Office


 

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Schinto Dental
2001 W Main St. Suite 110
Stamford, CT 06902

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203-978-1184
203-978-0100
Contact@SchintoDental.com




Our office is open Monday through Thursday, with hours that can accommodate most any schedule. We know that your time is important, and we work to ensure that your visit happens as professionally and quickly as possible.

Monday 8:00am - 7:00pm
Tuesday 8:00am - 7:00pm
Wednesday 8:00am - 7:00pm
Thursday 8:00am - 4:00pm
Friday CLOSED

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Directions to our office. 2001 West Main Street, Suite 110

From I-95 Southbound: Exit 6, at Second light, Right on Harvard Avenue. Follow till ends at Route 1. Make left on Route 1 (southbound) heading towards Greenwich.
2001 Plaza West is just past 1st light on right (directly across from the Blockbuster Store). Take right onto Myano Lane just past the building, and park in the lot marked “Parking for 2001 W. Main” on the left side of the street. Visitor spaces are available and parking anywhere in lot is allowed. No permit is needed for any space. Enter 2001 Plaza West through the side entrance just across from the parking lot. Suite 110 is ahead and to the right.

From I-95 Northbound: Exit 6, left onto Harvard Avenue at 1st light. Follow till ends at Route 1. Make left on Route 1 (southbound) heading towards Greenwich.
2001 Plaza West is just past 1st light on right. Take right onto Myano Lane just past the building, and park in the lot marked “Parking for 2001 W. Main” on the left side of the street. Visitor spaces are available and parking anywhere in lot is allowed. No permit is needed for any space. Enter 2001 Plaza West through the side entrance just across from the parking lot. Suite 110 is ahead and to the right.

From Greenwich: Follow Route 1 (Post Road) northbound towards Stamford. Pass the Hyatt Regency on your right. Route 1 becomes West Main Street at the Hyatt. 2001 Plaza West is just ahead on the left at the corner of Myano Lane and West Main Street across from Blockbuster Video. Take a left onto Myano Lane and park in first lot on left side of the street marked “Parking for 2001 W. Main”. Visitor spaces are available and parking anywhere in lot is allowed. No permit is needed for any space. Enter 2001 Plaza West through the side entrance just across from the parking lot. Suite 110 is ahead and to the right.

From Merritt Park Way: Long Ridge Road CT - 104, Exit 34. Turn left on Long Ridge Road and go approximately 1.1 miles. Take a right on Roxbury Road which turns into Stillwater Road and go approximately 2 miles. Follow to Palmer Hill Road (golf course on your left) and take right on Palmer Hill Road and follow up the hill. Take left at Stop sign onto Havemeyer Lane and follow to the light. Take a left at the light onto West Main Street (Route 1). 2001 Plaza West is just ahead on the left at the corner of Myano Lane and West Main Street across from Blockbuster Video. Take a left onto Myano Lane and park in first lot on left side of the street marked “parking for 2001 W. Main Street”. Visitor spaces are available and parking anywhere in lot is allowed. No permit is needed for any space. Enter 2001 Plaza West through the side entrance just across from the parking lot. Suite 110 is ahead and to the right.

 

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Technologies

 

Computerized Office

 

With the use of computers throughout the entire Schinto Dental office, we are nearly paperless.  With the Dentrix software program, all of the patients information is stored and all digital x-rays are imported directly into the patient file.  This produces more efficiencies in the office as the patient information can be viewed in multiple rooms by the patient, doctor and staff.  Insurance claims can now be sent to your carrier in seconds electronically.  We can also now offer online patient services.  Patients can log into their patient accounts to update their patient information, pay their bill online, request an appointment, view their pending dental treatment, view upcoming scheduled appointments, review their account ledger and payment history, confirm whether your insurance company has made a payment to this office and much more.   For more information on our Dentrix software, you can click on the following link:  http://www.dentrix.com/

 

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Digital Radiography 

Instead of developing x-ray film in a dark room, the x-rays are sent directly to the computer and can be viewed on the screen, stored or printed out within minutes.  There are several nice benefits of using this new technology.  This technique uses 50 – 90% less radiation than the typical x-ray and there is barely any wait time to develop.  The images are available on screen in a few minutes after they have been taken.  The image of the tooth can be enhanced and enlarged from its actual size making it easier to show you where and what the problem is.  Images can be sent electronically to another doctor, specialist or to the insurance company for claims submittal.

