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Gum recession and what can done about it with Dr. Alina Krivitsky

July 23, 2012


Dr. Alina Krivitsky, a Board Certified Periodontist practicing in Brentwood, California joins the show to talk about gum recession and what can be done about it. Dr. Krivitsky is also an Assistant Clinical Professor at the USC School of Dentistry, Department of Advanced Periodontics.

  • What is gum recession and what causes it?
  • What do you do if you think you have gum recession?
  • What can your periodontist do for you?
  • What is the recovery time and what to expect after the procedure?
  • How do you prevent gum recession?


Dr. Alina Krivitsky Aalam graduated with a BS in Dental Hygiene, DDS and a Certificate in Advanced Periodontics from the USC School of Dentistry.  She is a Diplomate of the American Board of Periodontology.  Western Society of Periodontology and USC Research Committee awarded Dr. Krivitsky Aalam for her outstanding achievement and contribution to the field of Periodontics.

Dr. Krivitsky Aalam is a Clinical Assistant Professor at the USC School of Dentistry in the Department of Advanced Periodontics and a lecturer for the Dental Hygiene program.  She is on a committee for Friends of Dentistry, Los Angeles Dental Society Board of Directors and Peer Review.  Dr. Krivitsky serves as an expert advisor for he “Surviving Beautifully,” a source dedicated to helping others with beauty issues during and after a cancer fight.

Dr. Krivitsky maintains a private practice limited to Periodontics and Reconstructive Implant Dentistry in Brentwood, California.


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