Larry P. Bleier D.M.D.
205 Washington Avenue Endicott, NY, 13760
Diplomate American Board of Periodontology
Specialist in Periodontics
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(607) 785-3007

Can flossing and brushing correctly add years to your life?

Bacteria, which can find a home and a feast between your teeth and under your gums, can stir up a low-grade gum infection and a simmering inflammatory response that increases your risk of heart disease 72% according to the Cleveland Clinic Chief Wellness Officer, Dr. Michael Roizen, M.D. You will need to brush and floss correctly 60 seconds a day to add an additional 6.4 years to your life according to Dr. Roizen M.D.

Dr. Larry P. Bleier is an expert in the treatment and control of Periodontal/Gum Diseases and can also provide you with the life time skills to correctly floss and brush the teeth and gums for optimal tooth and periodontal gum health.


  • #1 cause of tooth loss is gum/periodontal disease
  • 80% of all adults have periodontal disease
  • Periodontal Disease is a contributing factor as well as a possible indicator of:
    • Cardiovascular/Heart Disease
    • Diabetes
    • Osteoporosis
    • Respiratory Disease
    • Low Birth Weight Babies
    • Stroke
    • Pneumonia
    • Over All Health


  • Gums that bleed during toothbrushing and flossing
  • Red, swollen, or tender gums
  • Persistent bad breath
  • Gums that have pulled away from your teeth
  • Pus between your teeth and gums
  • Loose or separating gums
  • A change in the way your teeth fit together when you bite
  • A change in the fit of partial dentures