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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
dentists in Commack

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
family dentist In Commack

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
dentists in Commack

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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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