Tips for finding the best dentist in Pittsford, NY

Choosing the best dentist in the Pittsford, NY area is not easy. You may desire a dental professional who listens to your specific needs and addresses your concerns, while providing the best technology and techniques for quality care. Furthermore, you may be interested in a dentist who provides quality service at an affordable price—especially if […]

How nutrition affects your oral health

Eating a proper diet is essential for maintaining good overall health and wellness, but did you know that it can also have a link to your oral health? Many patients who visit DeStefano Dentistry ask our team about ways to keep the smile healthy, and nutrition is an important part. Our team is here to […]

Questions to ask a cosmetic dentist

At DeStefano Dentistry, patients of the Pittsford, NY area who are interested in enhancing their smile will often want to take the time to speak to our cosmetic dentist about the procedures available. Cosmetic dentistry used to be for the Hollywood elite, but now everyday patients can enhance the appearance of their smile whenever they […]

How to replace a single missing tooth

A missing tooth can cause a patient to have feelings of reduced self-confidence and make them feel as though they need to avoid social interactions. Not only can one or more missing teeth cause aesthetic issues with the smile, it can also effect speaking and eating efficiency. Patients might find themselves covering their mouth with […]

Why are cavities the most common dental problem?

No one is happy to hear from their dentist that they have a cavity, though tooth decay is one of the most common dental concerns that can develop. Even the most prudent patients who brushes and flosses after every meal may still be diagnosed with a cavity. Dr. Thomas J. DeStefano of Pittsford, NY educates […]

What to do when a cavity develops

Several conditions can impact the health of the smile, but one of the most common is that of tooth decay. Also known as cavities, tooth decay can pose a serious problem for an otherwise healthy smile. Tooth decay burrows deep into the tooth due to the formation of acids that are strong and damaging to […]

Why might I need root canal therapy?

One of the most dreaded procedures in dentistry is the renowned “root canal.” However, root canal therapy, also referred to as endodontic therapy, is a procedure commonly performed at DeStefano Dentistry that is actually not painful as patients believe. When done with proper anesthetics and sedation, most patients are completely comfortable during their procedure. In […]

What you need to know about dry socket

Unfortunately, there are situations that can occur that may require the extraction of a permanent tooth. This might be due to extensive damage to the tooth’s structure that is beyond repair, or loosening caused by periodontal disease and bone loss. Whatever the reason, patients will find that tooth extraction often has no postoperative complications. However, […]

Are dental implants good for your oral health?

When thinking of the placement of dental implants after tooth loss, many patients consider the benefits that they provide to the function and appearance of the smile. But did you know that dental implants are also good for your oral health as well? This is a major benefit that many patients don’t think about. Below […]

How teeth clenching and grinding can impact your smile

Pittsford, NY area patients who are concerned about getting a good night’s sleep often think about ways to help them fall asleep or purchasing the right mattress. However, there are other issues that can occur during sleep that can impact your oral health: bruxism. Understanding bruxism Dr. Thomas J. DeStefano of DeStefano Dentistry educates patients […]

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DeStefano Dentistry

600 Kreag Rd
Pittsford, NY 14534

Tel: 585.248.2383