Dr. Jonathan B. Levine, DMD

Bio

As a renowned dentist and prosthodontist in practice for nearly 30 years, Dr. Levine, a Sharecare expert, offers a comprehensive approach to dental health, intersecting beauty with function. Dr. Levine is a visionary product inventor, clinical researcher and published author. Holding three patents and 12 patents pending in oral care, Dr. Levine is responsible for modernizing the way people whiten their teeth. Dr. Levine is an Associate Professor at the NYU School of Dentistry and is as committed to advances in the medical field as he is to his patients at his Upper East Side practice.

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    Sharecare News posted a story about Dentist:

    WEDNESDAY, May 18, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- Triclosan, an ingredient used in some antibacterial products and toothpaste, is a dirty word in certain circles. But triclosan might not cause the harms that some fear, new research suggests.

    "There are a lot of people who are fearful of triclos...Full Article

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    SUNDAY, May 15, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- The out-of-pocket price for a standard chest X-ray, CT scan or ultrasound can vary by hundreds of dollars, depending on where the imaging is done, new research reveals.

    And uninsured patients trying to get the cost in adv...Full Article

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    Sharecare News posted a story about Oral & Maxillofacial Pathology:

    WEDNESDAY, April 20, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- A new study suggests a possible link between certain germs found in the mouth and a heightened risk of pancreatic cancer.

    "We identified two types of bacteria that are associated with a higher risk for pancreatic cancer and have been tied in t...Full Article

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    Sharecare News posted a story about Cosmetology:

    MONDAY, April 18, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- Hoping to look more kissable perhaps, Americans underwent a record number of lip procedures last year.

    "We live in the age of the selfie, and because we see images of ourselves almost constantly on social media, we're m...Full Article

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    Sharecare News posted a story about Maternal & Fetal Medicine:

    TUESDAY, April 5, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- A child's dental health begins at the time of conception, says an expert who recommends mothers-to-be visit the dentist before, during and after pregnancy.

    "The mother's dental health affects her overall health and her baby's health. Statisticall...Full Article

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    Sharecare News posted a story about Geriatrics:

    FRIDAY, April 1, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- There seems to be a link between poor oral health and age-related mental decline, researchers say.

    However, the researchers emphasized there is not enough evidence to prove a direct link between oral health and thinking ("cognitive") abilities.Full Article

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    Sharecare News posted a story about Dental Hygiene:

    TUESDAY, March 29, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- Smoking can dramatically change the balance of bacterial species in the mouth, which may affect the risk of mouth, lung and digestive system diseases, a new study says.

    The research also found that the proper mix of bacteria in the mouth is rest...Full Article

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    Sharecare News posted a story about Dental Hygiene:

    FRIDAY, March 11, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- A new discovery might one day lead to an anti-cavity pill, researchers report.

    The University of Florida scientists identified a strain of bacteria in the mouth that may keep cavity-causing bacteria in check.

    The investigators said it mi...Full Article

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    Sharecare News posted a story about Dental Hygiene:

    THURSDAY, Feb. 18, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- Severe gum disease increases the risk of death in chronic kidney disease patients, a new study suggests.

    The findings add to growing evidence that poor oral health is associated with other chronic diseases, according to the researchers at the Un...Full Article

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    Sharecare News posted a story about Pediatric Nursing:

    THURSDAY, Feb. 18, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- Teething can make babies miserable, but it rarely causes fevers above 100.4 degrees Fahrenheit, or any other signs of illness, a new review finds.

    The analysis, published online Feb. 18 in the journal Pediatrics, found that teething most ...Full Article

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    Sharecare News posted a story about Healthcare Insurance & Policy:

    THURSDAY, Jan. 14, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- U.S. patients whose health insurance plans have high deductibles undergo fewer diagnostic imaging tests, a nationwide study finds.

    Researchers analyzed 2010 insurance data from more than 21 million adults nationwide and considered plans with hig...Full Article

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    Sharecare News posted a story about Dentist:

    TUESDAY, Jan. 5, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- Many people are familiar with the fear that can precede a visit to the dentist, but new research shows that talk therapy can help when that anxiety becomes a crippling phobia.

    In the study, British investigators tried an approach called cognitive ...Full Article

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    Sharecare News posted a story about Dental Hygiene:

    MONDAY, Dec. 21, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Gum disease might increase the risk for breast cancer among postmenopausal women, particularly those who smoke, a new study suggests.

    Women with gum disease appeared to have a 14 percent overall increased risk for breast cancer, compared to women ...Full Article

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    Sharecare News posted a story about Dental Hygiene:

    WEDNESDAY, Dec. 16, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Although British teeth have long been a subject of satire in the United States, a new stereotype-busting study is giving the British a little something to smile about.

    Researchers have found evidence that British oral health is actually as good...Full Article

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    Sharecare News posted a story about Interventional Cardiology:

    THURSDAY, Dec. 17, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Toothless heart disease patients are nearly twice as likely to die as those who have all their teeth, a new study suggests.

    Gum disease is the most common cause of tooth loss, and gum disease-related inflammation is believed to play a role in th...Full Article