Zev Kaufman, DDS

Joined: 02/03/2010
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For almost two decades, Dr. Zev Kaufman, has been known in the dental community as "the dentist's dentist." Graduating with honors and at the top of his class from the world-renowned New York University College of Dentistry, Kaufman was one of a select few students in his class to complete the Comprehensive Care and Applied Practice Administration Honors program, as well as the Orthodontic Honors program. With an excellent dental education, Dr. Kaufman set out to be the ultimate dental specialist.

After being awarded the DDS (Doctor of Dental Surgery) degree, Dr. Kaufman completed a yearlong comprehensive general dentistry residency program at St. Barnabas Hospital.

Following his residency, Dr. Kaufman completed the post-graduate certification program in the specialty of Posthodontics at New York University. Prosthodontics is the only American Dental Association-recognized specialty in implant, cosmetic, and restorative dentistry. Dr. Kaufman continued his studies at his alma mater at the post-graduate department of implant dentistry as a fellow. After two years, he received his post-graduate certification in implant surgery and restoration.

Throughout his five years of post-doctoral studies, Kaufman maintained a private, part-time, dental practice and also taught X-ray technology and diagnosis at the department of Radiology at NYU.

Upon graduation as a fellow in implant dentistry, Kaufman was asked to stay as an assistant professor at the post-graduate Department of Periodontics and Implant Dentistry at New York University. Along with research and hands-on patient instruction, Kaufman presents seminars to the senior residents, emphasizing his unique approach to "patient-centered, efficient implant treatment." He has published nationally and internationally, and presented in major meetings including the Greater New York Dental Meeting, the Northeast Implant Symposium, at the Yankee Dental Congress in Boston, and NYU Implant/Perio Alumni Symposium.

Dr. Kaufman is a member of the prestigious Academy of Osseointegration, the American College of Prosthodontists, and the Omicron Kappa Upsilon Dental Honor Society. Dr. Kaufman is also a member of the American Dental Education Association (ADEA), the leading association dedicated to the advancement of dental, allied dental, and advanced dental education. Dr. Kaufman lectures regularly to several dental study clubs in the New York area, determined to advance the education and knowledge of Prosthodontics and Implant Dentistry by dentists and their patients.

Dr. Kaufman is the founder and sole owner of Prosthodontics and Implant Surgery of Manhattan, P.C., a specialty practice dedicated to cutting edge, comprehensive, Prosthodontic (cosmetic and restorative) and Implant treatment.

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