The Dental Organization for Conscious Sedation (DOCS) claims that nearly 30 percent of the population avoids visiting their dentist because of high levels of apprehension. This all-too-common fear of the dentist is known as “dental anxiety” or “dental phobia.” South Shore Dental Care is dedicated to providing a safe, comfortable environment for patients to get the dental care they deserve. It’s important that you find a medical professional that you can trust with your well-being, both mentally and physically. Our sedation dentist in Massapequa Park make it easy to “sleep your way to healthier, more beautiful teeth” by practicing three types of sedation dentistry for painless, relaxing dental treatments. If you’re interested in different types of sedation, you probably have some questions about how it works. (more…)
South Shore Dental Care Blog
February 23, 2017
January 27, 2017
Nothing says “girls’ night out” like a crimson matte red lipstick. Every time you apply that finishing touch to your night out get-up and smile admiringly in the mirror, your confidence is knocked down by the yellow teeth staring back at you. Many factors need to be considered when discussing how your teeth may have become stained over the years. One thing is for sure, Drs. Dory and Khalida Stutman provide all the services you may need for teeth whitening in Massapequa. If you want to reclaim your pearly whites, choose professional teeth whitening at South Shore Dental Care.
January 14, 2017
If your smile is marred by several different cosmetic imperfections, then maybe you should consider porcelain veneers. Made of fine dental porcelain or composite resin material, veneers are strong and durable. But perhaps more importantly they conceal the smile you have and give you the attractive smile you want. Before you decide to get porcelain veneers, Drs. Stutman, your cosmetic dentists in Massapequa, would like to answer some of the most commonly asked questions regarding this cosmetic treatment.
December 28, 2016
Living with a tooth that is failing or missing impacts your life in a number of ways. For example, you may not feel comfortable talking or smiling in front of other people because of your damaged or missing tooth. You also may have trouble chewing the healthy foods you once enjoyed. This impacts both your nutrition and your confidence. Your trusted team at South Shore Dental Care wants you to know that dental implants might be the right solution for you, and here are some of the common FAQs we hear about dental implants in Massapequa.
December 17, 2016
Congratulations! You’ve just gotten porcelain veneers. Now, you have a beautiful new smile and we know that there will soon be a new you who is more confident and outgoing. Those porcelain veneers not only look like natural teeth, they are also susceptible to damage just like natural teeth if they don’t receive proper care. Read on to find out what your Massapequa cosmetic dentist at South Shore Dental Care wants you to do to maintain your veneers and your new smile.
November 25, 2016
You can have a luminous smile through cosmetic dentistry at South Shore Dental Care in Massapequa. Erase years of stains, chips or gaps. Dr. Dory Stutman and Dr. Khalida Stutman possess advanced aesthetic expertise, rendering smiles that not only are healthy but which reflect the real you. (more…)
November 6, 2016
The National Cancer Institute advises regular oral cancer screenings. Drs. Dory and Khalida Stutman, dentists at South Shore Dental Care in Massapequa, wholeheartedly agree. Why is this simple and painless evaluation important? The facts are these: oral cancer can be deadly, but caught early, it is treatable for 80 to 90 percent of those diagnosed. Your dentist plays a significant role in keeping your mouth healthy and in spotting serious problems before they threaten your well-being. (more…)
October 16, 2016
When you live with crooked teeth it takes a toll on your confidence, however the thought of wearing bulky metal brackets and wires may not be any more appealing. What if you could straighten your teeth without anyone ever noticing? It’s possible! Invisalign may be the solution for you and Drs. Stutman can help. Here’s more about the benefits of Invisalign in Massapequa.
October 6, 2016
Fall and winter are approaching, and so is the end of the year. This is the time when many insurance plans wrap up and your benefits renew with the calendar year. This is a great time to reassess your dental benefits and ensure that you’ve maximized them for the year, especially if you have dental treatment that still needs to be done. If you don’t utilize your dental maximum, you’ll lose those dollars. If you’re not sure how much of your benefit you have left, your South Shore Dental team is here to help you utilize end of the year benefits from your Metlife dentist in Massapequa.
September 29, 2016
You tend to get a lot of work done on your commute. The lazy traffic gives you time to plan the rest of your day, your weekend, or maybe even come up with your shopping list. A quick look in the rear-view mirror as you merge breaks up your flow though. One of your teeth seems to have a dark spot on it. You run your tongue over it and there definitely is something there. You roll your eyes and start planning when you can visit the dentist. This is just another thing you have to do; it’d be so much easier if you didn’t have to mess with it. You wish you could have just stopped this before it started, but what should you have done differently? A Massapequa dentist has tips on how you can prevent tooth decay in the future. (more…)