Dr. Lindsey Wolfer

Dentistry
Hicksville, NY
45 years experience male

Locations

Dr. Lindsey P. Wolfer

Hicksville, NY

Address

16 Table Lane, Hicksville, NY, US
Directions

My office hours

Thursday: 10am - 6:00pm
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Practice website

Fax

(516) 796-9546

Insurances accepted

Metropolitan Life Insurance Company

Office

Hicksville, NY

About

Bio

General Dental practice for over 33years. Advanced laser Dentistry. Full mouth reconstruction, restore implants, endodontics Expert review for dental malpractice and IME

Specialties
Doctors may have more than one area of specialty interest. Board certification in a specialty area means the doctor has completed formal training and has practice experience in that specialty, and has passed the certification examination from the corresponding accredited medical specialty board.

Dentistry

Endodontics

Periodontics

Prosthodontics

Licenses

United States: New York

Languages spoken

Italian

Doctor Q&A

89 Answers
55 Agrees
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A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. Lindsey Wolfer
Dentistry 45 years experience
Oral cream: You can use oral creams such as orabase to treat the symptoms until it heals or a laser dentist, such as myself, use the waterlase laser to treat the ... Read More
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A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Lindsey Wolfer
Dentistry 45 years experience
Sleep behavior: It could be the way you sleep. You may have symptoms of TMJ syndrome. See your dentist or oral surgeon.
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A 29-year-old male asked:
Dr. Lindsey Wolfer
Dentistry 45 years experience
Maybe: Smoking is just one cause for lung cancer.Not smoking reduces your chance to get the disease but there are other causes and non-smokers can still cont... Read More
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A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Lindsey Wolfer
Dentistry 45 years experience
Its an inflamation: I wouldnt say "dangerous" when discussing pulpitis. Its an inflamation of the pulp, the area of the tooth where you find the nerve and blood vessels. ... Read More
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A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Lindsey Wolfer
Dentistry 45 years experience
See your doctor: It is very important to see your doctor right away. He will be able to diagnosis what it is and recommend treatment.
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A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Lindsey Wolfer
Dentistry 45 years experience
Any dental school: Any dental school in florida has students who are far enough along in their studies that they can treat patients under licensed dentists supervision.
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A 38-year-old female asked:
Dr. Lindsey Wolfer
Dentistry 45 years experience
Yes , it can.: Check as soon as possible with your dentist.
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A 20-year-old female asked:
Dr. Lindsey Wolfer
Dentistry 45 years experience
Everytime you eat: Brushing after you eat reduces the chance for cavities. If you can't brush, rinse with water. The type of mouth wash matters, but generally no.
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A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Lindsey Wolfer
Dentistry 45 years experience
Usually stress relat: Teeth grinding is usually related to stress or apprehension. In a three year old it could be related to a number of things. The child has to stop on t... Read More
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A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. Lindsey Wolfer
Dentistry 45 years experience
Dermatologist: A skin doctor ( dermatologist) would be the doctor to see.
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A 44-year-old female asked:
Dr. Lindsey Wolfer
Dentistry 45 years experience
Infection: It could either be your body reacting to a cut or scratch in your mouth or the face; or it could be a system wide infection. If its just under your ch... Read More
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A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Lindsey Wolfer
Dentistry 45 years experience
Same as a smoker: Second hand smoke will affect you the same as if you are a smoker; depending on your exposure.
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A 35-year-old female asked:
Dr. Lindsey Wolfer
Dentistry 45 years experience
Unlikely: General body infections usually cannot invade the cerebral spinal fluid. The sinus is not "connected" in a way to the csf.
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A 38-year-old female asked:
Dr. Lindsey Wolfer
Dentistry 45 years experience
Have an exam: Have your dentist do an oral cavity exam to check for lumps, swelling or any abnormalities.
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A 60-year-old male asked:
Dr. Lindsey Wolfer
Dentistry 45 years experience
Depends on precautio: If pre-med antibiotics were taken or you keep it very clean, chances are not much.
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A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. Lindsey Wolfer
Dentistry 45 years experience
Don't treat yourself: see an orthodontist if you want it done correctly. You are moving the tooth too quickly and using too much force. Don't treat yourself
