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Dr. Jack Binder

Dentistry
New York, NY
male

Locations

Office

New York, NY

Address

145 Central Park West, New York, NY
Directions

About

Bio

30 plus years of experience emphasizing quality and conservative approaches to dental health.

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

Cosmetic Dentistry

Endodontics

Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery

Periodontics

Licenses

United States: New York

Languages spoken

English

Doctor Q&A

218 Answers
14 Agrees
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A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jack Binder
Specializes in Dentistry
Cleanliness: Its important to keep a surgical site clean to insure good healing. Its not a good idea to brush around a new surgical site because that may cause ble... Read More
A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jack Binder
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Second opinion: It might be time for a second opinion. There are many approaches to orthodontic therapy. If your situation has not been resolved after ten years of tr... Read More
A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jack Binder
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Tooth vs bone: Orthodontics generally concerns teeth and their movement through bone. Orthopedics is more related to bone growth. Some tooth misalignment problems ... Read More
A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jack Binder
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Cold sensitivity: It could be due to root sensitivity, sometimes secondary to gum recession, or root erosion. It could also be due to a broken or decayed tooth or some... Read More
A 23-year-old male asked:
Dr. Jack Binder
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About the same: Most cosmetic full crowns require about the same amount of removal of tooth structure to insure ideal cosmetics and strength. The range is between 1 ... Read More
A 24-year-old male asked:
Dr. Jack Binder
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Basics: All dentists would agree that the least you can do is brush properly. Why eliminate the obvious? The simplest way to keep your teeth and gums health... Read More
A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jack Binder
Specializes in Dentistry
Take it easy: For any type of ambulatory surgery, take it easy for a day or two. Stay away from the surgical sites. Be careful about any sutures. Don't disrupt t... Read More
A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jack Binder
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See a dentist: Different people have different needs. There could be an accumulation of calculus (tartar) on your teeth that must be removed professionally. There ... Read More
A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jack Binder
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Not bad: But there is a limit as to how white your teeth will get. After a point, you are just wasting your money. If you are not satisfied with the color th... Read More
A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jack Binder
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Treat the emergency: Some hospitals have dentists on staff, and some do not. In any case, in an emergency room, they will only treat the emergency, that is pain and/or sw... Read More
A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jack Binder
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Absolutely: Meth use can cause severe dental problems. Keeping your teeth clean might prevent this. But if you smoke a lot of meth, i think this is the least of... Read More
A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jack Binder
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Maybe: If the filling is intact and strong enough, some sensitivity might be normal, but it should decrease over time. I suspect the reason for a "semi-perm... Read More
A 32-year-old member asked:
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See one: If you think something is wrong, it is! see a dentist to get it evaluated.
A 20-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jack Binder
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Depends: Different dentists have different definitions of what a surgical extraction is. You might be able to find a dentist who will not consider this a surg... Read More
A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jack Binder
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Polish: Orthodontic therapy does not stain teeth. Perhaps there is some residual cement that was inadvertently left on the facialaurfaceof the teeth. See you... Read More
A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jack Binder
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Not enough info: There could be so many reasons for this. It could be a dental infection, dental decay, various medical conditions, a side effect of prescription drug... Read More
A 21-year-old female asked:
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Be brave: Kids often remove loose teeth and so do their parents. Sounds like this one was very loose. Make sure that the adult tooth, which should be right un... Read More
A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jack Binder
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Why: The first thing, i would think, is to find out why so other teeth don't develop the same type of problem. Ask a dentist what to do since more informa... Read More
A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jack Binder
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Stains: Veneers stain the same as teeth drain. Brush well and avoid foods or drinks that stain teeth. A guide: if it'll stain your white shirt, it'll stain y... Read More
A 58-year-old female asked:
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See a dentist: Most er's are not equipped to deal with this type of dental problem. They will prescribe antibiotics and pain killers, and that seems not to have sol... Read More
A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jack Binder
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Biologics: These are techniques used to grow bone and/ or gum tissue using various surgical techniques and biological agents.
A 35-year-old member asked:
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Quickly: Deoending on the technique used the results should be apparent very quickly. But the final color may not be reached for a week or two. Over the counte... Read More
A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jack Binder
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Yes: But if red wine gets between the clear retainer and your teeth, it'll look like you might be a vampire. So stick to white wine or other clear drinks!
A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jack Binder
Specializes in Dentistry
Unlikely: They are too big to swallow. But they should fit well and not come loose. Maybe your dentist can evaluate the fit.
A 29-year-old female asked:
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Least likely: Although jaw pain can be a symptom of a heart attack, i think you would know by now if that was the problem. There are much more common causes of int... Read More
A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jack Binder
Specializes in Dentistry
