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Dr. Shah’s forte is in the prevention, diagnosis, and treatment of periodontal disease, for child dental care. He is an expert in the treatment of oral inflammation.
A+ Pediatric Dental Specialty Care is leading the forefront of the latest techniques for diagnosing and treating periodontal disease. The ultimate goal is the achieve the highest level of mouth health at an early stage to avoid any potential concerns or issues as we embark on the future of your child’s development.

Problematic periodontal cases include children on the verge of severe gum disease or a complex dental/medical history. Dr. Shah educates each patient on the different treatments available given the current status of the child.

Scaling and root planing is the cleaning of the infected surface of the root.
Root surface debridement is simply the removal of damaged tissue.
Dr. Shah is equipped to handle the most severe gum problems using a range of surgical procedures among children.

During your consultation, Dr. Shah will review and evaluate your child’s complete medical and dental history in order to educate you on the most effective options and treatments. It is extremely imperative for Dr. Shah to know if any medications are being taken by the child or if the child is being treated for any other condition that can affect periodontal care.

Dr. Shah begins by examining the gums, checking to see if there is any gum line recession, assesses the tooth alignment when biting, and stability of the root.

For more information about Periodontics at A+ Pediatrics Specialty Care in the Pennsylvania area, please fill out our contact form or call us at 215-643-9400.