Dental implants have been available for several decades. However, for most patients, they are still a relatively new concept. When considering the cost of dental implants and comparing quotes, there are several important points that should be kept in mind. When comparing the cost of dental implants to other tooth replacement methods such as dentures and bridges, it is important to take into consideration the longevity offered by dental implants that is not always afforded by other, more traditional methods. While dentures and bridges are initially less expensive, their affordability can be short-lived.
A product of Stuyvesant High School, Dr. Pollack received his B.S. in biology from Queens College and his D.D.S. from Columbia University, where he also pursued research into the then emerging field of endorphins. He completed a general dental residency at Long Island Jewish Medical Center before returning to Columbia for his Certificate in Periodontics, the latter in 1983. A member of O.K.U., the dental honor society, Dr. Pollack is a Diplomate of the American Board of Periodontology, and has been elected a Fellow of the Academy of Osseointegration (AO), as well as Fellow of the International Team for Implantology (ITI).
Welcome to our practice website. We congratulate you on taking the first step toward better periodontal health. At Pollack Periodontal Associates, PC your smile is our first priority. Please utilize this website as a resource. It will help you better understand your course of treatment and answer any questions related to periodontal therapy. Drs. Pollack, Odrich and Sarmiento are specialists in periodontics and implantology.
We will schedule your appointment as promptly as possible. Please allow approximately 60-90 minutes for your initial visit. If you have pain or an emergency situation, every attempt will be made to see you as soon as possible that day. We work hard to stay on schedule to minimize waiting at the time of your appointment. Occasionally, unforeseen circumstances can cause delays to the schedule, and your understanding and patience are very much appreciated. Whenever possible, we will contact you if your appointment time is delayed.