Yelena Shapiro, DDS, MS, is a conscientious, skilled, and personable prosthodontist, cosmetic and implant dentists who deliver exceptional patient care efficiently and accurately. Dr. Shapiro welcomes new and existing patients and all members of their family to her private practice, located in the Murray Hill neighborhood of Manhattan in New York City.
Dr. Shapiro completed specialty training and her Master's degree at Columbia University and then went on to complete Implant Fellowship from Columbia University. This was extensive training in the field of implant surgery, bone augmentation, and regeneration, as well as guided surgery. Upon completion of her undergraduate program in biochemistry and biophysics at Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute in Troy, New York, Dr. Shapiro pursued dental school. She went on to obtain her Doctor of Dental Surgery from New York University College of Dentistry in New York City. Dr. Shapiro then finished her internship and residency at Long Island College Hospital, where she gained extensive experience in implant dentistry.
Dr. Shapiro is passionate about continuing her education because she wants to be able to offer the latest and most advanced dental treatments to her patients. She holds an additional certification in prosthodontics that she earned during her fellowship at Columbia University College of Dental Medicine in New York City. Dr. Shapiro also maintains a professional membership with the Second District Dental Society.
Patients of Dr. Shapiro commend her willingness to educate them about their oral health. She provides personalized care and lets patients know the details of all possible treatment paths, which allows patients to stay involved in the decision-making process. Surgery is begun after a thorough evaluation of 3D imaging (CT scans), which makes a critical difference in the quality and accuracy of surgeries as well as minimizes complications. Dr. Shapiro is fluent in both English and Russian.