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Dr. Sandra Eleczko

Dentistry
Livonia, NY
37 years experience female

Locations

Office

Livonia, NY

Address

6133 Big Tree Road, Livonia, NY
Directions

My office hours

Tuesday: Closed
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Fax

5853466036

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Specialties
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Dentistry

Licenses

United States: New York

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A 22-year-old female asked:
Dr. Sandra Eleczko
Dentistry 37 years experience
Trauma: Trauma such as this an crack or break a tooth profiling in a tooth. It can also stress the nerve in the tooth. If your tooth becomes sensitive to bi... Read More
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A 31-year-old member asked:
Dr. Sandra Eleczko
Dentistry 37 years experience
White strips: The best way to lighten your too is by working with a dentist. Sometimes fluorosis spots can become more pronounced with white strips. A Dentist can... Read More
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A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Sandra Eleczko
Dentistry 37 years experience
Sensitivity: Decay, recession, grinding, periodontal disease, dry mouth, high acid diet, bulimia are some reasons for sensitive teeth.. See a dentist to find out... Read More
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A 16-year-old male asked:
Dr. Sandra Eleczko
Dentistry 37 years experience
See dentist: There will be some redness after this kind of surgery. The area will be delicate and bruises easily if you hit it with a toothbrush. Be gentle with ... Read More
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A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Sandra Eleczko
Dentistry 37 years experience
Painless extraction: You will be sedated so you will not feel , or see anything during the procedure. You will be given post op instructions afterwards. It is important ... Read More
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A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Sandra Eleczko
Dentistry 37 years experience
Options : Replacing your back teeth is important. These are a few ways to do this. The best replacement is with implants. A fixed bridge can be done if you h... Read More
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A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Sandra Eleczko
Dentistry 37 years experience
Frequency of sugars: Frequent snacks that have high sugar and acid content would be very destructive your teeth.
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A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Sandra Eleczko
Dentistry 37 years experience
Can't say: Can't give you a time. But now is. Good time to quit. See a dentist or oral surgeon for an oral cancer exam.
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A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Sandra Eleczko
Dentistry 37 years experience
Gingivitis : Peridex, (chlorhexidine gluconate) or chlorhexidine, is an antimicrobial. It reduces the number of bacteria in the mouth when it is used, typically r... Read More
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A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. Sandra Eleczko
Dentistry 37 years experience
1-2 weeks : Follow the recommendations of the endodontist that did your root canal. Usually this is done within a week or two after you have healed from the root... Read More
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A 22-year-old female asked:
Dr. Sandra Eleczko
Dentistry 37 years experience
Yes: You can safely take ibuprophen and Acetaminophen together in the amounts that you are taking. You can increase the ibuprophen to 600 mg if you need a... Read More
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A 31-year-old member asked:
Dr. Sandra Eleczko
Dentistry 37 years experience
Hereditary condition: Charcot marie tooth disease is a hereditary condition that effect the nerves going to the feet, ankles, and legs. The muscles may be effected. One w... Read More
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A 18-year-old male asked:
Dr. Sandra Eleczko
Dentistry 37 years experience
Healthy teeth: take God Re of your teeth by good brushing and flossing every day. Eat a healthy diet low in sugars and junk foods. Drink water and avoid sodas, ice... Read More
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A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. Sandra Eleczko
Dentistry 37 years experience
Misaligned tooth: One single tooth may be moved with braces or reshaped with a crown or bonding. However that tooth is connected to the rest of your teeth and they ne... Read More
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A 30-year-old member asked:
Dr. Sandra Eleczko
Dentistry 37 years experience
Medications: Many medications cause dry mouth. Dry mouth can cause severe dental decay so make sure you have regular dental care. Work with your dentist to avoid... Read More
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A 35-year-old female asked:
Dr. Sandra Eleczko
Dentistry 37 years experience
Yes: An abscessed molar, especially a wisdom tooth, can have pain radiating to your ear and the entire side of your face. Tmj pain can also be near you... Read More
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A 24-year-old male asked:
Dr. Sandra Eleczko
Dentistry 37 years experience
Tongue brushing: The white film may be plaque or food debris.. This can be removed brushing your tongue or using a tongue scraper.
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A 50-year-old member asked:
Dr. Sandra Eleczko
