Dr. Smolen received both his B.S. degree in Chemistry and his D.D.S. degree from Temple University in Philadelphia. He has been practicing restorative and esthetic dentistry for over 30 years. Dr. Smolen has attended the prestigious Pankey Institute for Advanced Dental Education, The Dawson Academy, The Piper Education & Research Center as well as advanced studies at NYU Dentistry.
In addition to his clinical practice, he is a faculty member and educational director at the NYU Dentistry’s continuing education full mouth rehabilitation program. Dr. Smolen donates his time and skills in teaching other dentists how to restore the smiles of people with significant dental disabilities. His commitment is to help his patients achieve healthy, beautiful smiles and is dedicated to continuing his education so that he can provide the most up-to-date treatment possible.
Dr. Smolen welcomes the opportunity to offer his knowledge, skills and expertise gained over the last 30 years at the New York Smile Institute
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The Dr. Dean Experience
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.