Holistic Dentistry considers the patient’s entire state of physical and emotional well-being. It is also referred to as Biological Dentistry, Biomimetic Dentistry, Metal-Free Dentistry, Toxic-Free Dentistry, and Natural Dentistry. With holistic dentistry, Dr. Curatola views the mouth as the gateway and a mirror to the entire body. The ability to maintain health through the prevention and treatment of oral disease is an important element of wellness. Proven research shows that oral health plays a critical role in disease prevention, longevity, and healthier living. Gum disease remains epidemic afflicting more than 80% of the adult population of the US and is recognized as one of the largest sources of chronic low-grade inflammation.
With a list of celebrity clients from around the world, Dr. Curatola is recognized as a top doctor in his field. A-List entertainers and designers trust Dr. Gerry with their smiles, as do popular models and athletes. Dr. Curatola has become an A-list dentist based on the beautiful results that he achieves with his signature full mouth reconstructions and smile makeovers, as well as his ability to enhance overall wellness with his knowledge of alternative medicine.
Dr. Curatola’s master dental advice has been showcased on Dr. Oz’s television program, the Fox News Channel, AOL Health, Katie Couric, Meredith Viera and he has also made appearances on The Martha Stewart Show and Your Total Health. The Park Ave dental maven has also been interviewed for countless health and beauty magazines. In addition, he frequently contributes to online blogs in order to share his knowledge with others. He is a sought after authority on not just cosmetic dentistry and smile makeovers, but in his field of integrative dentistry as well.
Dr. Curatola majored in neuroscience at Colgate University, and after graduation, he attended dental school at the NYU College of Dentistry. In 1984 the Upper East Side dentist returned as faculty and currently serves as Clinical Associate Professor in the Department of Cariology and Comprehensive Care. He continued his education, studying nutrition and wellness at the Pratt Institute, Harvard Medical School’s program in complementary and alternative medicine, as well as numerous programs on natural health.