Dentistry 37 years experience
Hygienist : A dental hygienist has been highly trained and is licensed to clean teeth, treat and prevent gum and periodontal disease, and teaching patients how t... Read More
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A 37-year-old male asked:
Dr. Sandra Eleczko
Dentistry 37 years experience
Talk to dentist: You can take xanax (alprazolam) before your dental appointment only under the direction of your dentist. Don't take a medication like this without di... Read More
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A 36-year-old female asked:
Dr. Sandra Eleczko
Dentistry 37 years experience
Call dentist: You do need treatment. Your md would be able to prescribe an antibiotic if you have obvious signs of an infection but would not be able to treat you... Read More
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A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. Sandra Eleczko
Dentistry 37 years experience
Can happen: Anything that touches an open herpes lesion can transmit herpes to another person. So the answer is yes, this can happen.
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A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. Sandra Eleczko
Dentistry 37 years experience
Varies: Every case is different and the number of aligners needed is taylored to each patient. Talk to an invisalign provider about your particular case.
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A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Sandra Eleczko
Dentistry 37 years experience
No: You can damage your ear with this.
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A 21-year-old female asked:
Dr. Sandra Eleczko
Dentistry 37 years experience
Yes: You can have your teeth scaled if needed. The best things that you can do is to follow the home care program that your dentist has recommended for y... Read More
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A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Sandra Eleczko
Dentistry 37 years experience
Call your dentist: Call the dentist or oral, surgeon about the bleeding. You did not say when you had the extraction, but if there is still bleeding you need to talk to... Read More
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A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Sandra Eleczko
Dentistry 37 years experience
Talk to OB : Take ones with more natural ingredients. Always best to talk to you OB before you take anything.
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A 31-year-old member asked:
Dr. Sandra Eleczko
Dentistry 37 years experience
Medications: The most common reason for dry mouth is from medications. Talk to your doctor or pharmacist and ask if your medications cause dry mouth. Other cause... Read More
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A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Sandra Eleczko
Dentistry 37 years experience
Varies: Wisdom tooth eruption will be different for everyone. Sometimes there is no pain. But frequently there is some redness, pain, swelling, and can be p... Read More
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A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. Sandra Eleczko
Dentistry 37 years experience
Great field : Dental hygiene is a great career that allow flexibility to work as much or little as you would like during different phases of life , raising children... Read More
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A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. Sandra Eleczko
Dentistry 37 years experience
See a dentist : See a dentist asap for an evaluation and treatment. The longer you wait he more chance you have of increasing pain and swelling.
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A 31-year-old member asked:
Dr. Sandra Eleczko
Dentistry 37 years experience
See dentist: The best way for you to find an answer is to see a dentist for an exam. When was the last time you had your teeth cleaned? Is the bleeding only aroun... Read More
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A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Sandra Eleczko
Dentistry 37 years experience
Yes you can: Talk to your dentist about this. You will be able to whiten your teeth while you are wearing your retainer. This is quite done quite frequently.
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A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. Sandra Eleczko
Dentistry 37 years experience
Not much: Using regular toothpaste will help to keep your teeth clean and healthy, but it does not have any white miners in it so it will not lighten your teeth... Read More
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A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Sandra Eleczko
Dentistry 37 years experience
See a dentist: You need to find out what is causing the toothache and then treat the cause. Medications like Ibuprophen or Tylenol will provide temporary relief o... Read More
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A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Sandra Eleczko
Dentistry 37 years experience
Bite block: If you need help keeping your mouth open then a plastic bite block is used to support your jaw.
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A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Sandra Eleczko
Dentistry 37 years experience
Infection: You are dealing with an infection and this needs to be treated. It can cause severe pain and swelling in the area. This can also expand and spread a... Read More
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A 33-year-old female asked:
Dr. Sandra Eleczko
Dentistry 37 years experience
