professionalism, accountability, and honesty, providing treatment options, and including you, the patient, in the decision-making process, are some of the qualities to look for. You want people who take the initiative on their own and strive for both personal growth and the growth of the practice.

4. Personable
Look for a periodontist who is pleasant and happy at work. Nothing is better than seeing the staff smiling, laughing, and even singing or humming to the music playing at work.

5. Respectful
We look for people that are respectful, not just to other people, but to the environment, diversity in race and gender, and the environment.

If you’re looking for periodontal care in Toronto, reach out to Yonge Eglinton Periodontics. We provide the most current, comfortable, and cost-efficient treatments for your oral health. Our complete periodontal and implant services include diagnosis and treatment of gum disease (periodontitis), gum grafting, crown lengthening and treatment of “gummy smiles,” extractions and implant replacement of missing teeth, as well as bone regeneration and augmentation procedures.

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