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Dr. Stephen Enriquez

Addiction Medicine
Newburgh, NY
34 years experience male

Locations

Office

Newburgh, NY

Address

12 Hudson Valley Professional Plaza, Newburgh, NY
Directions

My office hours

Wednesday: 8:30am - 5:30pm
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Fax

8455621733

About

Bio

Dr. Enriquez graduated from Fairleigh S. Dickinson Dental School receiving a Doctor in Dental Medicine degree in 1988. He received his post graduate degree in Prosthodontics from Columbia University School of Dental and Oral Surgery in 1993.He is certified in Comprehensive Implant Dentistry through Columbia University, Harvard University and University of Pennsylvania. He additionally aquired certification in the mini dental implant system from the University of Oklahoma. In his spare time he enjoys walking, reading and golf. Dr. Enriquez has been married over 20 years and has 2 children.

Specialties
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Addiction Medicine

Languages spoken

Greek

Doctor Q&A

97 Answers
39 Agrees
The number of answers this doctor has agreed with.
A 21-year-old female asked:
Dr. Stephen Enriquez
Addiction Medicine 34 years experience
Depends: The kind of treatment is dependent on how much of the tooth is chipped, where the tooth is chipped, where in the mouth the tooth is located etc. If it... Read More
A male asked:
Dr. Stephen Enriquez
Addiction Medicine 34 years experience
No: Only natural tooth structure is susceptible to bleaching.
A 19-year-old male asked:
Dr. Stephen Enriquez
Addiction Medicine 34 years experience
See ur doctor: You first need an intro oral examination by your dentist or ent, to begin the diagnostic process. Your symptoms can be due to something quite simple, ... Read More
A 18-year-old male asked:
Dr. Stephen Enriquez
Addiction Medicine 34 years experience
Expensive: $1000-4000 per tooth.
A member asked:
Dr. Stephen Enriquez
Addiction Medicine 34 years experience
Yes: Tooth bonding refers to a composite material. It is porous. It will lose it shape n discolor over a short period of time. Porcelain is glass therefore... Read More
A member asked:
Dr. Stephen Enriquez
Addiction Medicine 34 years experience
No: The best bone graft material is an autologous graft. That means your own bone is the best grafting material to use. The disadvantage is that you will ... Read More
A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. Stephen Enriquez
Addiction Medicine 34 years experience
Depends: How developed are the cavities? If they are incipient then i suggest good oral hygiene: brushing well, flossing properly, rinsing with Fluoride rinse ... Read More
A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. Stephen Enriquez
Addiction Medicine 34 years experience
Four options: First option , a removeable prosthesis. Second option, a fixed prosthesis with natural abutments or anchor teeth. Third option, implant supported p... Read More
A 29-year-old member asked:
Dr. Stephen Enriquez
Addiction Medicine 34 years experience
4 options: First option, witha removeable prosthesis. Second option, with an acid etched retainer. Third option, fixed prosthesis. Fourth option, with implant... Read More
A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. Stephen Enriquez
Addiction Medicine 34 years experience
Not really: Decay is a result of leaving debris on surfaces of teeth. Brushing and flossing properly and regularly will help. A visit to your dentist would also h... Read More
A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Stephen Enriquez
Addiction Medicine 34 years experience
Depends: Do you mean a fixed or permanent bridgework or remove able bridgework? A fixed bridge uses anchor teeth on either side of a space. An implant is a tit... Read More
A 54-year-old female asked:
Dr. Stephen Enriquez
Addiction Medicine 34 years experience
Call your doctor: Visit your doctor. He or she will know what is causing your discomfort.
A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Stephen Enriquez
Addiction Medicine 34 years experience
Yes: A full denture replaces all missing teeth. A partial denture replaces some missing teeth. Get an evaluation for your situation. There are plenty of tr... Read More
A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Stephen Enriquez
Addiction Medicine 34 years experience
Yes: Cosmetic dentistry can certainly help you. Cosmetic dentistry is a fairly a traumatic procedure and the results if done correctly can be life changing... Read More
A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Stephen Enriquez
Addiction Medicine 34 years experience
Yes: In certain situations, people with periodontally compromised teeth may not want to do cosmetic dental procedures because the results may not last. It ... Read More
A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. Stephen Enriquez
Addiction Medicine 34 years experience
