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Start the year off with a “Dental Resolution”

by Kathleen Skarka, RDH, Long Island City With just a few simple changes you (and your loved ones) can easily commit to better dental health in 2019 and the years to come. Check your inventory. Invest in an electric toothbrush. Electric toothbrushes reach spaces and speeds that manual toothbrush does not reach. They are much [...]

By | January 9th, 2019|Uncategorized|0 Comments

ProHEALTH Dental expands into Suffolk County

By David Reich-Hale, Newsday, david.reich-hale@newsday.com Lake Success-based ProHEALTH Dental has expanded into Suffolk County. Dr. Richard Rongo, who has been a dentist in Huntington for 15 years, has merged his practice into ProHEALTH Dental. Rongo’s practice has relocated to 35 Gerard St. in Huntington. ProHEALTH Dental has six locations, including one on Long Island, in Lake [...]

By | December 18th, 2018|Uncategorized|0 Comments

When should my child first visit the dentist?

by Dr. Abby Brecher, Board Certified Pediatric Dentist, Long Island City New parents often ask about when to schedule their child’s first dental visit. The American Academy of Pediatric Dentistry recommends the first dental visit be within 6 months of the appearance of a child’s first tooth and no later than their first birthday. Eruption of [...]

By | December 17th, 2018|Uncategorized|0 Comments

The Art of Teeth Whitening

by Dr. Shruti Shah, LIC General Dentist As our dentists strive to provide the best care for our patients, we primarily try to focus on the necessary restorative treatments. Patients will present with a handful of cavities, and yet they will inquire, “how can I get whiter teeth?” Dental whitening is one of the most [...]

By | November 5th, 2018|Uncategorized|0 Comments

How to Get Your Little Ones More Excited About their Oral Hygiene

Learning the alphabet, how to count, to tie shoes laces and don’t forget BRUSHING TEETH! Just a few lessons parents introduce to children at a young age. Tooth decay (or cavities) can begin as soon as a tooth erupts. Thus, we recommend starting good oral hygiene early. Children should have their first visit to the [...]

By | September 19th, 2018|Uncategorized|0 Comments


Over the past decade or so, adults have strayed away from fluoride toothpaste in an attempt to go “natural” and cavity-free. A study completed by the Department of Oral Health Science at the University of Washington (UW), found that dental caries, or “cavities”, affect 99.8 percent of today’s global population. The UW study also found [...]

By | August 23rd, 2018|Uncategorized|0 Comments


ProHEALTH Care and ProHEALTH Dental are collaborating to provide top-quality sleep services for patients and employees, so they can get the restful night of sleep that they need. Dr. Lawrence Shulman, Chief of Pulmonary & Sleep Medicine, and Dr. Nojan Bakhtiari, Chief of Dental Sleep Medicine have joined together as the new ProHEALTH Sleep Medicine [...]

By | July 16th, 2018|Uncategorized|0 Comments


By: Pamela Sands, D.D.S. Both the American Dental Association (ADA) and the American Academy of Pediatrics agree that children should have their first dental visit by age one. Both general dentists and pediatric dentists treat young patients. So, what is the difference? In many ways, general dentists and pediatric dentists can be compared to their [...]

By | July 16th, 2018|Uncategorized|0 Comments


Check out the article posted by the Long Island Business News on May 2, 2018, highlighting our new affiliation with Riverside Medical. We are proud to be partnering with this highly esteemed medical practice. While continuing to educate patients about the importance of oral health as part of overall wellness, we are certain that this [...]

By | May 10th, 2018|Uncategorized|0 Comments


Hello - My name is Nojan Bakhtiari, and I am the new Chief of Dental Sleep Medicine here at ProHEALTH Dental in Lake Success. My role is to help manage snoring and obstructive sleep apnea with oral appliance therapy (also known as MADs or oral sleep appliances). I am excited to be part of the [...]

By | May 8th, 2018|Uncategorized|0 Comments