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When hurricane Harvey hit the gulf coast a friend and colleague of mine had the misfortune to be an owner a Condominium that bore the brunt of the storm’s impact. During those first few dramatic days of the hurricane’s landing, the loss o...

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Am I a Candidate for Dental Implants?

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Am I A Candidate For Dental Implants?   The answer to that is almost always yes.  Especially when your treatment is being performed by someone as highly trained as an oral surgeon.  There are, however, many conditions which preclude you from h...

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Oral Cancer

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What do Babe Ruth, Diane von Furstenberg, Rod Stewart and Humphrey Bogart have in common?  They all had oral cancer. The most common form of oral cancer is squamous cell carcinoma. It often appears as a ulcer that will not go away, with a firm eleva...

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Why so Many Dental Implant Choices?

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One of the most frequent questions when discussing dental implant choices with patients,  is “what would you do doc?”. Many times, the answer is clear cut and there is only 1 option, and when this is the case I will tell you so.  However, often...

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Botox for TMJ Pain

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Botulism toxin, Botox, may be used to treat temporomandibular  joint pain and dysfunction. The jaw joint, or temporomandibular joint is susceptible to many problems, just as the other joints of the body. It has a ball and socket and a disc between t...

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The latest in Implant Dentistry

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I recently attended an international symposium on the state-of-art in implant dentistry hosted by Nobel Biocare. Nobel Biocare is the leading dental implant manufacturer, developer and research company in the world. We have had an association with th...

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