Dr. Levine is 2/2

Dr. Levine is 2 for 2!  Alma Maters Ohio State and Albany State win their conference championships- Big Ten and America East, respectively.    

February is Children’s Dental Health Month

February is Children’s Dental Health Month Start good dental health habits early in infancy by daily wiping your child’s gums with a moist cloth. Begin brushing your child’s teeth with a soft brush as soon as the teeth erupt.  Teach your child proper brushing around the age of two but continue brushing and flossing the… Read more »

Oral Cancer Screening

The National Cancer Institute estimated 40,000 new cases of oral cancer in the United States in 2012. (1) A report published January 7, 2013 in the Journal of the National Cancer Institute noted that the rate of HPV (Human papillomavirus)-related oropharyngeal cancers is rising.(2) Oral cancer forms in tissues of the oral cavity(the mouth) or… Read more »

Secondhand Smoke and Gum Disease

  Consumer News-Secondhand smoke and gum disease It’s been clear for years that smokers have a higher risk of gum disease but now there’s research showing secondhand smoke can also increase the risk. Researchers at the University of North Carolina-Chapel Hill, using data from another study that included 2,379 nonsmokers ages 53-74, have concluded that… Read more »

Flexible Spending Accounts

Reminder: Many Flexible Spending Account Plans allow you to use your 2012 benefits through March 2013.  We encourage you to check your individual plans and then call us to schedule your dental work for the upcoming months. Please don’t delay. Use it or lose it! ~The Blue Ribbon Dental Team  

Diabetes and Periodontal Disease

November is American Diabetes Month  Facts from the American Diabetes Association: • Nearly 26 million children and adults in the United States have diabetes. • Another 79 million Americans have prediabetes and are at risk for developing type 2 diabetes. • Recent estimates project that as many as 1 in 3 American adults will have… Read more »

This Holiday Season

At this special time of year, we are thankful for many things, especially the gift of your friendship. We appreciate your continuing trust and confidence in us and look forward to serving you in the years to come. Our warmest wishes for a happy Thanksgiving and a joyous holiday season! Dr. Ron Levine & The… Read more »

What takes only minutes a day to keep you healthy for a lifetime?

Taking two to three minutes a day to floss, brush and rinse can help keep you healthy for a lifetime. Flossing once a day and brushing twice a day removes debris and bacterial plaque that collects in between and around teeth. Rinsing with an antibacterial rinse destroys bacteria throughout the mouth.  Bacteria in the plaque… Read more »

Top Dentist in Germantown

I would like to thank our many patients who voted our office as “best dentist” in Germantown for 2012 in a Germantown Patch poll.  I am humbled that in the poll, which included dentists in Germantown and Gaithersburg, we received nine times the votes of all the other dentists combined.  It is truly an honor… Read more »

Welcome!

Welcome to our new website and new look.  I am excited to have this opportunity to keep you up to date on new and exciting things at Blue Ribbon Dental, advancements in dental health care, and personal well-being in general.   As always, we provide you with personal attention, care and concern, coupled with the newest… Read more »