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When you visit our office, your smile is our top priority. Our entire team is dedicated to providing you with the personalized, gentle care that you deserve.

Part of our commitment to serving our patients involves providing information that helps them to make more informed decisions about their oral health needs. This website is a resource we hope you’ll find both useful and interesting.

We genuinely hope this site is helpful to you in learning more about our practice, dental conditions and treatments, dental recommendations, and more.  


Hair by Louis Licari, Make-Up by Enid O', Photo by Michael Scott & Smiles by Dr. Dean.

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"I am so happy to have finally found the right doctors.  They gave me the most information, best advice and great service. And now, I can't stop smiling! I just wish I would have done this years ago."  -Mary

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Dr. Dean Vafiadis, Prosthodontist
Dr. Michael Klein, Prosthodontist
Dr. Alan M. Smolen, Aesthetic Dentist
Dr. Kenneth Young, Aesthetic Dentist
Dr. Armen Akopian, Aesthetic Dentist
Dr. Alex Kim, General Dentist

New York Smile Institute
693 Fifth Avenue @54th Street - 14 Floor
New York, NY  10022 
Phone: (212) 319-6363 or (800) 998-NYSI
Email: info@nysi.org

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The FMR-NYU course and faculty have changed my perception on dentistry and made me a better, more confident clinician. After 1 year of attending this course, I decided to return for a second year, since there is no other place to learn all these innovations. In addition, to be able to transcend the information from the clinic (on real patients), with the guidance of faculty, lab technicians directly to your own practice, is simply amazing.

This course gives a didactic part taught by world-renowned faculty and lecturers, and then you have a hands-on component. We treated cases from beginning to end that I would never thought were possible, not just to restore aesthetically but to give full function and make patients life so much better. I learned occlusion and finally understand the mechanism of it.

The wealth of information, knowledge and hands on hours on various cases from full mouth implant restorations to full mouth occlusion rehabilitation is unprecedented. Using the latest technologies and materials it adds to the unlimited knowledge of the handpicked faculty, by a great teacher, dentist and a mentor
Dr. Dean Vafiadis. This is what this course is all about !!!

I love the way we processed the restoring complicated cases, in a way that is broken down into levels and gives you a recipe to give me a successful and predictable outcome. This is not just a great course but you also become a part of an amazing FMR family and develop friendships with smart, genuine doctors that will always be happy to advise and help you. This is the course that shows you that you can never stop learning. For me ...
Friday's have a new meaning for past 2 years.

Dr. Ellen Katz

This is so over due. Thank you soon very much for opening your office, your time, your staff, your dentistry and your teaching to me! I so appreciate your talent and your heart. You are an inspired lover of all things dentistry! I admire and respect that. Thank you for being a teacher and mentor to me and so many others.

Please give my regards to Constantine and Gabriela. They were very helpful. I really appreciated my time with them too.

Love, Summer

N. Summer Lerch, DDS, FAGD, AAACD

Dear Dr. Dean,
On the behalf of the Officers, Board of Governors and members of the Program Committee, I wish to extend our appreciation to you for your presentation at our General Meeting Wednesday, March 12th at Doubletree Hotel, Tarrytown, NY.
We were indeed fortunate to have someone of your unique talents present to our members. As expected, we've had excellent feedback!
We look forward to working with you in the future.

Dr. Paul H. Klein, Program Committee Chair 9th District Dental Association

My dental career has put me on various paths to the point where my head was spinning. After hearing amazing stories about what I could learn from Dr. Dean Vafiadis through my attending, I decided to take a leap of faith. I enrolled in the Full-Mouth Rehabilitation course at NYU and it not only honed my dental skills, but it has also improved my life as well. Dr. Dean will take you under his wing and literally show you how to design high quality smiles through his artistry. His methods are thought-inspiring, efficient, and just plain beautiful. I recently spent a day in his gorgeous office learning how to use intraoral scanning and milling of crowns and veneers.Also watching him problem solve issues such as patient care with difficult patients, the logistics of ceramic manipulation, and practice management. Dr. Dean's touch is nothing short of magical. The only difference between Dr. Dean and Houdini is that Dr. Dean shows you how he does it. Thank you, Dr. Vafiadis, for changing my skills in the past, present, and future.

Dr. L.C. Rao, Yonkers, NY

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