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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Smoking and Periodontal Disease

Smoking and Periodontal Disease

Smoking and Periodontal Disease Many people are aware of the effects smoking can have on their lungs and other organs. However, many do not realize the link between smoking and periodontal disease and the damage it can do to your gums. According to the Centers for...

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Can Gum Disease Lead to Missing Teeth?

Can Gum Disease Lead to Missing Teeth?

Can Gum Disease Lead to Missing Teeth? You have probably heard of gum disease at your routine checkups. But, you may not know that gum disease affects nearly 75% of American adults and is the leading cause of missing teeth in adults.[1] Gum disease and missing teeth...

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Can You Fix Periodontal Disease?

Can You Fix Periodontal Disease?

Can You Fix Periodontal Disease? Maintaining good oral health is just as important as keeping the rest of your body healthy. Your mouth can develop diseases that need to be addressed as soon as they are noticed to help prevent further damage. This includes periodontal...

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Can I Ignore a Missing Tooth?

Can I Ignore a Missing Tooth?

Can I Ignore a Missing Tooth? A missing tooth is one of the first things people may see when they look at their smile in the mirror. Even when a tooth missing is visible, many people may still try to ignore it. But, doing so can cause health problems and may require a...

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