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Department of Dental Medicine Faculty Practice at LIJ

Department of Dental Medicine Faculty Practice at LIJ

270-05 76th Avenue Research Building, First Floor New Hyde Park,  NY  11040

Phone: (718) 470-7120

The Department of Dental Medicine's Faculty Practice of the Long Island Jewish Medical Center offers a unique mix of primary and specialty services to adults and children. There are 12 full and part-time dentists on staff that are available to meet your oral health needs. Faculty Practice operates Monday through Thursday from 8:30 am to 4:30 pm, and on Friday from 8:00 am to 4:00 pm. The facility is conveniently located on the first floor of the Research Building in the Long Island Jewish Hospital. An appointment can be made by calling (718) 470-7120.

In one location, families can have all of their dental needs addressed. Our Steven and Alexandra Cohen Children's Medical Center of New Yorkpediatric dentists are available for preventive and restorative services for well children. In addition, they serve as a regional referral center for children who have special needs. This includes providing comprehensive care to children with behavioral and/or medical concerns which may require sedation and/or general anesthesia. An appointment can be made by calling (718) 470-3110.

Adults are able to receive comprehensive care and management of their dental needs by our staff of general, restorative and oral surgical doctors and oral pathologists. Our skilled clinicians provide state-of-the-art dental care, including tooth whitening, cosmetic dentistry (aesthetic makeovers), dental implant placement and restoration, as well as routine preventive, oral pathology/medicine and restorative services. Sedation and general anesthesia services are also available. Should you require special services not available at LIJMC, referrals are available to our voluntary staff who have offices throughout our service area.

We look forward to helping you meet all your dental needs.

Ronald P. Burakoff, DMD, MPH - Chairman, Dental Medicine

Ellen Shearer - Director

Oral-Maxillofacial Surgery Services
The faculty practice also offers a range of oral-maxillofacial surgery services, including:

  • Dento-alveolar Surgery including removal of impacted and erupted teeth in children and adults
  • Dental Implant placement
  • Surgical treatment of pathology in oral cavity and jaw
  • Management of trigeminal nerve injuries
  • Reconstruction of the jaw and bone grafting
  • Treatment of injuries to the jaw and facial bones
  • Surgical treatment of malocclusion and jaw size discrepancies


Michael Lessin DMD - Chief, Division of Oral Maxillofacial Surgery, LIJMC
(718) 470-7113

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