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Tooth Extraction: Obituary for a Tooth

Tooth Extraction in Ft. Lauderdale: Obituary for a Tooth This article discusses some of the reasons why teeth sometimes need to be extracted: decay, gum disease and accidental trauma. Tooth extraction is sometimes inescapably necessary. There comes a time in everyone’s life when it is time to say goodbye to a tooth. Whether it was […]

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Understanding the Challenges of Removable Dentures

Understanding the Challenges of Removable Dentures This article describes the various challenges and disadvantages of relying upon removable dentures or ‘false teeth’ as a tooth replacement solution. Remember when your grandfather’s removable dentures were the source of much hilarity amongst you and your brothers and sisters? How the tables have turned! Now, as you enter […]

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What Smoking Does to Your Oral Health, PART 4

The Effects of Smoking on Your Oral Health, PART 4 This four-part article series explores the connection between tobacco-use and the health, aesthetics and longevity of the hard and soft tissues in the mouth. It has been the goal of this four-part article series to provide more information on the relationship between tobacco-use and your […]

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Quit Smoking – For Your Oral Health, PART 3

The Effects of Smoking on Your Oral Health, PART 3 This four-part article series explores the connection between tobacco-use and the health, aesthetics and longevity of the hard and soft tissues in the mouth. In the previous two article posts, we explored the many terrible effects of tobacco-use upon one’s oral health, from bad breath […]

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Smoking and Oral Health, PART 2

The Effects of Smoking on Your Oral Health, PART 2 This four-part article series explores the connection between tobacco-use and the health, aesthetics and longevity of the hard and soft tissues in the mouth. In our previous article installment, we began this four-part series by discussing some of the effects of tobacco-use (both chewing and […]

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The Effects of Smoking on Your Oral Health, PART 1

The Effects of Smoking on Your Oral Health, PART 1 This four-part article series explores the connection between tobacco-use and the health, aesthetics and longevity of the hard and soft tissues in the mouth. As little as 30 years ago, the link between cigarette or cigar smoking and the health of the body was only […]

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Preventing Tooth Decay Starts NOW!

Preventing Tooth Loss Starts NOW! This article explains the importance of oral health and hygiene in the prevention of tooth loss caused by bacterial infection and tooth decay.   Too many people take their teeth for granted. As strong and invulnerable as your pearly whites may seem, they simply cannot withstand decades of neglect. A […]

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When it’s time to see the Dental Implants Dentist 

When it’s time to see the Dental Implants Dentist   The Dental Implants Introduction You have one set of permanent adult teeth, unfortunately few people truly understand how precious a gift this is. Just a few decades of over-indulgence and bad habits can leave you with deteriorating oral health. Are there any noticeable gaps in your smile? […]

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Oral Hygiene – What you Need to Know; Part 1 of 2

Oral Hygiene

  This two-part article series answers frequently asked questions about oral healthcare and hygiene. In term of oral hygiene, healthy teeth and gums speak volumes about your general health and well-being. Oral conditions, such as periodontal (gum) disease lead to other serious ailments that affect the rest of the body. These include diabetes, cardiovascular disease, […]

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Bleeding Gums Can Be A Sign of Gum Disease

bleeding gums

Bleeding Gums Bleeding gums is a sign of inflammation and infection. However, lack of bleeding is not a guarantee that your gums are healthy. Symptoms of Gum Disease The following are symptoms of gum disease. If you are experiencing any of the these symptoms, you should see Dr. Levine for a comprehensive examination to find out […]

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