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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

Tuesday: 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 59-year-old male asked:
Dr. Matthew Hyde
Dentistry 43 years experience
A mouthguard: Or nti (http://headacheprevention.Com) device. Remember however that bruxism is a contributing factor not necessarily the cause of your recession.
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A 50-year-old member asked:
Dr. Matthew Hyde
Dentistry 43 years experience
See a dentist: Or oral surgeon to help you evaluate the situation. They see more of these issues than most primary care physicians and should be able to either hel... 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 female asked:
Dr. Matthew Hyde
Dentistry 43 years experience
SEE Doc!: While it may seem simple to try to remove yourself it would be safer to let a healthcare professional remove it for you like an ENT to avoid doing dam... Read More
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A 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. Matthew Hyde
Dentistry 43 years experience
See a pedodontist: Pedodontists are dentist who specializein the treatment of children. With a child that young you would be in the best hand s.
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A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Matthew Hyde
Dentistry 43 years experience
Yes & no: Smoking increases periodontal disease and bone support loss for teeth. Both of these can be a reason for teeth to shift and move or eventually be lo... Read More
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A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Matthew Hyde
Dentistry 43 years experience
Not really: Unless your face is swollen now due to an infection from your wisdom teeth I do not believe there will be any correlation between your dimples and wis... Read More
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A 29-year-old male asked:
Dr. Matthew Hyde
Dentistry 43 years experience
Varies : Depends on many factors. Is there adequate tooth structure to support porcelain veneers? Do you have parafunctional habbits like Bruxism or Clenchin... Read More
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A 35-year-old male asked:
Dr. Matthew Hyde
Dentistry 43 years experience
Varies: Traditional veneers are generally more cosmetic and natural looking while lumineers have the advantage of less or no tooth reduction. A lot depends o... Read More
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A 58-year-old female asked:
Dr. Matthew Hyde
Dentistry 43 years experience
Maybe: Consult first with the dr who performed the treatment to see if a referral is needed or what type of specialist you might want to see. There are a fe... Read More
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A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Matthew Hyde
Dentistry 43 years experience
Depends: If they occur often you might want to see if avoiding certain chemicals may decrease the amount of them. A non- sls (sodium lauryl sulphate) toothpas... Read More
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A 57-year-old male asked:
Dr. Matthew Hyde
Dentistry 43 years experience
2nd opinion : There could be several reasons for this but if you are still in that much pain I would suggest a 2nd opinion from another dentist (preferably an oral ... Read More
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A 31-year-old member asked:
Dr. Matthew Hyde
Dentistry 43 years experience
Uvula: I have not heard of the term"hanging tongue" but i think this is what you mean.
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A 37-year-old male asked:
Dr. Matthew Hyde
Dentistry 43 years experience
Ignore: Baby teething pain, avoid using benzocaine, for long term health gain.
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A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. Matthew Hyde
Dentistry 43 years experience
Yes: From cosmetics to improved "bite" or making room for a dental implant to replace a previously lost tooth whet teeth have shifted around the space. I... Read More
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A 60-year-old male asked:
Dr. Matthew Hyde
Dentistry 43 years experience
Throw it out: Nesbits are no longer consisted an acceptable dental treatment. It is too easy to swallow them. (and it's no fun getting them back out) there are man... Read More
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A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. Matthew Hyde
Dentistry 43 years experience
See Dentist: See either a dentist or oral surgeon, . Your mom should not fool around with home care and advice from"friends". Most likely will need treatment and/o... Read More
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A 59-year-old male asked:
Dr. Matthew Hyde
Dentistry 43 years experience
Ask questions: There are ways to adjust valplast but all dental laboratory s do not know how to repair. Have your dentist contact a few different labs to see what th... Read More
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A 32-year-old female asked:
Dr. Matthew Hyde
Dentistry 43 years experience
Could be: This could be the result of trauma, grinding your teeth at night, the nerve dying in a tooth(needs root canal therapy), or some other issue. You shoul... Read More
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A 38-year-old female asked:
Dr. Matthew Hyde
Dentistry 43 years experience
Run!: Do not walk. See either a dentist, oral surgeon, or on er ; asap. You should not fool around with home care and advice from"friends".You most likely n... Read More
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A 23-year-old male asked:
Dr. Matthew Hyde
Dentistry 43 years experience
Tooth Reduction: Dental crowns require you to remove much more tooth structure than porcelain veneers and require a little more diligence in your home care for periodo... Read More
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A 32-year-old female asked:
Dr. Matthew Hyde
Dentistry 43 years experience
Not much: Without seeing you clinicallyor knowing your history it is impossible to really advise you. Best bet is to see a professional asap. If not able to bas... Read More
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A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. Matthew Hyde
Dentistry 43 years experience
Not really: However if your occlusion(the way your teeth meet together)is thrown severely off by your braces and you developed severere tmd rarely you may get ref... 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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A 42-year-old female asked:
Dr. Matthew Hyde
Dentistry 43 years experience
Many possibilities: Hard to say just from your description but some answers would be periodontal disease, bruxism(teeth grinding), overly agressive tooth brushing are som... Read More
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A 29-year-old male asked:
Dr. Matthew Hyde
Dentistry 43 years experience
Not really: Most laboratory made veneers are made of porcelain like substances not composites. They are usually stronger than compsite and resist staining more. ... Read More
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A 23-year-old male asked:
Dr. Matthew Hyde
Dentistry 43 years experience
Yes: Usually not a problem especially if it isn't infected.
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A 62-year-old male asked:
Dr. Matthew Hyde
Dentistry 43 years experience
Possibly: More likely however that you may have inadvertently swallowed some of the fluoride during treatment. It could also be coincidental.
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A 63-year-old female asked:
Dr. Matthew Hyde
Dentistry 43 years experience
Varies : Root canal post operative pain can vary widely. Most of my patients have little or no pain under they bite down on the tooth for the 1st few days. ... Read More
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A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. Matthew Hyde
Dentistry 43 years experience
Go Back to Surgeon: 6 wisdom teeth, very unusual. You may have an Amoxicillin resistant infection and may need a different antibiotic. Either go back to your surgeon o... Read More
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A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Matthew Hyde
Dentistry 43 years experience
YES: But 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 ... Read More
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A 18-year-old female asked:
Dr. Matthew Hyde
Dentistry 43 years experience
Warm salt water: Is usually the best solution not direct salt application
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A female asked:
Dr. Matthew Hyde
Dentistry 43 years experience
Ask treating dentist: Most root canals these days are treated in one visit. While some post operative symptoms are not unusual, I would call the office to see if they feel ... Read More
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A male asked:
Dr. Matthew Hyde
Dentistry 43 years experience
No, not at all: If true Fordyce Spot or Granules , they are really just sebaceous glands (sweat glands) in unusual areas and nothing to worry about
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A 37-year-old male asked:
Dr. Matthew Hyde
Dentistry 43 years experience
Flossing: Flossing for periodontal and gum disease technique is extremely important. Image is wrong.
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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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 52-year-old female asked:
Dr. Matthew Hyde
Dentistry 43 years experience
Could be: But you really need to be seen for a comprehensive dental examination as well as letting your doctor who put you on the Coumadin (warfarin) in on the ... 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 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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Testimonials
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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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