Generally not: Usually, front teeth are the easiest to treat. Unless the tooth is very infected, expect a relatively comfortable outcome.
A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jack Binder
Specializes in Dentistry
Be patient: The tongue has amazing healing powers. If you bit it more than a week ago and it has not healed fully, you should see a dentist for evaluation.
A male asked:
Dr. Jack Binder
Specializes in Dentistry
Not rejection: Implants can fail, but they cannot be rejected, since they are just metal, and rejection has to do with things that are tissue-based, like kidneys, li... Read More
A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jack Binder
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Yes and no: Pain is a very subjective thing. Pain is also a great motivator to seek professional help. If there is no pain, you a lucky. But the swelling alone... Read More
A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jack Binder
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Sometimes: We would love to be able to always give patients painless injections. Most often the pain is minimal. Depending on the type of injection and where it... Read More
A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jack Binder
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Could be...: You could be talking about "bite tabs", which help center a piece of dental film in between your upper and lower teeth for a bite-wing x-ray that dent... Read More
A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jack Binder
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Short answer, "No": You might have some residual discomfort after the "novocaine" wears off. It might be due to the actual injection and/or the drilling of the tooth, bu... Read More
A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jack Binder
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Very little: With novocaine you should feel no pain and perhaps some pressure. If you want to feel absolutely nothing you can get intravenous sedation where you ... Read More
A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jack Binder
Specializes in Dentistry
Depends: The antibiotic may relieve the symptoms of the infected tooth, like pain and swelling, for a period of time, but definitive treatment is indicated. S... Read More
A 22-year-old male asked:
Dr. Jack Binder
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Injection: Sometimes soreness at an injection site can cause muscle cramping ("trismus"). Go back to the dentist who did the graft for an evaluation. If someth... Read More
A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jack Binder
Specializes in Dentistry
Yes: Orthodontics can move teeth in any direction. Some movements are more difficult than others.
A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jack Binder
Specializes in Dentistry
Yes: Especially if your teeth have had dentistry done, or need dentistry done. You might consider getting a "brux-guard" to lessen the pressure that clenc... Read More
A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jack Binder
Specializes in Dentistry
Yes: But if it is infected, seek professional help (not from the piercer, but from a dentist or physician).
A 31-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jack Binder
Specializes in Dentistry
Depends: It is better to approach dentistry in an organized fashion. Having your teeth cleaned first lets the dentist do a better, more thorough examination. ... Read More
A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jack Binder
Specializes in Dentistry
Are you sure?: It's possible but unlikely. More likely is that there is a lot of decay in your teeth and the crowns - the visible parts - are breaking off. The ro... Read More
A 24-year-old male asked:
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Short answer: No: And the short answer is the only answer.
A 19-year-old female asked:
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Specializes in Dentistry
How long?: If it's been there for more than a day ot two since the tooth was extracted, call the dentist who extracted the tooth and ask him/her. The dentist mi... Read More
A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jack Binder
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What's your question: Whatever your question is, the answer is simple: see a dentist as soon as possible to get this dignosed and treated.
A 60-year-old male asked:
Dr. Jack Binder
Specializes in Dentistry
Level of comfort: Whatever the anesthesia, this is a minor surgical procedure that should not hurt you while it is being performed. Many dentist do this procedure unde... Read More
A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jack Binder
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On the contrary: A tongue tie, or an abnormally short lingual frenum, can cause speech problems. Often the solution is the "cutting" of the tie. It's kind of unusual... Read More
A 36-year-old male asked:
Dr. Jack Binder
Specializes in Dentistry
Root: Root canal therapy rarely causes more than minor discomfort.
A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jack Binder
Specializes in Dentistry
Discuss with dentist: You should discuss this with the dentist who will be doing the extractions. There may be interactions between the "weed" and the medication that the ... Read More
A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jack Binder
Specializes in Dentistry
Maybe: There is a proper way to floss. If you have doubts, ask your dental professional to instruct you on proper technique.
A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jack Binder
Specializes in Dentistry
Cutting teeth: Very often, when teeth are erupting, they hurt, since they are literally being pushed through the gums. Wisdom teeth often hurt more since many of th... Read More
A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jack Binder
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See a dentist: When was his last dental visit? Perhaps he is way overdue for a cleaning. He could also have periodontal problems or untreated decay.

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Apr 2, 2015
Great doctor. Consistently gives thoughtful, insightful and expert advice.
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Mar 30, 2015
Dr. Binder is an amazing doctor! #nationaldoctorsday2015 #virtualflower1
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Mar 31, 2015
Dr. Binder is an amazing doctor! #nationaldoctorsday2015 #virtualflower1
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This was very helpful. Thanks! I have asked 6 dentists in Florida the number of implants they have done. Each one literally said, "thousands". This was 6 years ago when implants were being marketed. I...Read More
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This was very helpful. Thanks! Sound advice. I have placed it into my thinking. First, need a free tissue graft on other tooth. Ugh. 2 wounds. Alloderm will not be appropriate. But, I will heal quick ...Read More
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This was very helpful. Thanks! I have found that when I ask more than 1 # that any dentist in floriduh becomes upset. I do not think they are as good as the ones on my PPO plan in NYC.

Education & Training

Residency

MOUNT SINAI MEDICAL CENTER

Awards

Top Dentist, First Place, Manhattan, NY - Winter
2013
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