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Seniors Who Sleep In Dentures At Higher Risk For Pneumonia

Thanks to community water fluoridation, fluoride toothpaste, daily brushing and improved professional dental care, a record of approximately 75 % of senior citizens over age 65 have kept some or all of their teeth. A study in the Journal of Dental Research found that “very elderly adults (ages 85 and older) in community-living settings who […]

Nitrous Oxide – Sweet Air – Laughing Gas

For those apprehensive patients who would like some relief from their dental anxieties, we have “sweet air” available. Nitrous oxide relaxes you and makes for a pleasant experience for those who need it. If you require sweet air for your dental cleanings this service is available from our very excellent hygienists. They are licensed and […]

Cold Sores, Canker Sores and Pizza Burns

Have you ever gotten one of those unsightly, uncomfortable cold sores on your lips? You know, the kind that makes you feel everyone you meet is staring at. Or have you ever gotten a painful canker sore? Or a bad pizza burn on the roof of your mouth? Usually those things hang around for a […]

Temporomandibular Joint Dysfunction

Temporomandibular joint dysfunction, also known as TMJ or TMD, is an umbrella term describing a disfunction in the joint that connects your lower jaw to your skull and/or a disfunction in the muscles of mastication. Common symptoms are pain, limited ability to open one’s mouth, and noise from the temporomandibular joint. While women are more […]

Emergency Dental Care

With the summer month upon us, patients are sometimes concerned that their healthcare provider will be away or out of reach when they’re needed the most. Should a dental emergency arise please rest assured that Dr. Levy is your emergency dentist. He is available 24/7. After hours he can be contacted if you have a […]

A New Office is Planned

Over the years my Team and I have been listening to your requests and recommendations regarding our physical facilities. We have made every effort possible to fulfill them given the constraints of our present leased site. While we have always taken pride in its cleanliness, tasteful décor and convenient location, it has been apparent that […]

Continuing Education: Dental Implants

I’m excited to be attending a symposium on dental implants, in Boston, on Wednesday, October 9, 2013. The office will be open tomorrow, Tuesday, October 8th from 8 AM until 12 PM. My Team will be in the office for several hours on Wednesday to take calls and schedule appointments. If any of our patients […]

Sterilization, Infection Control and Your Safety

We pride ourselves in providing you state-of-the-art dentistry in a hygienically safe environment. All equipment and instruments that are used for your treatment are either sterilized or new (disposable). The surfaces in the treatment rooms are either wiped down with a medical grade disinfectant or wrapped in disposable barrier tape as applicable. For your safety, […]

Oral Cancer: The VELscope is Featured on Dr. OZ

The human papilloma virus (HPV) is now the fastest growing cause of oral cancer, particularly among young women. In the past, the typical oral cancer patient was an older man who was a heavy drinker and smoker. This is no longer the case. The VELscope is an indispensable, non-invasive screening device for oral cancer. For […]

Cosmetic Dentistry: A Confident Smile Can Change Someone’s Day

A genuine, happy, friendly smile is contagious. It’s the universal expression of contentment and well-being. Some people are a little nervous about smiling. They don’t think their smile looks good, or they think that smiling makes them look unprofessional or vulnerable. No matter how professional, intelligent, or “together” you think a serious face makes you […]