Welcome to Ideal Smiles Dental From our state-of-the-art offices in Staten Island, our experienced dentists and staff expertly treat all dentistry related conditions. If you are in need of any  cosmetic dentistry, root canals, emergency dentistry, Invisalign, general dentistry, crowns, dentures, tooth whitening or any other dentistry related service, call us today at 718-535-1196 to… Continue Reading

About Us

Dr. Kluchman and Dr. Shtarkman were trained by some of the best dentists in the country in Stony Brook Dental School and completed their general practice residencies at the Northport Veterans Affairs (VA) Medical Center and at the Bronx Veterans Affairs (VA) Medical Center. They both have had the privilege of providing comprehensive dental care to… Continue Reading

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Blog Posts are Below:

A Guide to Oral Cancer

Cancer is a serious illness that can occur anywhere in the body. Usually if you get any mouth symptoms including teeth or gum pain, it is associated with something a lot more minor, such as gum disease. Sometimes it could be something more serious like oral cancer. Knowing the signs and symptoms is good to… Continue Reading

A Guide to Dental Abscesses

Having a dental abscess can be one of the worst pains you can experience from any tooth problem and it needs treatment as it will not go away on its own. Learn more about what a dental abscess is, the symptoms and how to treat it. What Causes a Dental Abscess? A dental abscess is… Continue Reading

The Signs and Symptoms of Oral Cancer

Oral cancer is cancer that occurs in or around the mouth. Cancer is a very dangerous disease and early recognition is the best way to ensure you beat cancer and survive. If you are worried about the risk of developing oral cancer, look out for these signs and symptoms. Where Can Mouth Cancer Occur? Mouth… Continue Reading

How to Control Tooth Pain at Home

Toothache can be extremely frustrating and painful. It can also stop you from wanting to eat or drink and in severe cases, even talk. If you are experiencing tooth pain, you should visit your dentist to find out the cause, but in the meantime, there are ways to control tooth pain at home. Clove Oil… Continue Reading

Why You Should Brush Your Tongue as Well as Your Teeth

You can look after your teeth and gums by brushing twice daily and flossing, but if you ignore your tongue, you are still leaving bacteria in your mouth that can cause damage to your teeth and gums. Here is why you should be brushing your tongue as well as your teeth. Bacteria Build Up Your… Continue Reading

The Most Common Dental Emergencies

Visiting a dentist regularly and maintaining good dental hygiene will keep your teeth in good condition and safe from most ailments. Sometimes a dental emergency can occur; here are the most common and why you should seek help. Abscess This is the most common dental emergency and if untreated can cause complications such as cellulitis,… Continue Reading

What is a Dental Abscess?

A dental abscess can be extremely painful and needs treatment. If you believe you are suffering from a dental abscess, read on for the signs and symptoms. What is a Dental Abscess? A dental abscess is pus that has collected together which can form a lump in the gums, inside the tooth or in the… Continue Reading

How to Prevent Plaque

Plaque is the sticky substance left on your teeth after eating or drinking. Good oral hygiene and a healthy and varied diet can help prevent plaque which can cause tartar if it builds up. Brush Regularly Brushing regularly is the best way to prevent plaque build-up. Your teeth should be brushed twice a day, every… Continue Reading

What are Cavities?

Cavities is another word for tooth decay and is highly affected by what we consume and what we brush our teeth with. Read on to find out more information about cavities. What are Cavities? There are several different types of cavities and children are more at risk, but this doesn’t mean adults aren’t affected too.… Continue Reading

How Your Dental Health is Linked to Your Overall Health

When it comes to dental health, many people think that brushing and flossing is all about having a nice smile and fresh breath. However, maintaining good oral health is about far more than just aesthetic appeal. The state of your dental health can have an impact on your overall health in a number of ways.… Continue Reading

How to Overcome Your Fear of Visiting the Dentist

As a child you are afraid of a lot of things. From the shadows under your bed to the old man down the street, your imagination gets the best of you every time. The fears you develop in your childhood can then turn into phobias in your adulthood. There are many people in the world… Continue Reading

5 Habits that Can Harm Your Dental Health

Your habits define the person you are. You can develop a lot of good and bad habits in the teenage years of your life. Certain habits like eating a lot of junk food, not getting enough sleep, and smoking can be harmful for your health. You must take care of how you conduct yourself in… Continue Reading

5 Reasons You Should Not Ignore Toothache

That niggling sensation of a twinge in the teeth and gums is all too familiar for most of us. With the amount of sugars and junk we consume, it is no surprise that we can experience a lot of dental problems. Tooth pain has become very normal for some of us however; the mistake we… Continue Reading

The Effects of Smoking on Your Dental Health

Smoking is a dangerous addiction that just starts out as a habit. Surveys show that 15 out of every 100 adults in the US are smokers. This means that over 36.5 million Americans have smoked or are currently smoking. About 16 million of these have contracted a smoking related disease. A great portion of these… Continue Reading

How Often Should You Visit Your Dentist?

Have you ever smiled in the mirror and noticed how bad your teeth look? How there are tiny black holes in some of them? How are they out of place? People sometimes stop smiling if they think their teeth will make others feel uncomfortable. Some people have nice teeth naturally while others have to go… Continue Reading

The 5 Factors You Cannot Ignore When Selecting a Dentist

How long has it been since you last got your teeth checked? One year? Two years? Maybe three? Our oral hygiene is essential when it comes to safety from several diseases. Our mouth is said to have the most bacteria out of the entire body because of the things we eat. Our teeth are where… Continue Reading

Medical Conditions Your Dentist Can Diagnose

Your mouth can reveal a lot about your overall health. Everything you consume has to be chewed down and then swallowed. The mouth, therefore, has bacteria that are stagnant and just waiting for an opportunity to get you sick. In reality, a dentist can tell you a lot about your health instead of just your… Continue Reading

Common Signs and Symptoms you should see a Dentist

We have learnt from a young age about how we should schedule routine check-ups with a dentist to ensure our oral health and hygiene. However, there are times when scheduling a visit to the dentist goes from “I’ll see when I’m free” to “right now.” In light of this, these are some of the most… Continue Reading