About Kettleman Dental

Dr. Stattout is an experienced and caring dentist who uses only the most advanced materials and procedures in his field. He has a passion for dentistry with a strong emphasis on treating each patient with a personal touch, and prides himself in the long-term relationships developed with his patients of all ages. His light-hearted chairside manner relaxes patients and he is often commended for his strong regard for individual needs.

Top Reasons for Necessary Root Canal Treatment

Most people don’t want to hear that they need a root canal. However, root canal therapy has changed dramatically over the years and today, having a root canal procedure isn’t much different than getting a filling. Root canal therapy allows your dentist to save your tooth and avoid the need for a replacement. Why would a patient need [...]

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Does Fluoride Reverse Tooth Decay?

Fluoride is a compound that occurs naturally, but is also used in many dental applications to help strengthen teeth and prevent tooth decay. Fluoride has been widely used and has helped children and adults alike to protect their teeth from decay. We know that fluoride can help prevent tooth decay—but does it actually work to reverse cavities? Here’s [...]

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What Are Receding Gumlines and How Are They Treated?

Your gums play a crucial role in the health of your teeth. Gums cover and protect the tooth roots and also serve to help anchor the teeth in place. In fact, gum disease is often the primary cause of tooth loss in adults. Without healthy gum tissue, teeth are less likely to survive! Receding gumlines happen when [...]

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Is Teeth and Gum Sensitivity a Symptom of Pregnancy?

If you’ve been trying to conceive, you’re probably hyperaware of any signs your body might be giving you that you’re going to be a mom until you can take that pregnancy test! While most people keep an eye out for typical pregnancy symptoms such as fatigue or a missed period, your teeth and gums might be more [...]

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Need an Alternative to Braces? Check Out These Cosmetic Dentistry Options

Getting braces can feel like more of a commitment than some adults want to make. Depending on your unique smile, some people need to wear braces for a few years before their treatment is complete. For adults who want to skip orthodontia, it makes sense to seek a cosmetic alternative to braces. When you want to have [...]

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Hollywood’s Most Popular Cosmetic Dental Treatments

Everyone wants a beautiful smile that both looks natural yet has a sparkle to it. When it comes to Hollywood, your favorite actors and actresses typically aren’t born with the stunning smiles that they have. Most of these celebrities have had some cosmetic dental work to give them the dazzling smile they have today. What are some [...]

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Does Acid Reflux Contribute to Tooth Decay?

Acid reflux, also known as gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD) happens when acid from the stomach gets into the esophagus, which can cause symptoms of heartburn. However, up to 25% of patients with acid reflux will have no symptoms. Dentists are often the first professionals to come into contact with acid reflux, as enamel erosion on the back [...]

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What Is a Gingival Graft?

A gingival graft, also called a gum graft, is a periodontal surgical procedure in which gum tissue is grafted from another location in the mouth to cover exposed roots of teeth. A gingival graft may be done for several reasons, including excessive gum recession. Here’s why your dentist might refer you to a periodontist for a gingival [...]

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What Are the Stages of Tooth Decay?

Tooth decay affects the vast majority of Americans, but that doesn’t mean this condition is normal. Your teeth are strong and are meant to last a lifetime, so taking care of them is of the utmost importance. Cavities that result from tooth decay don’t form overnight. There are stages of cavity formation that happen before you notice pain [...]

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What Are the Differences Between Mild and Severe Obstructive Sleep Apnea?

Obstructive sleep apnea is a sleep disorder in which your airway becomes blocked at numerous points during sleep, which causes you to stop breathing. This has a range of serious effects on the body—it not only hinders your immune system and increases your risk for chronic disease, but it can also lead to a shorter life span. There [...]

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