From our Family to Yours, we hope and pray that everyone in your life is healthy and feeling well. We are pleased to announce the Full Re-Opening of our practice! As we begin to return to our normal lives, our practice is now open for all dental procedures, not just emergent ones. Throughout this crisis, we have remained open to care for all emergency patients and we look forward to resuming all aspects of dental care. Lack of oral health has been directly linked to more serious health issues and cannot be overlooked. It is important to resume dental cleanings and to address any dental issues that have been put off during this crisis. Our staff is fully prepared to continue to protect our Patients from not only Covid-19 but from all viral exposure as the Infection Control and Anti-viral protocols that we have practiced for 30 years far exceed industry standards. To all our patients that had appointments cancelled due to this health crisis, we will be contacting you to reschedule those appointments. As always you can reach us at 718-876-9100 to schedule an appointment on your own or with any questions you may have. As always, our office and lab continue to welcome all new patients and emergencies if your current dental office is not available We look forward to seeing each of you again soon! All the best, Dr. Mormino, Lauren, Lisa, Anne Marie, Mary, Gladys, Annie & MaryEllen
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Dental Implants

After losing teeth, many people struggle due to gaps in their smile. Missing teeth can even affect your general health over time.

Dr. Joseph T. Mormino coordinates with specialists to offer dental implants, which are recognized as the best method of tooth replacement.

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An Unparalleled Solution for Missing Teeth

Durability

With proper care, dental implants can last for the rest of your life. However, you must still attend bi-annual cleanings and exams to preserve the health of your smile.

Protection

Tooth loss not only causes gaps that detract from your appearance but also causes the jawbone to shrink over time. Dental implants prevent jawbone atrophy by stimulating the tissue. This can help prevent serious oral health complications. 

Stability 

Implant-supported dentures will never move out of position, so you can eat and speak properly. Additionally, the restorations attached to your implants are made from highly realistic materials so you can smile with confidence.

Tooth Loss Is a Common Problem But It Can Be Treated

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Implant-supported restorations are indistinguishable from natural teeth.

Implants are small metal posts that are placed in the jaw to act as artificial tooth roots and provide an unmatched level of support for dental restorations. With a skilled and highly experienced implant dentist and an advanced on-site dental lab, we can perform every stage of your implants treatment under one roof.  

Dr. Joseph Mormino is known as one of the best implant, cosmetic, and family dentists in the New York area because of his dedication to providing a comfortable and pain-free dental experience to his patients. His practice offers a warm, welcoming environment, with an on-site dental lab. In his post-graduate training, he studied the full curriculum under Dr. Peter Dawson, one of the most prominent comprehensive dentists in the world...

Dental Implants 

Dental implants restore strength and stability to your bite after tooth loss. These small, titanium posts hold your dental crown, bridge, or denture securely in place so you can eat and speak with confidence. At his Staten Island, NY, office, Dr. Joseph Mormino will design a surgical plan to place your dental implants and create beautiful implant-supported restorations at his on-site laboratory.

Dental Implants Candidates

Dental implants are designed for patients with missing teeth. In addition to being in good oral health, candidates should also be non-smokers (or be willing to quit for several months). One of the biggest factors affecting candidacy is jawbone strength. Since the jawbone will begin to atrophy after tooth loss, some patients will find that they do not have sufficient jawbone density to support the embedded posts. In these cases, Dr. Mormino may recommend a bone grafting or sinus lift procedure to improve a patient's candidacy. 

What to Expect During Treatment

A dental implants treatment involves multiple procedures. Fortunately, we can perform every step here in our office. During implants surgery, Dr. Mormino will place a single implant post into the jaw to replace each missing tooth. The implants will be left to heal for four to six months, during which time the posts will become fused with the surrounding jawbone. As a second procedure, Dr. Mormino will attach an abutment, or connector piece, which rests above the gum line. After the area around the abutment heals, you will return to our office to have your custom-crafted crown, bridge, or denture secured firmly in place, restoring the strength, function, and appearance of your smile. All of our restorations are made here in our dental lab, ensuring that your new teeth will blend beautifully with your smile.

Dr. Joseph T. Mormino, DDS

Dr. Mormino is a member of several prestigious organizations:

  • American Dental Association
  • Second District Dental Association
  • International Congress of Oral Implantologist 
  • Academy of General Dentistry 

To schedule your consultation, contact us online or call us at (718) 876-9100 today!

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