Surgical treatments are needed when the tissue around the teeth is unhealthy and cannot be repaired with non-surgical treatments. Minor surgical procedure generally done with a local anesthetic.
Many times, the early stages of periodontal disease can be treated with non-surgical periodontal treatments where they are the least invasive and more cost-effective.
Dental implants may be used to replace single teeth, replace multiple teeth, or provide abutments for complete dentures or partials.
An implant is a metal “root” which can be placed into the jawbone. Once integrated with your bone, the implant can be used to support a crown, a bridge, or secure a removable appliance.
Nitrous oxide is a safe and effective sedative agent that is mixed with oxygen and inhaled through a small mask that fits over your nose to help you relax during periodontal procedures.
Sedation dentistry uses medication to help our patients relax during periodontal procedures. Sedation dentistry uses medication to help patients relax during dental procedures.
Dr. Raul Cook earned his dental degree from CES University, Colombia, in 1994. In 1998 he achieved a Master in Public Health in the CES University as well. He completed a 3-year Master Program in Periodontics at Saint Louis University in 2008, and his research project was on “The Mandibular Density Heritability in a Captive Baboon Population”.
Dr. Barry Kligerman graduated Colby College (1962-1966), a small New England School with 1,000 students in Waterville, Maine, where he was a Senior Scholar and a member of the Executive Committee of the Student Government. He attended Tufts University School of Dental Medicine (1966-1970)
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Dr. Cook and their dental team are fully committed to providing the highest quality of care, service and value. Together with friendly and caring personnel the patients and our referral dentists will feel right at home.
We are a dynamic, highly professional, patient oriented, dedicated team that has genuine concern and the utmost respect for your well being. We will always emphasize quality care and service to you. We are dedicated to giving you a healthy mouth and a pleasing smile.
Dr. Cook is a member of the America Academy of Periodontology, Broward County Dental Association and Fort Lauderdale study club.
Dr. Cook is the director of the Intracoastal Dental Study Club which offers seminars for dental continuing education. Dr. Cook is also the Co-Chair of the Department of Implant Dentistry at the Broward College. He is also on staff at the Broward Health Imperial Point Hospital.