Category Archives: Dental Care

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 […]

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 […]

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Why your dentist recommends fluoride

If you’ve been to the dentist recently, you’ve probably heard about fluoride. This mineral is naturally occurring in many foods and in drinking water. You may also be aware that fluoride is a treatment that can be requested by a patient to their dentist. Learn more about why fluoride treatments are often used in protecting […]

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What to look for in a dental practice

If you are new to the area of Pittsford, NY and are seeking a dental practice to obtain quality care, it may be difficult to know which practice to choose. Here at DeStefano Dentistry, Dr. Thomas J. DeStefano and his team are dedicated to assisting patients in achieving and maintaining their oral health. But what […]

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How does aging impact my dental health?

As we age, many changes happen to our body. We may notice age spots on the skin and skin laxity that contributes to the development of fine lines and wrinkles on the face. But did you know that aging can also impact your smile? Dr. Thomas J. DeStefano and the team at DeStefano Dentistry in […]

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Dental Bridges for Tooth Replacement

At DeStefano Dentistry in Pittsford, NY, tooth replacement options are readily available for new and existing patients in the community. Dr. Thomas J. DeStefano is a dental professional that can walk patients through the options available for their smile. Patients who need to replace one or more teeth may be interested in finding out more […]

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DeStefano Dentistry

600 Kreag Rd
Pittsford, NY 14534

Tel: 585.248.2383