Pediatric Dentistry Pittsford, NY

Stressed Kids Have Stressed Mouths

Once we get passed childhood, it is relatively easy to look back and observe the events of life as “not that bad.” The demands of adulthood may be greater than what we had as children – we’ve got bills to pay and jobs to maintain and families to raise – but that doesn’t mean that […]

Neuromuscular Dentistry Pittsford, NY

Strategies for TMJ and Bruxism Relief

Teeth grinding and clenching is not something we spend much time thinking about. Even when people demonstrate symptoms that they are gnashing the gnawing each night, they often feel surprised when their dentist proposes the idea that they may be “working out” stress while they sleep. Statistics regarding bruxism, the term we use to describe […]

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Are You Skipping out on Your Cleanings?

At DeStefano Dentistry, patients can expect to find services that meet all of their dental needs. We pride ourselves on providing a personal touch that creates a sense of comfort among our patients. Personal care is what supports long-term oral health. It’s what lets our patients know we stand as a team against dental problems. […]

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Why Scraping Your Tongue Could be One of the Best Things You Do for Your Mouth

DeStefano Dentistry has been serving families from the Pittsford area for several years. Since establishing our practice, our priority has been to develop lasting relationships with our patients that can lead to a lifetime of healthy smiles. In addition to examining and cleaning teeth in the office, and beyond repairing problems and improving the appearance […]

Tooth Whitening Brighton NY

Teeth Whitening: Does Sensitivity Disqualify You?

Teeth whitening has helped millions of people gain confidence in their smile, and it continues to be one of the most frequently performed treatments in cosmetic dentistry. The popularity of teeth whitening isn’t a surprise; numerous methods of removing enamel stains have been tried over centuries of time. Many of the techniques have done more […]

Endodontics (Root Canal Therapy) Brighton NY

You Need to Know the Truth About Root Canal Therapy

Did you know that root canal therapy is over 150 years old? This restorative treatment has been performed millions of times over more than a century of time. That means there have been some good procedures and some bad ones. It means that the field of dentistry has evolved, too, and that the techniques that […]

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Bleeding Gums May Not Be What You Think

When you’re brushing and flossing your teeth, and you notice blood, there may be one thing on your mind. We have heard over and over again that bleeding gums are a sign of gum disease. You would think, then, the frequent sightings of blood in the sink would make us want to call the dentist. […]

Family Dentistry Pittsford, NY

Oral Care Tips for Seniors

Historically, humans have had a certain perception of the aging process as an inevitable part of life. Of course, we know we can’t stop the body from growing older. However, advances are knowledge and healthcare have made it possible to age without the degree of consequences suffered by our ancestors. An example of this is […]

TMJ Treatment Pittsford, NY

Face and Head Pain Needs to be Addressed

Chronic headaches, facial pain, jaw stiffness; these are all problems that may stem from a problem with the moving parts of the mouth. When symptoms like these become persistent, it is nearly impossible to not get more than a little frustrated. To successfully reduce or eliminate painful symptoms, it is first necessary to recognize where […]

Tooth Pain? Don’t Wait to See Your Dentist!

Tooth pain is unmistakable, even though it may manifest in several forms. Sometimes, discomfort is so subtle that we wait a bit to schedule dental care. Even if you have a minor problem with sensitivity, a dental visit should be schedule if comfort doesn’t return completely within a couple of days. Mild pain needs to […]

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DeStefano Dentistry

600 Kreag Rd
Pittsford, NY 14534

Tel: 585.248.2383