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Dental Medicine

Leading the Way in Dental Medicine, Care and Services

The Department of Dental Medicine provides comprehensive services in every area of dentistry, to every segment of the population including infants, children, adolescents, adults and the elderly including individuals that are medically, physically and emotionally compromised.

Dental Medicine at Long Island Jewish Medical Center & North Shore University Hospital

The Department of Dental Medicine’s Faculty Practice offers a unique mix of primary and specialty services to adults and children.  There are 12 full and part-time dentists on staff that are available to meet your oral health needs.  Hours of operation are Monday through Thursday from 8:30am to 4:30pm and on Fridays from 8:00am to 4:00pm.  There are extended evening hours for Orthodontics at North Shore and Pediatric Dental Medicine at Cohen Children’s Medical Center on Wednesday evenings. 

Pediatric Dental Medicine

Our Steven & Alexandra Cohen Children’s Medical Center of New York Pediatric dentists are available for preventive and restorative services for well children.  In addition, they serve as a regional referral center for children who have special needs.  This includes providing comprehensive care to children with behavioral and/or medical concerns which may require sedation and/or general anesthesia. 

Dental Service & Location Address & Phone Number for Appointments
Faculty Practice at
Long Island Jewish Medical Center
270-05 76th Avenue, New Hyde Park, NY
For Appointments Call: 718-470-7120
   
Adult Dental Clinic at
Long Island Jewish Medical Center
270-05 76th Avenue, New Hyde Park, NY
For Appointments Call: 718-470-7110
   
Faculty Practice & Dental Clinic at
North Shore University Hospital
400 Community Drive, Manhasset, NY
For Appointments Call: 516-562-4525
   
Pediatric Dental Medicine at
Cohen Children’s Medical Center
270-05 76th Avenue, New Hyde Park, NY
For Appointments Call: 718-470-3110
   
Pediatric FPP Dental Medicine at
Cohen Children’s Medical Center
270-05 76th Avenue, New Hyde Park, NY
For Appointments Call: 718-470-3110

Emergency services are provided 24 hours a day, seven days a week in the Emergency Departments at Long Island Jewish Medical Center, CCMC and North Shore University Hospital.

Oral-Maxillofacial Surgery Services

Under the direction of Michael Lessin, DDS, Chief, the Division of Oral-Maxillofacial Surgery at Long Island Jewish Medical Center offers the following oral-maxillofacial surgery services:

  • Dento-alveolar surgery including removal of impacted and erupted teeth in children and adults
  • Deep sedation/general anesthesia for dento-alveolar surgery in appropriate adults and children
  • Dental implant placement
  • Surgical treatment of pathology (abnormal growths/lesions) in oral cavity and jaw
  • Reconstruction of the jaw and bone grafting
  • Treatment of injuries to the jaw and facial bones (jaw fractures)
  • Surgical treatment of malocclusion and jaw size discrepancies
  • Surgical treatment of appropriate temporo-mandibular joint conditions (TMJ)

Oral Pathology Services

The Oral Pathology Division at North Shore-LIJ offers the following services:

  • Clinical consultation and diagnosis of oral soft and hard tissue disease (e.g., bony pathology, cysts, tumors and oral cancer)
  • Management of oral soft tissue disease (e.g., mucosal disease, lichen planus, pemphigus vulgaris)
  • Evaluation and management of diseases of major and minor salivary glands, Sjogren's syndrome, dry mouth
  • Pre-radiation/chemotherapy evaluation and management
  • Oral pathology biopsy diagnostic service
  • Second-opinion evaluation of biopsy specimens

We look forward to helping you meet all of your dental needs.

Ronald P. Burakoff, DMD, MPH
Chairman, Dental Medicine

Ellen Shearer
Director

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