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Fairfield County Implants & Periodontics

The practice of Drs. Michael Sonick, Ray Ma & Associates

We strive to treat patients with the utmost care and compassion, in a warm & caring environment. Our goal is to improve your oral health and to enhance your beautiful smile with educating you and working closely with your general dentist. We provide comprehensive treatment planning with each and every patient. Growing research shows that preventative periodontal care contributes significantly to a person’s overall health. Ultimately, our clinical and academic endeavors reflect our commitment to patient-centered care. We hope the information on our site will prove useful to you as a patient, referring doctor, clinician or member of the public.

Doctors Michael Sonick and Rui “Ray” Ma have received extensive post-doctoral training in implant surgery, bone-grafting, cosmetic reconstruction and periodontics. They not only maintain a clinical practice but also direct a dental implant teaching center, publish journal articles and lecture both across the United States and around the world. Dr. Sonick and his colleague, Dr. Debby Hwang are proud to have released the textbook “Implant Site Development”……Read more »

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Latest News

Top Dentists 2017 – Michael Sonick, D.M.D. , Rui (“Ray”) MA, D.M.D.

DRS. MICHAEL SONICK and RUI MA treat patients with the utmost respect and compassion in a warm, caring environment. Their priority is patients’ well-being, providing comprehensive treatment planning for each patient. Once informed, patients can choose the most appropriate treatment for better health and enhanced beautiful smiles. Their strong commitment to clinical and academic endeavors […] Read more »

How treating brittle bones prevents gum disease

Treatment for osteoporosis may also help prevent gum disease, according to a new study that looked at the prevalence of periodontitis in postmenopausal women. Women over the age of 50 who took estrogen for osteoporosis—in which bones become weak and brittle from tissue loss—were 44 percent less likely to have severe periodontitis than women who […] Read more »

Sonick Publications

Sonick publications

Compendium – September 2017 -Bone Grafting Opportunities, Options in Implant Dentistry

Michael Sonick, DMD, Rui Ma, DMD
Compendium of Continuing Education in Dentistry
Vol. 38, Number 8
September 2017

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Gingival Enlargement Associated with Acute Myelocytic Leukemia in a Child: Case Report

Michael Sonick, DMD; Rui Ma, DMD; Debby Hwang, DMD; Nima D. Sarmast, DDS.

Dentistry Today, September 2017

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The Pillars of Dental, Periodontal and Implant Health

Dr David Rosania
Periodontist

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Toss the Floss

Drs. Amy and David Rosania
Portsmouth. NH

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Dentistry Today – January 2017 – Implants in the Aesthetic Zone

Michael Sonick , Debby Hwang, Jay Dworkin

Dentistry Today, Vol 36, No 1

January 2017

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Retrieval of Displaced Implant Attributable to an Ill-Fitting Denture From the Maxillary Sinus Six Months After Transcrestal Sinus Floor Augmentation and Implant Placement

Nima D. Sarmast, Howard H. Wang, Rui Ma, Julio A. Carrion, and Vincent J. Iacono

Clinical Advances in Periodontics, Vol. 6, No. 4,

November 2016

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Dentistry Today – Jan 2016 – Guided Gingival Growth

Michael Sonick, Debby Hwang
Dentistry Today – Vol 25 No 1
January 2016

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Mentor Magazine – November 2015 – Dry Spell

Rebecca Stone, Michael Sonick, Abtin Shahriari, and Gregory Kurtzman
Mentor Magazine
November 2015

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Sonick publications

Seminars In Ultrasound – Oct 2015 – Dental Implants

Zohrabian, Sonick, Hwang and Abrahams
Seminars in Ultrasound, CT and MRI
Volume 35, No 5, October 2015

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Mentor Magazine – May 2015 – Growing Achievements

Kim Mohr
Mentor Magazine
May 2015

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Inside Dentistry – March 2015 – What’s New in Implant Dentistry?

Michael Sonick, DMD
Inside Dentistry
March 2015

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Mentor Magazine – March 2015 – Flood Control

Rebecca Stone
Mentor Magazine
March 2015

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Mentor Magazine – February 2015 – Oral Landscaping

Rebecca Stone
Mentor Magazine
February 2015

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Inside Dentistry – November 2014 – Practice Must Haves

Michael Sonick, DMD
Rui Ma, DMD
Inside Dentistry
November 2014

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Journal of Cosmetic Dentistry – August 2014 – Myths and Realities of Esthetic Crown Lengthening

Michael Sonick, DMD
Debby Hwang, DMD
Journal of Cosmetic Dentistry
August 2014

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Inside Dentistry – December 2013 – Is Today the Golden Age of Implant Dentistry?

Michael Sonick, DMD
Inside Dental Technology
December 2013

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Inside Dental Technology 2013 – Implant Dentistry in the Esthetic Zone

Michael Sonick, DMD; Debby Hwang, DMD
Inside Dental Technology
February 2013

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No Single Definitive Periodontal Therapy

Michael Sonick, DMD; Debby Hwang, DMD; Ray C. Williams, DMD; Barry P. Levin, DMD
Compendium
July/August 2012

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Hard and Soft Tissue Reconstruction of the Posterior Maxilla

Michael Sonick
Osteohealth
June 2012

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Key Principles of Implant Dentistry in the Esthetic Zone

Michael Sonick and Debby Hwang
Aegis Communications, LLC, Kerr University Online Learning Center
October 2011

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