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The link between oral health and nutrition

A topic of conversation and years of research is that of nutrition. We are always completing studies to determine the best food for our bodies. But did you know that there is a link between your diet and your oral health and wellness? Patients who have a diet high in sugars and acids and do […]

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Questions to ask when looking for a cosmetic dentist

Name something you wear all the time. Did you guess “your smile?” If so, you’re correct! Your smile is the first impression you give to others, and if you are unhappy with the appearance of your smile, you may be doing your self-confidence a great injustice! With the help of a cosmetic dentist, patients in […]

How DIY whitening can hurt your smile

Are you interested in brightening your smile? Have you been considering the do-it-yourself methods that are touted online on social media sites such as Facebook, Instagram, and Pinterest? Dr. Thomas J. DeStefano of DeStefano Dentistry in Pittsford, NY encourages patients to tread carefully when considering these DIY options, as some of them can harm the […]

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What exactly is gum disease, or periodontal disease?

Gum disease, often referred to by dentists as periodontal disease, is a common infection that can occur within the smile. Dr. Thomas J. DeStefano of DeStefano Dentistry in Pittsford, NY can not only provide a diagnosis of this condition, but offers effective treatment to get the infection under control.  What is gum disease?  Gum disease […]

Three common uses of dental bonding in cosmetic dentistry

Patients in the Pittsford, NY area who are looking to achieve a more attractive smile will find that the cosmetic dentists at local practices have a wide range of options for patients to choose from. No longer is aesthetic dentistry a benefit only celebrities can enjoy! Now cosmetic dentistry has become much more attainable for […]

6 ways to improve your smile with a smile makeover

Are you interested in a smile makeover? Pittsford, NY area patients who have several imperfections and problems within their smile may want to speak to a professional dentist who is here to help in achieving a more attractive look. Dr. Thomas J. DeStefano and his team at DeStefano Dentistry work closely with individuals to help […]

What to expect from the dental implants process

Pittsford, NY area patients who are deciding on a treatment for tooth loss or extraction will find that dentists in the community have a wide range of options to choose from, including partial dentures, full dentures, dental bridges, and dental implants. However, the growth and interest in dental implants continues to overshadow other tooth replacement […]

How general dentistry can help families set a foundation for healthy smiles for a lifetime

At DeStefano Dentistry of Pittsford, NY, we are committed to helping patients maintain healthy smiles for life. Our state-of-the-art practice offers preventative and general dentistry services that are needed to prevent common oral health issues including tooth decay and periodontal disease. With the help of our staff, patients can ensure better oral health and wellness […]

Floss vs. toothpicks for removing food particles?

Food particles that become trapped between teeth can contribute to bad breath, cavities, and periodontal disease. This is why dentists stress the importance of flossing the teeth at least once a day. But what should you use to remove food stuck in the teeth? The biggest debate is that between flossing vs. toothpicks! Dr. Thomas […]

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