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Edward Shukovsky, D.M.D. and our entire dental team are proud to offer Caries Management by Risk Assessment (CAMBRA), the cavity prevention system developed by Carifree. As the number one chronic disease in youth, tooth decay is a serious matter that needs serious treatment. Fortunately, the CAMBRA system has been shown to decrease cavities by up

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Who would have thought dentists would be using BOTOX® injections to treat muscular problems in the jaw? But that is certainly the case. Traditionally, we have used a variety of oral appliances to relieve the stresses put on the teeth, the musculature, and the temporomandibular joint. One of the major problems with oral appliances is

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Dentists and Websites.  They don't sound like they belong together, do they?  In the November/December 2012 issue of Compendium, a highly respected dental journal, there is an article by Mark Dilatush and Howie Horrocks entitled, Creating a Dominant Internet Presence for Your Practice.  I was late in having a website.  It has only been a

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Stamford, CT – Dr. Edward Shukovsky, a practitioner of dentistry in Stamford, who has extensive experience treating people with sleep apnea, says that Temporomandibular Joint Disorder (TMD) and sleep apnea are more related than one might think. The steps dentists take to evaluate a patient for either condition are quite similar. Dr. Shukovsky believes that

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Maintenance Appointments - Are They Important? Maintenance appointments are not only important, they are essential.  The analogy I give to this is the following:  A patient goes to the physician and finds out he has hypertension, or high blood pressure.  A medication is prescribed.  The physician or a member of the physician's staff then tells

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Stamford, CT – Dr. Edward Shukovsky, a practitioner of Stamford dentistry, has many patients – or their partners – come to him with complaints of snoring. Many of these people are suffering from sleep apnea without even knowing it. Dr. Shukovsky strives to educate his patients to help them get the rest they need –

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Stamford, CT -- Dr. Edward Shukovsky, a cosmetic dentist in Stamford, recently returned from the 2nd Annual Advanced Level Reunion Meeting for Six Month Smiles. The meeting was held in Boston, MA at the Westin Boston Waterfront and featured dentists from across the country who gathered to hear lectures on the latest in cosmetic orthodontics

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Cosmetic Dentistry. Periodontics.  Endodontics. Implant Dentistry. Reconstructive Dentistry. Adhesive Dentistry.  Invisalign. Six Month Smiles.  Sedation Dentistry. Digital X-Rays.  Sleep medicine.  Laser Dentistry.  Dentistry has changed dramatically within the last thirty years.  The changes in dentistry have occurred because dentistry went from mythological beliefs to evidence-based science.  Evidenced-based.  Sound research.  I remember when a fellow classmate

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Do you want a better smile? In today's dental world a 'smile makeover' is a reality. I call these two techniques "Secret Braces." Both Six Month Smiles and Invisalign are orthodontic in nature, they move the teeth. Each will close spaces, reduce crowding, widen the arch, lengthen teeth. Invisalign is a clear aligner technique in

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