At our office, you will always see our dentist and get almost undivided attention from her. Our office has an intimate feel as our team is small. We know everything that is going on with your treatment. We develop relationships with our patients and are always friendly and understanding. Many of our patients have been with us for a long time, so they have become like family
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NYU, College of Dentistry DDS 2004
Mount Holyoke College B.A. 1999
Long Island University Molecular Biology and Genetics 2000
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Absolutely! I encourage all of my patients to use an electric brush. Wynatte Chu, DDS Cosmetic & General Dentist Phone: 212-349-0760 Fax: 212-394-0761 E-mail: email@example.com Website: wynattechudds.com Chatham Towers 170 Park Row, Lobby 2 New York, NY 10038 CONFIDENTIALITY NOTICE: This electronic mail message and any attached files contain information intended for the exclusive use of the individual or entity to whom it is addressed and may contain information that is proprietary, privileged, confidential and/or exempt from disclosure under applicable law. If you are not the intended recipient, you are hereby notified that any viewing, copying, disclosure or distribution of this information may be subject to legal restriction or sanction. Please notify the sender, by electronic mail or telephone, of any unintended recipients and delete the original message without making any copies. READ MORE
A bridge may be the cheapest and fastest, but it’s not that much cheaper. An implant mimics a real tooth more closely, so we expect a healthier situation. AND the neighboring teeth will preserve their tooth structure. READ MORE
Yes. Gingival sculpting can help correct a gummy smile. READ MORE
The only other option would be advanced cosmetics, like veneers and crowns. READ MORE
Absolutely!!! If the edges of the crown are not kept clean, bacteria can colonize and damage the tooth structure under the crown and cause a cavity. READ MORE
Treat them like regular teeth. Clean them in the AM to remove the bacteria that has settled on them while to have been sleeping. Clean them in the PM to remove food and debris from your day. READ MORE
You should be able to eat once the anesthesia wears off READ MORE
Yes, you should be able to eat normally. READ MORE
Eventually, but they can cause a whole host of problems and pain beforehand (like abscess, infection, periodontal disease, a negative effect on surrounding teeth, etc.). READ MORE
I would consult your dentist for either implants or relining the denture. READ MORE
They can be fixed or removable READ MORE
Once the extraction site is mostly closed. They should take about 5-7 days. READ MORE
OTC pain meds can stop the pain, but you should consult a dentist for the cause if it persists. READ MORE
Yes. There is not need for sedation unless you are having severe anxiety about the procedure. READ MORE
Yes. Irritation and abrasion from aggressive flossing can injure the teeth and surrounding gums. READ MORE
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You can. Other cosmetic options are crowns or veneers. READ MORE
The bite may be too high. Please contact your dentist for an adjustment. READ MORE
Implants can convert a denture to a more permanent situation. READ MORE
You may taste a bit of blood in you saliva for a couple of days, but it should be very little. The implant site and blood should closed by sutures and therefore little to no bleeding immediately after the surgery is completed. Although you are young, if you are on blood thinners bleeding can be prolonged. If you are concerned about excessive bleeding, please contact the dentist who placed your implant. READ MORE
Areas of expertise and specialization
- Implant Dentistry
- Cosmetic Dentistry
- Root Canal Therapy
- Crowns & Bridges
- General Dentistry
- Digital X-rays
- Restorative Dentistry
- Full Mouth Rehabilitation
- Preventative Dentistry
- Tooth-colored Fillings
- Examinations & Oral Cancer Screening
- Cleanings & Customized Oral Hygiene Instructions
- Comprehensive Gum Treatments
- Bite Soft Anterior Splints
- Ultra Thin Porcelain Veneers
- Metal-free Crowns & Bridges
- Laser-guided Gingival Sculpting
- Comprehensive Cosmetic Reconstruction
- Customized Tooth Whitening
- Composite Bonding
- Professional Member American Dental Association
- Professional Member Academy of General Dentistry
- Professional Member American Academy of Cosmetic Dentistry
- Professional Member American Academy of Implant Dentistry
- Professional Member New York State Dental Association
- Professional Member Connecticut State Dental Association
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Dr. Chu is an established general and cosmetic dentist who understands the needs and expectations of today’s dental patients. She knows that patients do not just want healthy teeth and gums; they want teeth and smiles that look great too. That’s why she specializes in both general dentistry and cosmetic dentistry techniques focused on improving patients’ oral health, all the while helping them to enjoy beautiful smiles at every age.
Born in New York City and raised in Westport, Dr. Chu has deep roots in the communities she serves. She is currently serving patients’ dental needs at her private dental practices in New York City, New York and in Westport, Connecticut. At both practices, Dr. Chu and her team of professionals provide comprehensive family dentistry, utilizing up-to-date technology and techniques so that patients can receive the best treatment possible. They use all-digital X-ray for diagnoses, soft tissue lasers for gum treatments, and metal-free restorations.
After earning her bachelor’s degree at Mount Holyoke College in 1999, Dr. Chu completed graduate studies in molecular biology and genetics at Long Island University, where she was inducted into the Beta Gamma Chapter of the Phi Sigma Biological Honor Society. In 2004, she completed her Doctor of Dental Surgery (DDS) degree at the New York University College of Dentistry, followed by additional studies in advanced techniques and technology, including Invisalign, soft tissue lasers, and dental implants.
Dr. Chu is an active member of several professional societies, including the American Dental Association, the Academy of General Dentistry, the American Academy of Cosmetic Dentistry, the American Academy of Implant Dentistry, the New York State Dental Association, and the Connecticut State Dental Association.
Dentistry, also known as Dental and Oral Medicine, is a branch of medicine that consists of the study, diagnosis, prevention, and treatment of diseases, disorders, and conditions of the oral cavity. As a general and cosmetic dentist, Dr. Chu diagnoses and treats dental issues, as well as remains committed to her patients’ health and treatment objectives. She believes in providing them with the education and information they need to play an active role in their oral health.
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