$55 for a Dental Exam, Cleaning, and X-rays at Dr. Martin Leon DDS ($150 Value)

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In a Nutshell

Dr. Martin Leon examines mouths for signs of disease or any issues with the aid of x-rays and then thoroughly cleans teeth

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Promotional value expires 180 days after purchase. Amount paid never expires. Limit 1 per person, may buy 1 additional as gift. Dental Checkup available at both Pembroke Pines & North Miami locations. Hours vary, call for appointment based on availability. 24 Hour notice required for cancellation. May be repurchased every 30 days. Merchant is solely responsible to purchasers for the care and quality of the advertised goods and services.

The Deal

  • $55 for a dental exam, cleaning, and x-rays ($150 value)

One primary purpose of a dental appointment is checking for cavities. To learn exactly how they form, read on.

Cavities: Portrait of an Enamel Assassin

Cavities—also known as dental caries or simply tooth decay—form as the direct result of two interplaying factors: food and bacteria. As soon as 20 minutes after a meal, more than 500 types of bacteria begin to feast on any refined sugar or starch they can find, producing a potent acid as a byproduct. Tooth enamel is considered the hardest substance in the human body, but if left alone for extended periods, this acid can easily bore its way past the enamel and into the inner layers of the tooth, which house nerves, blood vessels, and minerals worth approximately 25 cents on the fairies' black market. Cavities can be difficult to notice in time—many don’t exhibit pain in the early stages of development, and they often occur in hard-to-clean spots, such as the small crevices on the top of molars. What's more, unlike a child's missing tooth, enamel doesn't grow back. Once it's gone, it's gone forever.

In a study conducted in Warwickshire, England, fossilized records showed that only 8% of people living in the Iron Age experienced tooth decay—a stark contrast to today’s 48%. Granted, blacksmiths might have been able to forge strong toothpicks, but there's a larger culprit to blame: the influx of carbohydrates, sugars, and processed foods that became more common in later humans' diets. To counter the increase in oral ailments, dentistry evolved from a field that relied solely on bare-knuckle boxing matches to one that delicately treats decay as it appears, most often by removing the acid-eaten portions of the tooth and rebuilding the structure with a cement filling or crown. As always, however, the best offense is a good defense—dentists recommend brushing daily and visiting the office twice a year to prevent cavities from even forming.

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    Silver Lakes

    17525 Pines Blvd

    Pembroke Pines, FL 33029

    +19544421884

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  2. 2

    Eastern Shores

    3363 NE 163 Street Suite # 807

    North Miami, FL 33160

    +19544421884

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