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Dr. Matthew Hyde

Dentistry
Plainview , NY
41 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

326 Answers
125 Agrees
The number of answers this doctor has agreed with.
A 58-year-old female asked:
Dr. Matthew Hyde
Dentistry 41 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
A 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. Matthew Hyde
Dentistry 41 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.
A 18-year-old male asked:
Dr. Matthew Hyde
Dentistry 41 years experience
Yes: Orthognathic surgery can often accomplish this but itit's a more advanced type of surgerythan most oral surgeons perform. You should have a thorough ... Read More
A 23-year-old male asked:
Dr. Matthew Hyde
Dentistry 41 years experience
Yes: Usually not a problem especially if it isn't infected.
A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. Matthew Hyde
Dentistry 41 years experience
No : Never heard of this type of reaction.
A 31-year-old member asked:
Dr. Matthew Hyde
Dentistry 41 years experience
Uvula: I have not heard of the term"hanging tongue" but i think this is what you mean.
A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Matthew Hyde
Dentistry 41 years experience
Yes and NO: Not directly. But any thing that causes increased cell duplication increases the risk of cancer. Other examples could be a denture sore that's untreat... Read More
A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Matthew Hyde
Dentistry 41 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
A 50-year-old member asked:
Dr. Matthew Hyde
Dentistry 41 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
A 35-year-old male asked:
Dr. Matthew Hyde
Dentistry 41 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
A 59-year-old male asked:
Dr. Matthew Hyde
Dentistry 41 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
A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. Matthew Hyde
Dentistry 41 years experience
Lidocaine Rinse: Is one of the most common recommendations.
A 20-year-old female asked:
Dr. Matthew Hyde
Dentistry 41 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
A 21-year-old female asked:
Dr. Matthew Hyde
Dentistry 41 years experience
Less likely : But still possible. At unpredictable times the the virus will start reproducing again in a process called shedding. Sometimes without any symptoms.... Read More
A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. Matthew Hyde
Dentistry 41 years experience
Surgery: Unless you keep biting the lesion because of its location they are not usually very serious.
A 42-year-old female asked:
Dr. Matthew Hyde
Dentistry 41 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
A 36-year-old female asked:
Dr. Matthew Hyde
Dentistry 41 years experience
Maybe: Should see a dentist or oral surgeon to evaluate asap but there may be options other than extraction. A dental professional can help you make the rig... Read More
A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Matthew Hyde
Dentistry 41 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
A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Matthew Hyde
Dentistry 41 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
A 59-year-old male asked:
Dr. Matthew Hyde
Dentistry 41 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.
A 57-year-old female asked:
Dr. Matthew Hyde
Dentistry 41 years experience
Various reasons: If you want to place an implant in an area without sufficient bone in area, when extracting a tooth to help preserve the bone that is left, and if yo... Read More
A 22-year-old female asked:
Dr. Matthew Hyde
Dentistry 41 years experience
Possibly: But you may have other issues such as gerd and black teeth can be caused by many other factors such as tobacco usage, medications, vitamins, mouth-rin... Read More
A female asked:
Dr. Matthew Hyde
Dentistry 41 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
A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Matthew Hyde
Dentistry 41 years experience
See a dentist: This is not something that can be answered without an examination to evaluate the cause of the problem safely.
A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Matthew Hyde
Dentistry 41 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
A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. Matthew Hyde
Dentistry 41 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
A 37-year-old male asked:
Dr. Matthew Hyde
Dentistry 41 years experience
Flossing: Flossing for periodontal and gum disease technique is extremely important. Image is wrong.
A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. Matthew Hyde
Dentistry 41 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
A 37-year-old male asked:
Dr. Matthew Hyde
Dentistry 41 years experience
Ignore: Baby teething pain, avoid using benzocaine, for long term health gain.
A 60-year-old male asked:
Dr. Matthew Hyde
Dentistry 41 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
A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. Matthew Hyde
Dentistry 41 years experience
Absolutely: Nerve may be dying in tooth or there could be an internal fracture as well. You will need a radiograph and an evaluation by a dental professional to ... Read More
A 38-year-old female asked:
Dr. Matthew Hyde
Dentistry 41 years experience
Yes: Can be many things. From thrush(fungal infection)to a pre cancerous lesion. Most likely not but best to have checked. Most people do not have enoug... Read More
A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. Matthew Hyde
Dentistry 41 years experience
GHR: Gingival health rinse from the natural dentist is a product that i recommend to my patients. (it does not replace proper flossing and brushing however... Read More
A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Matthew Hyde
Dentistry 41 years experience
Yes: But a lot more difficult and can take much longer and some cases do not respond well to any therapy.
A 18-year-old male asked:
Dr. Matthew Hyde
Dentistry 41 years experience
Yes they can: But if you plan on putting in an implant or fixed partial denture at a later date you could also have orthodontic retainer made to buy some time until... Read More
A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Matthew Hyde
Dentistry 41 years experience
Depends: Often the narrowing of the airway is behind the tonsils(more the base of your tongue against the back of your throat) so depending where the problem i... Read More
A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. Matthew Hyde
Dentistry 41 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
A 32-year-old male asked:
Dr. Matthew Hyde
Dentistry 41 years experience
Plan for replacement: Unless this was a wisdom tooth, most teeth need to be replaced after an extraction. This is to prevent shifting of the other teeth in the mouth whic... Read More
A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Matthew Hyde
Dentistry 41 years experience
With understanding: Once they have started therapy (cpap or oral device) be understanding that they are better with device(even if the air blows on your face or the nois... Read More
A 45-year-old female asked:
Dr. Matthew Hyde
Dentistry 41 years experience
Possibly: An oral surgeon or TMJ specialist may be able to help you with a consultation.
A 36-year-old male asked:
Dr. Matthew Hyde
Dentistry 41 years experience
Flossing: Flossing before brushing instead of after makes it easier to remember to do once it becomes a habit.
A 36-year-old male asked:
Dr. Matthew Hyde
Dentistry 41 years experience
A: A complete initial adult dental examination should always include a full mouth periodontal charting.
A 36-year-old male asked:
Dr. Matthew Hyde
Dentistry 41 years experience
Ignore: Always take prescribed antibiotics until they are finished to avoid creating a super infection.
A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Matthew Hyde
Dentistry 41 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
A 31-year-old female asked:
Dr. Matthew Hyde
Dentistry 41 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
A 55-year-old female asked:
Dr. Matthew Hyde
Dentistry 41 years experience
No: Not the way enamel works. The dental effects of osteoporosis are related to bone density and bone loss around your teeth.
A 36-year-old male asked:
Dr. Matthew Hyde
Dentistry 41 years experience
Yes: Especially if out has one of the natural forms of Ephedrine (ephedrine sulfate) in it like mahwan.
A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Matthew Hyde
Dentistry 41 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
A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. Matthew Hyde
Dentistry 41 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
A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. Matthew Hyde
Dentistry 41 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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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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