Richard L. Rausch, DDS
1 Rockefeller Plaza, Suite 2201, New York, NY 10020

General Dentists in Rockefeller Plaza

Excellent dental health is important no matter what your age. At our general family dentistry practice, our skilled dentists provide a host of valuable services that will keep you smiling.

What Are General Dentists?

Regular trips to a general dentist in Rockefeller Plaza are essential when it comes to achieving a pain-free, radiant smile. Unlike a dentist who specializes in one branch of dentistry, a general dentist offers comprehensive care that addresses a variety of dental problems. This dental professional is usually the person you visit most for dental care.

What Services Do General Dentists Offer?

General dentists are responsible for diagnosing and treating dental health problems, such as toothaches or gingivitis. To detect problems before they worsen, general dentists provide exams, X-rays, and oral cancer screenings. Your general dental office is also where you’ll receive a thorough teeth cleaning from your dentist or dental hygienist.

General Dentistry Services

Our dentist general practice is dedicated to helping you achieve your healthiest smile. Give us a call today to schedule any of the following services:

  • Customized Night Guards
  • Customized Sports Mouth Guards
  • Dental Hygiene
  • Dental Sealants
  • Dentures
  • Extraction
  • Family Dentistry
  • Full Mouth Dental Reconstruction
  • Nitrous Oxide (N2O) Sedation Dentistry
  • Root Canal Therapy
  • Snore Guards
  • TMJ and TMD Treatment
  • Treatment For Gingivitis and Gum Disease

How Often Should I See a General Dentist Near Me?

The condition of your teeth and your age will determine how frequently you should visit a dentist. Our general dentists recommend that healthy patients visit our office every six months for a checkup and cleaning.

How Much Does a General Dentist Appointment Cost?

Many people have concerns about pricing when receiving general dentistry services. The cost of your initial appointment will depend on which treatments are needed and what your insurance plan covers. Please call us if you have questions regarding your payment options.

Why Is Dental Care Important?

Maintaining your teeth and gums is an important part of a healthy lifestyle. When you practice good oral hygiene at home and see a general dentist regularly, you can help prevent conditions like tooth decay, gum disease, and even medical conditions like chronic inflammation and diabetes. Let us help you achieve better health – call us today to schedule a dental exam.

How Long Does a Dental Cleaning Take?

A cleaning with a dental hygienist or dentist typically takes 30 minutes to an hour, depending on the cleanliness of your teeth. If it has been some time since your most recent cleaning, your cleaning could take longer.

How to Get Ready for a Dental Visit

Seeing the dentist shouldn’t be a stressful experience. To be prepared for your visit, have copies of your insurance information and current prescriptions available. Give us a call if you have any questions about your upcoming appointment.

What Happens When You Don’t Visit a Dentist?

Visiting a dentist is the best way to prevent serious dental health issues. Without regular exams, you likely won’t know when decay has begun to damage your teeth. General dentists can often reverse tooth decay and gum disease before they become expensive to resolve, saving you time and money. Call us today to book your dental exam.

Customized Night Guards

At Richard L. Rausch, DDS we can help protect your smile, even as you sleep! Grinding your teeth or clenching your jaw, called bruxism, can happen while you sleep. If you grind your teeth on a regular basis, this can […]

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Customized Sports Mouth Guards

You’ve probably heard the expression, ”Put your money where your mouth is.” Nowhere is this truer than when playing sports. Medical and dental care resulting from a direct hit to the mouth or the loss of a tooth can be […]

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Dental Sealants

Dental sealants act as a barrier to prevent cavities. The treatment entails applying a thin, safe plastic coating to the molars, which are the most commonly used teeth for chewing, protecting them from plaque and acids.

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Are missing teeth affecting your ability to speak and chew? Do you find yourself hiding your smile from friends and family? If so, dentures in Rockefeller Plaza may help you reclaim your smile and confidence.