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A 31-year-old female asked:
Dr. Lindsey Wolfer
Dentistry 45 years experience
No: See an oral surgeon about surgery that may be able to correct the damage
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A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. Lindsey Wolfer
Dentistry 45 years experience
Yes: Periodontal disease occurs in different forms and stages. Except for advanced forms of the disease it usually can be successfully treated.
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A 33-year-old male asked:
Dr. Lindsey Wolfer
Dentistry 45 years experience
Teeth injury: you may have injured your teeth during the fall. see your dentist
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A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Lindsey Wolfer
Dentistry 45 years experience
It varies: A wisdom tooth is just another tooth erupting in your mouth. It could take weeks to months depending on the rate of eruption of the tooth. Some wisdom... Read More
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A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. Lindsey Wolfer
Dentistry 45 years experience
We use clear strips: tofflemire is difficult and awkward to use on anterior teeth. It is also more difficult to expose the composite to bonding light. The clear strips all... Read More
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A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Lindsey Wolfer
Dentistry 45 years experience
Not usually: Unless you have some systemic problem that manifests with mouth sores and neck pain, etc.
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A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. Lindsey Wolfer
Dentistry 45 years experience
Depends on condition: you can expect to have some swelling and discomfort that is managed by antibiotics and pain meds. Pre-med with antibiotics is recommended.
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A 19-year-old female asked:
Dr. Lindsey Wolfer
Dentistry 45 years experience
It can: it can be associated with TMJ but as an added symptom to a bigger problem of bruxism; which is grinding and clenching your teeth. this will contribut... Read More
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A 60-year-old male asked:
Dr. Lindsey Wolfer
Dentistry 45 years experience
Yes: There are many options including implant and bridgework. Consult your dentist for the best options for you.
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A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. Lindsey Wolfer
Dentistry 45 years experience
Possibly: There are some products available that claim to stop/ reverse demineralization. Your dentist may have them.
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A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Lindsey Wolfer
Dentistry 45 years experience
It can be: They are useful when the child has no teeth. Once teeth are in place the pacifier should be discontinued. The sucking action and increased lip movemen... Read More
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A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. Lindsey Wolfer
Dentistry 45 years experience
Crown necessary: A crown is required to protect the non-vital tooth from breaking or chipping. It will also change shade in the future without a crown.
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A 42-year-old female asked:
Dr. Lindsey Wolfer
Dentistry 45 years experience
Not really related: success of a sinus lift is not related. In a sinus lift the sinus is moved up and bone material deposited. It does not directly affect your previous p... Read More
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A 47-year-old male asked:
Dr. Lindsey Wolfer
Dentistry 45 years experience
It depends: How big was the cyst, in what area /tooth? If it was an extensive infection with a large area it may take a month or more to feel better. If the area ... Read More
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A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Lindsey Wolfer
Dentistry 45 years experience
How bad is the break: did your dentist prescribe the antibiotics? It generally takes 24-48 hrs. for the antibiotics to begin to work. How bad is the break? If it is deep yo... Read More
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A 31-year-old member asked:
Dr. Lindsey Wolfer
Dentistry 45 years experience
Yes: Not the type of sore throat associated with illness. The salt dries out the tissue in your throat causing it to feel 'sore'.
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A 19-year-old female asked:
Dr. Lindsey Wolfer
Dentistry 45 years experience
Excess tissue: It may be excess tissue(scar tissue) that formed when the area healed. Rinse with salt water to see if it will diminish. If not, it can be removed wit... Read More
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A 19-year-old male asked:
Dr. Lindsey Wolfer
Dentistry 45 years experience
Lymph nodes: your lymph nodes are what you feel under your jaw
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A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Lindsey Wolfer
Dentistry 45 years experience
Not at all: Removing a tooth under local anesthesia is not painful.
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A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Lindsey Wolfer
