Dr. Joseph Graskemper, DDS

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Dr. Joseph Graskemper, DDS
Biographical Sketch Dr. Graskemper currently practices full-time in Bellport, New York. He graduated from Xavier University, attended Case Western Reserve Graduate School, obtained his dental degree from Ohio State University in 1977 and his law degree from Thomas Jefferson School of Law in San Diego, California in 1987. After dental school, where he was awarded a Navy Dental Scholarship, he was stationed at Camp Pendleton with the 1st Fleet Marine Division as a Lieutenant, U.S. Navy Dental Officer. He has been awarded Fellowships from the Academy of General Dentistry, American Endodontic Society, International Congress of Oral Implantologists, American Society of Osseointegration, American College of Legal Medicine, and American College of Dentists. Recently, Dr Graskemper became a Diplomat in the American Board of Legal Medicine. Besides practicing dentistry full-time, he also is an Associate Clinical Professor in the 4th year General Practice Program at Stonybrook School of Dental Medicine, and teaches the Professionalism and Ethics in Dentistry course for residents and Dental Law at the 2nd, 3rd, and 4th year dental students. He was the past Director of Professional Responsibility courses and past Editor-in-Chief of the Stonybrook School of Dental Medicine GPR Literature Review Journal. Currently, he is the faculty advisor to the Student Professionalism and Ethics Association Club at Stonybrook. He belongs to many professional organizations and has served as a consultant to several state dental boards. He is a Board member of the International Dental Ethics and Law Society, The American Board of Legal Medicine, and the Suffolk County Dental Society . Dr. Graskemper has authored many peer-reviewed articles, has lectured and published nationally and internationally. He recently published a book, "Professional Responsibility in Dentistry: A Guide to Law and Ethics" Prior to moving to Long Island to be closer to family, Dr. Graskemper was the previous sole owner of a fee-for-service multi-specialty group practice in La Jolla, California, having an Endodontist, Periodontist, Oral Surgeon, Prosthodontist, Orthodontist, Implantologist, and a General Dentist. He also was the President of Dentcom Advertising. While in California, he was also the owner of Sorrento Valley Ceramic Arts, a full service dental lab, and Chief of the Scripps Memorial Hospital Dental Staff. He is very active in his community by being a Past President of the Patchogue Kiwanis Club, Past Chairman of the Board of Trustees of Maryhaven Center of Hope, a large Long Island wide agency serving the severely mentally and physically handicapped individuals of all ages. He currently is active in the Patchogue and the Bellport Chambers of Commerce; and, a past Chamber Member of the Year in Bellport.

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Dr. Graskemper's Care Philosophy

Each person on my staff has been trained with a special skill so that you the patient, may look forward to the best possible treatment. You are the focus of our interest and efforts. Our ultimate goal is to prevent dental disease. It is our policy that a true dental emergency needs immediate care. Therefore, no appointment is necessary. To help you obtain the care you need, we accept many insurances, accept Care Credit, and have our own In House Dental Plan.

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JOSEPH GRASKEMPER DDS7 Bellport Ln
Bellport, NY 11713
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Dr. Graskemper's Performance
  • Trustworthiness
    EXCELLENT
  • Explains condition(s) well
    EXCELLENT
  • Answers Questions
    EXCELLENT
  • Time well spent
    EXCELLENT
Office & Staff Performance
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    EXCELLENT
  • Office environment
    EXCELLENT
  • Staff friendliness
    EXCELLENT
  • Average wait time
    Under 10 minutes
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For a man who has had a fear of dentists his whole life, I will never go to anyone else. He is the best there is.
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You won't be able to find a friendlier, cleaner, more competent office. You will be very satisfied!
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Biographical Sketch

Dr. Graskemper currently practices full-time in Bellport, New York.    He graduated from Xavier University, attended Case Western Reserve Graduate School, obtained his dental degree from Ohio State University in 1977 and his law degree from Thomas Jefferson School of Law in San Diego, California in 1987. After dental school, where he was awarded a Navy Dental Scholarship, he was stationed at Camp Pendleton with the 1st Fleet Marine Division as a Lieutenant, U.S. Navy Dental Officer. He has been awarded Fellowships from the Academy of General Dentistry, American Endodontic Society, International Congress of Oral Implantologists, American Society of Osseointegration, American College of Legal Medicine, and American College of Dentists. Recently, Dr Graskemper became a Diplomat in the American Board of Legal Medicine.

