Research is an essential part of the mission of the College of Dentistry and as such is also a part of the teaching mission for health science students. The contribution of research to advances in the knowledge base can be directly applied to patient care, and a key component of the education of NYU Dentistry students lies in understanding how research contributes to this knowledge. Further, research as a career option is best demonstrated through the recognition of research as a prominent part of the activity of the faculty.
We don't all have perfect teeth and sometimes we get cavities. Fillings help seal the holes to prevent further damage.
A visit to the dentist is stressful enough. Let's lighten that stressful load with sedation dentistry!
Sometimes you need a little help breaking those habits. We're here to do just that with our special appliances.
Cavities are small holes in the teeth that form as a result of decay. Learn how to prevent cavities with good oral hygiene.
Sealants are used to help prevent decay by protecting the deep grooved and pitted surfaces of the teeth.
Space maintainers hold open the space left by a lost tooth. They steady the remaining teeth & prevent movement until the permanent tooth takes its place.
Radiographs (X-Rays) are a vital and necessary part of your child’s dental diagnostic process. Without them, certain dental conditions can and will be missed.
Mouth guards are customized devices worn over the teeth to protect them from injury.
The procedure involves removing or pulling a tooth. An extraction may be necessary if there is disease, trauma or overcrowding.
There are a variety of in-office and take-home teeth whitening products to reduce or eliminate such stains.
A frenectomy is a simple surgical procedure that removes the frenulum; a small fold of tissue that prevents movement of the lips or tongue.
Proper oral hygiene is essential for healthy teeth and gums. People older than 35 lose more teeth from gum disease than from cavities.