Appointments at Hospitals/Affiliated Institutions: Current Licensure & Certification:
Periodontist Rustom F. Mehta, DMD, Newton Centre, MA, practices a full scope of periodontics with expertise ranging from dental implants to cosmetic periodontal surgery, gum grafting and crown lengthening.
Periodontal disease is a serious infection under your gumline. ARESTIN (minocycline hydrochloride) is an antibiotic that kills the bacteria that cause the infection.
Rustom F. Mehta, DMD is open Tuesday through Thursday from 8:00 AM until 5:00 PM and Friday from 9:00 AM until 2:00 PM.
Crown lengthening (or crown exposure) is required when your tooth needs a new crown or other restoration.
While brushing the outside surfaces of your teeth, position the brush at a 45-degree angle where your gums and teeth meet.