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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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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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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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LANAP and its benefits for our patients In the video below, listen as our doctors outline what LANAP laser gum surgery is and what the benefits are. What are the benefits of LANAP? Laser Assisted New Attachment Procedure, or LANAP … 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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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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If your local dentist suggest you see a periodontist for a ‘scaling and planning’ procedure, you might just ask “what is that?” It’s a pretty common procedure for periodontists and for their patients, often a ‘first step’ in gum disease … Continue reading

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Bite adjustments or bite therapy seeks to restore the function of your natural biting movements after you’ve had issue with your teeth and gums. An experienced periodontist can help you regain ‘your bite’ so chewing and talking are more normalized. … Continue reading

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Bleeding gums are often a clear sign that you have periodontal disease, commonly known as gum disease. Depending how much your gums are bleeding and how often they’re bleeding is an indication of ‘how far along’ your gum disease may … Continue reading

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As 2015 winds down and 2016 is just around the corner, it’s important to remember that now is a good time to schedule appointments with our office. We tend to see an uptick in appointments scheduled as people put off … Continue reading

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