WELCOME TO OUR PRACTICE
Welcome to the Manhattan cosmetic dental office of Dr. Jason Kasarsky, his associates and staff.
Our midtown New York City boutique dental office strives to provide exceptional patient care. We’ve realized that you have choices when it comes to the professionals who support your dental health. Therefore, our facility was designed around exceeding expectations. We have included the latest in dental and consumer technology. We know we can provide a wonderful dental experience. The most important asset is our staff and our doctor.
DR. JASON KASARSKY
“Dentistry is a delicate blend of art and science.”
- New York County Dental Society
- American Dental Association
- American Academy of Cosmetic Dentistry
- Crown Council of Dentistry (Only one of every 300 dentists in the U.S. has been granted membership in this prestigious alliance.)
Dr. Kasarsky has authored a chapter in the book“Inside The Minds: The Art & Science Of Being A Dentist”, and published articles pertaining to Cosmetic & General Dentistry. He has appeared on ABC Talk Radio, New York OneHigh Tech Dentistry, The Discovery Channel Second Opinion with Doctor Oz, Good Morning America Sedation Dentistry, The Wellness Hour and The Apprentice. He has been featured inManhattan File Magazine (Best Whitening Office in New York City),Marie Claire Magazine (What’s Fake?), Detour Magazine (Now Open White & Wide), Mademoiselle (Smile! Your Teeth Tell All), Hamptons Magazine (Finds in the Hamptons),Haute Living Magazine (Dr. K profiled),Prevention magazine, and New Beauty magazine. He’s also been honored in the professional Who’s Who.
Do you have tooth wear? Spaces between teeth? Chips?
Achieve your vision of beauty and wellness. Smile makeovers can include a variety of procedures, from simple laser whitening to porcelain veneers, from conventional orthodonture to Invisalign clear braces, from ceramic crowns to ceramic bridges, and gum lifts. Our range is conservative and simple to ultra-complex. The patient’s needs and desires are valued. Options will always be discussed and a custom treatment plan created, with doctor and patient working as a team.
It’s all about your smile. Your smile tells a lot about you. Unfortunately, many times the appearance of our teeth leads us to not want to smile. We do not want the world to see what we may be ashamed of. Safely, timely, and effectively, Dr. Kasarsky can improve your smile. Cosmetic or Esthetic dentistry refers to procedures that focus on the appearance of your teeth. Your dream smile can become your vision of reality.
Learn how to enjoy wellness and health. Dental education is a high priority. The use of intra-oral cameras, digital photography, videos, and good old-fashioned verbal communication gets key information to you so you can make intelligent, informed decisions.
Bonding is a term that is commonly used to refer to the placement of composite resin on teeth. Bonding can be used to make a tooth colored filling for small cavities and repair broken or chipped tooth surfaces. Check out information on our site about crowns, veneers, and cerec restorations.
Also referred to as “Advanced Reconstructive”, this covers treatments for Systemic disease, isolated cancers, traumatic injury, addiction and neglect are some of hte reasons one may be in need of full mouth reconstruction. Utilizing many of the disciplines of dentistry, a total commitment to change and health is realized. Dr. Kasarsky can quarterback and guide the most complex of cases. His expertise and know-how can stage and treat total mouth rehabilitations. Implants, jaw-reconstruction, orthodonture, bridges, splints, periodontal surgery – Dr. Kasarsky guides his team to give you an exquisite, long-lasting, predictable pain-controlled result.
Periodontal disease or gum disease is an infection of the tissue that supports and surrounds teeth. Periodontal disease is a major cause of tooth loss in adults and 1 out of every 5 adults are affected by it. Bacteria in plaque are the culprit and can be painless. Periodontal disease is just that, a disease. This is a chronic infection which will cause serious problems if ignored and left untreated. Bacteria that cause periodontal disease are also directly related to heart disease, diabetes, stroke, pre-term birth, and many others. This disease cannot be cured, but it can be treated and controlled. Dr. Kasarsky has adopted advanced, conservative periodontal therapies.
