Dr. Alex Shvartsman is a top graduate of SUNY at Stony Brook School of Dental Medicine. He also holds a BA degree in Biology from SUNY @ Stony Brook. His natural artistic talents and passion for dentistry allow him to excel as a dentist.After completing his residency at North Shore University Hospital at Manhasset, Dr. Shvartsman was appointed Chief Dental Resident. In addition, he has completed a two-year Fellowship in Dental Implants and Advanced Dental Prosthodontics and has taught implant dentistry at NSUH at Manhasset until his practice relocation in 2005 to Smithtown, Long Island, NY .Dr. Shvartsman was one of the youngest dentists to have received the Fellowship Award in the Academy of General Dentistry (FAGD), by completing 500 hours of continuing education, and passing a rigorous written examination.In July of 2010, Dr. Alex Shvartsman received the prestigious Mastership Award in the Academy of General Dentistry by completing an additional 600 hours in each required dental discipline. 400 hours were in hands-on or participation courses. He is one of a little over 1% of American dentists who have achieved this honor. Mastership in the AGD is a symbol of a dentist's continual journey toward improvement, innovation and progress. He currently serves as a peer reviewer of articles for the AGD monthly dental journal. Dr. Shvartsman's commitment to staying current in the rapidly changing field of dentistry is exemplary.Dr. Shvartsman is the recipient of numerous additional awards, including the 2004 and 2010 One of Americas Top Dentist Award, TopDocNY 2010 Award, the Suffolk County Dental Society High Level of Clinical Competence Award, and The Certificate of Merit in Recognition of Excellence and Promise in Oral Diagnosis. Dr. Shvartsman is the winner of Long Island Press Best Dentist Award and has been featured in News Channel 12 Long Island Naturally interview.As a lecturer on implant and restorative dentistry topics, Dr. Shvartsman is well respected by his peers. His latest lecture on Laser Dentistry to the Westbury Dental Study Club was well received. He proudly counts other Dentists, Dental Hygienists, Dental Ceramists and their families as his patients. He understands that the condition of your mouth affects your overall health. Dr. Shvartsman follows as Holistic treatment paradigm and is proud to have never used mercury and silver-amalgam fillings and other toxic or harmful dental materials in his practice. You may have seen Dr. Shvartsman's articles in Natural Awakenings, Creations and New Living magazines as well as his popular column "Dentally Speaking" in various local publications. With over 15 years of dental experience you will feel confident in his gentle, caring and capable hands.As the current president of the Long Island CEREC Forum, Dr. Shvartsman is responsible for helping to organize the study club that is devoted to advancing the knowledge and expertise of CEREC CAD/CAM users on Long Island, including Queens, Brooklyn, Nassau, and Suffolk.Dr. Shvartsman has been focused on Cosmetic Dentistry since being accepted in the cosmetic dentistry elective in dental school. He as been a mercury-free dentist since graduating from his residency program. In addition, Dr. Shvartsman is one of only approximately 200 dentists in the United Stated who is a graduate of the Alleman-Deliperi Center for Biomimetic Dentistry. He is committed to dental principles and techniques in restoring teeth as healthfully, conservatively and as naturally looking as possible. Dr. Shvartsman is a co-founder of the Academy of Biomimetic Dentistry.Dr. Shvartsman is proud to be a member of: Academy of General Dentistry, Academy of Biomimetic Dentistry, and the International Academy of Oral Medicine and Toxicology (IAOMT).He lives locally in St. James with his wife Melissa, their son Logan and their Burman cats Cuddles and Snuggles. Besides dentistry and his family, Dr. Shvartsman's interests include Nutrition, Reading, Hiking, Kayaking, Stand Up Paddle boarding and Clamming.