Yes: Yes. Taking your teeth out will certainly get rid of your periodontal disease. Of course you have other options available to you to get rid of your pe... Read More
A 31-year-old member asked:
Dr. Stephen Enriquez
Addiction Medicine 34 years experience
Simply n quickly: Preliminary impressions, final impressions, centric relation records n trial set up and finally delivery. From beginning to end should not take more t... Read More
A 29-year-old male asked:
Dr. Stephen Enriquez
Addiction Medicine 34 years experience
Yes: Some procedures can cause pain and swelling and for some people longer than others. Be patient and you will heal just fine.
A 19-year-old female asked:
Dr. Stephen Enriquez
Addiction Medicine 34 years experience
A dysfunction: Temporomandibular dysfunction is when the meniscus protecting the condyle or the disc in the jaw joint doesn't move in unison during jaw movement. Th... Read More
A 21-year-old male asked:
Dr. Stephen Enriquez
Addiction Medicine 34 years experience
Get evaluated: Best to see a doctor in case sutures are necessary. Keep things clean and rinse with warm salt water until you see your doctor.
A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Stephen Enriquez
Addiction Medicine 34 years experience
No problem: Your orthodontist can design and incorporate that problem as part of the treatment plan.
A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Stephen Enriquez
Addiction Medicine 34 years experience
It doesnt: Toothpaste doesn't take skin off your mouth. Maybe you're brushing so hard to cause the gingiva to slough off.
A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Stephen Enriquez
Addiction Medicine 34 years experience
No integration: Implant failure means no integration occurred between the implant and bone.
A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. Stephen Enriquez
Addiction Medicine 34 years experience
Gently : Teeth can be removed gently and a traumatically . The procedure can be done with just local anesthetic or if you would prefer under sedation. You will... Read More
A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. Stephen Enriquez
Addiction Medicine 34 years experience
No: Please be sure to visit your dentist at least once a year to make sure your dentures are stable n retentive. Once your dentures have been fabricated t... Read More
A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Stephen Enriquez
Addiction Medicine 34 years experience
Everyone idifferent: Good oral hygiene prevents caries n periodontal disease for most of the population. There's always a percentage of the population that are resistant t... Read More
A 55-year-old member asked:
Dr. Stephen Enriquez
Addiction Medicine 34 years experience
Dysfunction: The temporomandibular joint if it's dysfunctional can be impinging on vessels and nerves that can cause your symptoms. Visit your dentist preferably a... Read More
A 36-year-old female asked:
Dr. Stephen Enriquez
Addiction Medicine 34 years experience
Chemicals: Cigarettes have a lot of chemicals to make them burn, addictive and taste good. Cigarettes change buffering properties of saliva. These factors may ha... Read More
A 40-year-old female asked:
Dr. Stephen Enriquez
Addiction Medicine 34 years experience
No: After a root canal pain may persist especially if infection was present. Antibiotic therapy will help. Try to be patient and allow your body to heal
A female asked:
Dr. Stephen Enriquez
Addiction Medicine 34 years experience
Yes: the sooner you seek professional evaluation the better. You dont want to make ur situation worse. Until then keep up with your hygiene. Good luck n be... Read More
A 22-year-old female asked:
Dr. Stephen Enriquez
Addiction Medicine 34 years experience
No: Cold sores are due to a virus. Expect 10-14 days before it resolves itself.
A 19-year-old male asked:
Dr. Stephen Enriquez
Addiction Medicine 34 years experience
You cant: Once you have cavities, they only get worse unless you seek professional care. Seek treatment as soon as possible before your situation gets worse.
A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. Stephen Enriquez
Addiction Medicine 34 years experience
Depends: If the prosthesis is well fitting and designed properly, any cream or powder should suffice. Experiment to see if a cream works better or if a powder ... Read More
A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Stephen Enriquez
Addiction Medicine 34 years experience
No: The intense heat in some dishwashers can affect the prosthesis integrity. Best to just brush and or place in enzymatic bath.
A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Stephen Enriquez
Addiction Medicine 34 years experience
Consistency: No matter what system is used, whitening your teeth often and consistently will get your best result. A Fluoride rinse would help you too.
A 31-year-old member asked:
Dr. Stephen Enriquez
Addiction Medicine 34 years experience