SAFETY, COMFORT, HEALTH
Dr. Kasarsky utilizes three different types of lasers, each designed to product faster, more comfortable, healthier results.
- The Biolase Waterlase Eyeplus cuts tooth structure for fillings, cleans gum tissue and bone to treat periodontal disease as well as a myriad of applications that are state of the art. Many procedures are accomplished without injections. This is the future – now.
- The Biolase Eyeplus Diode is utilized for gum therapy and laser whitening. Dr. Kasarsky has found laser whitening to provide the best results in the shortest amount of time with virtually no discomfort.
- The Diagnodent laser system seeks decay. It uses flourescent technology to check teeth beyond X-Ray and clinical capabilities.
If fear is keeping you from having a healthy, exquisite smile, or preventing you from addressing dental issues you know are getting worse, then consider sedation dentistry.
- Oral sedation
- IV sedation
- Nitrous Oxide
All of the above are very effective and safe. Mild to severe anxiety can be addressed to put you at ease, eliminate pain, and significantly reduce fear. Talk to Dr. Kasarsky in confidence and become informed so you can make an intelligent decision.
High Tech Soft Touch
Dr. Kasarsky uses the equipment and techniques that make your experience safer and reassuring.
- Digital Radiography- Digital X-Ray sensors are used instead of traditional photographic film. Images are ready in seconds. Less radiation is used to produce an image similar to “old-time X-Rays”.
- Intra-oral Camera – A highly advanced piece of diagnostic equipment that allows you to see what we see inside your mouth. You become an active partner in your dental treatment. A clear understanding allows you to make decisions with confidence.
- Comfort Measures – DVD Players, iPods, Blankets, Foot Warmers, Coffee/Tea/Hot Chocolate/Protein Shakes, Yummy and Healthy.
STATE-OF-THE-ART DENTAL PROCEDURES
- Porcelain Veneers
- Tooth-Colored Fillings
- Dental Crowns
- Teeth Whitening
- Dental Bonding
- Dental Recontouring
- Root Canal Treatment
- Dental Implants
- Dental Bridges
- Dentures & Partial Dentures
- Orthodontics (Invisalign)
- VELscope (Cancer Screening)
- Stem Cell Preservation
Porcelain Veneers are composed of thin layers of porcelain bonded to the surface of the teeth. Dr. Kasarsky can use porcelain veneers to dramatically change the shape, size and color of your teeth. Beautiful porcelain veneers are virtually indistinguishable from natural teeth. Porcelain veneers resist stains better than natural teeth and can last for an entire lifetime. Veneers are conservative and exceptionally life like. Porcelain veneers can make the difference for 1 tooth or an entire smile zone, top and bottom. A conservative procedure, allows for contouring of only the lip side of the tooth.
2 visits –
- 1st visit – preparation and temporization check smile design.
- 2nd visit – insertion of lab processed custom veneers. Fit is seamless.
Tooth-colored fillings are 100% mercury free fillings made from a tooth colored plastic mixture filled with glass particles. Tooth-colored fillings can be used to restore decay and to improve the aesthetics of a smile. The placement of tooth-colored fillings is a more conservative procedure than the placement of a silver filling, meaning that a tooth-colored filling leaves more of the natural tooth remaining and does not weaken the tooth like a silver filling does.
Metal based fillings used to be the choice for a back tooth filling material. Undercuts were needed to be placed in teeth to hold the amalgam mercury material. The undercuts weakened tooth structure. The advent of adhesive composite dentistry can improve the quality of your teeth, as well as, the quality of your smile.
All Porcelain Crowns
Crowns (also known as caps) fit over and replace the entirety of a decayed tooth above the gum line. The Crown and the gumline form a seal, preventing future damage to the tooth from bacteria. The procedure to place a crown over a damaged tooth involved several steps. First, Dr. Kasarsky will numb the area around the tooth with a jelly like substance, followed by the injection of an anaesthetic so that the procedure will be as pain-free as possible.
