Blog - Boynton Laser Dental Center

5Mar

Dr. Harvey Shiffman

Oral, Head and Neck Cancer Awareness Week

Boynton Beach Dentist, Dr. Harvey Shiffman and his Boynton Laser Dental Center will provide free oral cancer exams on april 26, 2012 in support of the Oral ,Head and Neck Cancer Week.

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31Jan

Dr. Harvey Shiffman

Yankee Dental Congress

Dr.Shiffman Invited speaker at Dental Congress on the topic of Dental Lasers in Everyday Use.

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10May

Dr. Harvey Shiffman

Burning Mouth Syndrome

Burning mouth syndrome, more common in women.

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26Apr

Dr. Harvey Shiffman

How to keep your gums and teeth healthy

How to keep your gums and teeth healthy

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3Mar

Dr. Harvey Shiffman

Update on Dental Laser at Boynton Dental Laser center

Dr.Harvey Shiffman has been practicing dentistry since 1984 and has been  a Cosmetic Laser Dentist for the last seven years.  Technology has been steadily improving in this field, and Dr.Shiffman has stayed up to date with extensive continuing education through the Academy of Laser Dentistry, of which he is attaining Fellowship status , the Montana […]

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16Feb

Dr. Harvey Shiffman

Saliva Diagnostic Testing

We presently have available to our patients saliva diagnostic DNA testing. One type of testing is for Periodontal disease , to test for the specific bacteria types that can cause Gum Disease .This greatly aids in our ability to treat it. The connection between oral disease and heart/ systemic disease is well documented at this […]

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17Nov

Dr. Harvey Shiffman

Know Someone With Forward Head Posture?

Forward head posture, headaches, TMJ, and poor proprioception, are your teeth , or the lack of them the cause?

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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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28Jul

Dr. Harvey Shiffman

Saliva DNA testing availible

Starting in august we will have availible to our patients saliva DNA testing for the HPV virus that causes Cervical cancer in women and oral cancer in both men and women. The role of HPV in cancers of the head and neck in unquestioned, HPV is now known to be an independent risk factor for […]

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