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August 2, 2018

You Have Had Scaling and Root Planning, What’s Next?

At your last hygiene visit at Dr. Helfner’s and Dr. Curro’s office, your dental hygienist diagnosed you with periodontal disease and recommended scaling and root planning, a periodontal therapy treatment.  Periodontal disease is an inflammatory disease that destroys the bone and the attachment of the gum to the tooth. It occurs when the biofilm in your mouth, which has bacteria in it, causes inflammation. If the biofilm is not removed sufficiently with proper hygiene cleanings and regular brushing and flossing, that inflammation becomes chronic and will start to destroy healthy tissue. In the case of periodontal disease, it destroys the […]
July 23, 2018
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Dentistry in Commack

At Bonnie Helfner, DDS, our dental healthcare professionals are committed to providing you with the highest quality of individualized dental care. Along with treating your teeth, our dentists in Commack believe that the way we treat you is a key factor in maximizing your overall comfort. If you are looking for a dental experience that will exceed your expectations, our dentists in Commack at Bonnie Helfner, DDS are here to help you! About Our Doctors Both Dr. Bonnie Helfner and Dr. Kristin Curro are committed to providing you with a positive and comfortable dental experience. Dr. Helfner completed her General […]
July 17, 2018
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How Often Do I Need To Go To The Dentist?

Regular visits to your dentist and hygienist are essential towards maintaining healthy teeth and gums. Without proper oral care, complications like gum disease, tooth loss, and more, can be imminent. Because of this, you will want to be proactive towards maintaining and improving your oral health. A common reason many people avoid the dentist is due to fear. Finding a family dentist in Commack that makes your comfort a top priority can make the entire process a breeze. At Bonnie Helfner DDS, our team of dentists and dental health professionals were voted Best Dentist and Best Cosmetic Dentist on Long […]
July 13, 2018
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Why Is Oral Hygiene Important?

Proper oral hygiene not only improves the appearance of your teeth, but can also prevent gum disease, cavities, and bad breath. Keeping up with a daily oral care routine and regular visits to your dentist and hygienist will keep your teeth and gums as healthy as possible. If you are looking for dentists in Commack, Dr. Bonnie Helfner and Dr. Kristin Curro of Bonnie Helfner DDS were voted Best Dentist and Best Cosmetic Dentist on Long Island for 2018. Since the oral health of our patients is a top priority for Bonnie Helfner DDS, education on the subject matter is […]
June 22, 2018

Congratulations Commack Graduates!

As many of you know, Dr. Bonnie Helfner has been generously giving the Beat the Odds Scholarship to a graduating senior, at Commack High School, for the last 17 years. It’s truly an honor for Dr. Helfner to be a part of the annual Senior Awards Ceremony.  Dr. Helfner also had the privilege of seeing one of our former interns receive many accolades. We congratulate all of the CHS seniors who received awards. As always Bonnie Helfner DDS PC is honored to take part in another Commack event. 
April 30, 2018
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Regain Your Smile

Nothing is more discouraging than looking in the mirror to see a yellowed or chipped smile. The fact is, your smile can significantly affect your confidence at work and in social situations. The importance of dental hygiene is well known; however, certain things may be out of your control. For instance, your teeth can discolor, shift, and chip due to a variety of occurrences.   Treatment options available Advancements in the field of dentistry have made many cosmetic procedures affordable and painless. At Bonnie Helfner DDS, our dentists in Commack have helped many improve their smile, allowing them to put […]
March 23, 2018

Best Dentist On Long Island For 2018

At Bonnie Helfner, DDS of Commack, New York, our team of caring dental professionals is just as concerned with your overall comfort as we are with the cleanliness of your teeth. In fact, it is our unique combination of top-quality dental care and exceptional customer service that allows us to hold on to the titles of Best Dentist and Best Cosmetic Dentist on Long Island for yet another year. What can you expect during your first visit to our office? During your first visit to our office, you can expect a warm greeting, a state-of-the-art salt-water fish tank, and a […]
March 2, 2018
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Thank You For Voting Bonnie Helfner DDS Best Cosmetic Dentist & Best Dentist On Long Island For 2018

By now, Dr. Bonnie Helfner’s name is synonymous with “Top Dentist on Long Island!” The SUNY Buffalo School of Dental Medicine graduate has earned the well-deserved reputation as being a leader in her field, and as her patients can attest, there’s nothing more comforting than being in the hands of a caring and experienced dentist whose sole goal is to ensure good health and happy smiles! Helfner has passed down her extensive knowledge by volunteering to give dental presentations to students, too! A skilled and kind-hearted dentist, indeed. No wonder why Long Islanders voted Dr. Bonnie Helfner the Best Dentist […]
March 1, 2018

Dr. Bonnie Helfner Visited The John Mandracchia-Sawmill Intermediate School

In recognition of National Children’s Dental Health month, Dr. Helfner visited the Mandracchia-Sawmill Intermediate School in Commack to discuss oral health as part of their annual Wellness Program. This is the 12th consecutive year Dr. Helfner has been visiting with their students, bringing them dental models, visual aids, and helping to make brushing fun. 
December 14, 2017

We have adopted a family for the holidays!

On behalf of our Dental Office, we’ve adopted a local family this holiday season.    Items can be dropped off at: 645 Commack Road, Commack     2 Children – 6 year old girl and an 11 year old boy.     Requests   6-year-old girl Shirts: Small 6-7 Pants: Small 6-7 Toys: Shopkins, Legos, & PJ Masks figurines   11-year old boy  Shirts: Adult small Pants: Size 14 Sweatpants: Adult small/medium Sweat Shirts: Adult medium Toys: Pokemon, Minecraft, & Legos     Let’s show them how Helfner’s Heroes do it!
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