Dr. Matthew Hyde

Dentistry
Plainview , NY
43 years experience male

Locations

Plainview Dental PLLC

Plainview , NY

Address

1670 Old Country Rd, Suite 216, Plainview , NY, United States
Directions

My office hours

Thursday: 9:00am - 5:00pm
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Fax

5167531778

About

Bio

Matthew Hyde, DDS, is a Dentist in private practice in New York. He has experience of over 30 years in practice and specializes in dental implants, cosmetic, and general dentistry. Dr. Hyde also specializes in the treatment for obstructive sleep apnea with expertise in the treatment of apprehensive patients in dentistry using acupressure techniques of local anesthesia. Dr. Hyde has lectured and instructed these anesthesia techniques to other dentists, plastic surgeons, and applied them to several other specailties as well. He has consulted for Parkell, LD Caulk, 3m/ESPE, and Hewlett Packard. Dr. Hyde is a member of ICOI.

Specialties
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Dentistry

Licenses

United States: New York

Doctor Q&A

257 Answers
100 Agrees
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A 25-year-old member asked:
Dr. Matthew Hyde
Dentistry 43 years experience
Possible: There appears to be a pathogenic link between chronic inflammatory periodontal diseases and the presence of pathological gastroesophageal reflux .(eks... Read More
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A 24-year-old member asked:
Dr. Matthew Hyde
Dentistry 43 years experience
Depends: On how bad they are. If it is just a minor cosmetic problem yes, if it is decay, periodontal, or structural issues i don't think so.
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A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Matthew Hyde
Dentistry 43 years experience
Pre-cancer: Leukoplakia usually isn't dangerous, but it can sometimes be serious. A small percentage have precancerous cells or they may have cancerous cells mix... Read More
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A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Matthew Hyde
Dentistry 43 years experience
Orthodontics: Is them most common way but sometimes it can be done prosthetically with a bridge or crowns. Orthodontic treatment is the preferred method when appli... Read More
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A member asked:
Dr. Matthew Hyde
Dentistry 43 years experience
Our : Our practice's general rule is discomfort and function first, cosmetics second(but it's usually the patient who wants cosmetics first). That being s... Read More
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A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Matthew Hyde
Dentistry 43 years experience
No & yes: It varies from person to person and on the practitioners abilities. The "gag reflex" varies but there are numerous techniques that can be employed to... Read More
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A 27-year-old male asked:
Dr. Matthew Hyde
Dentistry 43 years experience
Blood clot: Possibly you bit your tongue and developed a small blood clot which could appear black. Best bet is to let an oral surgeon or dentist look at it to be... Read More
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A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Matthew Hyde
Dentistry 43 years experience
Possibly: It depends on various factors, (how long and how well did the bonding last before needing replacement, is there decay around the bonding, or are you ... Read More
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A 22-year-old member asked:
Dr. Matthew Hyde
Dentistry 43 years experience
Various reasons: Most common is tongue biting but it can also be an irritation from a fractured or chipped tooth that your tongue is rubbing against, or a lesion. Be... Read More
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A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Matthew Hyde
Dentistry 43 years experience
Not really: Extractions without tooth replacement is usually what can lead to changes in facial appearance. This can be due to teeth shifting positions or "bite ... Read More
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A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. Matthew Hyde
Dentistry 43 years experience
Occasionally : It can be an allergic reaction and you should inform the doctor who prescribed the medication asap. However it is not uncommon to develop a candida ... Read More
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A 28-year-old male asked:
Dr. Matthew Hyde
Dentistry 43 years experience
A type of infection: A tooth abscess is a sac of pus (infected material) in a tooth or the gums. There are two types of tooth abscesses: 1) abscess of the pulp (bloo... Read More
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A 28-year-old male asked:
Dr. Matthew Hyde
Dentistry 43 years experience
Topical Benzocaine: Temporarily relieves pain caused by braces and dentures, canker sores, cold sores, fever blisters, minor irritation or injury to the mouth, sore gums ... Read More
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A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Matthew Hyde
Dentistry 43 years experience
See Professional : Let your dentist handle problem. DO NOT USE OVER THE COUNTER PRODUCTS TO RECEMENT YOUR CROWN without at least discussing it with your dentist. If n... Read More
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A member asked:
Dr. Matthew Hyde
Dentistry 43 years experience
Week to 10 days: In addition the best time to treat a cold sore is before you see it. A tingle or itch will usually start first in the lip area and that is the time ... Read More
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A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Matthew Hyde