Crowns in 1 Visit — Cerec Technology
Crowns (also known as caps) fit over and replace the entirety of a decayed tooth above the gum line. A crown can be used to protect a weak tooth, to restore a worn tooth, support a tooth with a large filling where there is not a lot of tooth left.
The procedure to place a crown over a damaged tooth involved several steps. First, Dr. Kasarsky will numb the area around the tooth with a jelly like substance, followed by the injection of an anesthetic so that the procedure will be pain-free. The tooth is recontoured and a photo is taken with a 3D imaging camera. The image is uploaded to the cerec computer. Software designs the restoration to its appropriate form and function. Information is wirelessly set to a milling machine. The restoration can then be milled out of a block of porcelain.
Crowns in 2 Visits — at a Lab
Preparation of tooth and an impression is taken using impression matrial. Temporary crown is fabricated and cemented into place. The impressions are sent to a lab. 2nd visit is the inseration of the lab fabricated crown.
In-Office teeth whitening is safe, fast and effective. In just over an hour your teeth will become dramatically whiter. In-office teeth whitening is ideal for anyone that wants to see quick results.
Dr. Kasarsky’s teeth whitening procedure is easy and pain-free. The teeth whitening procedure beings with a short preparation to isolate your lips and gums. Next, the teeth whitening gel is applied and activated with the application of a specially designed laser energy unit. Finally, the procedure is completed with a five minute fluoride treatment. The teeth whitening procedure usually leaves teeth up to six to ten shades lighter. Unique Biolase laser dentistry provides minimum heat, accurate unidirectional laser light and shorter treatment time than traditional light whitening. Dr. K has been chosen by Manhattan File Magazine as the best whitening office in NYC.
A dental bonding is a composite filling that can be placed in the front or back teeth. Dental Bondings can be used to whiten teeth, fill-in minor gaps or straighten crooked teeth.
Dental bondings utilize a composite resin for a variety of restorative and cosmetic purposes. Dr. Kasarsky can use bonding to repair chipped or broken teeth or to reshape or recolor your smile. Tooth colored resin is sculpted and hardened with a special light. Adhesively, the material is “bonded” to the tooth to improve a smile. Bonded restorations can be used as a cosmetic alternative to silver amalgam mercury fillings.
Recontouring is a simple dental procedure in which small amounts of tooth enamel are removed to change a tooth’s size or shape. An Artistic eye is necessary for superior work. Recontouring is a non-invasive procedure. The area is smoothed and polished. The procedure is quick and painless. No material is added to the tooth; only gentle contouring on the other borders of the tooth. Recontouring can be used to fix small chips in teeth, smooth out bulges or pits in enamel, or to slightly adjust irregularly shaped teeth.
Root canal treatment is a process in which the doctor treats the inner aspects of a tooth, known as the pulp. The pulp supplies nutrients and nerves to the tooth and runs like a thread down through the root. If the pulp becomes diseased or injured, the pulp tissue can die. If the infected pulp tissue is not removed your tooth could become infected and you could lose your tooth.
A root canal is a relatively simple, virtually painless procedure. A root canal can take one to three visits to complete and can prevent the loss of a tooth. Dr. Kasarsky has 2 options to treat teeth needing root canal therapy. A root canal specialist visits Dr. Kasarsky’s office regularly. If convenient, this is an excellent option. However, Dr. Kasarsky will also refer patients to root canal specialist that have offices in the vicinity of patients home or work address.
A dental implant is a special, surgical grade titanium post, manufactured to highly precise specifications, under strict sterile conditions. A dental implant is inserted surgically into the jawbone below the gum surface. As the bone bonds to the post, it forms a secure foundation onto which your new teeth are then attached and shaped to match your smile. Dental Implants can be used to replace a single tooth or a full set of teeth.
Dental Implants offer a vast improvement over older methods of dental restoration. Dental Implants are more stable than regular dentures and as easy to clean and maintain as natural teeth. Furthermore, because dental implants are integrated into the jaw, they stimulate the underlying bone and prevent the gum and bones from atrophying.
