Drs. Mohammed Imam and Shafiulla Khan of the Maine Center for Dental Medicine are biologic dentists who work alongside patients to provide the best possible care for their unique needs. Our team is focused on offering mercury safe, biological dentistry, including non-surgical gum disease treatment. Understanding the benefits of non-surgical periodontal therapy is the first step in deciding if it is right for you!
Periodontal disease is an infection that impacts the soft tissues of the mouth. However, if left untreated, it can become extremely damaging to the oral health of patients. This infection can cause the jawbone to shrink, resulting in adult teeth becoming loose or lost. The gum tissues also shrink, leaving more portions of the teeth exposed. These problems can be easily addressed with the use of non-surgical gum disease treatment.
Periodontal disease treatment with the team of the Maine Center for Dental Medicine in Skowhegan, Maine involves the use of:
Patients need to know that conditions that are extremely severe may still require gum surgery. Fortunately, with routine visits and examinations at our practice, patients can keep their infection under control and avoid the development of periodontal disease worsening into later stages. As soon as patients notice changes in their oral health, they need to be evaluated by their dentist to get a proper diagnosis and to facilitate appropriate treatment.
If you have been diagnosed with gum disease and require assistance, we welcome you to speak to our biologic team of professionals about non-surgical solutions. Drs. Mohammed Imam and Shafiulla Khan are available at the Maine Center for Dental Medicine with mercury safe and biological dentistry. Call the office at (207) 474-9503 and request an appointment at our practice, conveniently located at 59 Pleasant Street in Skowhegan, Maine.
With over 30 years of expertise Dr. Imam regularly updates himself on modern techniques and methods whilst continuing to invest and perform procedures using the best technology and equipment to ensure his patients receive the best and most bio-compatible oral care possible.
An alumnus of New York University, Dr. Shafiulla Khan brings with him a wealth of knowledge and expertise gained over his 35 plus years of practicing dentistry. He is well known for his passion to improve his patients’ lives with his service. While being a SMART certified professional, Dr. Khan’s areas of specialty includes Tempro-mandibular Disorders, TMJ therapy and smile make overs. He remains a prestigious member of the International Association of Oral Medicine and Toxicology (IAOMT) amongst many others.