Dentistry 45 years experience
No: What type of pain? Soreness is normal but strong pain is not. Make sure you see your dentist for follow-up. If you are swollen you could have dry sock... Read More
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A 26-year-old male asked:
Dr. Lindsey Wolfer
Dentistry 45 years experience
It depends: how long has it been since extraction. Typically, it should take about a week for any swelling to subside if you are on antibiotics. Rinse with warm, ... Read More
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A 23-year-old male asked:
Dr. Lindsey Wolfer
Dentistry 45 years experience
Recheck area: if the area is really swollen or sensitive to touch get a second x-ray to rule out a remaining piece of root or bone spicule
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A 17-year-old male asked:
Dr. Lindsey Wolfer
Dentistry 45 years experience
Yes: But your salivary output can be affected by drugs, amount of water intake, diet, etc.
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A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. Lindsey Wolfer
Dentistry 45 years experience
Gum disease: This could be an indication of gum disease; gum recession or a traumatic injury. See your demtist to evaluate the situation.
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A 32-year-old female asked:
Dr. Lindsey Wolfer
Dentistry 45 years experience
Sign of infection: Your lymph gland is there. If it is one side you are developing an infection from something on that side. If it is both sides you may have something s... Read More
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A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Lindsey Wolfer
Dentistry 45 years experience
Generally No: the first few days it is best not to do anything that will effect the extraction site(s). Do not drink through a straw or suck on mints; this will ten... Read More
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A 28-year-old male asked:
Dr. Lindsey Wolfer
Dentistry 45 years experience
1-2 weeks depending : If you were premedicated with antibiotics it may take less than a week. If not, and depending on the surgical skill of the doctor, it could take 1-2 w... Read More
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A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Lindsey Wolfer
Dentistry 45 years experience
Yes: As long as it is in your mouth and you swallow the pill.
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A 37-year-old female asked:
Dr. Lindsey Wolfer
Dentistry 45 years experience
Lidocaine or carboc: dentists typically use lidocaine or carbocaine if you have blood pressure or heart problems. Your dentist will probably use a non-adrenaline anestheti... Read More
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A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. Lindsey Wolfer
Dentistry 45 years experience
Adjust bite: after a new filling the tooth can be sensitive but not excruciating. First, bite should be adjusted. If that does not help a temporary medicated filli... Read More
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A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. Lindsey Wolfer
Dentistry 45 years experience
Salt water: rinse with warm salt water and take advil (ibuprofen). see your dentist as soon as you can
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A 29-year-old male asked:
Dr. Lindsey Wolfer
Dentistry 45 years experience
Mouth appliance: Yes, your dentst can make you a mouth device that prevents snoring.
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A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. Lindsey Wolfer
Dentistry 45 years experience
Not long: Keep the area clean; gentle salt water rinse in the extraction areas. Once the sites are healed over your risk is reduced to minimal
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A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Lindsey Wolfer
Dentistry 45 years experience
Yes: If the jaw has been closed for awhile( few weeks) this is a normal reaction by the gums.
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Testimonials
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Sep 21, 2015
I have known Dr. Wolfer for almost 50 years and know him to be a hard working and honest individual.
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Mar 30, 2015
Dr. Wolfer is an amazing doctor! #nationaldoctorsday2015 #virtualflower1
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Mar 31, 2015
Dr. Wolfer is an amazing doctor! #nationaldoctorsday2015 #virtualflower1
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This was very helpful. Thanks! Thank you so much! I was super scared. other websites have people who seemed to have similar conditions but they all say death is possible. Thank you!
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This saved my life. Thank You! i never had surgery and this is located jaw bone above another tooth
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This saved my life. Thank You! Thank u very much if I have n e more questions ill b sure to ask u

Education & Training

Medical/Graduate school

Temple University Dental School
Graduated 1978MD

Awards

HealthTap Founding Doctor

Affiliations

Academy of General Dentistry, Integrated Dental Study Club, Associate Fellowship with World Clinical Laser Institute
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