Millions of Americans suffer from tooth loss. This is due to gum disease, decay, or injury. There are many advantages to dental implants. They provide a single tooth problem with a single tooth solution, have a natural look and feel to them, and provide better comfort. With implants there is also no need to engage adjacent teeth in order to fix a single tooth problem. Implants can also be used to support dentures. They become permanent which provide better support and comfort. The implants keep the denture from moving or sliding which allow for improvement in enunciation, eating without pain and improving self esteem.
Dental implants can eliminate removable teeth. They have up to 98% success rate.
A dental bridge, also known as a pontic, is a false tooth that is fused between two crowns to replace a missing tooth. Dental bridges are made from all porcelain or a combination of porcelain and metal. Dental bridges can be supported by natural teeth or dental implants. Dental bridges actually bridge the gap between 1 or more missing teeth.
A dental bridge can be used to improve the aesthetics of a smile as well as to restore a damaged smile; rehabilitates your smile. They can restore proper chewing and speaking. As well as, support and maintain the shape of fiscal muscles. Helps to prevent remaining teeth from drifting out of position; which can cause other dental issues. By replacing missing teeth, Dr. Kasarsky can distribute forces of your bite properly.
Dental bridges can last 7-15 years or even longer/ Regular checkups and good oral hygiene are necessary for longevity.
If you have lost your natural teeth to tooth decay, gum disease, or injury, Dr. Kasarsky can create a set of custom dentures, which can replace your missing teeth and your smile. Replacing missing teeth with complete dentures will rejuvenate your appearance and your health. Without support from the denture your facial muscles will begin to sag, giving a downtrodden or aged impression. With a denture you will be able to eat and speak the way you used to.
If a patient needs to have teeth removed these are made in advance. They are then positioned the same day that the teeth are removed. The wearer is never without teeth—even during the healing period.
FDA approved Invisalign is the “invisible” way to straighten your teeth without wearing conventional metal braces. Invisalign uses a series of clear, removable custom-made aligners to move your teeth. Because you remove your aligners before you eat and drink, there are no food restrictions or problems with flossing or brushing.
This technology is also more comfortable, avoiding the mouth abrasions that can be caused by the metal and wires of conventional braces. And this technology is also more convenient, since you are likely to spend less time in the doctor’s office getting adjustments.
The Invisalign system uses advanced three dimensional computer imaging technology to design a complete treatment plan, from the initial teeth alignment to the final, desired positioning. This advanced computer imaging system allows you to preview your new smile before beginning the Invisalign treatment.
Adults usually look to improve their smiles for social or business reasons. Invisalgn can provide an excellent, easy way to achieve superior anesthetics and superb function—without cutting tooth structure. Issues corrected can include overcrowding, gaps between teeth, overbites and crossbites. It is ideal for someone with a busy schedule because it requires fewer office visits. Dr. Kasarsky works directly with an orthodontist who practices in his office—no extra traveling.
Dr. Jason Kasarsky is proud to announce that we have incorporated the VELscope System into our dental practice.
The VELscope System, recently approved by the FDA, was developed by the British Columbia Cancer Agency and Vancouver-based LED Dental Inc. It is a revolutionary hand-held device that provides dentists and hygienists with a new tool to aid in the early detection of oral cancer. The VELscope examination is a non-invasive, painless procedure which takes only a few minutes. The dentist shines a blue light into the mouth to cause it to fluoresce. This fluorescence helps the dentist to better visualize abnormal tissue which may be, or may lead to, oral cancer.
Over 34,000 people are diagnosed with oral cancer annually in the United States. With a mortality rate of over 50% at 5 years, one person every hour of every day dies of oral cancer in America. If detected early however, oral cancer is 90% survivable. Dr. Jason Kasarsky states: “We’ve always conducted an annual comprehensive oral cancer screening for all of our patients, but the VELscope System will allow us to see things we’ve been unable to se previously. By detecting potential problems earlier, we’ll be providing our patients with the best oral health care currently available”.
