Dr. Salvatore Lotardo

Salvatore Lotardo president of the AACD

Dr. Salvatore Lotardo was featured on episode 49 of the Dental Digest Podcast. He received his Doctor of Dental Surgery degree from the Stony Brook School of Dental Medicine in 1990. He completed a General Practice Residency at the Northport Veterans Affairs Medical Center, before furthering himself in the profession of dentistry. Dr. Lotardo currently serves as the President of the American Academy of Cosmetic Dentistry (AACD), and achieved his AACD Accreditation status in 2014.

He is the owner of Bella Smiles Cosmetic and Family Dentistry, located in Riverhead, Roslyn and Nesconset, NY. He has over 30 years of clinical experience, and has accumulated more than 1,000 hours of continuing education (CE) in the past four years to stay current on dental techniques and technology. 

In addition to mastering his skills in General Dentistry, Dr. Lotardo expands his scope in the field of implant dentistry, as well as orthodontics. He is a member of the American Dental Association, as well as the American Orthodontic Society, and is an Adjunct Professor at Briarcliffe College. 

The AACD is an international professional association comprised of approximately 5,000 dental professionals dedicated to advancing excellence in the art and science of comprehensive cosmetic dentistry and encouraging the highest standards of ethical conduct and responsible patient care.

Through his passion and compassion, Dr. Lotardo delivers quality care by putting patients first, understanding their unique needs and desires, and helping them achieve better health. Below are excerpts of patient testimonies: 

“Dr. Lotardo is truly amazing. My teeth and overall smile is now better than I could have imagined. He has a keen eye and I trust him completely. Best cosmetic dentist anywhere NYC or on LI. Love his ability to care so much about every tiny detail and never, ever rush. I have recommended so many people and they are all as happy as I am. I’m constantly getting complimented on my teeth and smile. I love going to the dentist. Who says that?!”   – Christine

“Dr. Lotardo helped me improve my smile with a combination of orthodontic work and veneers. He is a gifted and gentle dentist and has a dedicated staff. Dr. Lotardo was always encouraging and patient, and truly listened to any of my concerns or questions. I can highly recommend Dr. Lotardo without any reservations. I am extremely happy with my new smile.”    – Janet
Dr. Lotardo’s episode of the Dental Digest Podcast is now eligible for dental continuing education (CE) credit. Click on this link to start learning: https://dentaldigestinstitute.com/dental-continuing-education/

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