Periodontists are dentists who have limited their practice to the
treatment of periodontal disease, and also provide services in cosmetic smile enhancing
surgery, implants, oral pathology and oral medicine. They have had extensive advanced
postdoctoral training following dental school.
Dr. Steven Spindler earned his dental degree from L.S.U. School of
Dentistry. He completed his residency in 1983 at L.S.U. Medical
Dr. Aymee Spindler earned her dental degree from L.S.U. School of
Dentistry. She completed his residency in 1985 at L.S.U. Medical
As a periodontal specialists, The doctors devote
their practice to patients needing this type of therapy. They maintain
active memberships in The American Academy of Periodontology, The American
Dental Association, The Louisiana Dental Association and The New Orleans
Your general dentist refers you for periodontal treatment when it
has been determined that your teeth and the supporting structures require specialized care
that is best performed by a periodontist. By referring you to a periodontist, your general
dentist is demonstrating concern that you obtain excellent periodontal care. We will
make every effort to treat our patients with the latest techniques periodontics has to
offer in a relaxed and comfortable environment.
Sedation is always offered for patients with apprehensions
about periodontal treatment. With today's minimally invasive surgical techniques as
well as endoscopic treatments, we can treat most patients in a very comfortable manner.
Most patients return to work the next day.