StemSave, a partnership between top stem cell researchers and the dental health community, offers a simple and affordable service for the collection and preservation of stem cells. Collection depends on your unique situation. As an adult, you might have a dental procedure scheduled that requires extraction, or choose to extract a tooth for the express purpose of collecting stem cells. Parents can easily coordinate the loss of baby teeth with a dental appointment to take advantage of StemSave. Don’t leave those valuable stem cells for the tooth fairy!
In either case, if you choose to pursue stem cell preservation, we will schedule an appointment, immediately seal the tooth after extraction, and rush it to a StemSave laboratory for testing. Viable cells will be cryogenically stored in case the donor ever needs them for a lifesaving procedure.
The scientific community touts the valuable potential of stem cells that will, in the near future, help patients afflicted with debilitating health conditions such as:
- brain injuries
- multiple sclerosis
- heart disease
- Crohn’s disease
- periodontal disease
One tooth may save your life or your child’s life. Experience the peace of mind that stem cell preservation offers, for both you and your family. Visit www.stemsave.com for more information.
OUR SMILE GALLERY
Carolyn voiced concerns of color, shape, worn edges, and yellowing of teeth. Carolyn wanted to replace the grayness around old crowns that showed in her smile.
Dr. Kasarsky placed porcelain veneers and all porcelain crowns which resulted in great lip support and cheek support, creating a younger, healthier look. Carolyn was very pleased.
Breanna was very unhappy with the shape, size and color of her teeth. Breanna had old fillings on edges of front teeth, which were discolored and chipping, front teeth were too short.
Dr. Kasarsky placed porcelain veneers on front 6 teeth to give Breanna the smile she always wanted, delivering improved size, shape and color.
Bruce had multiple problems with his smile. He wanted a healthy, more functional, straighter smile, but his bite presented numerous complications and challenges.
Dr. Kasarsky supported porcelain crowns with teeth as well as implants to give bruce his healthy, whiter, more even smile. Bruce smiles with great confidence, loves his new smile!
WHAT PEOPLE ARE SAYING
I suffered from true fear/phobia of going to the dentist. Dr. Kasarsky spent time speaking with me as did his staff, especially Lauren. We ultimately decided upon sedation dentistry in which Dr. K is a specialist. As a result, we were able to tackle the emergent issues and get a lot done. Now, just a few months later, I am able to go without sedation for most procedures. I am relaxed and most importantly, finally accomplishing work I had neglected. Dr. K has it all… understanding, commitment to a great end result and the skill and aesthetic eye to succeed.
I have been a very happy patient of “Dr. K” for almost 30 years and consider him to be the finest medial professional I’ve ever met. He and his excellent staff combine traditional “Patient First” service with the latest technology to provide first class treatment. I always have the utmost confidence that my family and I will get the best possible case – with a smile!
Your magic and able hands did a super job. All’s well! Passed out last night but went for great bike ride this AM! Thanks.
Thank you, thank you, thank you for coming in early on Monday for (my 8-year old son). The kids at school can’t tell that his front teeth are bonded. They look so natural.
I want to thank you and your team for all the excellent work you’ve done for me. After getting treated by you I’ve had the experience of not being unhappy with my teeth for the first time in decades. Many thanks!
Thank you for all of your great care, patience, and talent. I had no idea surgery could be so painless.
If you have any kind of dental fear / phobia, had any kind of negative past dental experience, have shield away from visiting the dentist for a long time (like years!), Dr. Kasarsky is THE ONE AND ONLY dentist for you. Trust me, I went to 9 dentists prior to seeing Dr. Kasarsky; the last one “specialized in dental phobia”. But not one could effectively get me numb and didn’t believe I want numb until drilling time…leading to more negative experiences and making me avoid dentists even more. This ended when I found Dr. Kasarsky.
It has been my pleasure and privilege to recommend you to my friends. My caps look like my own teeth.