24 Hour Emergency Service - Call (631) 4-SMILES!

Let us make you smile

A smile is the first thing people notice. We know how important it is to have that smile and understand that many things prevent you from getting what you want. We can help. You will appreciate how we approach dentistry. We value our patient’s time, comfort and overall health. This is why we offer extensive services, convenient scheduling and have a team that truly has your best interests at heart. We listen and understand. Let our compassionate team of professionals help you get that beautiful smile you have always wanted

What will you experience in our office?

• Compassion • Extensive Dental Expertise • Flexible Scheduling • Emergency Appointments

We continually pursue excellence through continuing education, personal and team growth and mastery of leading-edge technology. We provide full-service general dentistry for you and your whole family. Along with general dental services, we also offer unique cosmetic services such as Zoom!® teeth whitening, implants, bonding, dentures, Invisalign clear orthodontics, veneers, and gum treatments. We deliver this care with first-class, five-star service to consistently deliver more than would reasonably be expected.

Leave or read our reviews with Google+ or find us on Facebook.

Shirley Location -

Port Jefferson Location -

Our Location

Find us on the map

Hours of Operation

Our Regular Schedule


9:00 am-7:00 pm


9:00 am-8:00 pm


9:00 am-6:00 pm


9:00 am-8:00 pm


9:00 am-5:00 pm


8:00 am-2:00 pm


Emergency Only

Meet Our Staff

Learn Who We Are

  • Carl P. Palmblad,

    Dr. Carl Palmblad is a unique kind of dentist and founder of Smile Makers. His gentle approach, combined with the valuable patient education he provides, will ease any concerns you might have. He listens intently to understand your specific needs. READ MORE

  • Erika J. Smit,

    Dr. Erika Smit has helped to build a caring, patient oriented practice here at Smile Makers since 1999. Along with Dr. Palmblad, Dr. Smit strives to create a comfortable environment where patients feel welcome and look forward to their visits. READ MORE

  • John T. Breuer,

    Dr. John Breuer strives to attend to our patients' concerns while making the appointment an enjoyable one. He graduated from the State University of New York at Stony Brook, School of Dentistry, and is a long time Port Jefferson resident. READ MORE


What Our Clients Say About Us

  • "Not much to say except that Dr. Pete and his staff are the very best in the business. I've been a patient for nearly 30 years and would not ever consider another dentist. I don't have a fear of dentists, but my mother-in-law did and had not seen a dentist in many, many years. When she moved back to NY from FL, she needed a lot of work. Dr. Pete and his staff took wonderful care of her and she no longer has any trepidation when she needs to go."
    Stephen Kuzma
  • "Dr. Smit is a wonderful dentist. I have been going to her since 2012. She is a very kind, caring, patient dentist. She really does an excellent job of fixing my teeth. Fillings, crowns, cosmetic bonding etc. I highly recommend Dr Smit. Her whole staff is amazing as well."
    Joanie Begay
  • "The best place in port jeff"
    Santiago Granados
  • "They make me smile! Great staff great doctors."
    Glenn Ewald

Featured Articles

Read about helpful topics

  • Bridges

    When you lose a tooth, it affects not just the appearance, but the function of your smile. It can be difficult to eat or speak naturally, extra stress is put on your remaining teeth, you’re at greater risk for developing gum disease, your remaining teeth can shift out of position causing bite problems, ...

    Read More
  • Orthodontic Retention

    Getting your braces off is definitely a cause for celebration. You can finally enjoy your new smile after all that work and effort! But getting your braces off isn’t the end of treatment. Once your braces come off, you will enter the retention period of treatment. During the retention period, you will ...

    Read More
  • Inlays and Onlays

    Inlays and onlays are indirect restorations used to repair molars and premolars damaged by decay or trauma. Inlays and onlays fit more securely and last longer than fillings, strengthen compromised teeth, and preserve more natural tooth structure than crowns. An inlay is used to restore the center of ...

    Read More
  • Dental Implants

    If you have recently dealt with an injury or disease that affected your oral health, there are options available to recover the smile you once had. You may even be able to achieve a better smile than the one you had. Dental implants make it possible to renew your smile if you have lost some teeth. There ...

    Read More
  • Tooth Decay Prevention

    What is tooth decay? Tooth decay begins with the Streptococcus mutans bacteria. These bacteria join with food particles and fluids in the mouth to create plaque, a constantly forming biofilm which sticks to the surface of tooth enamel. The bacteria in plaque convert the sugars in our foods into lactic ...

    Read More
  • Root Canal Treatment

    Every tooth has two sections: a crown, the visible part of the tooth above the gum line, and one or more roots, which anchor the teeth within the jaw. Each tooth has three basic layers: an outer layer of hard enamel (which protects the crown) or cementum (which covers the root), a middle layer of softer ...

    Read More
  • Fillings

    The bacteria in plaque produce acids that erode tooth enamel, eventually creating a hole, or cavity, in the tooth surface. Left untreated, this decay can spread to the interior of the tooth, and might lead to the need for a crown, a root canal, or even extraction. When caught early, your dentist can ...

    Read More
  • Veneers

    A dental veneer is a thin, durable porcelain shell that is custom-fabricated to cover the front of a tooth. Veneers can restore the appearance of teeth with chips, cracks, and stains, can close small gaps between the teeth, and can reshape misshapen or slightly misaligned teeth. Veneers are a popular ...

    Read More
  • Educational Videos

    Take a few minutes to watch our educational videos and learn more about different dental treatments and procedures. Video topics include general & cosmetic dentistry, Implants, oral health and hygiene, orthodontics and preventative dentistry. ...

    Read More
  • Laser Decay Diagnostics

    Using lasers, dentists can detect tooth decay that is not yet visible and would otherwise be undiagnosed using traditional methods. Laser cavity detection is based on the fact that healthy tooth structure reflects light, or “fluoresces,” differently than does decayed tooth structure. Teeth with decay ...

    Read More