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Dental Services to Help You Maintain Healthy Teeth

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Upper East Side Cosmetic Dentistry | Manhattan Dentist   Regular dental visits help you maintain healthy teeth and gums. During a dental check-up, your mouth is checked for overall oral health and to see if there are any areas that could causes problems in the future. Dr. Joseph C. Lattinelli DMD and associates care for you and your oral health. …

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Looking to Get Dental Implants?

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Midtown NY Dental Implants | Upper East Side Cosmetic Dentist Are you embarrassed by your failing or missing teeth? Do you find yourself trying to cover your mouth when you smile?  If the condition of your teeth bothers you, it’s time for you to take control and regain your self-confidence, and dental implants makes it easier than ever before. If you’re …

Do You Get Toothaches But You’re Unsure Why?

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Lenox Hill Toothache Causes | Upper East Side Cosmetic Dentist Toothaches can be caused by a variety of conditions, contact our dentist if you are unsure why. It may be as simple as food debris lodged between two teeth, or it could be a serious medical condition. There are some steps you should take to eliminate simple causes of toothache before …

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Detecting Oral Cancer

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Lenox Hill Oral Cancer | Upper West Side Cosmetic Dentistry Our dentist is interested in more than just your teeth. Your entire mouth is under our  care.  That’s why, during your checkups, our dentist will check for any signs of oral cancer. The American Dental Association has recommendations to help your dentist check for signs of oral cancer. If any symptoms …

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Preventing Tooth Decay

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Tribeca Tooth Decay | Murray Hill Cosmetic Dentistry No one wants cavities, or to have to have their teeth drilled and filled. Tooth decay is caused by bacteria and acids, which cause plaque that clings to the teeth. The acid in the plaque dissolves tooth enamel, leading to cavities. They are unsightly, painful, and expensive, so the best method to …

Remarkable Effectiveness of Root Canal Therapy

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Lenox Hill Dental Office | Upper West Side Dentist Many patients hear the words “root canal” and go into a panic, not fully understanding what the procedure entails. Our Upper West Side dentist is here to keep you informed and let you know about the remarkable effectiveness of root canal therapy. This is an advanced procedure that usually results in little …

Maintaining Good Dental Care Habits

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Manhattan Good Dental Habits | Upper East Side Dentist Office Oral health begins with the most basic of good habits – clean teeth through proper daily care.  Your parents and our dentist were right all along; brushing your teeth two times a day, for at least two minutes each session, goes a long way toward keeping your mouth and smile …

Caring for your Baby’s Teeth!

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Lenox Hill Baby Teeth | Manhattan Dental Office When you have a new baby, the care and attention required is almost endless! Don’t forget that your baby’s tiny teeth need attention, just like yours. Our cosmetic dentist has a few easy steps to add to your your daily routine with baby, and establish good dental habits early in life. You …

What is Gum Disease?

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Manhattan Gum Disease | Upper East Side Dental Office We hear a lot about gum disease, but what is it, really? The truth is the signs of periodontal disease can be very subtle, so it's important to see our Manhattan cosmetic dentist regularly for check ups. If you have red, swollen or tender gums, you should definitely make an appointment. …

Root Canal Advantages & Treatment

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Lenox Hill Root Canal Therapy | Manhattan Dentist Root Canals have a reputation for being a huge ordeal, but in reality they are pretty similar to having a routine filling, and usually can be completed in one or two appointments with our Upper East Side dentist. There are many advantages to a Root Canal instead of removing the tooth, like …