David J. Balestrini, DMD

2358 Saranac Avenue
Lake Placid, NY 12946

  • Adults Can Get Cavities Too
    Sure, you brush your teeth and floss regularly, so you might think you’re off the hook when it comes to the dental chair. However, it’s just as important for adults Read more
  • Why Is My Child Getting Cavities?
    We want our children to have every advantage, including oral health. That’s why you encourage your child to brush twice a day. You keep the sugary treats to a minimum. Read more
  • How do I handle my child’s dental emergency?
    With children undergoing developmental dental changes and engaging in rough-and-tumble activities, dental emergencies can sometimes arise. If your child knocks out a tooth or experiences any type of oral discomfort, Read more
  • Make this the Year You Stop Smoking
    It’s a new year, and it couldn’t come fast enough for many of us! Let’s do our part to make this a better year in every way—and you can start Read more
  • Resolving to Eat Better in the New Year
    It’s a new year, and a resolution found on many lists is learning to be more mindful about healthy food choices. You might have set some of these goals yourself. Read more
  • Five Tips for Taking Tots to the Dentist
    Toddlers are notoriously balky about strangers. But their first dental visit should not be cause for fear and tears. Nor should you assume that getting your toddler to David Balestrini, Read more
  • Dental Insurance Benefits
    Dental insurance can be a great addition to your health care plan, but the way benefits are calculated can also make it a confusing one. If you have dental insurance, Read more
  • Happy Holidays! Healthy Holidays!
    It’s the holiday season! With so much to do and so much going on, you want to be at your best. We have some ideas to help make your season Read more
  • Fewer Adults are Visiting the Dentist
    Our team at David Balestrini, DMD recently learned that in the decade between 2000 and 2010, the amount of adults who regularly visited their dentist declined, according to research released Read more
  • Thanksgiving
    At David Balestrini, DMD, we love to celebrate the holidays with vigor! the doctor would love to share some unique ways of celebrating Thanksgiving from beyond the Lake Placid, New Read more
  • Steer clear of that candy!
    At David Balestrini, DMD, we know how tempting candy can sometimes be on our sweet tooth, but it’s important to remember that every candy and sugary treat you consume elevates Read more
  • National Brush Day
    October 31—Halloween. Fourth Thursday in November—Thanksgiving. And, in between these two favorite autumn holidays, we have November 1—National Brush Day! Okay, okay. Maybe National Brush Day isn’t quite as well-known as Read more
  • Dental Veneers
    If you want to fix staining, large gaps, fillings, chipped teeth, or the overall shape of your teeth, this may be the perfect option for you. Many of our patients Read more
  • Should Children Use Whitening Products?
    As adults, we often wish our teeth could be as white as they were when we were small children. Baby teeth have thinner and whiter enamel than adult teeth, and Read more
  • What happens if I don’t have my wisdom teeth removed?
    One of the things the doctor and our team at David Balestrini, DMD monitor during your dental appointments is the growth of your wisdom teeth, or third molars. Third molars Read more
  • Why Are We Recommending a Periodontal Consultation?
    The best way to protect yourself from gum disease is to be proactive: practice good oral hygiene at home and schedule regular checkups and cleanings in our Lake Placid, New Read more

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Lake Placid Family Dental

Monday:

8:00 am-5:00 pm

Tuesday:

8:00 am-5:00 pm

Wednesday:

8:00 am-5:00 pm

Thursday:

8:00 am-5:00 pm

Friday:

8:00 am-1:00 pm

Saturday:

Closed

Sunday:

Closed