MEET THE DENTIST
Dr. Edgard El Chaar is currently the Director of the Advanced Education Program in Periodontics in the Department of Periodontics and Implant Dentistry at the New York University College of Dentistry, where he holds the rank of Clinical Associate Professor. Prior to his current position, he was the Director and founder of Post Graduate Program in Periodontics at Lutheran Medical Center. He has a thriving private practice on
130 East 35th Street in New York City that specializes in dental implants, periodontal disease and periodontal cosmetic surgery.
Dr. El Chaar is originally from Beirut, Lebanon, and has a Doctorate degree in Dental Surgery from New York University. He moved to New York in 1993 to complete his post graduate education in Advanced Periodontics at New York University which he finished in 1997. He received a Masters degree in Oral Biology from New York University in 2000. He is a diplomate of the American Board of Periodontology and the American Board of Oral Implantology
He is multilingual and travels several times a year to lecture internationally. He is a consultant for several dental Implant and medical US Corporation. He has lectured in Russia, Dubai (UAE), Abu-Dhabi, China, Spain, Greece, Japan, Lebanon, France, Taiwan, South Korea, Switzerland, Belgium, Morocco, Poland, Brazil and Colombia on the latest advances and techniques in dental implants and aesthetic Periodontal treatments.
Dr. El Chaar is a retired Major in the U.S. Army. He is dedicated to the Army Dental Corps where he lectured in their specialty program in Periodontics. During his military career he has served several tours at Fort Gordon in Georgia, Fort Irwin in California, and Fort Hood in Texas.
Dr. El Chaar is a member of the Omicron Kappa Upsilon, Knight in the Order of Malta, the American Academy of Periodontology, the Academy of OsseoIntegration, and the American Board of Oral Implantology. He is a member and a fellow of ITI, International Team for Implantology, member and fellow of the AAID, American Academy of Implant Dentistry. His personal passions include tennis, sailing, skiing, flying mono-engine planes and spending time with his family.
The office is professionally run and at the same time has a warm and welcoming environment with highly personalized attention. Appointments are always on time. I like the fact that the office of Dr. El Chaar has the latest in technology for diagnostics and treatment.
I received honest and open feedback and the best quality treatment I could imagine. The doctor saved both my gums and two back molars that I thought I was going to loose. The post operative care was great! Dr. El Chaar constanty checked in and told me to call anytime.
Thank you for all you have done in an effort to help me. Your kindness, generosity, patience, professionalism, talent, expertise and compassion is inspiring. Is was wonderful meeting such a fine doctor and gentleman. The world does give back some tremendous people!