Dentistry 43 years experience
Symptoms: If swelling gets larger instead of smaller. I f you are feeling worse instead of better. These are a couple of examples. Best answer if any concer... Read More
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A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Matthew Hyde
Dentistry 43 years experience
Depends: You didn't say whether this was for an impression visit or for the placement of the veneer. Two totally different procedures.
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A 62-year-old male asked:
Dr. Matthew Hyde
Dentistry 43 years experience
Can be: Root canal its a very successful procedure(over 95%). Sometimes it can take awhile to calm down completely. The important question is if it is getting... Read More
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A 18-year-old male asked:
Dr. Matthew Hyde
Dentistry 43 years experience
Yes: It is possible you may have some damage in your TMJ (temporomandibular joint which acts like a sliding hinge, connecting your jawbone to your skull) a... Read More
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A 31-year-old member asked:
Dr. Matthew Hyde
Dentistry 43 years experience
Sleep Study: You should get a sleep study done either at a sleep study center(best) or have your doctor order at home sleep study (as long as it has some form of p... Read More
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A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Matthew Hyde
Dentistry 43 years experience
Yes and Low: Tooth clenching can lead to TMJ problems which often increase muscle spasms in the head and neck region. It can also involve migraine like headache s... Read More
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A 24-year-old male asked:
Dr. Matthew Hyde
Dentistry 43 years experience
Sleep Study: You should get a sleep study done either at a sleep study center(best) or have your doctor order at home sleep study (as long as it has some form of p... Read More
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A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. Matthew Hyde
Dentistry 43 years experience
Varies: Can range from a simple filling, to crown, to extraction. It depends on how much the tooth is damaged. Often a broken tooth may have underlying decay... Read More
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A 54-year-old male asked:
Dr. Matthew Hyde
Dentistry 43 years experience
Clindamycin better: If you are having a bad rxn from the medication do not switch on your own. Contact your doctor and discuss the problem. Clindamycin is a good drug ... Read More
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A 36-year-old male asked:
Dr. Matthew Hyde
Dentistry 43 years experience
Yes: Especially if out has one of the natural forms of Ephedrine (ephedrine sulfate) in it like mahwan.
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A 59-year-old male asked:
Dr. Matthew Hyde
Dentistry 43 years experience
Yes: If not taken care of properly you can develop "peri=implantitus" and lose the bone surrounding your implant. A natural tooth and an implant are attach... Read More
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A 31-year-old female asked:
Dr. Matthew Hyde
Dentistry 43 years experience
Sleep Study: You should get a sleep study done either at a sleep study center(best) or have your doctor order at home sleep study (as long as it has some form of p... Read More
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A 38-year-old male asked:
Dr. Matthew Hyde
Dentistry 43 years experience
Possibly: Nicotine in any form can have a negative effect on healing in the human body. While an e cigarette is probably better than a regular cigarette i don'... Read More
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A 40-year-old female asked:
Dr. Matthew Hyde
Dentistry 43 years experience
Perhaps: You haven't given any information about what steps you have taken to deal with the problem. Is your friend using a CPAP machine or an oral sleep apnea... Read More
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A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Matthew Hyde
Dentistry 43 years experience
Probably Not: You would need to see an orthodontist to evaluate your situation but the odds of it helping you w/o guided treatment is probably in the state lotto ra... Read More
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A 55-year-old female asked:
Dr. Matthew Hyde
Dentistry 43 years experience
No: Not the way enamel works. The dental effects of osteoporosis are related to bone density and bone loss around your teeth.
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A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Matthew Hyde
Dentistry 43 years experience
Yes: While bleaching strips are very safe anything used in excess can be a problem. Even though water is essential to life and health it is possible to thr... Read More
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A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. Matthew Hyde
Dentistry 43 years experience
Bone repositioning: Most people think of braces as just moving teeth. Most orthodontic problems are both skeletal(bone) and tooth position issues. Functional orthodonti... Read More
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A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Matthew Hyde
Dentistry 43 years experience
Get a diagnosis: It is important to found out what the problem its first(ie, gum disease, oral hygiene, or digestive issues) from your md or dds.That being said my fav... Read More
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A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. Matthew Hyde
Dentistry 43 years experience
