Blog - Boynton Laser Dental Center

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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17May

Dr. Harvey Shiffman

Low Level Lasers in Dentistry

Low level laser therapy has huge benefits to the day to day practice of Dentistry

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20Sep

Dr. Harvey Shiffman

Press Release

LOCAL DENTIST USING LASER FOR NEW ROOT CANAL TREATMENT BOYNTON BEACH: September 17, 2009 . Harvey S.Shiffman D.D.S. of Boynton Beach,Florida has acquired a Lares PowerLase® AT Dental Laser, which can treat cavities, gum disease, and a variety of other dental problems, usually without the need for anesthesia. Dr. Shiffman has received extensive training and […]

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8Jul

Dr. Harvey Shiffman

PIPS, The First endodontics (root canal) breakthrough in 50 years

PIPS Laser Root Canal Treatment, Lares Research announces the first real breakthough in endodontic (root canal) treatment in 50 years.

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11Jun

Dr. Harvey Shiffman

Periodontal therapy can relieve arthritis pain

People who suffer from both periodontal (gum) disease and rheumatoid arthritis reduced their arthritic pain,number of swollen joints and the degree of morning stiffness after undergoing nonsurgical periodontal therapy.

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11Jun

Dr. Harvey Shiffman

Inflammation links periodontal and systemic diseases

A university based study shows that people with periodontal (gum) disease have higher risk factors for cardiovascular(heart) disease.

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