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Another Leap Forward in Dental Healing: Sensitive Teeth

Far too often, I encounter patients who have been informed of the necessity for a root canal procedure on their tooth. Typically, these teeth exhibit characteristics such as old mercury-filled amalgam, relatively recent white fillings, or cavities. The patient misconception lies in assuming that all dentists will approach and resolve the issue identically. Regrettably, not every dentist possesses the same mindset or skill set for addressing such matters. While suggesting a root canal may seem an easy, quick fix, preserving the vitality and health of a tooth is a critical, complex task. Precisely identifying the underlying cause of tooth pain is paramount for accurate dental treatment and relief. Dr. Jeffrey Etess and his team at Integrative Dental Specialists are dedicated to determining the precise source of your discomfort and facilitating its resolution through the most minimally invasive and effective means possible.

Preserving natural, healthy, vital teeth rather than resorting to root canals and implants stands as the cornerstone of Dr. Jeff’s practice philosophy. Firstly, maintaining original teeth bolsters overall oral health by upholding the natural alignment of the mouth and forestalling jawbone loss, a common consequence of tooth extraction. Retaining natural teeth also enhances chewing function and promotes efficient digestion. Moreover, preserving natural teeth obviates the need for invasive procedures such as root canals or dental implants, thereby mitigating associated risks and potential dental complications. Natural teeth are instrumental in upholding facial aesthetics, ensuring a more authentic appearance compared to artificial replacements. Additionally, conserving original teeth tends to be more cost-effective in the long term, as routine dental care and preventive measures typically incur lower expenses than extensive restorative treatments.

In the field of dentistry, not all practitioners are on the same footing. While many dentists genuinely care for their patients’ well-being, significant discrepancies exist in terms of education, training, skill sets and resources. Quality dental care encompasses a combination of factors including knowledge, experience, and access to premium materials and dental laboratories. In today’s evolving landscape, dental practices are shifting from independent offices to corporate or group-owned entities, potentially jeopardizing patient care in favor of profit margins. What distinguishes Dr. Etess is his commitment to exceeding expectations by attentively addressing patients’ needs and delivering an unrivaled level of superior dentistry.  Drawing upon his extensive specialist dental training and unparalleled expertise, Dr. Jeff delivers personalized care that guarantees the utmost standard of dental treatment, tailored to each patient’s needs.

Dr. Etess is at the forefront of challenging prevailing dental misconceptions, demonstrating that numerous issues often deemed “impossible” to treat can be effectively managed. Located on Park Avenue in Manhattan and Long Island, Integrative Dental Specialists offers tailored, premium care encompassing a wide range of concerns, from root canal infections to gum disease and single and full arch dental implant therapy. Patients misled by fear and misinformation, which can result in avoidable dental damage, trouble the team at Integrative Dental Specialists. Contrary to common belief, most teeth can be preserved with the right approach. Prioritizing preventive measures and personalized treatment plan, the practice is committed to dispelling misconceptions and empowering patients to make informed decisions about their oral health. At Integrative Dental Specialists, patients receive unparalleled care, ensuring their dental needs are met with excellence.

Remaining at the forefront of the latest dental advancements isn't just a commitment—it’s Dr. Etess’s primary focus. To ensure our patients’ safety, we employ advanced UV air filtration and rigorous surface disinfection protocols. It’s vital to understand that all dentistry isn’t created equally; Dr. Etess sets himself apart by delivering unmatched, top-tier care. Settling for anything less than the best when addressing your dental needs is unnecessary. Our aim is clear: to achieve the highest standard of excellence. The era of making excuses is behind us. If you’re in search of the finest, safest, healthiest and most reliable solutions for your dental concerns, and are interested in exploring cutting-edge concepts in modern dentistry, we encourage you to reach out to Integrative Dental Specialists and schedule an appointment with Dr. Etess today.

Jeffrey Etess, DMD, NMD, IBDM, graduated in the top 10% from the prestigious University of Pennsylvania School of Dental Medicine. An IVY LEAGUE trained Certified Endodontic Specialist/Implant Specialty Surgeon with a dual degree in Dentistry and Board Certified in Naturopathic & Integrative medicine & certified in biomimetic cosmetic dentistry to provide a broad array of biological dentistry covering all facets of restorative, cosmetic, prosthetic, surgical, endodontic, pediatric, periodontal and implant dentistry for his patients for almost 27 years. https://www.idsli.com/

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