25Sep

Dr. Harvey Shiffman

The Oral Systemic Connection

The chronic inflammatory processes associated with “Gum Disease” can lead to chronic inflammation in other parts of your body . The health of your mouth plays a significant role in your overall health , and many patients do not realize this . Bleeding and infected gums are an “ open wound “ and therefore create […]

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17Sep

Dr. Harvey Shiffman

Natural Facial Rejuvenation Using laser and PRF

There are many environmental and lifestyle factors that affect how our skin ages . As we get older , our skin slows down or even stops producing collagen and elastin . These proteins are essential for maintaining tissue moisture , elasticity , and tone , all which contribute to healthy firm skin and resistance to […]

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28Jun

Dr. Harvey Shiffman

What to do about failing dental implants

Millions of dental implants have been placed all over the world .  Some dental implants do very well for many years and others do not . Have you ever thought about why implants are lost or fail ? There are many factors that lead to an implant failing and being lost . Some are these […]

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1Nov

Dr. Harvey Shiffman

How Would You Like to Reduce or Eliminate Snoring ?

Millions of Americans Snore Snoring is more then an annoyance that keeps some sleep partners in separate bedrooms. Snoring affects your health and the health of those that you live with. Of the millions affected, over 60 percent have some type of sleep apnea. Sleep Apnea or Sleep Disturbed Breathing is a medical condition that […]

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31Oct

Dr. Harvey Shiffman

Tongue Tied ?

Tongue ties (ankyloglossia ) are caused by an unusually short, thick lingual frenum, a membrane connecting the underside of the tongue to the floor of the mouth .  Tongue ties  can vary in  severity from mild cases  to complete ankyloglossia where the tongue is fully attached  to the floor of the mouth . Tongue ties can keep […]

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16Feb

Dr. Harvey Shiffman

Physical Attractiveness and Oral Facial Enhancement

How can you have a “perfect” smile if the rest of the picture doesn’t match? According to Dr. Gordon Patzer, the author of “The Physical Attractiveness Phenomenon”, the components of the face do not contribute equally to the evaluation of physical attractiveness. There is a perceived hierarchy in that some of the facial components are […]

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7Feb

Dr. Harvey Shiffman

Dentistry of the Future, Dr.Shiffman’s interview with CBS 12

learn how dentistry is changing, and lasers are making the experience more comfortable.

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17Oct

Dr. Harvey Shiffman

Treating Children

An ounce of prevention is worth a pound of cure. Our objective is to have healthy, happy young patients grow up with the knowledge and hygiene techniques to help maintain their oral health for their entire lives. Many young children present without issues; however, thorough screening may help identify early potential problems and correct them […]

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8Jun

Dr. Harvey Shiffman

Smoothlase , easy ,comfortable non-surgical laser facial rejuvenation

In 2012 Dr. Shiffman started the development of the Smoothlase procedure. The objective was to create a non-surgical alternative to the most common surgical procedures to address loose sagging, wrinkled skin. In 2014 Dr.Shiffman received a U.S.Federal trademark on the Smoothlase procedure. The treatment is virtually painless and each session takes about 40 minutes. We […]

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8Jun

Dr. Harvey Shiffman

Sleep and Weight Loss and how your dentist can help

Sleep and Weight Loss Here’s Today’s Tip… Sleep and your overall health Sleep, or lack thereof, can have a tremendous impact on your weight loss progress. In one recent study published in the Annals of Internal Medicine, researchers from the University of Chicago and the University of Wisconsin set out to see if sleep restriction […]

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