Shantanu Lal, DDS

Expertise in: 
Dentistry
Board Certifications: 
Pediatric Dentistry
Accepting New Patients
Treats Children
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Overview

Dr. Lal is the Director of Predoctoral Pediatric Dentistry and an Associate Professor of Dental Medicine at Columbia University Medical Center. He is also a Diplomate of the American Board of Pediatric Dentistry. He currently serves as council member, committee chair and editorial board member of the American Academy of Pediatric Dentistry.

A board-certified clinician, Dr. Lal has been treating children and adolescents for over 10 years. He is dedicated to improving all aspects of their oral health in the least traumatic way possible. His areas of research include Technological Advances in Dentistry for Children, Stem Cells in Dentistry and the Oral Health-Systemic Disease Relationship. He is internationally recognized for his work on grants, scientific publications and presentations. Dr. Lal is also the recipient of the E.V. Zegarelli award for “dedicated and inspired teaching of dental students”.

Areas of Expertise / Conditions Treated

  • Dental Cleanings

Academic Appointments

  • Associate Professor of Dental Medicine at CUMC

Gender

  • Male

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Location(s)

100 Haven Ave
New York, NY 10032
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Insurance Accepted

Aetna

  • Columbia Employee Dental Plan
  • Dental PPO

Cigna

  • Dental PPO

Consumer Health Network (CHN)

  • Consumer Health Network (CHN)

DentaQuest

  • DentaQuest

Devon Health Services

  • Devon Health Services-PPO

Elderplan

  • Medicare Managed Care

Healthplex

  • Columbia Employee Dental Plan

Medicare

  • Traditional Medicare

United Health Care

  • Columbia Employee Dental Plan

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Credentials & Experience

Education & Training

  • Columbia University College of Dental Medicine, NY
  • Internship: NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital/Weill Cornell Medical Center
  • Residency: NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital/Weill Cornell Medical Center

Board Certifications

  • Pediatric Dentistry