Soon: Once your anesthesia has dissipated you may eat what you like. If you have a temporary crown then use common sense with your diet until final crown ha... Read More
A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. Stephen Enriquez
Addiction Medicine 34 years experience
Throw up?: Throwing up is a violent movement from your stomach to your throat. Soreness is to be expected. Rinse out with warm salt water and your throat should ... Read More
A 58-year-old male asked:
Dr. Stephen Enriquez
Addiction Medicine 34 years experience
Who doesn't : Many people have difficulty swallowing pills. If you are taking supplements it shouldn't be a problem to break them up to help you. Be sure to let you... Read More
A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Stephen Enriquez
Addiction Medicine 34 years experience
Yes: Bleaching teeth can remove some of the enamel. Of course you would have to bleach your teeth all the time and for long periods of time for you to be c... Read More
A 51-year-old female asked:
Dr. Stephen Enriquez
Addiction Medicine 34 years experience
Rare occasions: Proximity of tooth removed to mandibular and mental nerve can cause damage. Nerve damage can be reversible to irreversible. If your senses or feeling ... Read More
A 35-year-old male asked:
Dr. Stephen Enriquez
Addiction Medicine 34 years experience
?: Your description cannot be diagnosed without medical, historical and visual examination.Please seek a doctor's help.
A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Stephen Enriquez
Addiction Medicine 34 years experience
Holistic?: I don't understand what you mean by holistic. If a dentist calls himself holistic, that is a made up title. There is no specialty in dentistry for hol... Read More
A member asked:
Dr. Stephen Enriquez
Addiction Medicine 34 years experience
No problem: If its a cold just be patient and in 10-14 days you'll be as good as new . If after two your symptoms have not improved please visit your doctor. Take... Read More
A 46-year-old female asked:
Dr. Stephen Enriquez
Addiction Medicine 34 years experience
Alloy: The strongest crown would be a gold crown. The next would be an all zirconia crown. The weakest an all porcelain crown with no substrate.
A member asked:
Dr. Stephen Enriquez
Addiction Medicine 34 years experience
Visit an ENT: There are nerves located in the proximity of your parotid glands. Impingement could be causing ur headaches. Please visit ur doctor for an evaluation.... Read More
A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Stephen Enriquez
Addiction Medicine 34 years experience
Not really: People who have periodontal disease benefit from good oral hygiene and professional maintenance program with a periodontist. As for listerine, it does... Read More
A 34-year-old female asked:
Dr. Stephen Enriquez
Addiction Medicine 34 years experience
Yes: Just get one of those mouth guards u buy for athletes. Boil it to soften the mouth guard n without burning yourself place it into your mouth n gently ... Read More
A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. Stephen Enriquez
Addiction Medicine 34 years experience
You can't: Properly designed permanent teeth are just like natural teeth. They will get food caught . It's important that you brush properly and floss regularly ... Read More
A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Stephen Enriquez
Addiction Medicine 34 years experience
Doctor visit: First how old is the partial denture? Second are the supporting teeth and structures healthy n stable? It might be time to see your doctor for adjust... Read More

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May 25, 2015
Thank you for sharing your knowledge, specific expertise and generous support and experience! Dr.Paul Grin
Mar 22, 2015
Great doctor. Consistently gives thoughtful, insightful and expert advice.
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Mar 30, 2015
Dr. Enriquez is an amazing doctor! #nationaldoctorsday2015 #virtualflower1
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I appreciate yr response/direction, altho I did see an oral surgeon who felt the impaction was much2close2the nerve2safely remove: hence, my question
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Thank you, your answer was very helpful! I would like to say Thankyou for your answer on my question doc .
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thank you that puts ease at my mind. i have been very anxiety out .

Education & Training

Medical/Graduate school

Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons, NY
Graduated 1993MD

Medical/Graduate school

Fairleigh S. Dickenson Dental School
Graduated 1988MD

Awards

Top Prosthodontist, Second Place, New York - Winter
2013
Top Prosthodontist, Second Place, New York - Summer
2013
Top Prosthodontist, First Place, National - Spring
2014

Affiliations

International College of Oral Implantologist
American College of Prosthodontists
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