19Aug

Dr. Harvey Shiffman

World Health Organization honors Velscope oral cancer screening device.

The World Health Organization recently recognized and honored the Velscope enhanced oral assessment device. The Velscope was one of only eight commercial devices to be honored.  The Velscope device helps improve the oral health of patients by allowing dental practicioners to discover eraly stage oral cancers and other oral abnormalities.  Boynton Beach dentist Dr. Harvey […]

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11Aug

Dr. Harvey Shiffman

The newest studies and research support the risks of tongue and oral piercings.

Recent evidence of severe infections, fatalities and septic shock have added to the mountains of reports of the detrimental affects of tongue and oral piercings. Studies published from the University of Buffalo, and the University of Brazil support these findings. The American Dental association has published a position statement as follows: Oral piercings, which involve […]

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