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The Future Has Arrived! 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. The post Stem Save appeared first on Kenneth R. Levine, DDS. The post Stem Save appeared first on […]

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Transmissibility

Transmissibility Periodontal diseases and infections can be transmitted from one susceptible person to another.This has been shown between spouses and parent to child. https://youtu.be/d4rK6FYu9mE The post Transmissibility appeared first on Kenneth R. Levine, DDS. The post Transmissibility appeared first on Kenneth R. Levine, DDS.

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Sensitive Teeth

Sensitivity Sensitive teeth can be treated with topical medications or even a laser. Some require gum grafting to cover areas of recession. The post Sensitive Teeth appeared first on Kenneth R. Levine, DDS. The post Sensitive Teeth appeared first on Kenneth R. Levine, DDS.

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Non-Surgical Treatment

Non-Surgical Treatment Not all patients need surgery. Cultures identify specific bacteria in your mouth. Non-surgical treatment can control periodontal disease in many patients. The post Non-Surgical Treatment appeared first on Kenneth R. Levine, DDS. The post Non-Surgical Treatment appeared first on Kenneth R. Levine, DDS.

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Sinus Augmentation and Ridge Augmentation

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. The post Sinus Augmentation and Ridge Augmentation appeared first on Kenneth R. Levine, DDS. The […]

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Bacteria Removal Techniques

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. The post Bacteria Removal Techniques appeared first on Kenneth R. Levine, DDS. The post Bacteria Removal […]

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Bleeding Gums Can Be A Sign of Gum Disease

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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Sedation Dentistry: Dental Dreamscape

Sedation Dentistry: Dental Dreamscape  This article describes how gentle sedation can be used to completely transform a patient’s experience in the dentist’s chair. For countless people around the world, that six-month appointment with the dentist is a calendar event marked by great trepidation, anxiety and (in rare cases) bed-wetting. So pervasive is a fear of […]

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Dental Pockets

Dental Pockets A dental pocket is a space between the gum and the bone. As infection progresses, more bone is lost, teeth loosen and may be lost. The post Dental Pockets appeared first on Kenneth R. Levine, DDS. The post Dental Pockets appeared first on Kenneth R. Levine, DDS.

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