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Dr. Ira Biderman

Dentistry
Howard Beach, NY
10 years experience male

Locations

Ira Biderman, DDS, FAGD

Howard Beach, NY

Address

90-19 157th Avenue , Howard Beach, NY
Directions

My office hours

Wednesday: 10am - 7:00pm
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Fax

7188434140

Insurances accepted

Cigna Dental

MetLife Dental

Sele-Dent

No Value

Aetna Life Insurance Company

AFLAC

Ameritas

Cigna

Guardian Life

Metlife Insurance Company of Connecticut

Principal Life Insurance Company

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Dentistry

Doctor Q&A

81 Answers
7 Agrees
The number of answers this doctor has agreed with.
A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ira Biderman
Dentistry 10 years experience
No way to tell : Have to see what is going on and if true infection.
A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ira Biderman
Dentistry 10 years experience
Try to tell the dentist beforehand to explain e or she will be doing. That is what I do to my patients and it does make the visit much easier for a p... Read More
A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ira Biderman
Dentistry 10 years experience
same as your teeth: Treat crowns the same way you would your regular teeth, brush floss rince, etc.
A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ira Biderman
Dentistry 10 years experience
To the dentist: Sometimes you might feel something was done wrong, but find out from the dentist first and get things straightned out.
A 31-year-old male asked:
Dr. Ira Biderman
Dentistry 10 years experience
If a tooth is broken down due to decay, and there is nt enough tooth structure to hold a filling then a crown is needed. If money is a problem you ca... Read More
A 30-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ira Biderman
Dentistry 10 years experience
Tmj problem: Your tempromandibuar joint may have a problem, or the muscles that hold your lower jaw to your skul, and there are a few may be the problem, best is ... Read More
A 22-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ira Biderman
Dentistry 10 years experience
See a dentist: Best thing to do is to see a dentist and he or she will tell you what it is and what can be done
A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ira Biderman
Dentistry 10 years experience
Hospital: If jaw is broken you should've gone to the hospital asap.
A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ira Biderman
Dentistry 10 years experience
Empty space: Wherever you see total dark area on xrays, there is nothing there. That is wt decay shows up as a darker spot, since decay is thinner than the surrou... Read More
A 18-year-old male asked:
Dr. Ira Biderman
Dentistry 10 years experience
Nothing: You will get sensitivity during the bleaching prcoess.
A 31-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ira Biderman
Dentistry 10 years experience
Crest professional: The crest professional strength strips do work the best and can get them in your dentst's office.
A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ira Biderman
Dentistry 10 years experience
Alot: A hygienist mainly takes xrays, clean the teeth, scalling them deeply if needed and polishing them, also he or she might see things in the mouth to al... Read More
A 50-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ira Biderman
Dentistry 10 years experience
Iwould say yes: There is alot of controversy saying yes and no, and most recently the doctors in the joint replacement field are saying no need, i would say why take ... Read More
A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ira Biderman
Dentistry 10 years experience
No: There are so many different types of floss on the market so as the saying goes there is nothing like the real things.
A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ira Biderman
Dentistry 10 years experience
Painless: If fillings are very small and not deep sometimes no anesthesia is needed to fill a tooth and if it is deep there are techniques that make the procedu... Read More
A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ira Biderman
Dentistry 10 years experience
See a dentist: Decay is a slow process and may be painful, need to have an xray taken and see what it is.
A 31-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ira Biderman
Dentistry 10 years experience
Use Dentemp: You can get dentemp in any drugstore to use a temporary filling.
A 36-year-old male asked:
Dr. Ira Biderman
Dentistry 10 years experience
Yes: Best thing to do is go back to the dentist thatmade the crown and have him remake it.
A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ira Biderman
Dentistry 10 years experience
Xrays and a clinical check up to see if there are any cavities and to see the condition of the bone that is holding your teeth. A cleaning may also b... Read More
A 31-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ira Biderman
Dentistry 10 years experience
Can be boith: Some dentists do the cleaning after the work is done, but i persoanlly doit before, always better to do any dental work where the gums are in good sha... Read More
A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ira Biderman
Dentistry 10 years experience
Go to a dentist: Can need an extraction or root canal therapy, but need to see a dentist asap.
A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ira Biderman
Dentistry 10 years experience
Xrays and a clinical check up to see if there are any cavities and to see the condition of the bone that is holding your teeth. A cleaning may also be... Read More
A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ira Biderman
Dentistry 10 years experience
Buccal: A buccal filling can be a tooth filling restoration or a silver amalgam, nowadays it is advised to use the tooth colored sinc eit is stronger for the ... Read More
A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ira Biderman
Dentistry 10 years experience
No: Once a tooth has decay, it has to be reomoved and restored.
A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ira Biderman
Dentistry 10 years experience
Very good: It is a good item to add to regular brushing and flossing, but make sure you put it in a medium setting, too hard can cause some damage.
A 31-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ira Biderman
Dentistry 10 years experience
Depends on what is u: It depends what is used, differnt materials take differnt times.
A 31-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ira Biderman
Dentistry 10 years experience
