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We would like to welcome you to our office. We take great satisfaction in helping you maintain optimal oral health and our practice is devoted to comprehensive and preventive patient care.

Throughout our website, you will find information about our practice, the procedures we provide, and dentistry in general. Please explore and learn as we believe that our patients should have as much information as possible in order to make important, informed decisions regarding their oral health and treatment option.

Our Philosophy

The goal of everyone in our office is to provide you and your entire family with the best dental care available. We promise to provide the finest quality care while striving to make your dental experience as comfortable as possible.

We believe that it is important for you to feel comfortable with your dentist and therefore provide comprehensive dental treatments including root canals, crown and bridge and dentures. If we do need to refer you to a specialist, you can be confident that they are exceptionally qualified in their field and will treat you as comfortably and professionally as we would have them treat us.

Your knowledge of dentistry, the care you are receiving and how to care for your mouth and teeth are very important to us. We encourage you to ask about anything you may have heard about dentistry, from new materials and techniques to modern methods of ensuring your health.

Our exam includes more than just checking your teeth for cavities. We will discuss your medical history and examine all of the soft tissues of your mouth for cancer along with your teeth and gums. Your overall health is important to us!

Our patients are our most important asset, and we strive to develop long-lasting, trusting relationships with all of our patients. Your referrals are welcome and appreciated. We look forward to seeing you!

Testimonials

See What Patients Say About Us

  • "Dear Dr. Tep,
    Thank you for all your help transforming my smile for the big day, and for understanding my bridezilla moments!
    Thank you for the cleaning and polish to make sure I looked my best for my wedding. It was greatly appreciated.
    Sincerely (your best patient)"
    J & J
  • "Dr. Tepedino and staff, just wanted to take the time out to say 'Thank you for a nice experience. I haven't received such a thorough cleaning and examination in a long time. I was very impressed and will highly recommend your practice to friends and family.
    Thank you"
    D & N Nastro
  • "Hi Dr. Tepedino!
    Thank you so very much for your great integrity! You have gone out of your way to show me kindness and sincere care!
    I am grateful!
    Wishing you the best!"
    D. Reyes
  • "Dear Dr. Tepedino,
    Thank you so much for taking my braces off. You are such a funny person, and you made me feel welcome. I hope that I see you again someday."
    Novahliz
  • "We can't express in words how much we appreciate your office and your staff. You have welcomed us and always make us feel uniquely welcomed. We wish you, your staff, and your families abundant blessings for 2019 and beyond!
    Merry Christmas and A Wonderful New Year"
    P & M O
  • "Dear Dr. Tepedino,
    Thank you for the warm welcome letter. You and your staff are very refreshing. Sometimes it's good to get outside your own zip code.
    After recently losing my mother and 2 brothers, you've given me a reason to smile again. And... "A Smile you can smile about." ~ You guys are terrific!
    (^I wrote that slogan for you!)"
    Your Oldest Invisalign Client
  • Michael C. Tepedino, DDS

    Dr. Tepedino grew up in Brooklyn, New York. He attended St. Anselm Elementary School, Xaverian High School, New York University and graduated from NYU College of Dentistry in 1989. He completed a General Dentistry Residency at Lutheran Medical Center in 1990.

Featured Articles

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  • Introduction

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  • Sealants

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  • Scaling and Root Planing

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  • Invisalign®

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  • Your Rights and Responsibilities as a Patient

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  • Veneers

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  • Overview

    Pain can occur in any number of places in your mouth: teeth, gums, roots, the palate, tongue and jaw. Cavities are a common culprit causing pain. Untreated cavities can impact nerves because of infections of the tooth and gums. Impacted and abscessed teeth and sore jaws from teeth grinding are other ...

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  • Oral Piercing

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  • Fillings

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  • Toothaches

    Simple toothaches can often be relieved by rinsing the mouth to clear it of debris and other matter. Sometimes, a toothache can be caused or aggravated by a piece of debris lodged between the tooth and another tooth. Avoid placing an aspirin between your tooth and gum to relieve pain, because the dissolving ...

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Hours Of Operation

Note: Saturday (Alternate)

Monday:

10:00 AM-7:00 PM

Tuesday:

9:00 AM-5:00 PM

Wednesday:

10:00 AM-7:00 PM

Thursday:

9:00 PM-7:00 PM

Friday:

10:30 AM-5:00 PM

Saturday:

8:30 AM-2:00 PM

Sunday:

Closed