Dr. Richard M. Weledniger, DDS

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North Shore University Hospital
300 Community Dr
Manhasset, NY 11030
Stony Brook University Hospital
101 Nicolls Road
Stony Brook, NY 11794

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Same Day Next Day Evenings Saturdays
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Richard M Weledniger, DDS. DICOI, FIADFE, FAAFS
931 Walt Whitman Rd
Melville, NY 11747
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    Dr. Weledniger's Experience

    Dr. Weledniger's Care Philosophy

    Practice Areas

    • Dentistry
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    • BriteSmile® Teeth Whitening System
    • Cosmetic Procedure
    • Crown Lengthening
    • Dental Bonding
    • Dental Bridge
    • Dental Crown
    • Dental Implant
    • Dental Inlays
    • Dental Onlay
    • Dento Alveolar Surgery
    • Denture Repair
    • DIAGNOdent® Laser Cavity Detection
    • Digital X-Ray (CDR)
    • Extraction of Wisdom Tooth
    • Invisalign®
    • Invisible Dental Braces
    • Lower Dentures
    • Restoration of Dental Implants
    • Upper Dentures
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    • Cavity
    • Chipped Tooth
    • Dental Disorders
    • Gingivitis
    • Grinding of Teeth
    • Gum Disease
    • Misaligned Teeth
    • Sleep Apnea
    • Tempormandibular Joint Pain
    • TMJ
    • Tooth Abrasion
    • Tooth Abscess
    • Tooth Attrition
    • Tooth Decay
    • Tooth Demineralization
    • Tooth Discoloration
    • Tooth Loss
    • Toothache
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    Background Check for Dr. Weledniger

    0 Malpractice Claims

    • No malpractice history found for New York.
    • No sanctions history found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

    0 Board Actions

    • No board actions found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.
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    Awards & Recognitions

    Awards

    • Fellow Long Island Academy of Odontology, 2010
    • Fellowship International Congress of Oral Implantologists, 2010
    • Gosta Gustafson Award Forensic Odontology, 2004
    • Fellowship International Academy of Dental Facial Esthetics, 2008

    Media & Publications

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    Education & Training

    Medical School

    New York University College Of Dentistry
    Graduated in 1972

    Residency Hospital

    Westchester County Medical Center
    Complete in 1973
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    Languages Spoken by Dr. Weledniger & Staff

    • English
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    Dr. Weledniger's Hospital Quality

    The right hospital is as important as the right doctor

    Healthgrades Hospital Quality Ratings

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    • Long Island Jewish Medical Center

    • Nassau University Medical Center

    • North Shore University Hospital

    • Stony Brook University Hospital

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    Patient Satisfaction

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    4.3
    • 7 responses
    • 1 review

    4.3 out of 5

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    5 out of 5
    - in Melville, NY |

    Wonderful caring dentist with a great staff and beautiful office. I would never think of changing dentists and a would literally walk on water for him. He is a keeper for life!

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    Appointments & Offices

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    Dr. Weledniger's Appointment Availabilty

    Accepting new patients?

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    Appointment Availability

    Same Day Next Day Evenings Saturdays

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    Richard M. Weledniger, DDS, DICOI, FIADFE, FAAFS - www.smiles4ever.com
    Richard M Weledniger, DDS. DICOI, FIADFE, FAAFS
    931 Walt Whitman Rd
    Melville, NY 11747
    (631) 423-5200 (Office)
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