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Tooth Sensitivity: Ask the Dentist

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Ask the Dentist: About Tooth Sensitivity This article explores tooth sensitivity and the various causes behind it, first by understanding the general anatomy of a tooth. The dentist is frequently asked about tooth sensitivity; what causes it and what we can do to eliminate it. After all, a life without hot coffee and cold ice-cream […]

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Myths About Periodontal Disease

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Myths About Periodontal Disease               This article discusses some of the common myths surrounding Periodontal Disease, from bleeding gums to the necessity of flossing daily. According to the American Academy of Periodontology (AAP), a staggering three out of four people in the United States present with some form or […]

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Periodontal Therapy

Periodontal Therapy  Supportive periodontal therapy, or recall, is essential to maintain your oral health after treatment. We do an oral cancer screening examination at each appointment. Dr. Levine examines each patient at every appointment.

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15 Ways to Destroy Your Teeth, PART 4

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15 Ways to Destroy Your Teeth, PART 4 This article, the final installment of a four-part series, examines 15 common habits and behaviors that could lead to the early demise of your pearly whites. A Brief Recap: This four-part article series has taken a look at 15 different bad habits and behaviors that could wreck […]

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15 Ways to Destroy Your Teeth, PART 3

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15 Ways to Destroy Your Teeth, PART 3 This article, part three of a four-part series, examines 15 common habits and behaviors that could lead to the early demise of your pearly whites. The Dentist in Fort Lauderdale: A Brief Recap This four-part article post takes a look at the top 15 bad habits and […]

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15 Ways to Destroy Your Teeth, PART 2

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15 Ways to Destroy Your Teeth, PART 2 This article, part two of a four-part series, examines 15 common habits and behaviors that could lead to the early demise of your pearly whites. A Brief Recap  This four-part article post takes a look at the top 15 bad habits and behaviors that could wreck your dental […]

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How Diabetes Affects Oral Health

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NOVEMBER IS NATIONAL DIABETES MONTH. Diabetes can have a serious impact on your oral health.  The American Diabetes Association estimates that 23.1 million Americans have been diagnosed with diabetes (whether it be type 1, type 2, or gestational). At least another 7 million remain undiagnosed, and that doesn’t include the additional millions who are considered pre-diabetic. But what does diabetes […]

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15 Ways to Damage Your Teeth, PART 1

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15 Ways to Damage Your Teeth, PART 1 This article, part one of a four-part series, examines 15 common habits and behaviors that could lead to the early demise of your pearly whites. While it is human nature to focus upon the aesthetic aspect of any physical feature, one mustn’t forget that the teeth are tools […]

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Step-by-Step Guide to Preventing Gum Disease

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Step-by-Step Guide to Preventing Gum Disease A comprehensive guide to preventing gum disease; a chronic and acute oral bacterial infection of the gums and jawbone.  Your smile is one of your most important physical assets. It speaks volumes about your complex array of emotions and is responsible for forging relationships, sealing emotional deals and putting […]

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The Difference Between Plaque and Tartar

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WE OFTEN GET THE QUESTION from our patients, “What’s the difference between plaque and tartar?” Many people think they are the same thing. There is an important difference between the two, however, and it can help explain just why a daily oral hygiene routine is so crucial, as well as periodic visits to your dentist. What […]

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