Sylvan, D.M.D., F.A.G.D.A. has been practicing cosmetic and reconstructive
dentistry for more than 30 years. He is recognized in the greater Metropolitan area as being a
pioneer in the field.
He received his D.M.D. From Tufts School of Dentistry in 1976. He was a chief resident of
LIJH Medical Center and has remained on active service in the dental clinics of both North
Shore University Hospital and LIJ Medical Center.
He has been made a Fellow in the Academy of Restorative Dentistry as well as a Fellow in the
American Society for Dental Aesthetics.
He maintains two private practices one on Lexington Avenue in Manhattan and the other in the Barstow
Medical Center in Great Neck.
In 1982, Dr. Sylvan worked on the development of the etched porcelain veneer. Since that time he
has pioneered the technique and lectured nationally and internationally. He published some of the
early articles on the development of porcelain veneers. This technique can correct many of the
cosmetic concerns our patients present with.
On April 30th 2014, Dr. Sylvan was the dentist selected to be the honoree at the 2014 Physicians and Dentists United Jewish Appeal ceremony.
The award is presented by North Shore and Long Island Jewish Hospitals.