I can answer any question in the field of pediatric dentistry which may include questions regarding interceptive orthodontics.
I have been in private practice for 26 years in Westbury, NY. My practice treats patients from infancy through their late adolescence.
American Academy of Pediatric Dentistry Nassau County Dental Society American Dental Association New York State Dental Association
SUNY at Stony Brook, School of Dental Medicine 1981-1985 Eastman Dental Center, Rochester, NY, Pediatric Dentistry 1985-1987
Diplomate of the American Board of Pediatric Dentistry Clinical Asst. Professor-SUNY at Stony Brook, School of Dental Medicine-Dept of Children's Dentistry Attending DDS-SUNY Stony Brook University Hospital Attending DDS-North Shore University Hospital at Syosset Attending DDS-Winthrop University Hospital
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