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Easy Ways to Fix “Vampire” Teeth
added on: October 22, 2014

We all have things about our smiles that we don’t quite like – gaps, crookedness, or even some long, pointy canines (the teeth that can resemble vampire fangs). At my dental office in Staten Island, we can advise you on the best ways to fix all of your dental problems,… Read More

Top 5 Foods for Your Smile
added on: October 8, 2014

At my dental office in Staten Island, we’re not just focused on making sure your mouth is healthy, we’re dedicated to ensuring your whole body is healthy too. One of the key aspects to living a healthy life is choosing the right foods. Not only can healthy food choices help… Read More

“Help! I’ve Lost a Filling!”
added on: August 20, 2014

Losing a filling can be a scary thing. But most times, it’s not a dental emergency and is a fairly easy fix. At my Staten Island dental office, we’d like to talk you through what to do if you lose a filling, what you can do to at home, and… Read More

Words of Wisdom on Wisdom Teeth
added on: August 7, 2014

While some of us are born without wisdom teeth, which are not connected to your level of actual wisdom by the way, others develop four “third molars.” Often times it’s suggested that these so-called wisdom teeth be removed. Whether it’s due to impaction or overcrowding, wisdom teeth removal is actually… Read More

Beware: Common Summer Snacks Are Bad for Your Smile
added on: July 30, 2014

It’s warm out. And when it’s warm, we tend to switch the type of food and drinks we consume. But have you ever thought that what may be good tasting may not be making your smile happy? There are many common summer treats that, while tasting fantastic, are causing damage… Read More

Mission of Mercy
added on: July 24, 2014

Through the New York State Mission of Mercy, Drs. Paul Albicocco, James Sconzo, Craig Ratner and Steve Ratner traveled to Hudson Valley Community College in Troy to take care of people of all ages with limited access to dental care. Nearly 1,300 patients were served. The Mission of Mercy clinic… Read More

Are You Sleeping with A Killer?
added on: July 23, 2014

When people sleep in the same room, there’s always a chance that someone will not get a good night’s sleep. Whether it’s because one of the individuals steals the blankets, or the other one is a loud snorer, co-sleeping can sometimes be less than ideal. However, with all of the… Read More

Dental Urban Legends: What’s the Truth?
added on: July 16, 2014

We’ve all heard of some good urban legends throughout our years – alligators in the sewers anyone? What makes an urban legend a classic is when it’s believable. But at my dental office in Staten Island, we don’t really like those urban legends about dentistry – especially when they scare… Read More

Don’t Let a Dental Issue Ruin Your Vacation
added on: July 11, 2014

When you’re on vacation, the last thing you want to deal with is a dental emergency. They can be painful, and, sometimes, just a pain. There are several ways you can help prevent a dental issue while on vacation, but if one does happen, my dental office in Staten Island… Read More

Beat Your Toothache Pain
added on: June 25, 2014

Almost all of us have experienced a toothache. The pain and inconvenience often associated with a toothache is enough to really put a kink in your plans and your life. And while we’re always happy to help relieve toothache pain at my Staten Island dental office, a toothache can also… Read More

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