Gerald P. Curatola, D.D.S.

Oral Health & Wellness Expert, Clinical Associate Professor, NYU College of Dentistry
Blog Posts

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With holiday baking going on at a feverish pitch, and tins of sweets from many different cultures and traditions being delivered to homes in the spirit of giving and good will, sugar consumption...

Added to Nutrition, Diet, Alternative Medicine, Oral Health on Tue 12/27/2011

As a young dentist and father, every year I would joke with my kids that Halloween was the one American holiday that would "help me pay for their college someday."

 

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Added to Nutrition, Diet, Illness Prevention, Family Health, Oral Health on Mon 10/31/2011

Spring has sprung and so has the official start of the allergy season. It is quite common for patients to come to my office during allergy season thinking they have a tooth infection emanating...

Added to Dentistry, Illness Management, Allergies on Mon 04/18/2011

Brushing and flossing, the universal mantra of dental professionals, is an essential habit for maintaining oral health. However, according to a growing body of scientific research, it may now...

Added to Cancer, Illness Prevention on Mon 04/04/2011

As human beings, our bodies are profoundly affected by stress from the environment around us. Many times, the effects of this stress can manifest in surprising and subconscious ways that can be...

Added to Stress, Oral Health on Tue 03/29/2011

Throughout my search for nature’s power nutritionals, my personal discovery of the intense biodynamic power of the tiny berry fruit of sea buckthorn (Hippophae rhamnoides L.), a...

Added to Alternative Medicine, Oral Health on Wed 03/16/2011

1. Don’t Wait ‘Til It Hurts. This old adage continues to ring true today. So many patients procrastinate a checkup or treatment simply because of the...

Added to Smart Patient, Illness Prevention, Wellness, Dentistry on Thu 03/03/2011