Dr. David Forlano was born and raised in Brooklyn, New York. He was certain about pursuing a career in dentistry while attending Xavier High School in New York City where he discovered a passion for art and science. He attended Creighton University in Omaha, Nebraska as a pre-dental student and received his Bachelor of Science degree in Biology from Fordham University in 1985.
In 1988, Dr. Forlano graduated Georgetown University School of Dentistry in Washington, DC. Upon graduation, he received the American Equilibration Award for the most outstanding student in the science of the TemporoMandibular Joint. He has studied occlusion and TMD at the Hospital for Joint Diseases in New York City. He has spoken nationally and internationally on occlusion, orthodontics and implantology.
Dr. Forlano is one of very few dentists to achieve Fellowship awards in three different dental disciplines; General Dentistry through the Academy of General Dentistry, Implantology through the International Congress of Oral Implantologists and Orthodontics through the International Association for Orthodontics. He maintains active membership in these organizations, as well as in the American Academy of Facial Esthetics, the American Dental Association and the Dental Organization for Conscious Sedation. In 2009, he achieved Diplomate status in the International Congress of Oral Implantologists.
Dr. Forlano’s diverse experience results in a self-contained interdisciplinary approach to comprehensive dental care. His professional dental practice provides a wide range of services to those seeking lifelong dental health. Centrally located on the south shore of Long Island in a new state-of-the-art facility, the practice attracts clientele from Manhattan to the Hamptons...and beyond.
Dr. Forlano is currently on faculty at New York University College of Dentistry. He serves as a Clinical Instructor at the Linhart Continuing Education Program where he teaches and mentors other dentists the science of dental implant placement and restoration. He is the Case Presentation Leader for the Thursday session, helping the dentists prepare their cases for approval and presentation before the surgical directors, faculty and participants. In addition, Dr. Forlano is a Faculty Mentor to freshman dental students at NYU College of Dentistry.
Dr. Forlano is the president and founder of Chairside Implant Services. Chairside Implant Services provides clinical implant services, mentorship and education to professional dental practices in New York, New Jersey and Massachusetts. He is also the creator of the Comprehensive Dental Assessment, a quantitative analysis of an individual’s masticatory system. Dr. Forlano is the innovator and founder of Executive Detal Health, a 24 hour turnaround time in delivering the most comprehensive oral assessment available. He is also a member of PEARL (Practitioners Engaged in Applied Research and Learning). PEARL is an National Institute of Health network of private practice dentists who conduct clinical studies in the course of routine patient care.
Your auxiliary team is comprised of dedicated individuals who have achieved the highest level in their professions. Our chairside assistants are NYS licensed Certified Dental Assistants. Only 2% of all dental assistants in New York State have achieved this level of certification. Our front desk staff have backrounds in professional management, five-star customer service, education, medical & dental billing and public relations. They will assure that YOU are the most important person in the office.