Dr. Alexander Volchonok DMD MS
Dr. Volchonok obtained his doctorate from the University of Pennsylvania School of Dental Medicine where he received the Dean’s Scholarship, the highest merit award given by the University. He graduated at the top of his class with Honors in clinical practice and was inducted into OKU National Dental Honors Society. In addition, Dr. Volchonok was awarded over 10 clinical awards in Periodontics, Implant Dentistry, and Prosthodontics making him the most distinguished student of his graduating class.
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After his dental training Dr. Volchonok moved to New York
where he completed his post-graduate training in Periodontics from Columbia University earning a Certificate in Periodontics along with a Masters of Science degree for his research on esthetic outcomes of implants placed at the time of extraction. His talent was quickly recognized at Columbia when he earned the Murray Schwartz Scholarship for the most promising first year resident. Exceeding the expectation, Dr. Volchonok was also recognized by the Northeast Society of Periodontists for his publication and presentation on Regenerative Treatment of Diseased Dental Implants. He was awarded the Tannenbaum and Schoor Memorial Award, which is given to only one resident each year across the entire Northeast region of the country,
After graduating from one of the nation’s most prestigious Periodontics programs, Dr. Alex Volchonok successfully challenged the American Board of Periodonotology in 2016 becoming a Board-Certified Periodontist and a Diplomate of the American Board of Periodontology, a distinction held by fewer than 1% of dentists in the world.
Currently Dr. Volchonok maintains a private practice
limited to advanced cosmetic implant dentistry and periodontal surgery in both Manhattan, NY and Norwalk, CT. Dr. Volchonok continues to be at the cutting edge of the field by lecturing on various periodontal and implant related topics including digital dentistry, advanced bone augmentation procedures, peri-implantitis and laser dentistry. He also is the founder and director of the NYC Interdisciplinary Study Club and lectures at continuing education programs throughout the country. He is highly regarded by his peers for his techniques in esthetic implant dentistry, the management of diseased implants, and advanced bone and soft tissue augmentation.