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CHARLES POLLAK DDS

CARING & PERSONALIZED DENTISTRY

If you

If you are looking for a dentist who is a master of his craft and who also respects your time (Dr. Pollak takes pride in giving his patients his undivided attention and never rotates between multiple patients), look no further.

Dr. Charles Pollak has been practicing general and cosmetic dentistry for over 25 years. He is also quite unique by having trained for years as a lab technician (the unsung heroes who actually make crowns look so good). As a four-year term clinical instructor at NYU Dental School, Dr. Pollak enjoys educating his patients on all aspects of dentistry and he gives even the most phobic patient the time he or she needs to feel relaxed while all procedures are explained thoroughly.

98% of our patients come back (2% simply moved out-of-state). From a thorough cleaning to teeth whitening, fillings, crowns, bonding, veneers, root canal and implants, the great dental team at Charles Pollak DDS is eager for you to experience why we consistently get five-star reviews.


CHARLES POLLAK DDS Journey in general and cosmetic dentistry

Dr. Charles Pollak's passion for cosmetic dentistry perfection began before he even considered it as a career. Having originally trained as a dental technician, he entered NYU dental school with the encouragement of his colleagues in the lab. Once enrolled, his kindness, compassion and willingness to tutor late into the night won the hearts of both his fellow students and professors, and earned him the peer-voted NYU Chancellor's Service Award for Volunteerism – an award given to only one student in the entire university in any given year – and the coveted Dr. Sydney T. Silverman Award for excellence in dental care and outstanding commitment to humanitarian values.

Dr. Pollak enjoys educating his patients about the relationship between dentistry and optimum physical health. He often visits senior centers and schools to teach adults and children as young as pre-schoolers the importance of maintaining good oral hygiene. Because of his prior experience as a dental lab tech, Dr. Pollak approaches dental prosthetics with a craftsman's keen eye, and is exceptionally skilled in fabricating restorations such as crowns, bridges, dentures, implants and porcelain veneers.

Born in Romania, Dr. Pollak spent his childhood in Israel before moving to New York City in his teens. Dr. Pollak speaks several languages – Hungarian, Hebrew, Yiddish and some Romanian. He has trained in the martial arts, particularly the Wing Chun style of Kung Fu, which was introduced to America by Bruce Lee. He enjoys ballroom dancing, soccer and bowling, and has an appreciation for ethnic diversity best expressed through his love of folk dancing. He has been a member of, and continues to dance with, international folk dance ensembles, an activity he finds almost as satisfying as creating beautiful smiles for his patients.

Dr. Pollak is a member of the American Dental Association - www.ada.org and New York County Dental Society {a.k.a First District Dental Society} - www.nycdentalsociety.org


DR. JOSEPH ZELIG, our endodontist & dental implants surgeon

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A Host of Professional Dental Services Under One Roof

Dr. Joseph Zelig is our Periodontics & Endodontics specialist. As a Periodontist, Dr. Zelig is a specialist in all phases of advanced dental implant surgerybone graftingLaser Periodontal treatment, and Cosmetic Periodontal surgery. As an Endodontist, Dr. Zelig specializes in Root canal treatment and Root Canal Surgery (Apicoectomy). Dr. Zelig has been practicing for over 15 years and is a graduate of New York University College of Dentistry where he ranked among the top 10% of the graduating class. Make an appointment for an evaluation by calling our office: 212-682-3861

New York County Dental Society
American Dental Association