Besides practicing dentistry full-time, he also is an Associate Clinical Professor in the 4th year General Practice Program at Stonybrook School of Dental Medicine, and teaches the Professionalism and Ethics in Dentistry course for residents and Dental Law at the 2nd, 3rd, and 4th year dental students.  He was the past Director of Professional Responsibility courses and past Editor-in-Chief of the Stonybrook School of Dental Medicine GPR Literature Review Journal. Currently, he is the faculty advisor to the Student Professionalism and Ethics Association Club at Stonybrook. He belongs to many professional organizations and has served as a consultant to several state dental boards. He is a Board member of the International Dental Ethics and Law Society, The American Board of Legal Medicine, and the Suffolk County Dental Society . Dr. Graskemper has authored many peer-reviewed articles, has lectured and published nationally and internationally. He recently published a book, "Professional Responsibility in Dentistry: A Guide to Law and Ethics"

Prior to moving to Long Island to be closer to family, Dr. Graskemper was the previous sole owner of a fee-for-service multi-specialty group practice in La Jolla, California, having an Endodontist, Periodontist, Oral Surgeon, Prosthodontist, Orthodontist, Implantologist, and a General Dentist. He also was the President of Dentcom Advertising.  While in California, he was also the owner of Sorrento Valley Ceramic Arts, a full service dental lab, and Chief of the Scripps Memorial Hospital Dental Staff. 

He is very active in his community by being a Past President of the Patchogue Kiwanis Club, Past Chairman of the Board of Trustees of Maryhaven Center of Hope, a large Long Island wide agency serving the severely mentally and physically handicapped individuals of all ages.  He currently is active in the Patchogue and the Bellport Chambers of Commerce; and, a past Chamber Member of the Year in Bellport. 

Dr. Graskemper's Care Philosophy

Each person on my staff has been trained with a special skill so that you the patient, may look forward to the best possible treatment. You are the focus of our interest and efforts. Our ultimate goal is to prevent dental disease.  It is our policy that a true dental emergency needs immediate care.  Therefore, no appointment is necessary.  To help you obtain the care you need, we accept many insurances, accept Care Credit, and have our own In House Dental Plan.

Dr. Graskemper says...

Dr. Graskemper, having 6 Fellowships in Dentistry and on the faculty of Stony Brook School of Dental Medicine is experienced in all areas of dentistry (periodontal treatment, root canals, porcelain veneers, crowns, bridges, implants).  From the simplest fillings to the most complex cosmetic and/or implant make-over, he has been the choice of  many patients from Manhattan to Montauk, Long Island.  He provides all your treatment with professional care with personal attention.

Dr. Graskemper says...

Dr. Graskemper with over 40 years experience has expertise in all phases of dentistry.  He has been awarded Fellowships in General Dentistry, Endodontics, and implants.

Dr. Graskemper's experience matches your search based on the following criteria:

  •  Specializes in Dentistry
  •  No malpractice claims found
  •  No sanctions found
  •  No board actions found

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Conditions Treated

  • Broken Tooth
  • Cavity
  • Chipped Tooth
  • Dental Disorders
  • Gingivitis
  • Grinding of Teeth
  • Gum Disease
  • Sleep Apnea
  • TMJ
  • Tempormandibular Joint Pain
  • Tooth Abrasion
  • Tooth Abscess
  • Tooth Attrition
  • Tooth Damage
  • Tooth Decay
  • Tooth Demineralization
  • Tooth Discoloration
  • Tooth Loss
  • Toothache
  • Traumatic Dental Injuries

Education

  • Medical School
    Ohio State University / College Of Dentistry

    Graduated in 1977

  • Fellowship Hospital
    Academy Of General Dentistry

    Completed in 1985

    American College Of Dentists

    Completed in 2014

    American College Of Legal Medicine

    Completed in 2011

    American Endodontic Society

    Completed in 1983

    American Society Of Osseointegration

    Completed in 1992

    Diplomate-American College Of Legal Medicine

    Completed in 2014

    International Congress Of Oral Implantologists

    Completed in 1992

  • Undergraduate School
    Xavier University,Cincinnati Ohio

    Graduated in 1973

  • Other Education
    Case Western Reserve University School Of Medicine

    Completed in 1974

    Thomas Jefferson School Of Law

    Completed in 1987

Languages Spoken

  • English

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Specialties

  • Dentistry
  • Cosmetic Dentistry
  • Prosthodontics

Procedures Performed

  • Composite Fillings
  • Dental Bonding
  • Dental Bridge
  • Dental Crown
  • Dental Inlays
  • Dental Onlay
  • Denture Repair
  • Lower Dentures
  • Porcelain Veneers
  • Restoration of Dental Implants
  • Root Canal
  • Root Planing
  • Simple Tooth Extractions
  • Teeth Extraction
  • Teeth Scaling
  • Teeth Whitening
  • Ultrasonic Dental Cleaning
  • Upper Dentures