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Dr. Anthony V. Maresca

Dentist

Dr. Anthony Maresca is a Dentist practicing in Stony Brook, New York. Dr. Maresca 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.
Dr. Anthony V. Maresca
  • Stony Brook, New York
  • Georgetown University
  • Accepting new patients

Why does a cracked tooth have to be pulled?

The crack most likely involves tha pulp and may not allow for root canal

When is a root canal recommended?

When nerve is infected

How can I tell if I'm grinding my teeth?

There may be wear facets on back teeth.

What are some tips for avoiding cavities?

Brush after meals, use fluoride toothpaste and fluoride rinses, and watch your diet with sugars. See a dentist every 3 months.

Do I have to be numb?

Depends on your pain threshold.

Brushing too hard?

Yes. But technocrat is important.

Why am I so exhausted after removal of infected root canal molar?

The trauma of both procedures my be the cause

Can a tooth abscess be seen on an X-ray?

It can clinically be detected and on X Ray

What if only one tooth is crooked?

It depends on the location of the maltose do tooth.If it's an upper front tooth it might warrant attention otherwise it might not need attention