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The Doctors

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The Doctors
The doctors of New York Smile Institute

With a concentration in both Aesthetic and Implant Dentistry, Our Doctors are some of the “best in the business.”   They have been educated at renowned and acclaimed dental programs such as New York University and The University of Pennsylvania. 

Our Doctors are influential and prominent figures in dental education, serving as respected faculty members at the finest Dental programs within the highly specialized fields of Aesthetics, Implants and Prosthodontics.  Combined, they have attended over 600 hours of continuing education over the past 10 years on Aesthetics and Implant Dentistry.

Our Doctors continuously study the most modern and progressive techniques in Aesthetics and Implant Dentistry.  They are in the forefront of dental innovation.  During the past several years various dental manufacturers and laboratories have sponsored their research and publication efforts, including:

  • 3I Implant Innovations, Palm Beach Gardens, Florida
  • Peter Kouvaris Dental Laboratories, New York, NY
  • Frontier Dental Labs, San Francisco, California
  • Aesthetic Advantage Educational Course, Rosenthal Clinics, NYU Dental College

We pledge to provide the finest personal service in a state-of-the-art facility for our patients, while they enjoy a comfortable, relaxed yet professional ambience.

Dr. Dean Vafiadis
Dr. Alan M. Smolen
Dr. Michael B. Klein
Dr. Armen Akopian
Dr. Kenneth M. Young
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Dentist of the Dentists

Dr. Dean Vafiadis is the Founder of New York Smile Institute and a respected Prosthodontic specialist in New York and around the world. He also serves as an Associate Professor of Prosthodontics at NYU College of Dentistry and routinely lectures around the world on dentistry. His mission is to serve his patients’ dental needs while also helping to advance dental care treatments and therapeutics on an industry level.

American Academy of Cosmetic Dentistry Accredited Member
California Dental Association
American Academy of Implant Dentistry
American Society of Maxillofacial Surgeons

Contact Us

693 Fifth Avenue
@54th Street – 14 Floor
New York, NY 10022

Phone (212) 319-6363