Drs. Finkelman & Machlus, DDS
1755 Old York Road, Abington, PA 19001

Gingivitis/Gum Disease Treatment in Abington, PA

Gum disease treatment in Abington is diagnosed to prevent and treat a variety of diseases affecting the gums. Also known as gum disease, periodontal disease involves bacterial growth (a colorless film called “plaque”) that gradually destroys the tissue surrounding the teeth. If plaque is not removed, it builds up on the teeth and ultimately irritates the gums and causes bleeding and receding gums. If left untreated, bone and surrounding tissue will decay, resulting in loose teeth, or worse, tooth loss. More than 75 percent of Americans over the age 35 have some form of gum disease.

Our skilled doctors in Abington will help you maintain healthy gums through the detection and treatment of diseases like periodontitis and gingivitis (i.e. inflammation, swelling, and bleeding of the gums). By detecting and treating gum disease in its earliest stages, we can help you avoid the chronic bacterial infections that can lead to tooth loss and other serious complications. You can also avoid the “long in the tooth” look of premature aging due to receding gums.

Read What Our Patients Say
Patient Reviews
Being terrified of the dentist, I have never ever said this before, but I had a very pleasant dental experience with Dr. Machlus,, and this was for a root canal,,, not an easy thing to walk away from […]
Randi M.
Overall good service and friendly staff
Amanda G.
I have always received excellent care and the staff and doctors are always friendly and comforting – Vira -the hygentist-is wonderful and friendly. Doctor Finkelman has been my dentist for over […]
Patricia R.
Have always had a pleasant experience there. They keep you well-informed as to work being done and are respectful of people’s sensitivity pertaining to visiting the dentist.
Crystal S.
All around service, friendliness and consideration of both hygienist and dentist and the knowledge.
Sarah W.
Dr. Machlus, did a great job on my teeth. His craftsmanship speaks for itself. It needs no Introduction. The receptionist and aides were outstanding as well. On top there job…not a moment to […]
Donald B.
Caring doctor & timely appointments
Robert B.
I have always received great treatment and never had to wait after my appointment time.
Shawneac P.
The entire staff was so friendly. I was seen within an hour of calling for an emergency appointment!
Michelle E.
Convenient times, friendly and knowledgeable staff. Have not had to wait more than 5 minutes for any of my numerous appointments.
Daniel S.
Friendly staff. Appointments are on time. Injections are painless.
Nancy R.
Everyone is very warm and friendly. They take the time to explain.
Amber R.
Knowledgeable dentist – very efficient in processing an emergency dental need. Clean environment.
Santiago R.
My hygenist is wonderful. Friendly, efficient and painless. Everyone here is really nice.
Gilbert C.
I feel well cared for
Susan M.
I have trust and confidence with Dr Finkelman. And the hygentist always does a nice job.
Jennife D.
Professional services and received everything needed.
Albert U.
Office staff is friendly and efficient. And Dr. Machlus and his team make me feel comfortable and are friendly, professional, empathic, knowledgeable, and make my visits pleasant (not a fan of the […]
Michele S.
everyone was fantastic
Silvester F.
Always has good availability…makes a root canal painless…very nice dentist and friendly staff….all around great office for dental health.
Rita M.
Office Hours
Mon. – 9:30 AM - 5:00 PM
Tue. – 7:45 AM - 5:00 PM
Wed. – 9:30 AM - 6:00 PM
Thu. – 7:45 AM - 5:00 PM
Fri. – 9:30 AM - 4:00 PM
Phone: (215) 310-5826
Fax: (215) 659-9419
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Office Hours
  • Monday 9:30 AM - 5:00 PM
  • Tuesday 7:45 AM - 5:00 PM
  • Wednesday 9:30 AM - 6:00 PM
  • Thursday 7:45 AM - 5:00 PM
  • Friday 9:30 AM - 4:00 PM
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