Mouthguard: You may be clenching your teeth while exercising. You might want to pick up an inexpensive no-boil mouthguard at a pharmacy to see if it gives y you a... Read More
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A 45-year-old female asked:
Dr. Matthew Hyde
Dentistry 43 years experience
Possibly: An oral surgeon or TMJ specialist may be able to help you with a consultation.
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A 36-year-old male asked:
Dr. Matthew Hyde
Dentistry 43 years experience
A: A complete initial adult dental examination should always include a full mouth periodontal charting.
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A 36-year-old male asked:
Dr. Matthew Hyde
Dentistry 43 years experience
Ignore: Always take prescribed antibiotics until they are finished to avoid creating a super infection.
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A 30-year-old member asked:
Dr. Matthew Hyde
Dentistry 43 years experience
Low Risk: But not impossible. There is a possibility that the virus could be transmitted. (for example if both parties had gum disease and bleeding in the oral... Read More
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A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. Matthew Hyde
Dentistry 43 years experience
See MD or DDS: There are many things this could be, often nothing to worry about. Too many to list here. We would need a dialog as well(i.e. Does your boyfriend sm... Read More
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A 36-year-old male asked:
Dr. Matthew Hyde
Dentistry 43 years experience
Brushing: Brushing more will not help gum disease. You need floss as well.
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A 31-year-old male asked:
Dr. Matthew Hyde
Dentistry 43 years experience
Yes and no: Sometimes after a tooth extraction your bite may be slightly different. (this can be due to several factors), or your musculature in the area may have... Read More
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A 31-year-old member asked:
Dr. Matthew Hyde
Dentistry 43 years experience
Bleaching Strips: Are a very cost effective method of home bleaching. The best ones are available from your dentist. I believe you should never bleach your teeth with... Read More
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A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Matthew Hyde
Dentistry 43 years experience
No: There may be some sore spots that require adjustment but dentures in general are not painful (but if you are having extractions at the same time there... Read More
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A 36-year-old male asked:
Dr. Matthew Hyde
Dentistry 43 years experience
Flossing: Flossing before brushing instead of after makes it easier to remember to do once it becomes a habit.
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A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. Matthew Hyde
Dentistry 43 years experience
Yes and no: Indigestion, discharge and inflammation of the genitals, and and increase in a craving for sweets are all symptoms of male yeast infection. Bad breat... Read More
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A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Matthew Hyde
Dentistry 43 years experience
Possibly: But not the answer, you need to see a dentist, oral surgeon, or hospital asap. This type of infection is not something you fool around with by self... Read More
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A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. Matthew Hyde
Dentistry 43 years experience
Antifungal: I would check with your doctor to see if they might want to add some form of antifungal medication to your treatment(such Mycelex (clotrimazole) troch... Read More
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A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Matthew Hyde
Dentistry 43 years experience
Duplication error: Cancer is basically an error in the genetic duplication of a cell. This can be caused by radiation, virus, chemicals, and other factors. With smoke... Read More
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A 20-year-old female asked:
Dr. Matthew Hyde
Dentistry 43 years experience
Depends: Your dentist is referring to the way your top & bottom teeth come together. They may still look beautiful but if when your teeth touch completely... Read More
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Testimonials
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Recommendations
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Thank you notes
Mar 28, 2015
Great doctor. Consistently gives thoughtful, insightful and expert advice.
Jun 14, 2013
Very timely and informative responses.
Jun 4, 2013
Very accurate and timely responses.
HealthTap member
Thanks for your quick reply! I had an EGD that showed hiatal hernia and esophagitis and GERD. Reflux worsens during ovulation/menses. LLQ pain, muscle aches, sore neck.
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Thank you, your answer was very helpful! Hmm. I asked for Valplast which it may not be afterall. I'll find out
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Thank you, your answer was very helpful! Thank you ,i am a bit worried now i will get treatment at hospital

Education & Training

Medical/Graduate school

New York University College of Dentistry
Graduated 1984MD

Medical/Graduate school

NYU School of Dentistry
Graduated 1980MD

Awards

Top Dentist, Third Place, New York - Winter
2013
Founding Rx Editor, First Place, National - Winter
2015
HealthTap Founding Doctor

Affiliations

International Congress of Oral Implantologists
American Dental Association
New York State Dental Association
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