Dr. Thomas Helfst, DDS

Dr. Thomas Helfst, DDS

Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 50
Dr. Thomas Helfst, DDS is an oral & maxillofacial surgery specialist in Stroudsburg, PA and has been practicing for 23 years. He graduated from State University Of New York / Health Science Center At Stony Brook in 1993 and practices oral & maxillofacial surgery, trauma surgery, and more.

208 Lifeline Rd Ste 202

Stroudsburg, PA 18360

Contact Information

Insurance Accepted

  • Ameritas
  • Cigna
  • Delta Dental
  • DenteMax
  • Geisinger Health Plan
  • Guardian
  • Humana
  • MetLife
  • Priority Health
  • 2 More

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Head and Neck Surgery
more than 39% of peers

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Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Helfst "The Mission of our practice is to create and nurture a team of the best people committed to providing exceptional Oral & Facial Surgery care in a warm and compassionate environment. Our Vision is to be the premier Oral & Facial Surgery office, through a constant pursuit of clinical excellence and be at the forefront of advances within our specialty through professional development and scientific inquiry."

5  Practice Areas

  • Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery
  • Anesthesiology
  • Cosmetic & Reconstructive Surgery
  • Facial Cosmetic Surgery
  • Trauma Surgery

24  Conditions Treated

  • Anesthesia Complications
  • Benign Tumor
  • Bone Loss
  • Bone Tumor
  • Cancer
  • Dentofacial Anomalies
  • Drooping Eyelids (Ptosis)
  • Edentulism
  • Head Bone Trauma
  • Head Soft Tissue Trauma
  • Impacted Teeth
  • Infections
  • Jaw Irregularities
  • Mandibular Hypoplasia
  • Maxillary Hypoplasia
  • Moles (Benign Skin Lesions)
  • Oral and-or Facial Cleft
  • Oral Cancer
  • Pulmonary Disease
  • Skin Laxity
  • Tempormandibular Joint Pain
  • Temporomandibular Ankylosis
  • Tooth Loss
  • Wrinkles

38  Procedures

  • Anesthesia
  • Bone Grafting
  • Botox® Injection
  • Corrective Jaw Surgery
  • Cosmetic Eyelid Surgery
  • Cosmetic Facial Surgery
  • Cosmetic Oral Evaluation
  • Cosmetic Surgical Procedure
  • Dental Implant
  • Excision of Skin Lesion
  • Extraction of Wisdom Tooth
  • Facelift
  • Facial Bone Fracture Repair
  • Facial Contour Alteration
  • Facial Implant Surgery
  • Facial Peel
  • Facial Reconstruction
  • Facial Rejuvenation
  • Facial Surgery
  • General Anesthesia
  • Head and Neck Surgery
  • Implant-Supported Bridge
  • Implant-Supported Crown
  • Implant-Supported Dentures
  • IV Sedation
  • Mandibular (Lower Jaw) Osteotomy
  • Maxillary (Upper Jaw ) Osteotomy
  • Nitrous Oxide Administration
  • Nitrous Oxide Sedation
  • Nobel Biocare Implants
  • Nobel Teeth in an Hour™
  • Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery
  • Oral Cancer Screening
  • Oral Surgical Procedures
  • Orbital Floor Fracture Repair
  • Sinus Augmentation
  • Teeth Extraction
  • Wound Repair


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Background Check

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0 Sanctions

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0 Board Actions

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  • Hofstra University School Of Medicine
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1989
  • State University Of New York / Health Science Center At Stony Brook
    Medical School | Graduated 1993
  • Long Island Jewish Medical Center, New Hyde Park, N.Y.
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1994
  • Lincoln Medical Center and Cornell Medical Center, New York, Ny
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1999
  • State University Of New York / Health Science Center At Stony Brook
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1995
  • Northport Va Medical Center
    Other Education | Completed 1995

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

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Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Helfst's Reviews

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21 total reviews

Likelihood to Recommend (21)

  • 5
  • 4
  • 3
  • 2
  • 1

Dr. Helfst's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

  • Explains condition(s) well

  • Answers questions

  • Time well spent


Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

  • Office environment

  • Staff friendliness

  • Average wait time

    10 to 15 minutes
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