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Dr. Morey Furman

Dentistry
Garden City, NY
38 years experience male

Locations

Morey Furman, DDS,PC

Garden City, NY

Address

99o Stewart Avenue, suite LL60, Garden City, NY
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My office hours

Wednesday: Closed
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Insurances accepted

Aetna Life Insurance Company

CIGNA Health Care

Guardian Life

Principal Financial Group

Oxford Health Plans

Prudential Insurance Company of America

Metlife Insurance Company of Connecticut

About

Bio

Practicing dentistry since 1984, Dr. Furman is a pioneer in high tech dentistry, Dr. Furman is a charter member with Mastership Status in the Academy of Laser Dentistry. He has published several articles on the use of lasers and cosmetic dentistry.Utilizing 28 years of cosmetic and high tech dental experience, Dr. Furman is well known for personalized quality care with an emphasis on cosmetic dentistry and the application of the latest materials, techniques and innovations to design dazzling smiles for his patients. His goal is always to provide patients with the very best care and treatment that dentistry has to offer.

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Dentistry

Languages spoken

English

Doctor Q&A

62 Answers
42 Agrees
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A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Morey Furman
38 years experience
Get annual checkups: You should have an oral cancer screening every year . Oral cancer represents 5% of all cancers. If caught early survival rate is very high with minima... Read More
A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Morey Furman
38 years experience
Yes: If an adult uses a pacifer it will push their front teeth out., giving them crooked "buck" teeth.
A 21-year-old female asked:
Dr. Morey Furman
38 years experience
See a doctor: Your are obviously sick with some sort of viral or bacterial infection. Sinus pressure, headache, nasal congestion, sore teeth, are all symptoms of a ... Read More
A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Morey Furman
38 years experience
It reduces cavities: When Fluoride is absorbed into the body of a child developing teeth, the Fluoride gets incorporated into the calcified matrix of dental enamel. This F... Read More
A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Morey Furman
38 years experience
Code for gum surgery: Not sure exactly what you are asking, but 4240 is the ada code for gum surgery.
A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Morey Furman
38 years experience
No: 5% of all cancers are oral cancer. Although smoking is a main factor, just as in lung cancer, you don't have to smoke to develop oral cancer. You shou... Read More
A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Morey Furman
38 years experience
See a dentist: If an adult tooth erupts behind a baby tooth, the baby tooth should be extracted asap. The retained baby tooth prevents the permanent tooth from movin... Read More
A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. Morey Furman
38 years experience
See a dentist: If you had a root canal and over time, it still is uncomfortable, there could still be something going on. Its possible there is an infection presen... Read More
A 20-year-old female asked:
Dr. Morey Furman
38 years experience
Try antiviral med: If your symptoms are as severe as you say, you might want to have your dentist prescribe antiviral medication like zovirax (acyclovir) to help. Also ... Read More
A 29-year-old member asked:
Dr. Morey Furman
38 years experience
Wait a week: You may have been given medication for pain or an antibotic. These medications don't mix well with alcohol. Also after anextraction, you have an open ... Read More
A 33-year-old female asked:
Dr. Morey Furman
38 years experience
Possibly: You should see a dentist to rule out any oral causes of your bad breath. If you have chronic sinus infections due to your nasal polyps and you have a ... Read More
A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Morey Furman
38 years experience
Do nothing: You have a lot of sensory nerve receptors in the tongue. Your tongue is always curious about new things in the mouth. Over time you will get used to t... Read More
A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. Morey Furman
38 years experience
Many things : Many things cause an increase in salivary production. Dentures that are new or don't fit well gastroesophageal reflux disease. Infe... Read More
A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Morey Furman
38 years experience
See an orthodontist: An orthodontist is a dentist who specializes in tooth movement and the correction of occlusion (the bite). Many general dentists (regular dentists) do... Read More
A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Morey Furman
38 years experience
Possibly: Side effect of some blood pressure medication is dry mouth.
A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. Morey Furman
38 years experience
See a dentist: Symptoms of tmd include, clicking, poping, or pain in your jaw. Translocation to one side or another and/or limited opening. You should be evaluated b... Read More
A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Morey Furman
38 years experience
Shift teeth: If your baby doesn't have teeth, then the pacifer if fine. If you use a pacifier while teeth are present, the constant force on the teeth from the pa... Read More
A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Morey Furman
38 years experience
With ice: There are certain pacifiers that can be frozen before use.
A 57-year-old female asked:
Dr. Morey Furman
38 years experience
See an oral surgeon: Tingling in the face is not a symptom of endodontic pathology. There can be something elso going on here and you should have it evaluated.
A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Morey Furman
38 years experience
With implants: If your bridge is loose and the back supporting tooth (abutment ) is loose, you no longer have adequate support for a bridge. If you are looking for a... Read More
A 29-year-old member asked:
Dr. Morey Furman
38 years experience
Yes: Using oragel will not cause any harm. Unfortunately it wont really help the situation either. You need to see a dentist asap to treat the cause of you... Read More
A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. Morey Furman
38 years experience
Yes: Saliva offers protection against cavities. It buffers the acids produced by the bacteria which cause cavities. If you have a dry mouth you do not have... Read More
A 52-year-old female asked:
Dr. Morey Furman
38 years experience
