Dr. Hechtman is a member of a group of dentists who are advancing dentistry to include preventing and treating oral health problems that can lead to increased risks for systemic diseases such as cardiovascular disease, strokes, diabetes, pre-mature, low birth weight babies and other chronic diseases. As a Center for Dental Medicine, his practice is on the leading edge of diagnosing, preventing, and treating oral health and gum disease in order to not only save teeth, but save your life! One of the most amazing and exciting advances in dentistry as been an increased understanding of the impact of oral health on the rest of the body. Dr. Hechtman has a reputation for being at the front of the curve in the most recent trends and thinking in dental health. There is ever-increasing support for the multiple connections between oral health and total wellness. Dr. Hechtman is part of that group of forward thinking practitioners that are connecting the dots in health care and bridging the gap between dentistry and medicine. He will work collaboratively with your physician to provide you with the best possible care. We are truly saving lives one smile at a time.