Our Mission

We believe that the foundation for better health is the maintenance of the mutual trust, care, respect, understanding and fairness that is necessary to any patient/ doctor/staff relationship. Our mission is to help create a long term plan for our patients to keep their teeth for their entire lifetime. We achieve our objectives by producing an atmosphere for our patients to make positive choices for long term health. We provide our support through improving our own technical skills with a strong commitment to continuing education and excellent long term planning skills. We would like to take this opportunity to thank you for choosing our practice for your dental care.

Dr. Matlach and Team

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Robert J. Matlach, DDS

Dr. Matlach has been practicing in the Huntington area for the last 15 years. He recently relocated his practice to its current, custom –built office where he specializes in restorative and cosmetic dentistry. Dr. Matlach was born on Long Island in 1971. He graduated from Hofstra University in 1993 with a BA Degree in Biology and completed his D.D.S. Doctor of Dental Surgery in 1997 at SUNY Stony Brook School of Dental Medicine. After graduation Dr. Matlach completed a one year Dental Residency program at Nassau County Medical Center in East Meadow Long Island.

In 2000, Dr. Matlach began working with Dr. Gerald Lorin in Huntington and eventually took over the practice in 2002.

In the summer of 2006, Dr. Matlach relocated the office to its present location where he practices four and one half days per week. The practice focuses on creating long-term relationships with patients in order to help them keep their teeth for a lifetime.

Dr. Matlach’s postgraduate training includes completion of the series of courses at Dr. Pete Dawson’s Center for Advanced Dental Studies in St. Petersburg Florida and courses at the Pankey Institute in Key Biscayne Florida. Dr. Matlach has completed a 270 hour curriculum and is a graduate of the Kois Center for Dental Excellence in Seattle Washington. Dr. Matlach has been trained by Dr. Edward P. Allen in the latest technology in minimally invasive soft tissue grafting for teeth and implants. These technologies can be used to treat gum recession and many soft tissue defects.

In 2018 Dr. Matlach completed a yearlong program, directed by Dr. Nicholas Elian, in dental implantology.  He received a fellowship into the International Congress of Oral Implantologists (ICOI) at the completion of the program.

When Dr. Matlach is not with his patients, he enjoys spending time with his wife and three children. His hobbies include boating, fishing, golf and most outdoor activities. He is an avid sports fan and is devoted to his health.

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Our Staff

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Cindy (Dental Assistant)

Cindy has over 30 years of chair side dental assisting. Her friendly, caring attitude help ease patients apprehension towards dental treatment. Cindy was born, raised and still currently resides in East Northport.

Cindy loves Long Island for its adventurous day trips, quaint towns and great restaurants. She enjoys spending her free time going to plays and museums but most of all, spending time with her family.


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Lauren (Hygienist)

Lauren graduated from Farmingdale State College with an Associates of Science in dental hygiene.  Her goal is to provide our patients with the best treatment possible.  She enjoys sitting one on one with patients to help them achieve and maintain their oral health goals.  Each patient’s treatment is personalized by applying current technology and education.  She is passionate about helping others which allows her to connect with our patients.

 Aside from dental hygiene, Lauren grew up and still resides in South Huntington.  She loves spending time with her family.  They enjoy visiting Montauk in the summertime.  Lauren also likes going to the gym and trying new local restaurants.


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Elicia (Hygienist)

Elicia is registered Dental Hygienist with over 17 years of experience in the dental field. It is her goal to help our patients feel comfortable during their dental cleaning visit. She helps our patients achieve optimal dental health by educating them on different homecare techniques as well as dental procedures that are available through our office.

Elicia has been working with Dr. Matlach for over 6 years, “I am proud to be working for Dr. Matlach. I feel he is an excellent dentist who takes pride in his work and cares about his patients and his staff. From the first day I started working in Dr. Matlach’s office, I felt at home because of its warm and friendly atmosphere”. When Elicia is not at work, she enjoy spending time with my husband and their two older sons. They enjoy boating, and caring for their Wheaton Terrier.


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Cindy (Hygienist)

Cindy may be in dental hygiene but her passion for the health field runs deep and goes far beyond dental hygiene. To Cindy, her job is to listen to our patients, care deeply, serve and educate them with all of her integrity. She has been practicing dental hygiene for 29 years. She has worked for a prosthodontist for 16 years in Great Neck and have worked with several periodontists as well. 

Cindy has been working with Dr. Matlach for over 10 years, “He has given me the opportunity to learn CPR, Teeth Whitening, Orthodontics and Oral Conscious Sedation. Most importantly, he has given me the time and support I need to make a difference in our patients' lives. Whereas many offices have a 30 minute in-and-out "cleaning," our standard is a full hour which allows me to be thorough and help patients relax.  My favorite patient is the apprehensive, frightened patient. I love being able to relax them and reassure them that they are in best hands possible.” She often does such things as placing lavender at her patients' temples to help relax them, and to teach patients how to continue to improve their hygiene skills at home. She enjoys helping make a difference in their lives.

Her interest and passion for the health field has only grown over the past few years.  She has an extensive and growing knowledge of the health sciences. As a hobby, she loves to study all the fascinating fields, in particular, holistic health and herbology.

On the personal side, Cindy loves working with children and has been doing so since high school. She is a fitness instructor, martial arts instructor, and a personal trainer in a few local gyms. She has also been teaching martial arts for 13 years at a local Tae Kwon Do school.

“God gave me one wonderful son who is an awesome athlete and is a college graduate as of May 2014”.  Cindy lives in a wonderful home with her husband in Huntington, which is surrounded by nature to “feed my soul”. She loves to ski, run, bicycle, and hike and am currently learning to play tennis.


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Lori (Patient Coordinator)

Lori’s strong managerial skills are a result of her many years of catering experience in Manhattan’s top luxury hotels and event planning industries. Working in these areas have helped her develop her fine office, interpersonal and organizational skills. These qualities are key components to our professionally managed dental office.  Through Dr. Matlach’s office, Lori has had the opportunity learn CPR.

Lori recently relocated to Long Island from New York City with her husband and two children. She sits as Vice President on the SEPTA board of her son’s school.  She enjoys good wine, traveling and dining out.