Dr. Robert Trager

Dentistry
JAMAICA, NY
54 years experience male

Locations

Office

JAMAICA, NY

Address

JFK AIRPORT BLDG.14, LGA AIRPORT CTB RM. 3636 , JAMAICA, NY
Directions

Fax

7186562614

About

Bio

Dr. Robert Trager was born in Cambridge, Massachusetts and attended Boston University and Meharry College of Dentistry. Dr. Trager was a resident of Lennox Hill Hospital. He is a life member of the Masonic Lodge and Shriner’s Temple in Massachusetts. Dr. Trager is known as the airport dentist, having offices in both Kennedy and LaGuardia Airports. He has appeared on the David Letterman Show, ABC Nightline, Good Morning America, The Travel Channel, NPR Radio, Eyewitness News, and the Doctor’s radio on SIRUS. He has been featured in articles in the New York Times, Newsday, the Daily News, Housekeeping Magazine and the ADA News. Dr. Trager also belongs to Pine Hollow Country Club, where he is an avid golf and tennis player, and likes to play squash. Dr. Trager is avid world traveler, and has been known to partake in deep sea and lake fishing. He collects and studies maps as a hobby and has learned at least seven foreign languages. Dr. Trager currently serves as Vice-President of the Nassau County Dental Society in Garden City New York.

Specialties
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Dentistry

Licenses

United States: New York

Languages spoken

Greek

Doctor Q&A

286 Answers
25 Agrees
The number of answers this doctor has agreed with.
A 29-year-old male asked:
Dr. Robert Trager
54 years experience Dentistry
Oral bacteria: the mouth and oral cavity contains many species of bacteria that are normal and some that are there because of poor oral hygiene. you should wash the ... Read More
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A 51-year-old male asked:
Dr. Robert Trager
54 years experience Dentistry
No: 1000mg is the best dosage than 500mg every 6 hours if pain is tolerable. If pain more severe than seek a stronger medication and possible an antibioti ... Read More
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1 thank
A 21-year-old male asked:
Dr. Robert Trager
54 years experience Dentistry
Heal before yr meal: make sure all areas are healed and closed up so food doesn't get into the extraction sites. this could take ten or more days. make sure you go back yo ... Read More

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Thank you notes
Mar 23, 2015
Great doctor. Consistently gives thoughtful, insightful and expert advice.
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Mar 30, 2015
Dr. Trager is an amazing doctor! #nationaldoctorsday2015 #virtualflower1
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Mar 31, 2015
Dr. Trager is an amazing doctor! #nationaldoctorsday2015 #virtualflower1
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This was very helpful. Thanks! I may need to resubmit my question out there. Somehow I even got a little confused! Much appreciated.
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Thanks but I went to the GI doctor already and he suggested nothing. You seem like a professional doctor what else could this be?
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Thanks for your quick reply! the white on my tongue dosnt stay it comes and goes?? on differnt days

Education & Training

Medical/Graduate school

Meharry Medical College School of Dentistry, TN
Graduated 1966MD

Residency

LENNOX HILL HOSP.

Awards

Distinguished Service Award -Queens County Dental Society
Golden Apple Award-American Dental Association
Citation from Edward Mangano Executive Director of Nassau County

Affiliations

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