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Can children be at risk for developing periodontal disease?

Periodontal disease is rarely found in children, and only sometimes found in adolescents. However, children should still learn the importance of keeping their teeth and gums healthy to prevent periodontal disease in the future. Children should brush their teeth twice a day and learn how to floss properly- if children learn how to floss at […]

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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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Helping Yourself Heal

Helping Yourself Heal Description: Growth factors, from your own blood, enable our patients to have better healing and less discomfort from our procedures.

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Options for Denture Wearers  

Options for Denture Wearers Dental implants can be utilized to stabilize loose dentures. Some patients can have their loose dentures converted to a fixed, non-removable prosthesis in as little as one day!

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What You Didn’t Know About Your Teeth, PART 2

This article, part 2 of 2, presents five interesting facts about oral health and hygiene. In the previous article post, we had a look at two interesting facts you may not have known about your teeth. The first was that sour or acidic food is as detrimental to the enamel of your teeth as a […]

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Five Things You Didn’t Know About Your Teeth, PART 1

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This article, part 1 of 2, presents five interesting facts about teeth, oral health and hygiene.   Your teeth enable you to eat, chew, articulate properly in speech and of course, look dashing when you smile! They go with you wherever you go and they are as attached to you as your belly button is […]

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In Case Of Dental Emergency

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WHEN WE THINK OF an emergency, we probably don’t imagine it could have something to do with our teeth. However, any chip, crack, or toothache should be treated as a priority, because even if they seem like minor issues, they can lead to much worse (and more expensive) problems down the line. Do you know what […]

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The Future Has Arrived! Laser Periodontics, PART 2

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The Future Has Arrived! Frequently Asked Questions About Laser Periodontics, PART 2 This article, part 2 of 2, answers some of the frequently asked questions about the application of laser technology in dentistry. In our previous article post on laser periodontics, we began answering some of the questions that patients frequently ask about the applications […]

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Frequently Asked Questions About Laser Dentistry, PART 1

The Future Has Arrived! Frequently Asked Questions About Laser Dentistry, PART 1 This article, part 1 of 2, answers some of the frequently asked questions about the application of laser technology in dentistry. Laser technology, once an exciting prospect for the future, now represents a current field of scientific exploration. Although the idea of harnessing […]

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Stem Save

Stem Save Stem Save – Stem cells can be harvested from extracted baby teeth and adult teeth. These stem cells may be used to treat diseases for you and your family for the rest of your lives.

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Sinus Augmentation and Ridge Augmentation

Halitosis. Sinus. Bacteria. Implant

Sinus Augmentation and Ridge Augmentation In the upper arch, tooth loss results in bone loss and growth of the sinus. The bone can easily be regenerated through sinus augmentation. This will allow implants to be placed to replace missing teeth.

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Bacteria Removal Techniques

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Bacteria Removal Techniques Bacteria form a sticky colony or biofilm around your teeth. This plaque must be removed on a daily basis.  When saliva, food, and fluids mix, they form bacteria deposits, which collect where the teeth and gums meet.

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Bleeding Gums Can Be A Sign of Gum Disease

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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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Skilled Functional Crown Lengthening

Crown Lengthening

Crown Lengthening The crown of a tooth is the visible part of the tooth that shows above the gumline. Sometimes, some of the gum and bone tissue around the tooth needs to be removed so that other procedures, such as placing a dental crown or filling a cavity, can be performed. This procedure is known […]

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Periodontal Diseases and Medical Disease

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Periodontal Diseases and Medical Disease Periodontal Diseases have been shown to have a strong correlation with many medical conditions and diseases. Correction of the Periodontal diseases may lessen the severity of the medical conditions. Not correcting the periodontal problems can result in increased severity and occurrence of some medical problems.

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The Importance of Regular Dental Exams

The Importance of Regular Dental Exams  This article explains the importance of receiving regular (bi-annual) professional oral health and hygiene care. Regular dental exams  are an integral part of proper healthcare. In your childhood and early adulthood, healthy teeth and gums may seem like a given, but the toll of the years can become visible, not […]

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A Implant Replaces The Root of Missing Teeth

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Dental Implant Explanation A dental implant replaces the root of missing teeth. Today, all patients are candidates to replace one, some or all of your teeth using dental implants.  

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Oral Cancer Screening: Prevention Better than Cure!

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Oral Cancer Screening: Prevention Better than Cure! This article describes the importance of regular oral cancer screenings, what the examination itself involves and what patients can expect should anything suspicious be identified. With all the devastating news and statistics about breast, stomach, colon, pancreatic, bone marrow and prostate cancer, it can be quite easy to […]

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Laser Therapy

Laser Therapy Laser therapy for surgery with little or no discomfort, swelling or bleeding. Many times this can be accomplished with no anesthesia, no needles, no scalpel and no stitches.

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Gum Recession

Gum Grafts

Gum Recession  Gum recession is not only a cosmetic or aesthetic problem. It is a reflection of bone loss which is completely reversible.

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Tooth Extraction – What to Expect

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What to Expect from a Tooth Extraction This article explores tooth extraction; why it is sometimes necessary and why it certainly isn’t a procedure to be feared and avoided. “Say Ahhh!” Yeah right, it sound so easy. Like saying “Ahhh” is simply a matter of opening your mouth and forcing the air up from your […]

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Children as Periodontal Patients

Children as Periodontal Patients Children have very special periodontal needs. They can have a gummy smile, or too much gum. There can be muscle pulls or even too little gum. Many of these corrections can be made with our Laser. Children who are tongue tied can have a correction accomplished with the Laser.

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Bone Grafting

Bone Grafting Tooth loss results in bone loss in the jaw. This lost bone can be rebuilt.

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Periodontal Disease: The Connection Between Mouth and Heart

Periodontal Disease: The Connection Between Mouth and Heart   This article explores the importance of good oral health and hygiene in the prevention of bacterial infection that affects both the oral cavity and the other vital organs in the body. Medical studies have revealed a strong link to exist between cardiovascular disease and periodontal disease. […]

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