Since laser dentistry for both hard and soft tissues (teeth and gums) does not generate heat, vibration or pressure, many dental procedures can be performed with fewer shots, less need for anesthesia, less use of the drill and fewer numb lips! In many gum procedures, laser dentistry reduces bleeding, post-operative pain, swelling and the need for pain medication.
Restorative dentistry is the recreation of dental tooth structures damaged by caries, trauma, tooth grinding and more. Dr Shiffman and his Boynton Laser Dental Center Staff strive to stay up to date with new restorative dental technology to make your dental experience the most comfortable and stress free.
Dr.Shiffman and the staff at Boynton Laser Dental Center strive daily to educate and assist our patients in techniques to help prevent caries (dental cavities)and periodontal(gum) disease. We offer options to treat snoring and sleep apnea and aid in smoking cession . Your overall health is our major concern.More >>
The three main classes of sleep apnea are mild, moderate and severe. Even though there are different classes of sleep apnea they all need to be treated. In mild sleep apnea cases a person can stop breathing as many as 15 times per hour while they sleep.
To learn about the alternative methods to treat sleep apnea such as Nightlase or our sleep apnea oral appliance therapy contact our office to setup your initial consultation. More >>
Temporomandibular Joint Syndrome (TMJ) and Facial Pain Syndrome are disorders of the jaw and facial muscles. These disorders can cause head and neck pain,jaw locking, difficulty opening,difficulty chewing and popping or clicking during chewing.
Many patients require custom made bite splints or guards which act to reduce the muscle tension and spasm by relaxing the jaw muscles. More >>