Meet the Doctor

Meet the Doctors


Dr. Lavorata attended Georgetown University School of Dentistry where he graduated in 1987.

In his own words:;
"To experience the pleasure of creating a beautiful smile in someone gives me my sense of purpose. It’s not just a job, it’s what I love to do."

Practice Philosophy: To provide excellent patient care through continuing education and personal self-improvement.That way, we can help motivate our patients to receive the dentistry that is in direct proportion to their own needs and expectations. By providing the highest quality dental services possible with excellent customer service, we will give every patient the "Healthy, Beautiful, Confident" smile they truly deserve to have.

What Sets Us Apart: My team’s commitment to excellence and total customer service. From the moment any patient walks into our office, our friendly attitude and caring concern creates an environment that makes patients feel comfortable. As a team, we are all committed to staying on the cutting edge of dentistry through continuing education. The confidence, knowledge, and clinical skills we’ve acquired sets our practice apart from most every other dental practice. And that’s just the way we’ve always wanted it.

Practice Focus: To always offer the highest quality dental patient care available anywhere at a fair and reasonable price.

Affiliations and Organizations: Dr. Lavorata is an upstanding member of the American Dental Association, New York State Dental Association, Suffolk County Dental Society, and American Academy of Implant Dentistry.


Dr. Patti Hingerton graduated from Stony Brook School of Dental Medicine in 1991. She then completed a general practice Residency at the VA Hospital in Northport and through Continuing Education courses received additional training in Endodontics. Dr. Patti joined our practice in 1996 and strives to make each patient’s visit as comfortable as possible. She especially likes working with children to provide a positive dental experience and has spoken to Girl Scout troops and elementary students about the importance of Dental health. We are extremely blessed to have Dr. Patti in our practice.

Affiliations and Organizations: Dr. Hingerton is an upstanding member of the American Dental Association, New York State Dental Association, Suffolk County Dental Society.”