Periodontics

Periodontics is the dental specialty that works with both the diseases of the gums (See Periodontal Disease) and the upper jaw bone that supports the teeth. Because these two areas are the basic supporting structures of the teeth, Periodontics is the specialty that provides the expertise for dental implants.

A dentist practicing this specialty is called a Periodontist and has a certification in this field from the American Dental Association (ADA).

Here at Reardon Dental, our Periodontist is Dr. Douglas Reigh. Dr. Reigh received ADA board certification and is a diplomate of the board of periodontology. He is also a member of State and local dental associations. (See Dr Reigh‘s full bio).

Dr. Christopher Roxas is our Perio-Prosthodontist.  In addition to specializing in periodontics, Dr. Chris specializes in periodontal fixed prosthetics as well as full mouth rehabilitation (See Dr. Chris’s full bio).

Dr. Reigh and Dr. Chris are experts in the diagnosis, and treatment of periodontal disease and in the placement and maintenance of dental Implants.

Dental Implants: When you lose a tooth, a dental implant may be needed to replace the tooth root and crown. These implants are simply “anchors” that permanently support replacement teeth. They are secure and durable and can be cleaned and cared for much like your natural teeth. Dental implants are one of the best options in the replacement of missing teeth (See also Bridges & Dentures)

The procedure for placement of dental implants requires a titanium root be fitted into your jaw to replace the lost tooth’s root. Once the implant is anchored into the bone, the bone around the implant requires six weeks to six months of healing. Once the bone has healed, a support post and replacement tooth is anchored onto the implant.

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What Our Patients Are Saying

  • Aubrey W.1/06/2022

    Love this dentist! Everyone is so nice and professional! I’ve been going here since for 24 years! They’ve always taken good care of me!

    Deb Y.12/28/2021

    I had pain in a tooth and called Wednesday morning and they told me to come right in. Dr. Reardon was very kind and thorough and explained my options. He ended up removing out an old filling and replacing it. His calm manner helped me through the drilling procedure and Sherry was great at replacing the filling. I appreciated that Dr Reardon fit me in to resolve the tooth pain. Excellent experience, even with the drilling part. Thank you! Thanks

  • Tom H.12/21/2021

    Ashley was great. She was very nice and did an excellent job cleaning my teeth. I would recommend her to everyone.

    Melissa P.12/02/2021

    Ashley is a great hygienist! She explained so well about various ways to improve my dental health. Dr. Reardon was helpful and encouraging. Great care!!

  • Joy T.11/30/2021

    I am terrified of dentist so having a tooth pulled had me very nervous. Everyone was great! Very little pain, and they were genuinely concerned about me. Thank you!

    Beth G.11/18/2021

    Got in quickly, Stephanie is kind and gentle. No pain. Dr. O’Brian very nice and also friendly. Overrall the office is clean and friendly and since I have to go to the dentist, I actually don’t mind this group. Note: I avoided going to the dentist for years because I was so afraid- now not so much. 👍

  • Colleen C.11/11/2021

    Wonderful staff and great, caring doctors! We are so fortunate to be patients of this practice.

    Just thrilled to be back on the reopening of the Downingtown office today! Everyone is always so kind and caring 😊

    Laura G.11/04/2021

    I am a New Patient needing dental work. I must say, I am completely satisfied & confident with Dr. Reardon and His Staff; especially Priscilla who goes above & beyond to assist the Patient. You can feel assured You’re at a Good Place with Reardon Dental. Thank You!!

  • Dobie G.10/27/2021

    Awesome people. Awesome service. Oh, and did I mention painless? And they do all this with a smile. 😁

    Angelica B.10/11/2021

    Great practice! I didn't even wait 3 minutes and was called right in. My hygienist was great and super sweet. All around great experience even though the dentist is not my favorite experience. Thank you Reardon for being so awesome 👌

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