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Dr. Aymee and Steven
Spindler are Periodontists. They have practiced in Metairie, Louisiana,
a suburb of New Orleans, since 1983.
Periodontists are dentists who have limited
their practice to the treatment of periodontal disease. They have had
extensive advanced postdoctoral training following dental school.
Most of the columns from that
publication are also published on this web site in the section titled,
"For Dental Professionals."
Dr. Steve Spindler earned his dental degree from LSU School of
Dentistry. He completed his residency in 1983 at LSU Medical Center.
As a periodontist, Dr. Steve specializes in implant reconstruction and
regenerative therapy, as well as one of the latest non surgical
treatments for periodontal disease, periodontal endoscopy. He
maintains active memberships in the American Academy of
Periodontology, the American Dental Association, the Louisiana Dental
Association and the New Orleans Dental Association. His
research on juvenile periodontitis, a form of periodontal disease that
affects adolescents, was featured in the Journal of Periodontology,
the renowned professional journal of The American Academy of
Periodontology (JOP 57:(5) 300-304). Additionally, Dr. Steve’s writes a column which is
published quarterly in the Louisiana Academy of General Dentistry
Dr. Aymee Spindler graduated from LSU with Bachelor of Science
degrees in Chemistry and Biological Sciences. Like Dr. Steve, she also
earned her dental degree from LSU School of Dentistry. She underwent
her residency in 1985 at LSU Medical Center. She is a member of the
same dental associations. Dr. Aymee focuses chiefly on cosmetic
and regenerative periodontics and oral medicine; she attends several courses covering
the latest developments in these fields throughout each year. She
clinical research on a rare, recently discovered autoimmune disease
was published last year in the prestigious journal, Oral Medicine,
Oral Pathology, and Oral Surgery (Oral Surgery, Oral Medicine and Oral
Pathology, 2003; 96 (6)).
Drs. Steve and Aymee Spindler have traveled far and wide in pursuit
of the latest findings in their areas of expertise. The two performed
free dentistry with several of their contemporaries in Honduras as
part of a charity mission. Each year, they attend the American Academy
of Periodontology convention, which is held in various locales from
Orlando to San Francisco to Chicago. Drs. Spindler also hold frequent
educational lectures on the latest periodontal innovations. They host
these seminars for local dental professionals.
Their office maintains state-of-the-art dental
technology, administering periodontal as well as whole body care in a
pleasant environment. They provide a unique combination of innovative
medicine and relaxation therapy, as the office features such amenities
as aromatherapy, serene music, comfortable accommodations and
sedation therapy for those with anxiety
about dentistry. Drs. Steve and Aymee Spindler graciously welcome you
into their periodontal practice!
Drs. Spindler have worked together since 1987 in their present
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
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