Depends: You might mean the natural look some front teeth have by their edges, where it looks like very clear, or also can be if teeth are worn out and the ed... Read More
A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ira Biderman
Dentistry 10 years experience
No: Only thing that can cause excess salivation is to have something in mouth like a sugar free candy, if have excess salivation with nothing else changin... Read More
A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ira Biderman
Dentistry 10 years experience
Nerve in the area: The nerves in the same area can be affected by the shingles virus also.
A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ira Biderman
Dentistry 10 years experience
Bad oral hygiene: Most crack addicts do not really care about the conditions of their mouths, and they eat alot of foods that have so much sugar in them , so the teeth ... Read More
A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ira Biderman
Dentistry 10 years experience
Not always: Beleive it or not when you see someone swollen they may not be in any pain at all, that is because all the pressure from the abcess has been released ... Read More
A 27-year-old male asked:
Dr. Ira Biderman
Dentistry 10 years experience
Depends: It depends how much bone you have and where nerves, sinuses, etc. Are in relation to the level of the bone. Best thing to do is go to a specilaist th... Read More
A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ira Biderman
Dentistry 10 years experience
Differnet levels: Ther eis a theory since poorer people eat a high carbohydrate diet they are more prone to dental disease. More fast food and high sugar foods are eat... Read More
A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ira Biderman
Dentistry 10 years experience
Same day: With digital xrays there is no developing and the xrays are on thw computer right away.
A 30-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ira Biderman
Dentistry 10 years experience
See a dentist: There are a numer of treatments to remove white spots on teeth and it depends how deep ad intense they are. They can be simply removed with some grind... Read More
A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ira Biderman
Dentistry 10 years experience
Bite may be off: Have the dentist check the bite.
A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ira Biderman
Dentistry 10 years experience
Keep area dry: The area would be kept clean and easier to fill if the dam is used.
A male asked:
Dr. Ira Biderman
Dentistry 10 years experience
Do the root canal: especially at that age it is best to save the tooth, but it does sound like your child does need much better home care
A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ira Biderman
Dentistry 10 years experience
One step technique: There is a new product that is only one step and easier to use, instead of etching the teeth then placing the sealant, making sure the mouthis dry, th... Read More
A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ira Biderman
Dentistry 10 years experience
Good oral home care: Be true to your teeth or they will be false to you, as the saying goes, home care is the most important thing, proper brushing. A minute and a half ea... Read More
A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ira Biderman
Dentistry 10 years experience
Of course: The human body does need rest in order to function properly, being too tired can result in mistakes.
A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ira Biderman
Dentistry 10 years experience
Try different ones: Some people have different preferences and with the same dental floss someone might love it and someone else hates it, so best thing to do is try diff... Read More
A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ira Biderman
Dentistry 10 years experience
Depends where: Can be from $75 to $150, call before you go if you an exact amount.
A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ira Biderman
Dentistry 10 years experience
Nose breathing: You can heave the dentsit spray a topical anesthetic in the mouth then swish around for a minute and spit. That will numb the mouth and can help relei... Read More
A 25-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ira Biderman
Dentistry 10 years experience
Depends: There are numerous types of bone surgery. Can be to make a tooth longer so a crown fits better, can also be for gum work, to make it easier to keep ce... Read More
A 25-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ira Biderman
Dentistry 10 years experience
Relax: The way dentistry is done nowadays, most visits should be comfortable. Make sure the dentist explains everything he will be doing beforehand, that mak... Read More
A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ira Biderman
Dentistry 10 years experience
In some people poss.: In some patients possibly, but too much zinc can also be bad.
A 29-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ira Biderman
Dentistry 10 years experience
Brush his teeth: You still have to brush his teeth for him, but also let him do it and make sure he is doing it properly, good oral hygiene habits start young. Also if... Read More
A 30-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ira Biderman
Dentistry 10 years experience
Can be dead cells: Can be some dead cells that slough off after using listerine.
A 18-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ira Biderman
Dentistry 10 years experience
Goback tothe dentist: You might have a dry socket, or a deep space where the teeth were extracted and some food may be stuck there, or an infection starting, best to go ba... Read More

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Mar 30, 2015
Dr. Biderman is an amazing doctor! #nationaldoctorsday2015 #virtualflower1
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Mar 31, 2015
Dr. Biderman is an amazing doctor! #nationaldoctorsday2015 #virtualflower1
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Mar 28, 2013
Great doctor
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This saved my life. Thank You! I've been worried 'cause my dentist said i needed 2 of them.Thanks!!!!
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Education & Training

Medical/Graduate school

New York University College of Dentistry
Graduated 1979MD

Medical/Graduate school

New York University
Graduated 1976MD

Awards

Fellowship, Academy of General Dentistry
Top Dentist, Third Place, East Long Island, NY - Winter
2013

Affiliations

American Dental Association
New York State Dental Association
Queens County Dental Society
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