Renowned dentist Dr. Gerry Curatola talks to Forbes about the mouth-body connection, misconceptions about oral care and his holistic approach to wellness. Read More
The founder of Rejuvenation Dentistry, Dr. Gerry Curatola is an internationally recognized biologic with nearly four decades of experience as a clinician, researcher, educator, and humanitarian. Dr. Curatola graduated from Colgate in 1979 with a topical concentration in Neuroscience, and his BS degree in and . He received his of Dental Surgery (DDS) from of Dentistry in 1983, where he currently serves as Adjunct Clinical Associate in Cariology and Comprehensive Care. Prior to his graduation, Dr. Curatola performed voluntary dentistry and oral surgery with the Ministry of of the Government of Jamaica, West Indies and the Peace Corps in 1982. Dr. Curatola completed his residency at Cabrini in where he also served as Assistant Attending in the Department of Dentistry from 1983-85.
Dr. Curatola received three United States Patents for his clinical research and formulations, and he is the co-inventor of the first “prebiotic” oral care formulation, RevitinÒ (revitin.com) which is based on leading edge oral microbiome science. In 2006, Dr. Curatola named the Curatola Wing For Clinical Research at to further the study of translational research and he was awarded the Acton Medal for outstanding contributions to . He founded and established Rejuvenation DentistryÒ in 2007 with a mission to establish an integrative model in dentistry that combines a wellness-based approach to advanced restorative, aesthetic and implant dentistry. He is listed in the Guide to America’s Top Dentists, the Leading Physicians of the World, Who’s Who Amongst Professionals, and Top Dentists of . Dr. Curatola’s dental work has been featured on The Oz Show, CBS, and ABC television networks, and he has published extensively in professional and lay publications. Dr. Curatola’s latest book, The Mouth-Body Connection, explores the intricate bidirectional pathways between oral and systemic disease.
Tooth replacement is about more than the gaps in your . It’s also about restoring your ability to properly, to speak with confidence, and to feel good about yourself. We take pride in offering solutions that restore the look and function of your without harming your . You want a restoration that is comfortable, permanent, undetectable, and most importantly, bio-compatible. Dr. Gerry Curatola, founder of Rejuvenation Dentistry®, and our entire distinguished team specialize in planning and placing dental implants and restorations that look and feel like your natural .
Why Zirconia Implants? Zirconia is both a tensile and a very durable, dense material. Since it is highly bio-compatible (i.e. able to integrate naturally into the body), it is used in dentistry for posts, crowns, implant abutments and dental implants.
Zirconia matches the color of natural , and is bio-inert making it both a good-looking and superior material in implant dentistry particularly in cases where metal allergies, aesthetics or other compatibility issues are of concern.
All of the bone grafting materials that we use here have been painstakingly selected over decades of research. Our team has considered only the most natural, effective and top-of-the-line materials available on the dental market with the greatest consideration of every material’s bio-compatibility. All of our grafting materials have bacteriostatic properties, and facilitate blood clotting in a bone graft, enabling the material to take on the necessary density. Further, these materials are rarely utilized by other general dentists or oral surgeons because they require more investment of time, educational effort, and cost on our part. We believe that you’re worth it!
The acclaimed Rejuvenation Dentistry® team is led by founder Dr. Gerry Curatola, a renowned laser in Manhattan, NY. We recommend laser dentistry as an alternative to dental drilling. It’s a more comfortable, gentler method that allows you to avoid local anesthetic. Also, the results are far more precise than a dental drill, protecting your remaining healthy tooth structure. Schedule a consultation with our laser in Midtown, NY to learn how laser technology can protect your oral .
Veneers are thin shells made of porcelain material designed to completely cover the front surface of your . They are bonded permanently in place for a natural, yet durable result. Veneers require that a portion of your be removed to accommodate their size without changing your bite, but can correct numerous cosmetic dentistry issues, including worn , chipped , discoloration, and uneven or poorly contoured .