Images are scanned into the computer system utilizing the DenOptix QST technology.  You can get additional information on this technology by clicking on the following link:  http://www.gendex.com/Us/products/digital_imaging/denoptix/denoptixqstmatt.asp?navid=550997&lan=Us

 

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Intraoral X-rays

Intraoral X-rays are the most common type of dental x-ray taken.  These x-rays provide a lot of detail and allows Dr. Schinto to find cavities, check the health of the tooth root and bone surrounding the tooth, check the status of developing teeth and monitor the general health of your teeth and jawbone.   These images are taken with the new Gendex 765 DC.  For more information on this technology, you can go to the following link:    http://www.gendex.com/Us/products/intraoral_xray/765dc/765dc.asp?navid=550123&lan=Us

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Intraoral Camera

Schinto Dental has the award winning intraoral camera product used in this office.  The AcuCam Concept IV TWT Digital Intraoral camera with FireWire technology is used in all operatories to enlarge tooth photos to help educate and diagnose treatment.  This technology ahs been awarded REALITY 4 star rating as well as the Townie Choice Award for 2005.  For more information on this technology, you can go to the following link: http://www.gendex.com/us/products/cameras/acucam_cpt_4/conpt4fwt.asp?navid=550233&lan=Us

 

 

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Extraoral X-rays

Extraoral X-rays show teeth but their main focus is the jaw and skull. These X-rays do not provide the detail found with intraoral X-rays and therefore are not used for detecting cavities or for identifying problems with individual teeth. Instead, extraoral X-rays are used to look for impacted teeth, monitor growth and development of the jaws in relation to the teeth, and to identify potential problems between teeth and jaws and the temporomandibular joint.  The Schinto Dental office uses the Gendex Orthoralix 9000.  For more information, you can go to the following link:   http://www.gendex.com/Us/products/panoramic_xray/orthoralix9000/9000pan.asp?navid=550929&lan=Us

 

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Picture of the 2191ShadeVision

The ShadeVision TM System which is a handheld device is designed to take the guesswork out of measuring and communicating tooth shades.  It is designed to ensure thateach dental prosthesis matches not just the tooth it replaces but the teeth surrounding it.  For more information, you can go to the following link:  http://www.xrite.com/product_overview.aspx?Industry=14&Segment=16&ID=339

ShadeVision

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Nitrous Oxide Sedation

This office is equipped with the Porter Nitrous Oxide Oxygen conscious sedation system for those patients with extra concerns.  This system transforms adults and children filled with anxieties about dental treatment into comfortable, relaxed and responsive patients.  It is safe, effective and the most trusted of all dental relaxation techniques.  For more information on this technology, you can go to the following link:  http://www.porterinst.com/dental_1.php

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The Pendulum MountFlat LCD Screens with Pendulum Mounts in all operatories

 

Ergodontic Pendulum ceiling mounted flat screen LCD screens are in all operatories for every patient for entertainment and education.  The screens can be viewed from all angles while in the dental chair.  The Pendulum Mount™ is engineered to place an LCD flat-screen monitor in multiple viewing positions in a dental, medical or hospital setting. In a dental operatory, the rotational pendulum motion allows the patient, dentist and staff to view dental images and educational programming while the patient is seated upright, and the patient to view entertainment and educational programming while reclined with unobstructed and comfortably aligned viewing angles. When not required, staff can simply move the monitor out of the way of X-ray and other equipment.  For more information, you can go to the following link:  http://www.ergodontics.com/prod_pendumount.html

 

 

 

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Electric Handpieces

BienAir electric handpieces are used for reduced drill sounds and comfort.  Presently, electric technology delivers cutting instruments that are more efficient than the old airturbines.   Cavity preparation is quicker, more precise, and less traumatic with this modern electrical technology than is possible with air turbines.  Moreover, electrical systems are quiet. The characteristic loud hissing noise of the air turbine should soon be a thing of the past and they are at Schinto Dental.  Our drills are quiet, consistent, efficient electrical systems.  For more information, you can go to the following link:  http://www.bienair.com/dental_home.asp

 

 

 

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Satelec P5Newtron Ultrasonic Scalers

Satelec P5Newtron Ultrasonic Scalers are in all hygiene operatories for better removal of tartar and plaque and buildups to help reduce gingivitis and periodontal disease.  This is known as the cadillac of all dental scalers.  This provides smooth and virtually painless vibrations for patients with unbeatable comfort during all treatments in prophylactics, endodontics and non-surgical periodontics.  For more information, you can go to the following link:  http://www.acteongroup.com/SiteSatMax/cad_u.htm

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Zoom! Whitening System

Schinto Dental has the new Zoom! ACP Whitening system.  Zoom! is a beaching process that lightens discoloration of the enamel and dentin within 1 ½ hours while sitting in the dental chair.  You may have seen the Zoom process used on ABC’s Extreme Makeover.  For more information on this whitening process, you can go to the following link http://zoomnow.com/about.php

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The office of course is equipped with a state of the art sterilization center with a Statim, Midmark Autoclave and Ultrasonic Cleaner.  There are ergo designed Midmark dental chairs with a patented wide back design in ultra leather for extra patient comfort.  For more information, you can go to the following link:   
http://www.midmark.com/?url=dental_product.asp?iProductID=271&hierarchyID=407

At the end of your visit, you are comforted with a lemon scented hot towel and refreshing mint lip balm.