From Our Editors
“I knew dentistry was for me when I was just 8 years old,” Dr. Joseph Zagami muses in his bio. He had just gotten a number of fillings, and the young Zagami thought his dentist’s skills were akin to a magician. Since then, he's lived and breathed dentistry, having served a residency at Lutheran Medical Center and lectured at universities and professional functions. Dr. LuAnne M. Curatola took a different approach—the devoted student decided to double-major in biology and art history, so that when it came time to attend the NYU College of Dentistry, she had a background in science and a sharp attention to detail. At their clinic, both dentists check for signs of disease and decay during routine checkups, and perform more specialized services such as extractions and dental implants that look, feel, and taste like real teeth.