Replace Missing Teeth – Dentures & Dental Implants

So you’re missing a tooth—or a few!

An apple a day will not take care of this one, unfortunately. It’s time to consider dentures or dental implants. A variety of personal and practical factors will determine which solution is best for your new smile. Don’t feel lost among all the pros and cons of choosing a tooth-replacement plan. White Spruce Dental in Rochester is an experienced practice you can trust to  help guide you on your journey from missing teeth toward a complete, natural, and healthy smile.

Not your grandma’s dentures

Thankfully, time and technology have greatly improved the denture experience for our patients. Today, dentures look and feel more natural than ever before. Dentures are a whole set of false teeth held into your gums with secure bonding glue. This can be an affordable option if you need to replace multiple teeth. For added stability, functionality, and peace of mind, dentures can also be secured with dental implants. Read more ›

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Crack Down on Cracked Tooth Syndrome

Cracked tooth syndrome (CTS), also known as cracked cusp syndrome or split tooth syndrome, is a painful condition that results from a crack in one of your teeth. CTS can mean anything from a tiny hairline split in the crown to a fracture that goes all the way to the root. If you have a nasty toothache and remember biting down on something hard, it’s time to call Dr. Nozik, Dr. Tumminelli or Dr. Kloc. Don’t worry though, because the dental professionals at White Spruce Dental are committed to giving you the best oral care that Rochester has to offer. To find out more about cracked tooth syndrome, read on. Read more ›

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Diet Soda and Dental Health: What You Need to Know

In today’s calorie-obsessed culture, it can be hard to find the truth among all of the health-conscious noise. Often times, Rochester residents are misinformed and mislead about the health benefits of trends like as cleanses, sugar alternatives, diets, organic vs. nonorganic, and a myriad of other common topics. Today Dr. Nozik, Dr. Tumminelli & Dr. Kloc would like to clear up any misconceptions about dental healthand diet soda. If you have any questions please call us at White Spruce Dental. Read more ›

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The Best Way to Replace Missing Teeth

We all remember losing our teeth as children and being delighted to find money from the tooth fairy under our pillow, but it’s just not as fun as an adult. According to the National Institute of Dental and Craniofacial Research, adults between the ages of 20 and 64 have an average of 25 permanent teeth remaining, which is three shy of a full set (minus wisdom teeth). Dr. Nozik, Dr. Tumminelli & Dr. Kloc want everyone in Rochester to know that replacing a missing tooth is important to your dental health. Read on for more information and please give Whitespruce Dental a call with any questions or concerns.

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Is Holistic Dentistry Right for Me?

Currently a hot topic of debate among dental and health professionals, holistic dentistry has gained popularity in recent years, alongside the movement toward naturopathic medicine. Dr. Nozik, Dr. Tumminelli & Dr. Kloc at White Spruce Dental want Rochester residents to understand the differences between the two approaches to dentistry, in order to make the most informed decision when choosing a dental health professional.

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To Be or Not To Be Sugar-Free: The Facts About Common Sweeteners

To Be or Not To Be Sugar-Free: The Facts About Common Sweeteners

Originally created for people that can’t consume regular sugars, alternative and artificial sweeteners have become extremely popular in Rochester in all kinds of different products. From chewing gum to diet soda, Dr. Nozik, Dr. Tumminelli & Dr. Kloc wants you to know which of these options are best for your dental and general health, so here are the facts about a few of the most common sweeteners. If you have any questions, please feel free to call White Spruce Dental.

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Don’t Get Kicked in the Teeth – At Least Wear a Mouth Guard

According to the American Dental Association, at least 13% of all injuries to the mouth occur during sports activities. While helmets, shoulder pads, shin guards, and the like do a great job of protecting most of the body, Dr. Nozik, Dr. Tumminelli & Dr. Kloc would like to make sure that every athlete knows how to keep their teeth safe from harm. No Rochester parent should have to worry about their child’s teeth during the game, so at White Spruce Dental we would like to talk about how to take sports safety to the next level.

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4 Facts about Dental Implants


Most Rochester residents will lose a tooth at some point in their lives, but that doesn’t mean your smile has to suffer. There are numerous ways to fix a lost tooth, but today, Dr. Nozik, Dr. Tumminelli & Dr. Kloc would like to educate you about the best option for a healthy smile that will last a lifetime: dental implants. Here are some facts about dental implants. If you have any questions or would like to schedule a consultation, don’t hesitate to give us at White Spruce Dental a call.

  • Implants function just like real teeth

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5 Common Questions about Sedation Dentistry


For many Rochester residents, one thing stands in the way of a healthy, beautiful smile – fear of the dentist!  Even routine cleanings can be scary for folks with dental phobia. However, at White Spruce Dental we have made it our business to offer you the most comfortable dental experience possible, which is why Dr. Nozik, Dr. Tumminelli & Dr. Kloc offer sedation dentistry services. There’s a lot of misinformation floating around, so here are the facts about sedation dentistry.

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How Dental Sealants Keep Cavities at Bay!


If you are a parent, you probably know how difficult it is to get Rochester children to brush and floss regularly. On top of that, young children often lack the necessary motor skills to properly care for their teeth. At Whitespruce Dental, we want your whole family to have excellent dental health, so here’s some information on how Dr. Nozik, Dr. Tumminelli & Dr. Kloc can help protect your kids from tooth decay. If you have any questions or would like schedule a consultation, please give us a call.

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