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Tooth Colored and Silver Fillings: A Comparison

April 27, 2016

tooth colored fillings islipTooth colored and silver fillings — they’re both common ways to restore a tooth from decay and damage. Which is better, though? Your dentist at East Islip Dental Care is here to help you understand your options. Keep reading to learn more about the differences between silver and tooth colored fillings in Islip!

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Basic Overview of Root Canal Procedure in Islip

April 19, 2016

root canal islipRoot canal therapy is necessary when tooth decay, injury or fracture affect the inside of the tooth as well as the outer enamel. While no one wants a root canal, it’s actually a blessing for those who are experiencing severe pain related to their damaged tooth — the treatment alleviates discomfort and prevents extraction. How does the root canal procedure work? Let’s take a closer look at what you can expect from a root canal in Islip.

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Invisalign® in Islip

April 4, 2016

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If you’re inspired to straighten your teeth because your kids are wearing braces, then you’re not the first parent to feel that way. Lots of moms and dads realize that they want to have a perfectly straight smile about the same time that the kids are getting one, too. The difference is that as an adult you may not be interested in wearing metal brackets and wires. No problem. Dr. Wakily is a certified provider of Invisalign in Islip, so you can have your teeth straightened, too, and hardly anyone will know that you’re wearing braces.

If you’re inspired to straighten your teeth because your kids are wearing braces, then you’re not the first parent to feel that way. Lots of moms and dads realize that they want to have a perfectly straight smile about the same time that the kids are getting one, too. The difference is that as an adult you may not be interested in wearing metal brackets and wires. No problem. Dr. Wakily is a certified provider of Invisalign in Islip, so you can have your teeth straightened, too, and hardly anyone will know that you’re wearing braces.

 

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What Patients Really Need to Know about Root Canals in Islip

December 16, 2015

Man with a toothache needs root canal therapy The words “Root Canal,” send most patients bolting for the door, but to be fair, root canals have gotten a bad reputation in large part due to misunderstanding. Root canal infection occurs when tooth decay causing bacteria reach the inner, pulp, layer of teeth. Root canal treatments are procedures that involve the pulp of the tooth, and the dental specialty, endodontics, was created to provide these necessary treatments. The procedure traditionally referred to as a “root canal” consists of the removal of infected pulp, refilling of the tooth with biocompatible material, and the placement of a dental crown to provide additional stability and protection to the treated tooth. This blog provides facts regarding some of the common misconceptions about root canal infection and treatments.
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East Islip, NY Night and Weekend Dentist

June 17, 2015

In a time when everything we need seems to be available at the click of a button when we need it, most doctors still only see patients from 9 am to 5 pm Monday through Friday. At East Islip Dental Care, we don’t think your dental care should interfere with your work schedule, take your child out of school, or make you wait until Monday morning for dental emergencies. That’s why we’re open until 8 pm Monday through Friday as well as all day on the weekends. If you want a dentist that works around your busy schedule call East Islip Dental Care to schedule an appointment at a time that fits your routine today.

Fantastic Dental Team on Long Island

In order to meet the dental needs of our patients and provide the most flexible operating hours, we have hand selected a team of professional, experienced doctors, hygienists, dental assistants, and front office staff. We know that we could stay open all night, and our doors would never open, if we didn’t have great people to serve you.

Our three dentists bring a set of unique talents to our office, and give us the ability to see patients seven days a week. Dr. Gary Rosenfeld is a graduate of Columbia University Dental School with over 30 years in private practice. His vast dental experience and commitment to serving the dental profession as a member of numerous dental associations make him not just a great doctor, but a great mentor for our two top notch up and coming dentists, Dr. Jessica Henner and Julie Blaise Boerger. A graduate of Stony Brook University School of Dental Medicine, Dr. Henner continues to grow and learn as a dental practitioner, she most enjoys working with patients to achieve their healthiest smiles. Fluent in French, Dr. Blaise Boerger was educated in Canada, and has served as chief resident at Stony Brook University Hospital and currently serves as an assistant professor. Dr. Blaise Boerger loves getting to know her patients one on one, and has a passion for education. She serves as an assistant professor at Stony Brook School of Medicine.

Our hygienists, Debra, Kerri and Therese, have 50 years of combined experience, and love to help our patients achieve clean, healthy smile in and out of the office. Our five dental assistants work to provide optimal care for our patients, and assist our dental staff in serving you seven days a week. Finally, we staff six front office administrators including a director of marketing. They are important members of our team because they are the first and last impression you will ever have of East Islip Dental Care. We pride ourselves on serving our patients with knowledgeable, friendly care every day.

If our courteous, skilled dental team wasn’t enough to get you through the door we also offer a wide array of dental health treatments from preventive and restorative dentistry to cosmetic dentistry and dental implants. Whatever your oral health needs, our staff is here to help you achieve your happiest, healthiest smile. Find out more about our services and our special offers on our website.

Schedule an Appointment That Fits Your Schedule

Don’t change your routine to fit in a dental appointment, visit East Islip Dental Care for a dental appointment that fits into your schedule. We want to change your mind about the hassle of going to the dentist by providing personal, professional dental health care seven days a week. Call today to schedule a visit with one of fantastic dentists.