Dr. Claudine Cafferata, DDS

Dr. Claudine Cafferata, DDS

Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery  ·  
Female  ·  
Age 37
Dr. Claudine Cafferata, DDS is an oral & maxillofacial surgery specialist in Garden City, NY. She graduated from New York University / College of Dentistry and practices oral & maxillofacial surgery.Read her story

1101 Stewart Ave Ste 302

Garden City, NY 11530

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  • Aetna
  • Ameritas
  • Cigna
  • Delta Dental
  • DenteMax
  • Guardian
  • MetLife
  • United Concordia
  • UnitedHealthCare

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Dr. Cafferata's bio

This content was provided by Dr. Cafferata "Dr. Cafferata was raised on Long Island and currently lives there with her husband and son. Dr. Cafferata has been in private practice since completing her surgical residency at NYU Langone Medical Center/Bellevue Hospital Center in 2008. Dr. Cafferata also received her DDS from NYU College of Dentistry in 2004. Dr. Cafferata is a part-time faculty at NYU College of Dentistry in the Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery Department. Dr. Cafferata also maintains privileges at NYU Langone Medical Center for hospital based Oral Surgery procedures. The NYU Langone/Bellevue Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery residency program is a broad scope training program that provides surgical training in all aspects of oral and maxillofacial surgery including, maxillofacial trauma, pathology of the jaws, dental implants, wisdom tooth extraction, pediatric tooth exposures and cancer. Dr. Cafferata is a diplomate of the American Board of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery, a member of the American Association of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeons, New York State Society of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeons, American Dental Association, Nassau County Dental Society and the New York State Dental Association. Dr. Cafferata is on the Board of the William F. Harrigan Society and currently serves as Past President. Dr. Cafferata has lectured for Nassau County Dental Society, including its award-winning Women's Conference, Scrubs and Stilettos, and to many study groups on Long Island and in New York State. She has lectured on topics such as Sinus Augmentation, Dental Implants, BOTOX, TMJ and Orthognathic surgery. Dr. Cafferata is on staff at Good Samaritan Hospital in West Islip and New York University Langone Medical Center in New York City. Dr. Cafferata has participated in several community outreach programs, most notably an Oral Health Outreach Program to the Dominican Republic as an oral surgery faculty for NYU in 2007, and a Cleft Lip and Palate Outreach program as an oral and maxillofacial surgeon in Huejutla, Mexico, in 2006."


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Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Cafferata "Our team has been together providing quality, individualized, gentle care for more than 8 years.   "

1  Practice Areas

  • Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery

9  Conditions Treated

  • Dentofacial Anomalies
  • Facial Trauma
  • Impacted Teeth
  • Jaw Cyst
  • Tempormandibular Joint Pain
  • TMJ
  • Tooth Abscess
  • Tooth Loss
  • Toothache

15  Procedures

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for New York.

0 Sanctions

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.


  • State University of New York / Health Science Center At Stony Brook
    Undergraduate School | Graduated
  • New York University / College of Dentistry
    Medical School | Graduated
  • NYU Langone Medical Center
    Residency Hospital | Completed

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors

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Media & Publications

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Languages Spoken

  • English

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Dr. Cafferata's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Cafferata to family and friends
9 total reviews (7 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (9)

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Dr. Cafferata's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

  • Explains condition(s) well

  • Answers questions

  • Time well spent


Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

  • Office environment

  • Staff friendliness

  • Average wait time

    Under 10 minutes

Patient Comments (7)

YIKES!!! Oh no...I have to see an oral surgeon! Does that sound familiar? That was me, until I met Dr. Cafferata!!! Dr. Cafferata has become my "angel from heaven"! When all the other doctors told me I "wasn't a candidate for implants" Dr. Cafferata said "yes we can"! And, yes she did! Dr....more
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I have been a patient of Dr. Cafferatas for gosh, about 10 years I want to say (give or take) and she is not only amazing at what she does, but she has great bedside manners, and is always always always checking up on me and making sure that at any hour of the day, including her weekends, and no...more
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I had an abscess in my upper tooth area with swelling which in turn was causing discomfort in the area of the cheek & orbital bones. The tooth needed to be extracted but first the abscess needed to be remedied. This was completed by Dr. Cafferata, DDS Oral Surgery without discomfort, during or...more
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Dr. Cafferata extracted my daughter's 4 wisdom teeth today. She was very compassionate and explained the procedure well to my nervous 17 yr old and me. I felt very confident in her skills. The office is immaculate. The Dr. and her staff (Gina and Angela) were great. Checking in with an ipad was...more
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Highly recommend!!! I had 3 wisdom teeth extracted at Garden City Dental Implants. Dr. Cafferata and her team made me feel comfortable from the very start. Dr. Cafferata was very clear with explaining the procedure beforehand, telling me what to expect throughout the operation and afterwards during...more
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