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Osseous Surgery

Osseous Surgery Specialist
Dr. Wang is a board certified periodontist with significant skills in both simple and complex gum surgery procedures, helping patients in Manhattan’s Midtown East neighborhood and throughout New York City maintain healthy gums and avoid tooth loss.

What is osseous surgery?

Osseous surgery uses bone grafts to add bone tissue to areas where bone loss has occurred due to advanced gum disease. When gum disease is allowed to advance untreated, the bacteria can eventually eat away at the bone that comprises the tooth socket. When bone is lost, the tooth becomes weak and can fall out. By augmenting these areas with bone grafts, either taken from your own body or by using allografts from a tissue bank, osseous surgery can repair the damage and help restore oral structures damaged by disease.

How can I tell if I need gum surgery?

Not everyone who has gum disease requires gum surgery; however, people with the advanced periodontal disease may require surgery to prevent further decay and eventual tooth loss. The only way to know if gum surgery could benefit you and help you keep your teeth as healthy as possible is to schedule an evaluation. Being evaluated is especially important if you have any signs of gum disease, including bleeding gums, swollen or tender gums, sore teeth or extreme sensitivity to hot and cold temperatures.



What Our Patients Are Saying

With over 1000 reviews from all over the web with an average rating of 4.9 we are proud to be in the Manhattan Dental Elite.

This is the first dental practice I look forward to going to. The front desk staff, hygienists and dentists are some of the friendliest and best in Manhattan. I always look forward to my teeth cleanings and if I need work done, I know I'm in great care. Also, Dr. Ahh did my Invisalign and I've never been more proud to smile!
Erin S.

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Oxanna is the absolute best hands down best cleaning ever!!! Dr Wang and Laura are simply amazing! I would never go anywhere else this place is top-of-the-line
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I've been going to 209 dental for years. I now live in Long Island and still make the trip out for my appointments. Dr's Ahn and Kafko are very caring individuals. Best dental experience ever!
Anna G.

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The best experience at the dental office. Extremely professional.
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I think he's on of the best if not the best dentists in Manhattan as well as his nurse daiana she was sweat and professional , went for wisdoms tooth problem, unbelievably smooth and painless operation, got it out in no time, and he also played my faviourt album , which made me feel less stress and chilling.
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