Welcome to our web site!! Dr. David Scharf is a specialist in Periodontics. His practice is here to help you by focusing on the conservative treatment of gum disease and placing dental implants. We invite you to explore this site. It has become a real resource for our patients and the community. As you explore you will find a wealth of information on dental implants, periodontal disease, Dr Scharf and his practice. Whatever your interests, there is plenty here.
Perhaps you are unhappy with your denture, are missing teeth, or are losing teeth and are considering dental implants. You can explore and learn all about the implant process. You can also watch Dr. Scharf’s television interview on “The Wellness Hour” discussing who is a candidate for dental implants. These tools are designed to help you decide if implants are right for you.
You may have gum disease and need information on treatment options. Dr. Scharf is a Board Certified Periodontist and offers the full spectrum of periodontal therapies so that you can have the treatment that you feel best suites your particular needs. He has devoted his career to the conservative treatment of periodontal disease. He was the first periodontist on Long Island to be certified in Laser Assisted Periodontal Therapy and Perioscopy. These methods allow gum disease to be treated without cut and stitch gum surgery. Dr. Scharf was invited back to “The Wellness Hour” to discuss Laser Periodontal Therapy and that interview is here as well.
Maybe you are a technology buff and want a snapshot of all the technology Dr. Scharf has to offer his patients. From computerized dental records, digital radiography, i-CAT 3-D dentascans, and Simplant computerized implant planning to robotic instrument disinfection, lasers, and email and text patient communications, Dr. Scharf offers his patients the latest technology that enhances your care.
Patients experience a warm caring comfortable, unhurried, environment that tells them they are in the right place. Don’t take it from us. Check out our patient letters section and read the letters patients before you have sent to Dr. Scharf. When was the last time you were so thrilled with a dentist that you actually wrote them a thank you note? You can also watch videos of patients discussing their experiences with Dr. Scharf.
If you’re here because you have just been referred to Dr. Scharf or you are surfing the net looking for a periodontist on Long Island, you’ll want to learn about Dr. Scharf. His training, certifications, awards, academic affiliations, professional publications, and his bio are all available for your review. Most people cannot believe the extent of his professional achievement. This is especially true once they meet him. You’ll find a low-key gentle person eager to spend time with and listen to his patients and respectfully treat each person as per their unique needs and desires.
We welcome new patients from our existing patients, friends, referring Dentists and Physicians and the community. Many of our best patients now come to us after researching for the best periodontist on the internet. They do their research and decide that they want the expertise, caring and comfort that our patients enjoy.