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Professional Statement

  • Dr. Convissar is a pioneer in the field of lasers. One of the first dentists to incorporate lasers into general practice, he has over 22 years of experience with CO2, Diode, Nd.YAG and Erbium wavelengths.
  • An international lecturer from London to Florence to Sydney to Bangkok to Hong Kong and everywhere in between, Dr. Convissar has written four textbooks and over a dozen peer reviewed papers translated into eight languages. His ground breaking laser treatments have been featured on NBC-TV News, CBS-TV News, the WABC Radio Network, and other programs. Dr. Convissar practices laser, cosmetic and restorative dentistry in New York City with his wife and partner, Dr. Ellen Goldstein. Dr. Convissar also serves as Director of Laser Dentistry at New York Hospital Medical Center of Queens.


  • Dental School - New York University
  • Veterans Affairs New York Harbor Healthcare System, Brooklyn (Residency)

Awards and Publications

  • Fellow, Academy of General Dentistry
  • Mastership, Academy of Laser Dentistry
  • Fellowship, American Society of Lasers in Medicine and Surgery
  • Fellowship, International Academy of Dento-Facial Esthetics
  • Author - Atlas of Laser Applications in Dentistry
  • Co-Author - Principles and Practice of Laser Dentistry
  • Co-Author - Lasers in General Dentistry
  • Guest Editor - Textbook of Lasers in Clinical Dentistry

Professional Memberships

  • American Dental Association
  • New York State Dental Association
  • Academy of General Dentistry
  • Academy of Laser Dentistry

Language Spoken

  • English
  • Spanish