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Oral Cancer

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?

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

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

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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What’s a snap on denture?

“Snap on denture” is a term used to describe a denture that is retained by implants. Ordinary dentures are held in place by suction or a combination of suction with some form of adhesive. This is very unsatisfactory for many people, it li...

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Should I have all my wisdom teeth removed at once?

I often times have patients who present with multiple wisdom teeth for extraction and ask should I have all my wisdom teeth removed at once? There are multiple factors to consider. Among these are cost, inconvenience, the ability to chew or eat on on...

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