The Everglades really do seem like their own planet. The only sound you can hear is the hum of the boat’s engine and the chatter of the other passengers. You’re silent, however, because you want to keep keen eyes on the water, searching for the storied Florida alligator. You’ve always been fascinated by them because they are basically living dinosaurs. You finally spot one on the bank and you can see its teeth gleaming in the sunlight. All of a sudden a flock of bright white birds leave the trees in masse. You see everyone smile as nature comes to greet them, but you keep your lips tight. All these thoughts about teeth whiteness remind you that you wish yours could be a bit brighter. Fortunately, getting whiter teeth is as easy as scheduling an appointment with Dr. Kodish, a dentist in Fort Lauderdale. (more…)
Kodish Dental Group Blog
August 5, 2016
July 19, 2016
If you’ve lived with a missing tooth, you understand the complications that it presents. Eating, chewing, talking, and smiling can all become complicated and embarrassing. Did you know that dental implants might be a solution for you? Dr. Gary Kodish has over 25 years of experience in helping patients restore their smiles with dental implants, which are one of the most effective and reliable options for replacing missing teeth. Dr. Kodish can determine if you’re a candidate for dental implants in Ft. Lauderdale.
June 30, 2016
Dental 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.
May 31, 2016
If 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.
April 15, 2016
Neuromuscular 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.
March 14, 2016
Dental implants are an increasingly common way to restore missing teeth as they are a permanent resolution to fill the space. With more than 30 million Americans missing all of their teeth in one or both jaws, implant placement has increased annually by 500,000. While implants are very beneficial and offer numerous benefits when compared to dentures, many run into a certain challenge—finding placement and restoration under one roof. Generally, a dentist will refer a patient to a periodontist and oral surgeon, which not only adds inconvenience and a longer process, but it also drives up the cost. Now, you don’t have to deal with the headache and hassle because Dr. Kodish from the Kodish Group offers placement and restoration under one roof.
February 5, 2016
For 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.
January 4, 2016
If 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.
November 19, 2015
Have 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.
October 29, 2015
For 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.