Gerard H Menzies DMD PC
2570 N Jerusalem Rd, North Bellmore, NY, 11710 Family & Cosmetic Dentistry With a Gentle Touch
1.Ortenberg Jablow Baker
1900 Hempstd Trnpk
Dr. Ortenberg, and Dr. Baker specializes in Dentist-Endodontic. They are conveniently located in Riverhead, Seldon, Coram and nearby area in Suffolk County, NY. Dr. Gary Jablow also specializes in Den
2.Michael C. DeFilippis, DDS
1740 Front St
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3.Richard L. Smook DDS
400 S Oyster Bay Rd
Dr. Smook has been treating Periodontal disease since 1980. Are you experiencing bleeding gums, loose or separating teeth, red swollen tender gums, or bad breath? These are all common symptoms of peri
4.Sharifi Naser Dr DDS
25315 80th Ave
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We realize that you have many good dentists and periodontists to choose from in Floral Park. There are many doctors in several different specialties who have the training and expertise to produce good
5.Richard A Sousa, DDS
14 Glen Cove Rd
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Dr Sousa has a "hands on" approach, from diagnosis to creating custom crowns, implants, dentures & veneers in his on premise lab At East Hills Dental, our passion is designing beautiful and comfortabl
6.Universal Dental Associates Of Elmont
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7.Fingerman Barton E DDS PC
174 Jericho Tpke
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Coram-Selden Dental Group
280 Middle Country Rd Ste K, Selden, NY, 11784
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- Pick Your Plan: Most people purchase three main varieties, usually through their employers.
- An indemnity or fee-for-service plan means you'll have to pay for annual deductibles and co-insurance payments out of pocket.
- A preferred provider organization is less costly, and you choose from a network of dentists. However, PPOs have some limitations and accompanying deductibles.
- A dental health maintenance organization plan limits you to just a few choices of dentists, and one doctor handles all of your oral care needs. However, these HMO are usually much less costly.
- PPO plans and dental HMOs work with only a select number of doctors. While that usually means fewer costs, it also means you have less choice in the dentist who can treat you Before purchasing the plan, you'll receive a list of dentists in each network. From there, you can then pick a plan with doctors who meet your standards and requirements.
- When picking a plan, you need to look at just how much you'll pay for each and every service. For instance, some plans won't cover your fillings or X-rays, while others may charge more or less for a crown or tooth extraction. You don't want to be caught off-guard by unforeseen charges.
- If you're truly comfortable with a dentist and you feel he or she can be an ally in your ongoing oral care regimen, then consider signing a plan to just keep that dentist available. That means potentially deal with costs and other insurance-related factors that you might have wanted to. If need be, you might be able to work with the dentist's office to address some of the plan-specific concerns.
- Ask family, friends or colleagues for recommendations. They will be able to provide details about a dentist's demeanor, operating style and approach to patient care
- Meet with any prospective dentists to ask about what treatments they perform most often, procedures they're not as familiar with, what accreditation they have or any organizations they belong to and how their offices handles insurance and payments.
- Consider driving distance, location and office hours.
- Check With Your State Board: The state board can outline what requirements your dentist must meet and offer information about any discrepancies in the their background and if he or she has faced any disciplinary actions.
- Remember Your Angles - When brushing your teeth, always place the brush at a 45-degree angle..
- Don't Forget the Tongue – Your tongue is the largest source of bacteria. Brush it front to back and don't forget the sides.
- Floss Everyday - Each time you floss, have at least 18 inches of floss available. For optimal control, hold the floss between your thumbs and forefingers.
- Watch What You Eat - Sugar, alcohol and coffee contain phosphorus. While some can prove beneficial, too much of this chemical can eat away at your teeth and gums.
- Keep in Mind the Mouthwash - Mouthwash can be helpful if used to supplement proper brushing and flossing. Most mouthwash brands contain chlorine dioxide, a chemical that targets the majority of oral bacterial strains.