Periodontics is a branch of dentistry that focuses on preventing and treating the serious and damaging infection that is periodontal (gum) disease. At Advanced Dentistry of New York, we strive to help you prevent periodontal disease and other oral problems. However, should you develop gum disease, Dr. Backer offers a variety of treatments that can treat and control your periodontal disease according to your personal condition and diagnosis. Our dentist will work with you to help determine which treatment is right for you. For more information about our treatment options for gum disease in Jackson Heights, New York, please contact our office at (718) 476-3800 and schedule an appointment today.