It happens: Your question, is it normal. It is not normal but, it is a common complication of root canal therapy. You probably have an infection. You should go ba... Read More
A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Morey Furman
38 years experience
Yes: Chlorhexidine digluconate is a much stronger antimicrobial than the gluconate form.
A 31-year-old member asked:
Dr. Morey Furman
38 years experience
Diagnose cause first: The best way to treat your dry mouth depends on what's causing it. There are some things you can do that will give temporary relief, but the best lon... Read More
A 20-year-old female asked:
Dr. Morey Furman
38 years experience
Its a virus: The most common form of recurring ulcerations in the mouth are called apthous ulcers. They are caused by a virus similar to the herpes simplex 1 virus... Read More
A 34-year-old female asked:
Dr. Morey Furman
38 years experience
See a dentist: It may be an infection. Do your gums bleed? Pus has a salty taste. Eating ice (which you shouldn't do by the way) or chewing gum might spread and dilu... Read More
A 43-year-old female asked:
Dr. Morey Furman
38 years experience
Yes: Hep c is a readily transmitted disease. It can even be transmitted from contaminated objects.
A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Morey Furman
38 years experience
No: It can be one of two things. The tooth may have an additional nerve in it that wasn't removed or there is another tooth giving you pain and the pai... Read More
A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Morey Furman
38 years experience
See a dentist: It might be nothing, like a small silver filling which appears black and through the tooth casts a grey shadow or, it could be a cavity. The black spo... Read More
A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. Morey Furman
38 years experience
Cosmetic dentist: There are surgical procedures to reduce the amount of visible gum when you smile and your teeth could be enlarged with porcelain veneers or crowns.
A 64-year-old female asked:
Dr. Morey Furman
38 years experience
See a doctor: Sounds like you have an infection. To be sure, you need to see a physcian and get an exam.
A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Morey Furman
38 years experience
No: X rays are just one tool dentists use to find cavities. There are especially good for visualizing cavities between teeth. They are not good for visual... Read More
A 29-year-old member asked:
Dr. Morey Furman
38 years experience
No: Codeine, has sedative as well as analgesic effects. If anything, it may decrease the severity of bruxism.
A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. Morey Furman
38 years experience
Good oral hygeine: Instill in your child good oral hygiene habits. Brushing and flossing twice a day. They should eat healthy snacks and avoid sugary candies. Sugarless ... Read More
A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Morey Furman
38 years experience
You have an infectio: Yellow mucus is a sign of infection. It could be coming from your sinuses or somewhere in your mouth. You should see a doctor and have this checked ou... Read More
A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Morey Furman
38 years experience
Wisdom tooth: Yur wisdom tooth might be infected.You should see a dentist.
A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Morey Furman
38 years experience
Yes : If bad breath is coming from you stomach, activated charcoal will help neutralize the odor. If it is coming from your mouth ir from gum disease it wil... Read More
A 30-year-old member asked:
Dr. Morey Furman
38 years experience
See a dentist: Pyorrhea or periodontitis is an infection of the gums and supporting structure of the teeth. It needs to be treated or it will lead to tooth loss. Thi... Read More
A 20-year-old female asked:
Dr. Morey Furman
38 years experience
See a dentist: They are probably heamtoma's related to cheek biting. If you don't remember, you could have done it in your sleep. You should have it checked by a den... Read More
A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Morey Furman
38 years experience
No: As long as you take the proper precautions (lead shield and cervical collar) your baby will not be exposed to any radiation.
A 19-year-old male asked:
Dr. Morey Furman
38 years experience
No medication: Do your gums bleed? The best treatment for periodontitis is a through professional dental cleaning. All the tartar (hard deposits) and plaque (soft de... Read More
A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Morey Furman
38 years experience
See a dentist: You have inflamation of your gums. It is not normal or healthy for your gums to bleed while brushing or flossing. You should see your dentist and have... Read More
A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Morey Furman
38 years experience
See a dentist: Wisdom teeth often become infected and painful because there is no room in the jaw for them to grow in properly. You should see and dentist. You most ... Read More
A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Morey Furman
38 years experience
Yes: You are not saying why you are rinsing with salt water. If it is to sooth your gums or reduce inflamation in your gums then you are better off removin... Read More
A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Morey Furman
38 years experience
Try a water pik: It is very difficult to floss teeth with braces. I recommend using a water pil to my patients with braces to clean around the brackets and under the w... Read More
A 19-year-old male asked:
Dr. Morey Furman
38 years experience
Yes: Although your teeth are in bone, they are not set in stone. It is normal to have a slight mobitity in your teetth.
A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. Morey Furman
38 years experience
It takes time: It takes several weeks for a blood blister to resolve. Sucking on something cold such as ice or ices will make it feel better.
A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Morey Furman
38 years experience
Cosmetic dentist: There are several cosmetic dental proceedures which canbe used to correct your "buckteethoverbite". The first step would be to get a consultation with... Read More
A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Morey Furman
38 years experience
See a dentist: Bleaching does not cause bleeding gums. Your bleaching tray might be too tight or you may have gum disease. You should be evaluated by a dentist.

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Nov 3, 2012
Very informative answers. Always quick to respond to patients. Definitely a great doctor!
Apr 1, 2015
Great doctor. Consistently gives thoughtful, insightful and expert advice.
Nov 8, 2012
Very knowledgable doctor. Great answers and a great doctor to follow!
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