Frequently Asked Questions About Us
A: A periodontist is a dentist who has continued their education and gone on to specialize in the prevention, diagnosis and treatment of periodontal disease. Periodontists are also experts in the placement of dental implants.
A: You should choose Dr. Kaplan as your periodontist in Norwalk, CT, because of her qualifications and her personalized care. Dr. Kaplan has an Ivy League educational background and is a board-certified periodontist. She is a member of the American Academy of Periodontology, American Dental Association and various study clubs. In 2015, Dr. Kaplan was awarded Top Dentist in Connecticut. She and her office staff are kind, honest and provide personalized experiences for each patient.
A: It is important to remove bacteria and plaque from around your teeth to prevent tartar and tooth decay. The ADA recommends brushing your teeth at least twice a day with a soft-bristled brush. Be sure to have a toothbrush that is the right size to fit into all the spaces of your mouth. Flossing should be done at least once a day to remove the plaque between teeth that is not removed by brushing alone.
A: You should have a professional dental cleaning and have your teeth checked at least twice a year, however Dr. Kaplan or your hygienist may recommend more depending on the condition of your teeth and if you have periodontal disease. These visits allow us to not only maintain your oral health but also enable us to detect oral health issues at the very first signs to prevent more serious and costlier problems.
Dr. Selma Kaplan is a periodontist in Norwalk, CT. She offers laser dentistry as well as provides personalized care for each of her patients. To learn more about our office and to schedule your appointment please call us today! We look forward to speaking with you.