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Having a tooth pulled may not be pleasant, but it’s often necessary–either to make way for a permanent tooth, or when a tooth becomes infected, decayed, or otherwise jeopardizes your health. Dr. Rausch in Rockefeller Plaza provides affordable and professional […]

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Family Dentistry

With regard to child dental care, children have special needs that are best addressed by a qualified dentist. Dr. Rausch understands these special needs and work hard to make your child feel comfortable throughout the dental visit. Make sure your […]

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Full Mouth Dental Reconstruction

If you have severe dental problems that make you feel uncomfortable about your smile or the way you look, your Richard L. Rausch, DDS dental professionals can help. Whether your problem is the result of gum disease, TMJ, tooth loss, […]

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Nitrous Oxide (N2O) Sedation Dentistry

For those who fear going to the dentist, N2O sedation can be a smart solution. Although there are many different types of sedation Dr. Rausch may recommend, nitrous oxide is one of the most common and frequently used methods of […]

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Oral Cancer Screening

The National Cancer Institute estimates more than 40,000 new cases of oral cancer within the year. The sooner cancer is found, the better the odds of overcoming the disease become. Dentist Dr. Rausch in Rockefeller Plaza will perform the screening […]

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Oral Hygiene

If you care about maintaining a healthy smile, then you need to care about your oral hygiene. Healthy hygiene revolves around good dental care at home and regular dentist visits for preventative check-ups and cleanings. Our dentists can help you […]

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Root Canal Therapy

In many cases, a root canal, more appropriately called endodontic treatment, is the most effective way to save a tooth that has become decayed, infected, or traumatized in some way. Rather than extract the offending tooth, a root canal treatment […]

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Snore Guards

Snoring not only disrupts the sleep of others in your household, it often keeps the snorer from a restful night’s sleep as well. If you suspect snoring may be causing you to lose sleep at night, ask Dr. Rausch if […]

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TMJ and TMD Treatment

It’s estimated that ten million Americans suffer from temporomandibular joint (TMJ) syndrome, a common condition affecting the joint that connects the lower jaw to the skull. TMJ typically causes pain in the jaw, face, and neck area that may radiate […]

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Treatment For Gingivitis and Gum Disease

Gum disease, also known as periodontal disease, affects more than three-quarters of all Americans over the age of 35. This number includes those exhibiting symptoms of any phase of the disease–from early stage gingivitis and beyond.

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Dr. Richard Rausch has been my dentist since 1989, & in those years I have received the very best professional care from him & his terrific staff. (His office manager is fantastic too.) Dr. […]
Dr Rausch is a highly experienced and talented Dentist. He has performed numerous dental services on my teeth over the years with great success. Dr Rausch may be one of the top Dentists in NYC. […]
Dr. Rausch has been my dentist, then my entire family’s dentist, for over 30 years. He is highly skilled, completely trustworthy and has kept all our mouths in terrific shape. Recently, Dr. […]
Clifford Y.
Been seeing Dr. Rausch for years. Through and gentle, with friendly dental hygienists. The front office staff are on top of their work too.
Brad S.
Dr. Rausch, and his staff, are professional, sensitive to your needs, and committed to their profession.
Mary S.
Very competent and friendly practice. Highly recommend for all dental needs.
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Dr. Rausch is the best! You will not find a better place to go for dental services, either routine cleaning or more specific dental needs. This team — dentist as well as hygienists and staff — is […]
Brian C.
Solid diagnosis, treatment and cleanings
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Dr R is an excellent dentist. Have been going for 20 plus years. He is terrific. Everyone in the office is really sensational. Rose is the best dental hygienist ever. Dr. R can do almost anything and […]
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Great dentist, awesome work, caring and very gentle. Thank you Dr. Rausch !!
Alba G.
Have always received excellent care, Dr Rausch is such a skilled clinician. I recommend him highly to our entire office, friends, and family.
AWESOME! Not afraid of dentists anymore. Haven’t met anyone so nice and charming like him. He will make you feel comfortable and relaxed!
Estelle M.
I have been going to Dr. Rausch for 10 years and he is kind, caring and takes a great interest in his patients. Always finds a way to fit you into his busy schedule. His staff is very professional […]
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Phone: (646) 863-8184
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  • Wednesday 8:30 AM - 5:00 PM
  • Thursday 8:30 AM - 5:00 PM
  • Friday 8:30 AM - 5:00 PM
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