Oral Plastic Surgery

When you think of the phrase “plastic surgery,” what probably first comes to mind is the cosmetic side of the field—procedures like breast augmentation, liposuction, tummy tucks and facelifts to name a few. But plastic surgery can relate to regeneration and reconstruction of the gum and jawbone tissue. Periodontists are the plastic surgeons of the...

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Spreading the Word

South Florida Center for Periodontics & Implant Dentistry was featured last month in WebDental, an online resource that lets dental professionals connect with each other and the community. In “Finding a Great Periodontal Practice,” Dr. Aranguren offers tips for making sure you’re in the best hands when it comes to gum disease treatment and dental...

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The Mouth-Body Connection: More Reasons to Care

The relationship between our oral health and the rest of our body has become big news in recent decades. You may have seen some of the headlines, and they are often disconcerting: “Gum Disease Linked to Rheumatoid Arthritis” “Gum Disease May Signal Warning for Pancreatic Cancer” “Gum Disease Linked to COVID-19 Complications” Indeed, more and...

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Replacing Teeth is Important. Yes, Even Just One Tooth

Research from the American Dental Association shows us that more than one in three adults aged 65 and older have lost six or more teeth. Alarmingly, the ADA also says that about one in 10 in this age group have lost all their teeth.  As a result of missing even just one tooth, problems can...

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Can Mask Wearing Actually ENCOURAGE Better Oral Hygiene?

Mask wearing by the general population has been recommended during the COVID-19 pandemic to help protect us from this very contagious virus. But mask wearing may have another positive aspect that you may not have thought about– it makes us more conscious of our breath! Authors of a 2020 Brazilian survey of 4,647 individuals noted...

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Innovators in Periodontics and Dental Implants

The South Florida Center for Periodontics and Implant Dentistry is one of the most advanced periodontal practices in the world when it comes to working with the latest and best treatment technologies to ensure the highest quality outcomes as well as patient satisfaction and comfort. Providing the Best Options With the FDA-approved YOMI ® Robotic-guided...

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Dental Emergency? Count on Us to Be There for You!

It’s 8 pm on a Wednesday night and you think you may have fractured a tooth. Or perhaps you’re concerned that your dental implant could somehow be loose. Who can you call? At The South Florida Center for Periodontics & Implant Dentistry, we recognize that dental emergencies can occur at inconvenient times. But we also...

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And the Award Goes to…

We’re so proud to announce that All of Our Doctors at the South Florida Center for Periodontics & Implant Dentistry were named TOP DENTISTS FOR 2021 by The Boca Raton Observer. The magazine polls dentists throughout Boca and surrounding cities each year, asking them which colleague they’d recommend their loved ones go to for professional...

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Change Your Life With Dental Implants

Struggling with failing teeth or crowns? Having a hard time chewing? Embarrassed to even smile? With TeethToday® (also known as All-on-4® and ProArch®) we can create a full set of upper and or lower teeth permanently anchored on as few as four dental implants per upper or lower arch. In 1996, the South Florida Center...

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“Flying” Saliva During Dental Cleaning is Not a Source of Transmission

Practices like ours temporarily closed our doors back in March 2020 when the World Health Organization initially recommended that all dental practices closed for anything but emergency services. At the time, there was fear that aerosols produced, especially during cleanings, could transmit infection. A new study dispels this misconception. In an Ohio State College of...

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