Ouch! Why Your Teeth Are So Sensitive

Published: June 15, 2017

It’s summertime and you’d love to eat ice cream or drink a slushie, but it’s out of the question. After all, every time your teeth touch something extremely cold, sweet or even hot, you feel a jolt of pain. So, you take a pass on your favorite treats and hope the sensitivity will go away […]

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Stroke Awareness is Important for All Patients

Published: May 15, 2017

Did you know that stroke happens to people of all ages? Although people tend to associate stroke in Ft. Lauderdale, FL with older populations, stroke can and does affect younger individuals. This May is Stroke Awareness Month, a time to consider all the ways you are taking care of yourself to minimize the risk associated […]

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3 Seemingly Unrelated Health Problems That Can Be Caused by Gum Recession

Published: May 11, 2017

If you are like most adults, you probably pay a lot of attention to your teeth but not enough to your gums. While sparkling teeth are a good indicator of a healthy mouth, the health of your gums is also important and may be neglected even if you brush and floss regularly. In addition to […]

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Why You Can Relax About Dental Implant Surgery

Published: April 13, 2017

Dental implants are an excellent option for replacing missing teeth because they look realistic and can last for decades. However, many people who would benefit from implants balk at the prospect of undergoing oral surgery. If you are considering getting dental implants in Ft. Lauderdale, FL, then here are some things you should know about […]

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How LAPIP® Can Save Infected Dental Implants

Published: March 17, 2017

Dental implants can be an effective treatment for patients who have lost one or more teeth, especially since implants function like natural teeth in many ways. However, just as periodontal disease can affect natural teeth with inflammation, gum recession, and bone loss, peri-implantitis can have many of the same effects on the area surrounding implants. […]

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Common Myths About Gum Disease

Published: March 16, 2017

More people than ever are suffering from gum disease, but many are unaware of potential symptoms of this problem. For example, gum disease is now known to be linked to other chronic conditions, such as heart disease and diabetes, so it is vital to take action and treat problem gums as soon as possible. Seeking […]

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How to Care for Your Dental Implants

Published: February 16, 2017

Dental implants are a popular tooth replacement option for many adults, and it is easy to see why. They are difficult to visually differentiate from natural teeth and are also very sturdy and comfortable. If you have made the decision to have an experienced periodontist replace one or more lost teeth with dental implants in […]

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Avoid These Issues by Treating Your Gum Disease Right Away

Published: January 22, 2017

Of all the problems that can affect your teeth, it might seem like gum disease, is a small fry. Also known as gingivitis and periodontitis, gum disease actually affects about half of the adult population – even those who are meticulous about caring for their teeth. For such a seemingly small issue, it is far […]

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The Connection Between Dry Mouth and Periodontal Disease

Published: January 17, 2017

Xerostomia. It may sound like a foreign city or faraway planet, but it is actually a name for a very common health condition: dry mouth. Most of us have experienced bouts of dry mouth from time to time, such as when we are dehydrated after exercise or are suffering with a cold that leaves us […]

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Quick Guide: The LAPIP® Protocol

Published: December 15, 2016

While dental implants are a great way to give you the smile and degree of oral health you want and deserve, they aren’t without their limitations. Some patients experience swelling around their implants, which is known as peri-implantitis. If you’ve noticed a change in your implants, Drs. Mark and Tom McCawley and the rest of […]

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