Even the bravest dental patient gets a little nervous by whirring drills, so imagine what it’s like to be so anxious that you’re virtually unable to set foot in the dentist office. We know that dental anxiety and phobias are real, and that they can present an enormous roadblock that keep patients from getting the dental care they need.
Smile in the City News
If we said you could print better teeth, you’d probably think we were talking about pictures. But we’re not. Researchers at Washington State University are studying ways to use a 3-D inkjet printer to make a bone-like material that can be paired with actual bone to prop up and encourage new tooth growth, according to Medical News Today.
Smile in the City is excited to introduce our newest prosthodontist and one of the New York area’s most talented dental professionals. Dr. Mary Costigan, D.M.D., is a leading specialist in advanced aesthetic and restorative dentistry. She earned a reputation as a “meticulous perfectionist” by her patients.
Don’t worry, we’re not going far. Here at Smile in the City, we’re getting ready to move just down the block to our brand new office condo – fully equipped with flat screen TVs, coffee and refreshment bars, and state-of-the-art dental technology that ensures you’ll leave our office smiling.
The Smile in the City team was recently treated to a VIP tour and taping of “The Daily Show” with Jon Stewart. We had a great time touring the set and backstage, and we got to enjoy a great, hilarious show!