Dr. David Forlano was born and raised in Brooklyn, NY. He was certain about pursuing a career in dentistry while attending Xavier High School in New York City where he discovered his passion for art and science. He received his Bachelor of Science degree in Biology from Fordham University in 1985.
In 1988, Dr. Forlano graduated Georgetown University School of Dentistry. Upon graduation, he received the American Equilibration Award for the most outstanding student in the science of the TemporoMandibular Joint. He has studied occlusion and TMD at the Hospital for Joint Diseases in New York City. He has spoken nationally and internationally on occlusion, orthodontics and implantology.
Dr. Forlano is one of very few dentists to achieve Fellowship awards in three different dental disciplines; General Dentistry through the Academy of General Dentistry, Implantology through the International Congress of Oral Implantologists and Orthodontics through the International Association for Orthodontics. He maintains active membership in these organizations, as well as in the American Academy of Facial Esthetics, the American Dental Association and the Dental Organization for Conscious Sedation. He is a Diplomate of the International Congress of Oral Implantologists. His diverse experience results in a self-contained interdisciplinary approach to comprehensive dental care.
Dr Forlano is president of David Forlano, DDS, PC, a professional dental practice providing a wide range of services to those seeking lifelong, comprehensive dental health. Centrally located on the south shore of Long Island in a new state-of-the-art facility, the practice attracts clientele from Manhattan to the Hamptons.
Dr. Forlano is currently on faculty at New York University College of Dentistry. He serves as a Clinical Instructor in Implantology at the Linhart Continuing Education Program where he teaches and mentors other dentists the science of dental implant placement and restoration. He is also the Case Presentation Leader for the Thursday session, helping the dentists prepare their cases for approval and presentation before the surgical directors, faculty and participants. In addition, Dr. Forlano is a Faculty Mentor to freshman dental students at NYU College of Dentistry.
Dr. Forlano is the president and founder of Chairside Implant Services. Chairside Implant Services provides clinical implant services, mentorship and education to professional dental practices in New York, New Jersey and Massachusetts. He is also the creator of the Comprehensive Dental Assessment, a quantitative analysis of an individual’s masticatory system. Dr. Forlano is also a member of PEARL (Practitioners Engaged in Applied Research and Learning). PEARL is an National Institute of Heath network of private practice dentists who conduct clinical studies in the course of routine patient care.
Your implant team is comprised of dedicated professionals that specialize in you. When you arrive, you will never be asked to “sign in”. Instead, you will be greeted by name and a sincere smile. When you are confronted with a decision about your oral health, we will educate you so that you can make the choice that is best for you. Our dental assistants are true professionals. They have all completed formal education in dental assisting and dental implantology. Their certifications range from NYS licensure to international certificates and dental degrees.
Dr. David Forlano
375 East Main Street
East Islip, NY
Monday: 10am - 7pm
Tuesday: 8am - 2pm
Wednesday: 10am - 7pm
Friday: 8am - 2pm
Saturday: By Appointment