A Truly Caring Dentist
Dr. Todd Mayer is a Holistic Periodontist practicing at LI Center for Healthier Dentistry in Smithtown, New York. He has received his Bachelor of Science (B.S.) degree from the University of Maryland at College Park as well as his Doctor of Dental Surgery (D.D.S.) degree from The State University of New York at Buffalo School of Dental Medicine.
After earning his D.D.S., Dr. Mayer completed the accredited Advanced Specialty Education Program in Periodontics at the University of Maryland Dental School.
Dr. Mayer is known for his gentle and delicate touch as well as his calming bedside manner. Patient comfort is always his top priority.
Modernized Gum Disease Treatment
Utilizing the latest advances in his specialty, Dr. Todd Mayer practices the full range of periodontics and implant dentistry. He focuses on minimally invasive laser-micro surgery using the Fotona Powerlase. The WPT protocol uses the Powerlase’s dual laser: the Er:YAG and the Nd: YAG.
When it comes to Long Island dental surgeons, Dr. Mayer is one of the most experienced in the use of the guided implant placement technique, which utilizes the NobelGuide system and 3-D implant positioning planning. Guided implant placement allows Dr. Mayer to place implants safely and ideally with little-or-no incisions. This approach improves recovery and minimizes swelling.
In addition, Dr. Mayer is a talented artist with an eye for aesthetic, and he is well-versed in periodontal plastic surgery, including gum lifts to treat gummy smiles as well as gum grafts to treat gum recession and root exposure.
Dr. Todd Mayer has developed techniques that utilize diode laser technology to toughen gums around dental implants. He has also mastered biologic root reshaping in order to preserve bone support around teeth and save them from the slow road to extraction. His advanced suturing techniques never fail to impress Dr. Shvartsman and his staff.
Dr. Mayer has been published in the Journal of Periodontology for his research involving dental implants. Dr. Mayer has also been involved in research regarding the microbiological basis for oral diseases, and he is exploring the latest advances in the diagnosis and treatment of periodontal disease, including the link between periodontitis and systematic diseases.