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The following is a great overview of some of the more common factors that impact the health of your gums and teeth. The American Academy of Periodontology is a wonderful resource for people who are concerned about their health, who … Continue reading

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A study conducted in Britain at King’s College London Dental Institute shows that dental phobia can have serious consequences for the person suffering from the phobia. Essentially, those people who are scared of the dentist or the procedures provided by … Continue reading

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While you may not often think about the health of your gums, perhaps you should. We find that in talking to our patients in the Fort Lauderdale area, most of them don’t give much thought to the condition of their … Continue reading

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Take a Picture of Yourself — ? A recent study in India indicates that taking a picture of yourself brushing could have a positive effect on your dental care. In the study, researchers examined whether taking a smart phone video … Continue reading

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A statement released by the American Academy of Periodontology on Augus2, 2016 has a simple message — keep flossing! Per the statement… “The American Academy of Periodontology recommends daily flossing as one part of a regular oral hygiene routine, which … Continue reading

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Recently, it was shared in the American Dental Association (ADA) newsletter that even though the Federal Drug Administration has banned “Triclosan” from being used in soaps, it is still considered an effective ingredient in toothpaste. From the article…. “The New … Continue reading

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Sometimes our patients will ask us the questions, “what are the consequences if I delay treatment? It’s a good question and one that will surface from time to time, especially from patients who are just learning about the impact of … Continue reading

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Welcome to our family, Gaby! Gaby started with us as an intern and has earned her spot at #drdeeppockets as a dental assistant. She is here to stay! Our office could not operate as efficiently without our assistants. The really … Continue reading

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Congrats to Dr. DeTure on becoming President of the Atlantic Coast Dental Association!!! The Atlantic Coast District Dental Association serves the public and dentists in our area which includes the following counties: Indian river, Martin, St. Lucie, Okeechobee, Palm Beach … Continue reading

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ATTENTION EVERYONE!!! North Broward Perio will be holding a blood drive in support of the Orlando victims at our Deerfield Beach location on June 27th @4pm. Everyone is welcome to attend. We will be giving away prizes and will feature … Continue reading

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