Root Canal Therapy

If you are experiencing facial pain, pain around your ear, or even swelling in your Jaw area, Dr. Hyde would like to see you for an exam.

Sometimes tiny canals within your tooth become infected. This can be triggered by a variety of causes but most often an untreated cavity is the culprit The infection usually causes the pulp inside your tooth to also become infected. When an infected tooth is diagnosed or there’s damage to the pulp Dr. Hyde will recommend root canal therapy. Either Dr. Hyde or an endodontist will perform the root canal procedure to remove the infection.

You may be offered mild sedation for the procedure and Dr. Hyde will numb the affected tooth. During the procedure he will remove all of the diseased pulp, and thoroughly clean the canal with antiseptic solution The canals are then filled with a flexible plastic material and a temporary filling is placed over the tooth. If there are no signs of infection over the next few weeks, a permanent filling or a crown will be placed on the tooth. Crowns are the common choice as root canal therapy weakens the tooth. Recovery time is usually two to five days of soreness depending on the severity of the infection.

Snap-On Smile

Snap-On Smile® is an affordable, revolutionary appliance for restorative and cosmetic dentistry that transforms lives as it transforms smiles in just two short visits. It is easily removable, noninvasive, pain-free, and requires no prepping, no injections, no adhesives and snaps right over a patient’s natural teeth.

CariFree®

Cari-Free® is here to help patients find assistance and products for treating and preventing the caries infection. Cavities are caused by a bacterial infection known in the dental profession as “caries”. This infection is not only treatable, but preventable.

Receive a 1-minute CariScreen Assesment to find out if you or your family are at risk for dental caries even before showing any signs of this disease.

We offer significant savings to our patients who purchase Home Cari-Free products from us

Hi-Tech Dentistry

Discover what new technology can do for you and your smile. We are dedicated to providing you with the highest quality dental care. This is an exciting time in dentistry and we use the latest equipment to provide you state-of-the art modern dentistry.

One-Hour Power Bleaching (whitening)/ High speed curing

When replacing your old silver fillings with natural tooth colored ones we use a new method. We have a number of whitening techniques that are available to whiten your teeth but our in-office tooth whitening can be done in just one visit.

Digital Charting

Preventive care is key and we can treat gum disease at an early stage.

Intra-Oral Camera

Look inside your mouth and see what the dentist is seeing. Helps you make informed decisions because you are fully educated.

Cavity detection systems

One of our primary objectives is to help you achieve the best oral health through early detection.

Our Office Hours
Monday11:00 PM – 7:00 PM
Tuesday9:00 AM – 5:00 PM
Wednesday12:00 PM – 8:00 PM
Thursday9:00 AM – 5:00 PM
FridayClosed
SaturdayClosed

For urgent dental emergencies outside of normal hours please use the Emergency Number supplied by our answering service at (516) 986-2345.

Plainview Dental PLLC · 1670 Old Country Road · Plainview, NY 11803-5020
Tel: (516) 986-2345 Fax: (516) 753-1778 · Email: plainviewdental@safedentalmail.com
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