301 Southeast 16th St.
Fort Lauderdale, FL 33316
(954) 462-5252

5 Things You Need to Know About Dental Implants

July 1, 2017

Dentist showing patient dental implantsDo you have a missing tooth that you’ve avoided replacing? You’re not alone. We see countless patients who choose not to replace missing teeth, but even a single lost tooth impacts your oral health. One missing tooth means surrounding teeth receive greater impact while chewing, putting them at greater risk for damage. A single lost tooth will allow surrounding teeth to move to fill in the gap. Your first lost tooth will likely not be your last as jawbone and gum tissue are lost without the necessary stimulation from the tooth root. The only tooth replacement prosthetic that addresses all of these concerns is dental implant
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Benefits of Dental Implants in Fort Lauderdale

September 8, 2016

Dental implants in Fort Lauderdale replace missing teeth and preserve jaw bone and gums. Read details from Dr. Gary Kodish.Losing a tooth affects more than personal appearance. Bone and gum tissue deteriorate quickly in and around an empty tooth socket, and people missing all their teeth suffer reduced bone height, sagging facial musculature and prematurely aged appearance. If you have a smile gap or have lost all your teeth, you could benefit from dental implants in Fort Lauderdale from Dr. Gary Kodish. Their benefits are many and the health and aesthetic return, outstanding.

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Dental Implants: What to Expect after Surgery

February 5, 2016

patient icing his jaw following dental implants surgeryFor many patients, dental implants sound great until they start hearing the particulars of surgical placement, recovery, and restoration, but with proper care and pain management following treatment, there’s no reason the dental implant restoration process won’t be comfortable from start to finish. The skilled Kodish Dental Group team invites you to take a few moments to review our tips for handling everything dental implants throw at you following treatment.
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Denture Options in Fort Lauderdale at The Kodish Group

November 19, 2015

denturesHave you already decided that dentures are the way to go in tooth replacement? Good for you. Deciding which tooth replacement option is best for you isn’t easy. There are two highly recommended types of dentures offered by The Kodish Group in Fort Lauderdale. Keep reading to learn more about the drawbacks and benefits of each one — because knowledge is power when it comes to your dentures.

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The Surprising Relationship Between Tooth Loss and Heart Disease

October 29, 2015

father and daughter with tooth loss in same spotFor years, dentists and dental/medical researchers have posited a potential link between periodontal disease and other systemic and chronic illnesses including heart disease, stroke, and diabetes. Dental practitioners have increased emphasis on preventive screenings and treatment to maintain oral health, but some estimates indicate that upwards of 70% of U.S. adults have some form of periodontal (gum) disease. According to two recent studies, the severe form of gum disease may have an even more concrete connection to heart disease, and tooth loss caused by periodontal disease may just be the most likely indicator of heart disease related to gum health. Find out more below.
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There Are Plenty of Benefits to Replacing Missing Teeth

August 19, 2015

Dental implants can help you cope with missing teeth.A mouth full of missing teeth can be tough to look at. Think about it, how often do you see a smile that’s full of missing teeth? There are plenty of people in this country who suffer from missing teeth and it can be a life full of pain and anguish for most. There are plenty of reasons why a patient should replace missing teeth. MIssing teeth are like breeding grounds for bacteria. Once an open area is taken over by bacteria, you can pretty much kiss that area’s health goodbye. It isn’t just benefits that should make a person want to replace their missing teeth — there are health issues at stake, too. Did you know that your oral health is very closely linked to your overall health? It makes sense. This is why you should think about replacing missing teeth. We specialize in making beautiful smiles at our office in Fort Lauderdale, FL, and we’d like to show you how. If you’re one of many patients that suffers from missing teeth and don’t want to deal with the problem any longer, we’re here to help. 
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301 Southeast 16th St., Fort Lauderdale, FL 33316 USA
Dr. Gary Kodish Fort Lauderdale, FL dentist. (954) 462-5252 [email protected]