Oral Surgeon Garden City NY
Cafferata Oral Surgery
Dental Implants, Wisdom Teeth, Impacted CaninesClaudine Cafferata, DDS, PLLC, a Board Certified Oral & Maxillofacial Surgeon in Garden City, practices a full scope of oral and maxillofacial surgery with expertise ranging from tooth extractions and immediate dental implant placement to wisdom tooth removal to procedures in conjunction with orthodontics, including corrective jaw surgery. We can also diagnose and treat facial pain, facial injuries and TMJ disorders, and perform a full range of dental implant and bone grafting procedures. Dr. Cafferata is on staff at NYU Langone Medical Center for hospital based oral and maxillofacial surgery procedures.
Dr. Cafferata‘s staff is trained in assisting with I.V. sedation within our state-of-the-art office setting. We have a Cone Beam CT scan with low dose radiation to take three-dimensional images of the most accurate treatment planning. We have worked hard to design our office to give you the most comfortable, low-stress experience.
Our office is located at 1101 Stewart Avenue, Suite 302, Garden City, NY. Call us today at Cafferata Oral Surgery Phone Number 516-794-0101 to schedule an appointment.
Dental Implants Garden City NY
Dental implants are designed to provide a foundation for replacement teeth that look, feel, and function like natural teeth. The person who has lost teeth regains the ability to eat virtually anything and can smile with confidence, knowing that teeth appear natural and that facial contours will be preserved.
Dental implants are changing the way people live. With them, people are rediscovering the comfort and confidence to eat, speak, laugh and enjoy life. For more information about dental implants or to schedule a consultation appointment, call our office in Garden City, NY at Cafferata Oral Surgery Phone Number 516-794-0101.
Dental Implants Presentation
To provide you with a better understanding of dental implants, we have provided the following multimedia presentation. Many common questions pertaining to dental implants are discussed.
Dr. Cafferata Explains The Benefits Of Dental Implants, As Seen On TV!
Dr. Cafferata recently made an appearance on the TV show American Health Front. Check out the video below:
What Are Wisdom Teeth?
Third molars are commonly referred to as wisdom teeth. They are usually the last teeth to develop and are located in the back of your mouth, behind your second molars. Their development is usually completed between the middle teenage years and early twenties, a time traditionally associated with the onset of maturity and the attainment of wisdom.
Call Cafferata Oral Surgery Phone Number 516-794-0101 to schedule your wisdom teeth consultation.
You and Dr. Cafferata may determine that you need a tooth extraction for any number of reasons. Some teeth are extracted because they are severely decayed; others may have advanced periodontal disease, or have broken in a way that cannot be repaired. Other teeth may need removal because they are poorly positioned in the mouth (such as impacted teeth), or in preparation for orthodontic treatment.
The removal of a single tooth can lead to problems related to your chewing ability, problems with your jaw joint, and shifting teeth, which can have a major impact on your dental health.
To avoid these complications, in most cases, Dr. Cafferata will discuss alternatives to extractions as well as replacement of the extracted tooth.
What is an impacted tooth?
An impacted tooth simply means that it is “stuck” and cannot erupt into function. Patients frequently develop problems with impacted third molar (wisdom) teeth. These teeth get “stuck” in the back of the jaw and can develop painful infections, among a host of other problems (see Wisdom Teeth under Procedures). Since there is rarely a functional need for wisdom teeth, they are usually extracted if they develop problems. The maxillary cuspid (upper eyetooth) is the second most common tooth to become impacted. The cuspid tooth is a critical tooth and plays an important role in your “bite”. The cuspid teeth are very strong biting teeth and have the longest roots of any human teeth. They are designed to be the first teeth that touch when your jaws close together so they guide the rest of the teeth into the proper bite.