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2021 Ninth District President

Dr. Roberto Rodriguez

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Guidance on DFS letter to insurers

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Welcome to the Ninth District Dental Association

The Ninth District Dental Society was formed in 1909 and renamed to the Ninth District Dental Association in 2002. We have a membership of over 1500 dentists in 5 counties: Westchester, Rockland, Dutchess, Orange and Putnam.

In its quest to serve both the public and the profession, the Ninth District embodies the highest ideals.

The mission of the 9th District Dental Association is to serve and support its members and the public by improving the oral health of our community through Advocacy, Continuing Education and Camaraderie.


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Westchester Shore Dental Forum

  • Thu, Jan 14, 2021 | 7:00 PM - Thu, Jan 14, 2021 | 9:00 PM
  • Contact: Dr. Helen Chiao
  • Phone: 206-972-8777

Gingival Recession: Considerations in Diagnosis & Treatment

Description Gingival recession is the apical migration of the gingival margin to the cementoenamel junction. This is a fairly common clinical condition for which patients often seek treatment. Fortunately, soft tissue grafting procedures are highly predictable in correcting these mucogingival deficiencies around natural teeth. However, a good understanding of the diagnosis, etiology, and technique choice are required for the successful management in treating gingival recession.

Key Learning Objectives

  • Understand the etiology of gingival recession.
  • Discuss the multiple classification systems of gingival recession.
  • Describe the decision-making process in addressing the gingival recession.
  • Understand the various treatment options for gingival recession.
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