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Dr. William Xavier Schneider, MD
Specializes in Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery
1 Mark Tree Road
Centereach, NY
 

Dr. William Schneider is an oral and maxillofacial surgery specialist. Areas of expertise for Dr. Schneider include dental implant surgery, temporomandibular joint disorder (TMJ), and trauma. Patient ratings for Dr. Schneider average 5.0 stars out of 5. Dr. Schneider takes Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Aetna Medicare, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, in addition to other insurance carriers. He attended medical school at Stony Brook University Medical Center, School of Medicine and the University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine. For his residency, Dr. Schneider trained at Long Island Jewish Medical Center. Dr. Schneider is professionally affiliated with Huntington Hospital. New patients are welcome to contact Dr. Schneider's office for an appointment.

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Clinical interests: Dental Implant Surgery, Biopsy, Mouth Problems, Temporomandibular Joint Disorder, Trauma

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Dr. Arlene D Rodriguez-Amador, MD
Specializes in Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery
1 Mark Tree Road
Centereach, NY
 

Dr. Arlene Rodriguez specializes in oral and maxillofacial surgery and practices in Centereach, NY, Huntington, NY, and Northport, NY. Dr. Rodriguez attended the University of Maryland School of Medicine and Central University of the Caribbean School of Medicine and subsequently trained at New York-Presbyterian Hospital and Columbia University Medical Center for residency. Her areas of expertise consist of dental implant surgery, temporomandibular joint disorder (TMJ), and trauma. Her patients gave her an average rating of 3.5 out of 5 stars. Dr. Rodriguez honors Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Delta Dental, and TRICARE, in addition to other insurance carriers. She speaks Spanish. She is professionally affiliated with Northport VA Medical Center.

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Clinical interests: Dental Implant Surgery, Biopsy, Mouth Problems, Temporomandibular Joint Disorder, Trauma

Dr. Gregory Charles Bohle, MD
Specializes in Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery
1 Mark Tree Road
Centereach, NY
 

Dr. Gregory Bohle's specialty is oral and maxillofacial surgery. After attending Stony Brook University Medical Center, School of Medicine, he completed his residency training at Long Island Jewish Medical Center and a hospital affiliated with Stony Brook University Medical Center. He is rated 5.0 stars out of 5 by his patients. Dr. Bohle accepts Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Aetna Medicare, Blue Choice, and more. He speaks Spanish. He is professionally affiliated with Stony Brook University Hospital.

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Dr. Martin G Dominger, MD
Specializes in Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery
5225-57 Rt. 347; Building 12
Pt Jeff Station, NY
 

Dr. Martin Dominger is an oral and maxillofacial surgeon. Dr. Dominger (or staff) speaks Spanish, Greek, and Italian. He is affiliated with St. Catherine of Siena Hospital. Before performing his residency at New York-Presbyterian Hospital, Columbia University Medical Center, and New York Hospital Queens, Dr. Dominger attended Columbia University, College of Physicians and Surgeons for medical school. Patient reviews placed Dr. Dominger at an average of 4.5 stars out of 5. He honors several insurance carriers, including Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Choice, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze.

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Anthony James Casino
Specializes in Oral and Maxillofacial Pathology, Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery
1 Marktree Road
Centereach, NY
 

Dr. Anthony Casino practices oral and maxillofacial pathology and oral and maxillofacial surgery in Centereach, NY, Huntington, NY, and Stony Brook, NY. Clinical interests for Dr. Casino include dental implant surgery, trauma, and mouth (oral) problems. His professional affiliations include Huntington Hospital and Long Island Jewish (LIJ) Medical Center. He trained at Long Island Jewish Medical Center for residency. His patients gave him an average rating of 4.0 out of 5 stars. Dr. Casino is in-network for several insurance carriers, including Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Aetna Medicare, and Blue Choice. His practice is open to new patients.

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Clinical interests: Dental Implant Surgery, Biopsy, Mouth Problems, Trauma

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Specializes in Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery
101 Nicolls Road
Stony Brook, NY
 

Dr. Lynn Pierri is an oral surgeon. Patient ratings for Dr. Pierri average 4.5 stars out of 5. She honors Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Choice, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, in addition to other insurance carriers. For her professional training, Dr. Pierri completed a residency program at Bellevue Hospital Center.

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Zakia Anjum Akhtar
Specializes in Dentistry
82 Middle Country Road
Coram, NY
 

Dr. Zakia Akhtar's area of specialization is dentistry. She is affiliated with Hudson River HealthCare (HRHCare).

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Specializes in Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery
101 Nicolls Road
Stony Brook, NY
 

Dr. Kristin Leis practices oral and maxillofacial surgery in Stony Brook, NY. She takes Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Choice, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, as well as other insurance carriers. She trained at Montefiore Medical Center for her residency.

