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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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Having fun on the set… Recently, while filming a spot for television coverage with NBC 5, Dr. Nick DeTure & Dr. Marissa Matthews had a few ‘bloopers.” They’re fun to see! Concerned about the health of your teeth? Let’s chat. … Continue reading

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We’re fortunate that so many of our patients have shared their positive experiences! Our doctors and staff are focused on providing exceptional treatment in a comfortable environment — and this translates into a wonderful experience for our patients. Below are … Continue reading

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Worried about your teeth and gums? Looking for ways to reduce your chances of visiting the dentist or orthodontist? A recent Reader’s Digest article called 3 Surprising Ways to Keep Your Teeth Healthy is a great article to review. Here … Continue reading

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Very simply periodontists do two main things for their patients 1 ) – we reduce the pain they’re experiencing, and… 2 ) – we fix and/or restore your teeth and gums In essence, our approach is to help our patients … Continue reading

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If you’re over 50, it might be time to come into our office for a check up…or talk to your current general dentist. And that’s true for both women and men. Getting ‘over the hill’ often means that you may … Continue reading

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A common question we’re asked by our patients in our Ft. Lauderdale and Deerfield Beach offices is…”How Are Gum Diseases Treated?” The answer? Well…in a variety of ways, most of which are dependent on the individual patient’s specific condition. Overall, … Continue reading

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Here is a question we’re asked frequently: Are there medical consequences if I delay treatment? It’s a normal question and one that could be asked because patients tend to balance treatment against fears of surgical procedures, financial issues, scheduling, second … Continue reading

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Attention Fort Lauderdale Periodontal Patients: Tooth Loss Shown to Double The Risk of Death in Heart Disease Patients A new study shows that tooth loss is “linearly associated” with increasing rates of death and stroke in coronary heart disease patients … Continue reading

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Questions You May Want to Ask Our Periodontists or The Staff As you already may know, Fort Lauderdale periodontists specialize in preventing, diagnosing and treating gum diseases. Generally, you’ll begin seeing a periodontist after having been referred by your general … Continue reading

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