Understanding the Risk of Bone Loss With Dentures and Bridges

Published: July 13, 2017

For generations, bridges and dentures were the go-to answers for missing teeth. These dental devices allowed an individual to smile fully, eat with confidence and speak with clarity. Plus, they offered relatively straightforward maintenance. However, what they could not do was protect the body from the problem of progressive bone loss. Today, dental implants are […]

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The Power of Laser Dentistry

Published: July 12, 2017

There are many options for dental treatments when you head to your periodontist to discuss your periodontal disease and general oral health. However, one of the best is laser dentistry, which is why our periodontists at McCawley Center for Laser Periodontics and Implants incorporates these procedures in their office. Before you determine which procedures are best for […]

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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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