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Holistic Dentistry

What Is Dr. Dragos’ Holistic Approach?

Focus on Prevention, Not Invasion

A beautiful smile captivates others. But maintaining a strong foundation of healthy teeth is essential in order to keep your smile shining.

As we age, the state of our oral health determines our ability to chew, bite, smile, and more. Dr. Dragos and his dedicated staff have always advocated a combination of education and preventive, routine oral health habits before an invasive procedure is considered. Dr. Dragos believes that his approach to oral health not only prevents tooth decay but also promotes better overall health and wellness.

When you visit with Dr. Dragos, he will provide you with preventative strategies to reduce or eliminate oral health concerns that are individually tailored to your needs.

High Quality Cosmetic Material

Dr. Dragos avoids using traditional amalgam fillings. Amalgam fillings contain mercury, which can be highly toxic to the human body. If the mercury leaks from your amalgam fillings, it can wreak havoc on your health.

If you currently have an amalgam filling, please feel free to call our office for a free consultation to discuss your removal options.

Dr. Dragos offers many alternative tooth restoration materials that are cosmetically enhancing and biocompatible. With Dr. Dragos, there are a wide range of services including composite fillings, porcelain crowns, and dental implants, depending on your situation and needs.

Our staff always uses the highest quality material and best practice techniques on all procedures. In order to ensure your teeth remain healthy after your dental visit, Dr. Dragos uses the finest laboratories in New York for all cosmetic and general dentistry services.

Dr. Dragos and our staff always use proper safety protocol when disposing of amalgam fillings. 

Connecting the Mouth to the Body        

There is an integral relationship between oral health and general health.

Practicing good oral health is very important because oral health habits become evident in our daily lives. By incorporating a holistic outlook to treatment planning, you can be assured that your overall and oral health is our number one priority.

Did you know?

Did you know sugar (sucrose) is the required substrate to cause tooth decay? Excessive sugar intake is also the suspected culprit behind many chronic health diseases, such as diabetes, cardiovascular disease, and more.

Lowering sugar intake can have dramatic health effects on our mouth and body!

Can Holistic Dentistry Benefit Me?

The core principle behind Holistic Dentistry is that the mouth acts as a portal to the body. Therefore, Holistic Dentistry focuses on achieving the best oral health possible by suggesting a natural and preventative approach.

Below are some added benefits of Dr. Dragos’ holistic approach to dentistry:

  • Focus on preventive care, not reactive care
  • Focus on overall health
  • Low emission digital x-ray usage
  • High quality cosmetic materials
  • Over 25 years of experience in high-quality cosmetic dentistry

 Are You Ready to Learn More?

Call today to schedule your consultation with Fifth Avenue dentist Dr. Dragos and see how the difference a holistic approach can make!

Two Generations of Cosmetic Dentistry
Dr. Dragos developed a passion for dentistry early in life while working in his father's dental laboratory in NYC. He is a patient advocate, a perfectionist and recipient of numerous honors including “America’s Top Dentist" and "Top 25 Dentist in NYC"

What Our Patients are Saying
Outstanding services and work - while we had quite a daunting task to rehabilitate my teeth, sitting in the chair became an oasis of relaxation. They say no pain - no gain - I have to say, NO PAIN and A LOT OF GAIN!
Eric A.
Dr. Dragos is an incredible dental professional. He is very thorough and detail oriented. I have been a patient of Dr. Dragos for several years now and rally do think he is the best dentist in the industry - both for cosmetic procedures as well as standard dental procedures.
Ana M.
I have been a patient of Dr. Dragos for over 30 years. I was referred to him by a friend who was very afraid of dental work, and she told me he was "pain-free". I've found Dr. Dragos to be that, and so much more: thorough, gentle, friendly and a complete professional.
Janice B.
Thank you, Dr. Dragos, for the outstanding implant dentistry that I had done at your office. Thanks to you, I feel better, smile once again and eat healthier. You and your entire staff helped me get through my initial nervousness and made the entire procedure and visits stress-free. You took the time to explain all the procedures and what to expect during and after the work was completed. Any family member or friend looking for a dentist will go directly to you, the best there is.
Jeffrey A.