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Undergraduate & Medical SchoolDental:
BDS, University College Cork, Ireland
MSD, University of Washington, Seattle, WA
Post-Medical School TrainingResidency: Periodontics, University of Washington
Treatments offered at Seattle Periodontics and Implant Dentistry
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Healing is well under way in most cases by one week however the wound will be immature for several weeks and hence you need to protect the site from... READ MORE
It is really important to accurately diagnose the factors that currently influence your smile as this will dictate treatment outcomes to a great... READ MORE
It is likely that there will be some bone lost at the site if you do an apicoectomy. The most important question to answer is what will be the most... READ MORE
The gum tissue may look like it is not completely healed but chances are at 2 months the wound is sealed over although the surface may be a little... READ MORE
Based on your photograph it looks like you have recession particularly on the lower left central incisor. Generally speaking the lower incisors have... READ MORE
Gum grafting involves the placement of either the patients own tissue or tissue bank tissue at the recipient site. Sometimes part of the graft... READ MORE
I'm having pain with pressure, and some slight movement, after crown placed on implant. What could be happening?
Pain and mobility are definitely indications that something is wrong. Return to your surgeon asap. He/she will check to see if the crown or support... READ MORE
Your dentist is concerned that the tooth may be difficult to remove if it crumbles at the time of surgery and wants to make sure the bone is preserved... READ MORE
If you have a perfectly good tooth buried in the bone then you should really consider doing what the dentist recommended. It will be a short term... READ MORE
There are a number of factors to consider. Firstly your teeth look to be about the right dimension with just is a little crowding present. Making the... READ MORE
Before and After Photos by Dr. O'Beirne
Gerrarda O'Beirne, BDS, MSD has shared 9 before and after pictures with 14 helpful votes from the RealSelf community.
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