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Dr. Lindsey Wolfer

Dentistry
Hicksville, NY
44 years experience male

Locations

Dr. Lindsey P. Wolfer

Hicksville, NY

Address

16 Table Lane, Hicksville, NY, US
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My office hours

Wednesday: 1:00pm - 8:00pm
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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
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Dentistry

Endodontics

Periodontics

Prosthodontics

Licenses

United States: New York

Languages spoken

Italian

Doctor Q&A

89 Answers
55 Agrees
The number of answers this doctor has agreed with.
A 31-year-old member asked:
Dr. Lindsey Wolfer
Dentistry 44 years experience
Yes: Smoking leaves a stain on teeth and the heat irratates the gums.
A 32-year-old male asked:
Dr. Lindsey Wolfer
Dentistry 44 years experience
Yes: you can do that and see your dentist. It could be a traumatic injury from bruxism
A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. Lindsey Wolfer
Dentistry 44 years experience
Difference in hardne: In fluorosis the tooth is actually harder; the enamel is stronger. In demineralization the enamel has 'soft' spots that appear as pre-cavities with an... Read More
A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Lindsey Wolfer
Dentistry 44 years experience
Gingivitis: You describe a condition known as gingivitis. This is a localized inflamation of the gums. You may also have periodontitis which is a loss of bone aro... Read More
A 32-year-old female asked:
Dr. Lindsey Wolfer
Dentistry 44 years experience
Yes: If necessary a 3 year old can have an extraction.
A 23-year-old male asked:
Dr. Lindsey Wolfer
Dentistry 44 years experience
It depends: Depends on how much bone is around each tooth. Your dentist needs to evaluate your dental condition and determine gingival condition versus the amount... Read More
A 18-year-old male asked:
Dr. Lindsey Wolfer
Dentistry 44 years experience
Get it checked: It is not normal for teeth to be loose; see your dentist.
A female asked:
Dr. Lindsey Wolfer
Dentistry 44 years experience
Gum disease?: Need more details, but could be periodontal disease.
A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. Lindsey Wolfer
Dentistry 44 years experience
Possible sinus infec: Sounds like a possible sinus infection. See your dentist or physician for treatment.
A 32-year-old male asked:
Dr. Lindsey Wolfer
Dentistry 44 years experience
No: generally it does not but be sure you don't have something else going on that includes symptoms of tmj
A 27-year-old member asked:
Dr. Lindsey Wolfer
Dentistry 44 years experience
Topical cream: Typical ulcerations can be treated with oral creams such as orabase that will treat the symptoms until it resolves. Laser dentists, such as myself, ty... Read More
A 27-year-old male asked:
Dr. Lindsey Wolfer
Dentistry 44 years experience
Salt water rinse: You probably have some type of gum infectio. Rinse with warm salt water and see your dentist.
A 30-year-old member asked:
Dr. Lindsey Wolfer
Dentistry 44 years experience
Possible: It is possible depending on the type of procedure you had. Follow your dentist's instructions and report any swelling or pain.
A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. Lindsey Wolfer
Dentistry 44 years experience
Possible: It is possible to develop an infection but as you described it is very un-likely.
A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Lindsey Wolfer
Dentistry 44 years experience
Tempero-mandibular j: Tempero-mandibular joint is the joint from your lower jaw to the skull. Problems with the joint can be caused by malocclusion (bad bite) missing teeth... Read More
A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. Lindsey Wolfer
Dentistry 44 years experience
More information: It sounds like you had a problem with the injection? Not the tooth? If it is from the injection you can either go back to the dentist to have the proc... Read More
A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. Lindsey Wolfer
Dentistry 44 years experience
Brush: teach them to like brushing after every meal, floss when they get older and see the dentist twice a year
A 16-year-old female asked:
Dr. Lindsey Wolfer
Dentistry 44 years experience
Yes: you do not need to be put to sleep for an extraction. The Lidocaine will make it painless
A 34-year-old female asked:
Dr. Lindsey Wolfer
Dentistry 44 years experience
No: your dentist will use anesthetic without epinephrine; specifically for patients with heart problems
A 31-year-old member asked:
Dr. Lindsey Wolfer
Dentistry 44 years experience
No: At best it is a temporary measure. You need to see a dentist.
A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. Lindsey Wolfer
Dentistry 44 years experience
Raises pain threshol: nitrous raises your pain threshold so it takes increased pain before you feel it. It also has the effect of intoxication with slowed reflexes and feel... Read More
A 32-year-old female asked:
Dr. Lindsey Wolfer
Dentistry 44 years experience
Several options: you can have fixed bridgework (crowns) or implants. A removable partial denture is also an option
A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Lindsey Wolfer
Dentistry 44 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
A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Lindsey Wolfer
Dentistry 44 years experience
Sleep behavior: It could be the way you sleep. You may have symptoms of TMJ syndrome. See your dentist or oral surgeon.
A 60-year-old male asked:
Dr. Lindsey Wolfer
Dentistry 44 years experience
Yes: There are many options including implant and bridgework. Consult your dentist for the best options for you.
A 19-year-old male asked:
Dr. Lindsey Wolfer
Dentistry 44 years experience
Lymph nodes: your lymph nodes are what you feel under your jaw
A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. Lindsey Wolfer
Dentistry 44 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.
A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Lindsey Wolfer
Dentistry 44 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
A 31-year-old member asked:
Dr. Lindsey Wolfer
Dentistry 44 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'.
A 47-year-old male asked:
Dr. Lindsey Wolfer
Dentistry 44 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
A 19-year-old female asked:
Dr. Lindsey Wolfer
Dentistry 44 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
A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Lindsey Wolfer
Dentistry 44 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.
A 38-year-old female asked:
Dr. Lindsey Wolfer
Dentistry 44 years experience
Yes , it can.: Check as soon as possible with your dentist.
A 20-year-old female asked:
Dr. Lindsey Wolfer
Dentistry 44 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.
A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Lindsey Wolfer
Dentistry 44 years experience
Not usually: Unless you have some systemic problem that manifests with mouth sores and neck pain, etc.
A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. Lindsey Wolfer
Dentistry 44 years experience
Possibly: There are some products available that claim to stop/ reverse demineralization. Your dentist may have them.
A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Lindsey Wolfer
Dentistry 44 years experience
Same as a smoker: Second hand smoke will affect you the same as if you are a smoker; depending on your exposure.
A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Lindsey Wolfer
Dentistry 44 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
A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Lindsey Wolfer
Dentistry 44 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
A 38-year-old female asked:
Dr. Lindsey Wolfer
Dentistry 44 years experience
Have an exam: Have your dentist do an oral cavity exam to check for lumps, swelling or any abnormalities.
A 44-year-old female asked:
Dr. Lindsey Wolfer
Dentistry 44 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
A 29-year-old male asked:
Dr. Lindsey Wolfer
Dentistry 44 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
A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Lindsey Wolfer
Dentistry 44 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.
A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. Lindsey Wolfer
Dentistry 44 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
A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. Lindsey Wolfer
Dentistry 44 years experience
Dermatologist: A skin doctor ( dermatologist) would be the doctor to see.
A 42-year-old female asked:
Dr. Lindsey Wolfer
Dentistry 44 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
A 19-year-old female asked:
Dr. Lindsey Wolfer
Dentistry 44 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
A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Lindsey Wolfer
Dentistry 44 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
A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. Lindsey Wolfer
Dentistry 44 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.
A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. Lindsey Wolfer
Dentistry 44 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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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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