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Kathleen Elizabeth Szanto, D.M.D

Dentist

Dr. Kathleen Szanto is a Dentist practicing in Bronx, NY. Dr. Szanto specializes in preventing, diagnosing, and treating diseases and conditions associated with the mouth and overall dental health. Dentists are trained to carry out such treatment as professional cleaning, restorative, prosthodontic, and endodontic procedures, and performing examinations, among many others.
29 years Experience
Kathleen Elizabeth Szanto, D.M.D
  • Bronx, NY
  • Fairleigh Dickinson University
  • Accepting new patients

I wear dentures. My gums are aching! What can I do?

Take your dentures out and let the tissues breathe. If the tissues are sore, your dentist can do a soft reline material, which often helps.

Is root canal the only way to treat a tooth cavity?

What determines that a tooth needs a root canal or just a filling is the proximity of the decay to the nerve pulp.

What are the different ways of filling in the oral cavity?

I think it would be more comfortable if you opt for taking Local anesthesia

How are crossbites treated?

Cross bites are treated orthodontically

Why do I have a thick white coating on my tongue?

High-carbohydrate diet gives a very white film on the tongue. Try eating more fruits and vegetables. They naturally scrape the coatings on the tongue, and reduce your carbohydrate READ MORE
High-carbohydrate diet gives a very white film on the tongue. Try eating more fruits and vegetables. They naturally scrape the coatings on the tongue, and reduce your carbohydrate intake.

Does bottle feed impact the teeth in a baby?

Yes, it’s true, it is called baby bottle syndrome where the sugar in the milk decays the upper anterior teeth. The best way to treat this is to take the bottle away before bed READ MORE
Yes, it’s true, it is called baby bottle syndrome where the sugar in the milk decays the upper anterior teeth. The best way to treat this is to take the bottle away before bed and lightly clean the teeth with a washcloth.