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Early Signs of Periodontal Diseases

Periodontal disease is often referred to as the “friendly disease” because many symptoms, especially early on, can be completely painless and unnoticeable. Preventable dental care is always most important, but if not accomplished, early detection and treatment is extremely imporant. Here is Dr. Levine’s list of early signs of periodontal disesases: 1. Bleeding gums is […]

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Laser Therapy for All Ages

….from 2 days old to 100 years young! Laser Therapy if a wonderful alternative, especially for patients experiencing significant dental anxiety, fears, or phobias. The combination of laser therapy & IV sedation would be ideal. Here’s our list of the Top 10 Benefits of Choosing Laser Therapy: 1. Treat periodontial pockets, bone loss & infection. […]

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Dental Hope

We just had to highlight a great article written by Dr. Lee Sheldon, a periodontist practicing in Melbourne, Florida, and a long-time colleague of Dr. Levine. “If You’ve Given Up on Dentistry” was written to help encourage the community that doesn’t currently visit a dentist, has had bad dental experiences, or maybe was overwhelmed hearing […]

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The Top 10 Reasons to Consider Dental Implants

As a Periodontal practice, we aim to prevent and treat periodontal disease from progressing. If not treated early enough, periodontal disease may lead to tooth loss, and still remains the leading cause of tooth loss. Thanks to modern technologies, dental implants are a great alternative to consider when this occurs. Here are the Top 10 […]

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Periodontal Disease and Pregnancy

The Importance of Perinatal Oral Health Did you know it is suggested to visit the dentist twice as often during pregnancy? That’s right – at least every three months. The control of oral diseases during pregnancy has the potential to reduce the transmission of bacteria from mothers to their children. There have also been studies […]

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Natural Teeth vs. Implants

Did you know that more than 50% of American adults over the age of 30 have some form of periodontal (gum) disease? And that periodontal disease is the leading cause of tooth loss? Modern dentistry has encouraged a more popular way to treat patients with periodontally compromised teeth – extraction and placing a dental implant. […]

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Don’t keep us a secret!

The American Academy of Periodontology began a campign earlier this year, #LoveTheGumsYoureWith, in an effort to educate more Americans on periodontal disease, and the risks that come along with not treating it appropriately. (www.perio.org) Our office has always strived to educate as many people as possible on the condition of their oral health. That’s why […]

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