No: You ned to wear the flipper full time . Why are you not wearing it? If you have a problem with the flipper see your dentist about this. Otherwise y... Read More
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A 20-year-old male asked:
Dr. Sandra Eleczko
Dentistry 37 years experience
Can treat : Sleep apnea needs to be diagnosed by a sleep specialist with an overnight sleep study. Once the diagnosis has been made a dentist can treat sleep ap... Read More
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A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Sandra Eleczko
Dentistry 37 years experience
Depends : Treatment time depends on your teeth so this question cannot be answered here. See an invisalign provider for an evaluation and this will answer you... Read More
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A 47-year-old female asked:
Dr. Sandra Eleczko
Dentistry 37 years experience
Complete exam: Good for you getting out of the situation. See a dentist for a complete exam and they will discuss all of your options. Best of luck.
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A 19-year-old female asked:
Dr. Sandra Eleczko
Dentistry 37 years experience
See MD: Sometimes there can be interactions between your medications. Take the time to discuss this with your doctor and explain all of your symptoms and con... Read More
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A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. Sandra Eleczko
Dentistry 37 years experience
Sometimes: Sometimes after shots the immune system is stimulated and this can happen. Is your daughter eating and drinking normally? Make sure she is not dehyd... Read More
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A 32-year-old female asked:
Dr. Sandra Eleczko
Dentistry 37 years experience
Now: It is important to start brushing your child's teeth as son as they erupt. Use a soft toothbrush at least twice a day. You can use a tiny amount of ... Read More
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A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. Sandra Eleczko
Dentistry 37 years experience
Camphoi-phenique: Campho- phenique can be used to help a canker sore feel better, especially when it first starts. The canker sore will heal in about 10-14 days. Avoi... Read More
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A 17-year-old female asked:
Dr. Sandra Eleczko
Dentistry 37 years experience
Canker sores: Some people are sensitive to sodium lauryl sulfate, or sls, an ingredient in many toothpastes. Check the labels, more natural toothpastes, and avoi... Read More
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A 55-year-old female asked:
Dr. Sandra Eleczko
Dentistry 37 years experience
Talk to,doctor : It sounds like you have an appointment with a surgeon to remove the suspicious lesion. This is the best thing that you can do for yourself. The soone... Read More
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A 30-year-old member asked:
Dr. Sandra Eleczko
Dentistry 37 years experience
Salt water will help: Salt water is good for keeping your oral wound clean. You can also use listerine, which will kill some of the germs in your mouth. The good news is t... Read More
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A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. Sandra Eleczko
Dentistry 37 years experience
May not be able to : We do not understand the exact cause of canker sores but they are related to stress , trauma and possibly vitamin deficiency, especially bs.. Here is... Read More
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A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Sandra Eleczko
Dentistry 37 years experience
Trust: It is common to be nervous before a dental exam. Building a. Trusting relationship with your dentist will help you reduce anxiety. Try meditation, d... Read More
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A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Sandra Eleczko
Dentistry 37 years experience
Soft diet: It is important to follow the instructions that your oral surgeon gave after the extraction. If you have questions then call them. You need to eat... Read More
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Testimonials
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Jul 27, 2014
I recommend this doctor. Very insightful and I learn something new from these answers
Aug 17, 2015
A top doctor. We are lucky to have Dr Eleczcko contribute to healthtap.
Knowledgeable, caring, answers well founded in scientific fact.
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This was very helpful. Thanks! Thank you! I was able to move my appt to tomorrow and in the meantime, I was given an antibiotic. I eventually took some Percocet I had left over from a broken wrist and...Read More
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This was very helpful. Thanks! Question was posted due to many peoples opinions that there is a lack of competent dentists in Florida. So, I was thinking that it was the dentists lack of ability to co...Read More
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This was very helpful. Thanks! This is Florida. Wish I was back in NYC. Cannot go back just to have dental work done. Impractical. I google what an OMAX does. I've never heard a patient down here who ...Read More

Education & Training

Medical/Graduate school

SUNY at Buffalo
Graduated 1985MD

Awards

Top Dentist, Third Place, National - Summer
2013
Hippocrates Award, Second Place, National - Winter
2013
Top Doctor, First Place, Rochester Region - Summer
2014

Affiliations

American Academy of Dental Sleep Medicine (AADSM)
Seventh District Dental Society (NY)
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