Category Archives: Periodontal Health

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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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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A new article in Medical News Today warns that gum disease bacteria may be linked to esophageal cancer. That could be interesting news for our patients here in Broward County and the surrounding areas. Researchers, from the University of Louisville … Continue reading

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Seeking the best dental implant dentist or periodontist in Fort Lauderdale? There are a few ways to go about your search. First, you can start with your general dentist and ask them for the name of the best specialist in … Continue reading

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What Other Health Issues Might You Expect with Gum Disease? We like this infographic we found from AskaDentist.com. One of the things we’ve really begun to understand over the last 10 years is the relation of gum disease to your … Continue reading

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A common question we get from patients is “how does my general dentist and (and you) my periodontist work together to help me?” Great question. We communicate with your dentist throughout your care, from the initial development of your treatment … Continue reading

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Teeth cleaning (called dental prophylaxis here in the office) is a cleaning treatment performed to thoroughly clean the teeth and gums. Prophylaxis is an immensely important dental treatment for stopping the advancement of gingivitis and periodontal disease. Cleaning is an … Continue reading

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Looking back a little over 2 years ago, we were able to work with Dr. Brian Rask and the Dental Lifeline Network along with John Hinshaw Dental Lab and to help a patient get new dentures. Opportunities like this allow … Continue reading

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Common complaint we here in our offices is, “I’m embarrassed by my smile” or “I don’t like smiling because it shows my teeth – and they don’t look good.” We don’t like hearing that. Apparently though, this is a relatively … Continue reading

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