March 23, 2018
Best Cosmetic Dentist On Long Island

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
Best Dentist on Long Island Best Cosmetic Dentist On Long Island

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!
December 6, 2017

Holiday Party 2017

November 3, 2017

Staff Appreciation Day at Bonnie Helfner DDS

November 1, 2017
Oral-Health

How Diabetes Affects Your Oral Health

November is National Diabetes Month A common study in the world of oral health is the theorized connection between itself and heart disease. Doctors’ have speculated that proper care of your teeth could potentially be a plausible method of preventing diabetes from occurring. However, this study requires more research in order to fully understand the association. If you have any questions about this correlation, contact your local Commack dentist Dr. Bonnie Helfner for some answers. According to a 2012 study done by the American Heart Association, scientific evidence suggests that there is no actual connection between the two. They also […]
October 19, 2017

Best Dentist and Best Cosmetic Dentist on Long Island

Vote Us Best Dentist and Best Cosmetic Dentist on Long Island!   Bonnie Helfner DDS is proud to announce that we’ve once again been nominated in the Bethpage Best of Long Island contest for both the “Best Dentist” and “Best Cosmetic Dentist” categories! Bonnie Helfner DDS, located in Commack, New York, has been serving the Long Island community for over 20 years. Being nominated for such a prestigious honor is something that we hold in the highest regard. It is a testament to our excellent staff and supportive patients who have provided us with frequent success throughout the years, including […]
October 9, 2017

October is National Dental Hygiene Month

  With October being National Dental Hygiene Month, we wanted to give you a refresher course on how to keep your pearly whites nice and healthy.  Dental Hygiene is crucial to not only maintaining a beautiful smile but for overall longevity. Here are some tips to keep the cavities and gum disease from occurring: Brushing your teeth at least twice a day for 2 minutes each time. Use a toothbrush that reaches the back of your mouth safely with a soft-bristled brush. Even better – an electric toothbrush will be even more effective. Flossing after you eat or at least […]
October 3, 2017

Grinding Your Teeth?

Do you grind your teeth? It may be more serious than you think. Experienced Commack dentist Dr. Bonnie Helfner has treated many patients who grind their teeth, also known as Bruxism. Some of the symptoms that are caused by grinding your teeth are: Headaches Muscle aches Enlargement of facial muscles Temporomandibular joint (TMJ) discomfort Stiffness of the shoulders and neck Ear pain Sleep disorders Abnormal wear and mobility of teeth Loose teeth Micro-cracks and broken fillings (leading to nerve damage) Front teeth are flat and even in length Most commonly, people grind their teeth when they are asleep, but stress, […]
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