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Thomas P Arcati
Specializes in Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery
1 Marktree Road
Centereach, NY
 

Dr. Thomas Arcati is an oral surgeon in Huntington, NY and Centereach, NY. Patients rated him highly, giving him an average of 5.0 stars out of 5. Dr. Arcati honors Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Delta Dental, TRICARE, and more. He is conversant in Spanish. Dr. Arcati is affiliated with Huntington Hospital. He welcomes new patients.

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Specializes in Pediatric Dentistry
8 Medical Drive
Port Jefferson Station, NY
 

Dr. Maria Stampelos specializes in pediatric dentistry. Dr. Stampelos takes Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Choice, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and more.

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Richard M Weledniger
Specializes in Periodontics, General Dentistry
101 Nicolls Road
Stony Brook, NY
 

Dr. Richard Weledniger specializes in periodontics (gum disease) and general dentistry and practices in Melville, NY and Stony Brook, NY. Patients gave him an average rating of 4.0 stars out of 5. Dr. Weledniger is professionally affiliated with NuHealth.

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Jerome J Cymerman
Specializes in Endodontics
2500 Nesconset Highway; Building 18a
Stony Brook, NY
 

Dr. Jerome Cymerman practices endodontics (root canal treatment) in Stony Brook, NY. His residency was performed at Jackson Memorial Medical Center and Nassau University Medical Center. Clinical interests for Dr. Cymerman include trauma. Patients gave him an average rating of 4.0 stars out of 5.

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Clinical interests: Trauma

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Specializes in Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery
101 Nicolls Road
Stony Brook, NY
 

Dr. Michael Proothi is an oral and maxillofacial surgery specialist. Dr. Proothi accepts the following insurance: Medicaid and Medicare. After completing medical school at Stony Brook University Medical Center, School of Medicine, he performed his residency at Long Island Jewish Medical Center and a hospital affiliated with Stony Brook University Medical Center. His hospital/clinic affiliations include North Shore University Hospital at Manhasset and Stony Brook University Hospital.

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Dr. Alvin W Heller, MD
Specializes in Periodontics
2233 Nesconset Highway
Lake Grove, NY
 

Dr. Alvin Heller is a medical specialist in periodontics (gum disease). Dr. Heller's areas of clinical interest consist of dental implant surgery and mouth (oral) problems. He is professionally affiliated with North Shore University Hospital and Long Island Jewish (LIJ) Medical Center. He is in-network for Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Choice, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, in addition to other insurance carriers. Dr. Heller welcomes new patients. He attended medical school at New York University (NYU) School of Medicine.

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Clinical interests: Mouth Problems, Dental Implant Surgery, Biopsy

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Specializes in General Dentistry
46 Route 25a; Suite 7
East Setauket, NY
 

Dr. Beth Buono works as a general dentist in East Setauket, NY. Areas of expertise for Dr. Buono include mouth (oral) problems. Her residency was performed at a hospital affiliated with Stony Brook University Medical Center. Her average patient rating is 5.0 stars out of 5.

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Clinical interests: Mouth Problems

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Specializes in Prosthodontics
1 Hallock Meadow Dr. So.
Stony Brook, NY
 

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What is Dentistry?

A dentist provides oral (mouth) health care, ranging from routine cleanings all the way to oral surgery. Dentistry is about more than just teeth: dentists also care for a patient’s jaw, tongue, lips, and salivary glands; they even check for signs of disease in the head and neck.

A dentist has a number of jobs they perform to keep their patients healthy. They examine areas inside and around the mouth to look for unusual lumps or swelling that could indicate a problem, and they take biopsies if needed. They educate their patients not only about the daily care of their teeth and gums, but also about proper nutrition and not using tobacco. Of course, teeth are their main focus, and dentists know how to treat them right. A dentist can clean, repair, remove, replace, or reposition teeth in order to prevent and treat disease.

Some disorders of the mouth and teeth require special treatment and surgery. Although a general dentist can perform minor surgical procedures such as tooth extractions, when it comes to more specialized oral care, there are dentists who have chosen to focus their education and experience in certain areas. These subspecialties include:
  • Endodontics, the specialty that focuses on the pulp and nerves inside the tooth (endodontists often perform root canals)
  • Pediatric Dentistry, which is dental care specifically tailored towards children
  • Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery, which deals with surgery of the jaws and lower face; this can include everything from trauma after an accident to removal of wisdom teeth
  • Prosthodontics, the specialty of replacing missing teeth or bone within the mouth with prosthetics, or manufactured parts
  • Orthodontics, which involves aligning the teeth and shaping the jaw using braces

The health of the mouth can be a strong indicator of overall health. Dentists teach you how to take good care of your teeth, and they keep your mouth healthy and comfortable.