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Dr. Anamaria Castillo, DMD, MS


Anamaria Castillo, DMD, MS

Dr. Anamaria Castillo, D.M.D., M.S., is an accomplished periodontist with a strong educational background, a diverse set of core skills, and a commitment to leadership and community outreach.

Educational Background

Dr. Anamaria Castillo brings a wealth of knowledge and experience to our dental team. Her dedication to lifelong learning is evident in her impressive educational background:

  • Stony Brook University School of Dental Medicine, Stony Brook, NY: Dr. Castillo earned her Doctor of Dental Medicine (D.M.D.) degree, laying the foundation for her clinical expertise.
  • Stony Brook University Department of Oral Biology, Stony Brook, NY: She furthered her education with a Master of Science (M.S.) in Oral Biology and Pathology, gaining a deeper understanding of the oral-systemic connection and the science behind dental treatments.
  • Stony Brook University School of Dental Medicine | Stony Brook, NY: Dr. Castillo’s commitment to advanced periodontal care is reflected in her Certificate in Periodontics, obtained through the Advanced Education Program in Periodontics. This specialized training allows her to provide expert gum disease treatment and dental implant placement.
  • Temple University Kornberg School of Dentistry (TUKSoD), Philadelphia, PA: Prior to her dental specialization, Dr. Castillo received her Doctor of Dental Medicine (D.M.D.) degree at Temple University.
  • Andrews University, Berrien Springs, MI: Dr. Castillo’s academic journey began with a strong foundation in science, earning a Bachelor of Science in Biology with a minor in Chemistry at Andrews University.

Dr. Castillo’s educational background demonstrates her commitment to excellence in dentistry. She is passionate about providing patients with the most advanced and comprehensive dental care possible.

Field Experience

Dr. Anamaria Castillo is a highly skilled and experienced periodontist, specializing in the diagnosis, treatment, and prevention of gum disease. Her expertise extends to a wide range of periodontal procedures, ensuring comprehensive care for your gums and overall oral health:

  • Non-surgical Therapy: Dr. Castillo is adept at treating early stages of gum disease through non-surgical methods, such as scaling and root planing, to remove plaque and tartar buildup.
  • Surgical Procedures: For more advanced gum disease or specific situations, Dr. Castillo offers a variety of surgical procedures, including:
    • Esthetic Crown Lengthening: This procedure exposes more tooth structure for optimal cosmetic outcomes or to facilitate restorative procedures.
    • Gingivectomy: Dr. Castillo can precisely remove excess gum tissue to improve the appearance of your smile and address gum tissue overgrowth.
    • Osseous Surgery: This surgical technique involves bone grafting to rebuild bone loss caused by gum disease, creating a stronger foundation for teeth and implants.
    • Guided Tissue Regeneration (GTR): Dr. Castillo utilizes GTR to promote the growth of new bone tissue around teeth affected by gum disease.
    • Soft Tissue Augmentation: This procedure enhances the volume and quality of soft gum tissue for improved aesthetics and functionality.
    • Extractions (Simple/Surgical): Dr. Castillo can perform both simple and surgical tooth extractions as needed for optimal oral health.
    • Ridge Augmentation: In cases of bone deficiency in the jawbone, Dr. Castillo can perform ridge augmentation procedures to create a stable foundation for dental implants.
    • Sinus Augmentation: For implant placement in the upper jaw, Dr. Castillo may perform a sinus augmentation to safely lift the sinus membrane and create space for the implant.
    • Implant Therapy: Dr. Castillo’s expertise extends to dental implant placement and restoration, providing a long-term solution for missing teeth.
    • Periodontal Plastic Surgery: Dr. Castillo can perform periodontal plastic surgery procedures to improve the aesthetics and function of your gums and smile.
    • Microsurgery: For delicate procedures requiring high precision, Dr. Castillo can utilize microsurgical techniques for optimal outcomes.

With her extensive training and experience, Dr. Castillo can provide the most appropriate and advanced periodontal treatments to address your specific needs and ensure a healthy, beautiful smile.

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Dr. Anamaria Castillo brings a wealth of experience and a passion for exceptional care to our My NJ Dentist team. Her comprehensive dental skillset allows her to address a wide range of your dental needs, ensuring you receive the most effective treatment available.

Page Updated on May 24, 2024 by Dr. Victoria Kushensky, DDS (Dentist) of My New Jersey Dentist
Victoria Kushensky D.D.S

My name is Victoria Kushensky. I am a general dentist dedicated to remaining at the forefront of my field. Combining compassionate care with extensive knowledge, I offer cosmetic and general dentistry services as well as advanced root canal treatments.

I earned my Doctor of Dental Surgery (DDS) degree from the esteemed New York University College of Dentistry. Throughout my career, I have honed my skills in various dental procedures, ensuring effective treatment for each patient’s unique needs. I prioritize patient comfort and understanding, taking the time to thoroughly explain procedures and address any questions.

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My NJ Dentist: Victoria Kushensky, DDS
385 Prospect Ave Suite 304
Hackensack, NJ 07601
(201) 298-8000