Shantanu Lal, DDS

Board Certifications: 
Pediatric Dentistry
Accepting New Patients
Treats Children
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Overview

Areas of Expertise / Conditions Treated

Dental Cleanings, Dentistry, Pediatric Dentistry

Academic Appointments

  • Associate Professor of Dental Medicine at CUMC

Dr. Lal is the Director of Predoctoral Pediatric Dentistry and an Associate Professor of Clinical Dentistry at Columbia University’s College of Dental Medicine. He is also an Associate Attending at New York Presbyterian Hospital and 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”.

Hospital Affiliations

  • NewYork-Presbyterian/Columbia
  • NewYork-Presbyterian/Morgan Stanley Children's Hospital

Gender

  • Male

Schedule an Appointment

Phone Appointments

New and Existing Patients:
(212) 342-0107

Location(s)

CUMC/Bard Haven Towers
100 Haven Avenue
New York, NY 10032
New Patient Appointments:
(212) 342-0107
Primary

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

Research

Grants

POSTDOCTORAL TRAINING IN GENERAL, PEDIATIC AND PUBLIC HEALTH DENTISTRY AND DENTAL HYGIENE (Federal Gov)

Sep 1 2010 - Jun 30 2015