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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One Day Crowns Possible with CEREC In Fort Lauderdale

June 30, 2016

cerec crowns in fort lauderdaleDental crowns are a long-trusted method for restoring a tooth from severe damage or decay. Traditionally, the treatment required two or more visits to the dentist’s office — with weeks of waiting spent in between. But with CEREC crowns in Fort Lauderdale, you can experience one day dentistry.

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Is Sleep Apnea Ruining Your Productivity?

May 31, 2016

sleep apnea fort lauderdaleIf you have a hard time getting through the day due to your sleepiness, it’s time for you to seek a solution. Do you know what’s causing you to feel so exhausted? If you’re like the 18 million Americans suffering from obstructive sleep apnea, it’s actually an air blockage that prevents your brain from getting the oxygen it needs throughout the night. Keep reading to find out more about the condition as well as treatment for sleep apnea in Fort Lauderdale.

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Treating TMJ with Neuromuscular Dentistry

April 15, 2016

tmj treatment in fort lauderdaleNeuromuscular dentistry is one method your dentist at Kodish Dental Group provides TMJ treatment in Fort Lauderdale. The TMJ, or the temporomandibular joint, is the joint that allows your jaw to open and close — and when something’s wrong with this area of the mouth, you’ll certainly feel it. TMJ disorder is characterized by its associated discomfort. Fortunately for its sufferers, neuromuscular dentistry treats the muscles, nerves, and the supporting structures of the mouth to provide much-needed relief from the condition.

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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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Cosmetic Dentistry with Enamel Shaping

January 4, 2016

happy woman with a beautiful smile thanks to enamel shaping in fort lauderdaleIf you hide your smile, avoid taking photos, or feel less than confident when meeting new people, let the skilled cosmetic dentistry team at Kodish Dental Group help. We offer a wide variety of dentistry services including cosmetic dental treatments to take any smile from meh to marvelous. One of our most effective treatment options in enamel shaping.
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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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Find Out Why Having Straight Teeth Matters

September 17, 2015

Beautiful braces for straight teeth at any ageWhen braces were first offered, all orthodontic work was considered cosmetic dentistry. As years passed, correcting certain malocclusions (dental misalignments) was considered necessary. This included especially problematic over, under, and crossbite that impeded natural speech and chewing capabilities. Eventually, dentists noticed that patients with straighter teeth tended to have healthier smiles and encounter fewer problems with tooth decay. At this point, traditional braces were considered non-cosmetic. It’s no secret that straighter teeth look better, but the surprising truth is that they are actually healthier. Call the dentist Fort Lauderdale residents rely on, Kodish Dental Group, to find out more about orthodontic treatments to straighten out your smile.
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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]