From Cosmetic Dentistry and Dental Implants to Daily Oral Care, "Dentists Who Teach the Dentists" Patient Videos are Online at HealthGuru.com

Oct 12, 2011, 09:45 ET from Specialized Dentistry of New York

NEW YORK, Oct. 12, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- A series of more than 50 patient information videos on dozens of dental health topics, featuring Drs. Richard Smith and Paul Fletcher of Specialized Dentistry of New York, is now online at the leading site for health information video on the Web, HealthGuru.com.

The topics covered range from cosmetic dentistry, the facts about dental implants, first aid in dental emergencies, dental care during pregnancy and essential oral hygiene, to treating bad breath, oral cancer screenings, inside a dental lab, teeth whitening, eating disorders and teeth and the significant impact tooth decay and gum disease can have on overall health.

The Specialized Dentistry of New York team of prosthodontists, periodontists and orthodontists are known as the cosmetic dentists and implant dentists who teach the dentists. They hold leadership and teaching positions at the Columbia University College of Dental Medicine and at major regional hospitals. Their textbooks, hundreds of articles, lectures in more than 30 countries, and research studies have significantly contributed to the art and science of 21st century dentistry.

These specialists provide the highest levels of cosmetic dentistry, implant dentistry and aesthetic restorative dentistry in a one-of-a-kind Manhattan dental office, equipped with its own on-site dental laboratory.

"We're extremely pleased that HealthGuru.com has asked us to be their dental information authority," said Dr. Dennis Tarnow, the founder of Specialized Dentistry of New York, and Director of Implant Education at the Columbia University College of Dental Medicine. "These educational videos are a valuable tool for the many patients seeking dental care who turn to the Internet for information and guidance."

The Specialized Dentistry of New York doctors:

Dennis P. Tarnow, DDS (Dental Implant Surgery and Periodontics)

Dr. Tarnow, Director of Implant Education at the Columbia University College of Dental Medicine and former chairman of the New York University College of Dentistry's Department of Periodontics and Implant Dentistry, has written over 100 scientific papers and has co-authored or contributed chapters to several textbooks, including "Aesthetic Restorative Dentistry," which he co-authored with his Specialized Dentistry of New York colleague, Dr Stephen Chu.

Paul Fletcher, DDS (Dental Implant Surgery and Periodontics)

Dr. Fletcher, an Associate Clinical Professor in the Department of Periodontics at the Columbia University College of Dental Medicine, has been on the faculties of the University of Oregon and the New York Hospital Queens and has lectured extensively on periodontal prosthetics and implant dentistry. He has produced and moderated continuing education videos for the Academy of General Dentistry and New York University.

Jonathan Zamzok, DMD, FCAP (Prosthodontics and Cosmetic Dentistry)

Dr. Zamzok, an Associate Clinical Professor in the Department of Prosthodontics at the Columbia University College of Dental Medicine, a former Associate Clinical Professor at the New York University College of Dentistry, a past president of the Greater New York Academy of Prosthodontics and a Fellow of the Northeastern Gnathological Society, a non-profit organization devoted to dental education at all levels, has published numerous articles in the dental literature.  

Richard B. Smith, DDS (Dental Implant Surgery, Prosthodontics and Cosmetic Dentistry)

Dr. Smith, an Associate Clinical Professor in the Department of Prosthodontics at the Columbia University College of Dental Medicine, has been director of the Periodontal-Prosthetics residency programs at New York Hospital Queens. He is a Fellow of the Greater New York Academy of Prosthodontics and the Northeastern Gnathological Society. He has lectured internationally and has had numerous articles published in the dental literature.

Marion S. Brown, DMD (Prosthodontics and Cosmetic Dentistry)

Dr. Brown is a Fellow of the American College of Prosthodontics and past president of its New York section, a Fellow of the Greater New York Academy of Prosthodontics and a Fellow and an officer of the Northeastern Gnathological Society. She has lectured and published numerous articles in the dental literature on dental implants and prosthodontics.

Dr. Stephen J. Chu, DMD (Prosthodontics and Cosmetic Dentistry)

Dr. Chu is an Associate Clinical Professor in the Department of Prosthodontics at the Columbia University College of Dental Medicine and is the former Director of the Continuing Education Program in Advanced Aesthetic Dentistry at the New York University College of Dentistry, has authored two textbooks on color and aesthetic/cosmetic restorative dentistry and has contributed chapters to several others. A section editor for one dental journal and on the editorial board of four others, he is an internationally sought-after lecturer in aesthetic /cosmetic restorative dentistry and implant dentistry.

Mark N. Hochman, DDS (Orthodontics and Periodontics)

Dr. Hochman, one of the very few U.S. practitioners to hold specialty certificates in both orthodontics and periodontics, held a dual faculty appointment at the New York University College of Dentistry's Departments of Implant Dentistry and Orthodontics. He lectures nationally and internationally on his innovative use of adult orthodontics to optimize the aesthetic and restorative outcomes of dental implants.

Guido O. Sarnachiaro, DDS   (Dental Implant Surgery, Prosthodontics and Cosmetic Dentistry)

Dr. Sarnachiaro, a Clinical Assistant Professor at the New York University College of Dentistry's Department of Periodontics and Implant Dentistry, Clinical Assistant Professor at the Temple School of Dentistry's Department of Periodontology-Oral Implantology and Clinical Professor at the Maimonides University School of Dentistry, has done extensive research in the fields of dental implants and related biomaterials.

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