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Dr. Robert Gregory Castracane

Dentist

Dr. Robert Gregory Castracane is a top Dentist in New York, . With a passion for the field and an unwavering commitment to their specialty, Dr. Robert Gregory Castracane is an expert in changing the lives of their patients for the better. Through their designated cause and expertise in the field, Dr. Robert Gregory Castracane is a prime example of a true leader in healthcare. As a leader and expert in their field, Dr. Robert Gregory Castracane is passionate about enhancing patient quality of life. They embody the values of communication, safety, and trust when dealing directly with patients. In New York, New York, Dr. Robert Gregory Castracane is a true asset to their field and dedicated to the profession of medicine.
Dr. Robert Gregory Castracane
  • New York, New York
  • Tufts University School of Dentistry
  • Accepting new patients

What is the medication that the dentist will use as an anesthesia before my root canal?

The most common local anesthetic is lidocaine 2%, therefore each carpule contains 34 mg of the drug lidocaine and .017 mg epinephrine, which is a vasoconstrictor. HCl is also in READ MORE
The most common local anesthetic is lidocaine 2%, therefore each carpule contains 34 mg of the drug lidocaine and .017 mg epinephrine, which is a vasoconstrictor. HCl is also in the carpule, as a preservative to increase shelf life.

Is chewing gum often bad for your teeth?

Yes, chewing gum creates issues with the muscles of mastication and the temperomandibular joints.

Is bleeding of gums dangerous for a diabetic patient?

Bleeding is a sign of disease. Diabetics have impaired healing mechanisms and are prone to infection, therefore bleeding gums is a significant problem with diabetic patients - READ MORE
Bleeding is a sign of disease. Diabetics have impaired healing mechanisms and are prone to infection, therefore bleeding gums is a significant problem with diabetic patients - the etiology is bacteria and the disease process must be arrested before it progresses to produce bone loss and premature tooth loss.

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