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Specializes in Dentistry
5700 North Road
Mattituck, NY
 

Dr. Philip Centonze's specialty is dentistry. He is rated highly by his patients. Dr. Centonze honors Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Choice, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, as well as other insurance carriers.

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Specializes in Dentistry
7905 Main Road
Mattituck, NY
 

Dr. Alyssa Feinman's area of specialization is dentistry. Patient reviews placed her at an average of 5.0 stars out of 5. She is in-network for Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Choice, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, as well as other insurance carriers.

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Specializes in Dentistry
44655 County Road 48
Southold, NY
 

Dr. Vincent Claps works as a dentist. Dr. Claps accepts several insurance carriers, including Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Choice, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze.

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Specializes in Prosthodontics
51100 Main Road
Southold, NY
 

Dr. David Pascoe specializes in prosthodontics (tooth repair and replacement) and practices in Southold, NY. The average patient rating for Dr. Pascoe is 3.5 stars out of 5.

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Specializes in General Dentistry
44655 County Road 48
Southold, NY
 

Dr. Alfred Ciletti's area of specialization is general dentistry. He takes Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Choice, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, in addition to other insurance carriers.

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Specializes in General Dentistry
11535 Main Road
Mattituck, NY
 

Dr. Francis Kestler's specialty is general dentistry. He honors Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Choice, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, as well as other insurance carriers.

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Specializes in General Dentistry
14695 Main Road
Mattituck, NY
 

Dr. Alex Boukas' area of specialization is general dentistry. Patient ratings for Dr. Boukas average 4.0 stars out of 5. Dr. Boukas honors Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Choice, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, in addition to other insurance carriers.

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Specializes in Endodontics
508 Main Road; Rt 25
Aquebogue, NY
 

Dr. Maria Maranga's specialty is endodontics (root canal treatment). On average, patients gave her a rating of 4.0 stars out of 5. Dr. Maranga accepts Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Choice, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, in addition to other insurance carriers.

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Specializes in General Dentistry
7905 Main Road
Mattituck, NY
 

Dr. Gary Klemons works as a general dentist in Mattituck, NY. Dr. Klemons accepts Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Choice, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, as well as other insurance carriers.

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Specializes in General Dentistry
1158 Main Road
Jamesport, NY
 

Dr. Joseph Sciotto's area of specialization is general dentistry. Dr. Sciotto's average rating from his patients is 4.0 stars out of 5. Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Choice, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Sciotto accepts.

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Specializes in Orthodontics
28195 Main Road
Cutchogue, NY
 

Dr. James Trentalange works as an orthodontist in Cutchogue, NY. He is an in-network provider for Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Choice, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, as well as other insurance carriers.

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Specializes in General Dentistry
1518 Main Road
Jamesport, NY
 

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Specializes in General Dentistry
7555 Main Road
Mattituck, NY
 

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Specializes in General Dentistry
11535 Main Road
Mattituck, NY
 

Dr. Jordan Seider practices general dentistry in Mattituck, NY. Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Choice, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Seider accepts.

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Specializes in Dentistry
11535 Main Road
Mattituck, NY
 

Dr. Bridget Petersen specializes in dentistry. She accepts Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Choice, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and more.

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Specializes in Dentistry
11165 Main Road
Mattituck, NY
 

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What is Dentistry?

A dentist provides oral (mouth) health care, ranging from routine cleanings all the way to oral surgery. Dentistry is about more than just teeth: dentists also care for a patient’s jaw, tongue, lips, and salivary glands; they even check for signs of disease in the head and neck.

A dentist has a number of jobs they perform to keep their patients healthy. They examine areas inside and around the mouth to look for unusual lumps or swelling that could indicate a problem, and they take biopsies if needed. They educate their patients not only about the daily care of their teeth and gums, but also about proper nutrition and not using tobacco. Of course, teeth are their main focus, and dentists know how to treat them right. A dentist can clean, repair, remove, replace, or reposition teeth in order to prevent and treat disease.

Some disorders of the mouth and teeth require special treatment and surgery. Although a general dentist can perform minor surgical procedures such as tooth extractions, when it comes to more specialized oral care, there are dentists who have chosen to focus their education and experience in certain areas. These subspecialties include:
  • Endodontics, the specialty that focuses on the pulp and nerves inside the tooth (endodontists often perform root canals)
  • Pediatric Dentistry, which is dental care specifically tailored towards children
  • Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery, which deals with surgery of the jaws and lower face; this can include everything from trauma after an accident to removal of wisdom teeth
  • Prosthodontics, the specialty of replacing missing teeth or bone within the mouth with prosthetics, or manufactured parts
  • Orthodontics, which involves aligning the teeth and shaping the jaw using braces

The health of the mouth can be a strong indicator of overall health. Dentists teach you how to take good care of your teeth, and they keep your mouth healthy and comfortable.