Author Archive: Thomas Zahavi, DMD, MS

Board Certified Periodontist

Dr. Thomas Zahavi is a Diplomate of the American Board of Periodontology. He completed his post-graduate periodontal education at the Eastman Dental Center at the University of Rochester in 2006.

Dr. Zahavi obtained his combined DMD and Master’s degree Summa Cum Laude from the Hebrew University of Jerusalem (1997). He then pursued a speciality program in Prosthodontics (the restoration and replacement of teeth), receiving the highest honors in the residency program (2001). In 2003 he relocated with his family to the USA in pursuit of a residency program in Periodontology at the University of Rochester/ Eastman Institute for Oral Health. He was awarded a Certificate of Excellence from the American Academy of Periodontology Foundation and honored with a research fellowship from a major dental implant company. He is a Board-Certified Periodontist (USA) and Prosthodontist (Israel). His clinical experience and training in the two specialities proves to be invaluable, especially in patients requiring comprehensive periodontal and implant treatments.

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How Do I Maintain a Dental Implant?

How Do I Maintain a Dental Implant?

The average American adult between the ages of 20-64 is missing 7 teeth. Therefore, 1 dental implants are easily one of the most impactful innovations in the dental world. Artificial dental implants are surgically affixed into the jawbone in place of the missing...

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Gum Disease and COVID Complications

Gum Disease and COVID Complications

Gum disease, otherwise known as periodontal disease, affects a shocking 42.7% of the U.S. adult population over 301. Despite how common this condition is, severe gum disease left untreated poses a serious risk for contributing to or worsening a variety of health...

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Conditions Linked to Gum Disease

Conditions Linked to Gum Disease

Almost half of adults over the age of thirty have a form of gum disease. [1] This oral disease, when left untreated, threatens the aesthetics and function of one’s natural teeth. In recent years, scientific studies have been mounting, which shows an association...

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Gum Disease and Pancreatic Cancer

Gum Disease and Pancreatic Cancer

Is there a Link Between Gum Disease and Pancreatic Cancer? Affecting an estimated 50,000 Americans per year,[1] pancreatic cancer is believed to have a direct connection with the diagnosis of gum disease (yet another reason to see your periodontist regularly). What...

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