Dr. John Comisi, DDS

Dr. John Comisi, DDS

Dentistry  |  
Male  |  
Age 60
Dr. John Comisi has been in the private practice of general dentistry in Ithaca, NY since 1983. He is a graduate of Northwestern University Dental School and received his Bachelor of Science in Biology at Fordham University and is a Clinical Instructor of Dentistry at the University of Rochester School of Medicine and Dentistry. He is a member of many dental organizations including the: • Academy of General Dentistry • American Dental Association • New York State Dental Association • Sixth District Dental Society • American Society for Dental Aesthetics • American and International Association of Dental Research • Academy of Dental Materials Dr. Comisi has received Fellowship in the: • Academy of Dentistry International • American College of Dentists • International College of Dentist • Pierre Fauchard Academy • International Academy of Dental Facial Esthetics • The Academy of General Dentistry, and is a recipient of its Mastership Award To attain Mastership in the Academy of General Dentistry, members must be a Fellow of the AGD who have earned at least 1100 hours of approved continuing education credits, meeting minimum requirements in each of the dental disciplines. In addition, 400 of the required credits must be in participation courses, where skills are learned through manipulation of dental materials and techniques. In the AGD's 60-year history, 15346 members have earned Fellowship and 2822 have received Mastership - the AGD's most prestigious Award. Dr. Comisi lectures nationally and internationally on various dental topics and procedures, and has been published in many dental journals and health care magazines. He is also a spokesperson for the Academy of General Dentistry. The incorporation of the latest and best in dentistry is of great importance to Dr. Comisi, and you will always get his best. Locally, Dr. Comisi has served as: • President of the Tompkins County Dental Society • A member of the Board of the Tompkins County Chamber of Commerce • Distinguished Past President of the Kiwanis Club of Ithaca. • A member of the Executive Board of the Baden-Powell Council, BSA and is a recipient of the prestigious Silver Beaver Award. • President of the New York State Academy of General Dentistry,• President of the Sixth District Dental Society • He has also received the New York State Academy of General Dentistry's Meritorious Service Award, for his "dedication and service to (his) peers and his patients by setting high standards in dentistry..."

2333 N Triphammer Rd Ste 304

Ithaca, NY 14850

Contact Information

(607) 272-3433

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This content was provided by Dr. Comisi "Our elite staff, lead by Dr. John C. Comisi, have years of top-notch private practice, leadership, and educational experience in the field of dentistry. They have helped shape the smiles and lives of countless patients utilizing the latest in dental technologies and both define the pinnacle of procedural excellence."


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Practice Areas

  • Dentistry

Conditions Treated

  • Abscess
  • Alveolar Bone Loss
  • Anodontia
  • Bad Taste in Mouth
  • Black Hairy Tongue
  • Bleeding Gums
  • Bonding Disorders
  • Bone Loss
  • Broken Tooth
  • Burning Mouth Syndrome
  • Cancer of Floor of Mouth
  • Canker Sore
  • Cavity
  • Chipped Tooth
  • Chronic Periodontitis
  • Clefting - Ectropion - Conical Teeth
  • Clicking of Temporomandibular Joint
  • Cold Sore
  • Cosmetic Conditions
  • Cosmetic Peridontal Problems
  • Cracked Tooth
  • Craniofacial Disorders
  • Crooked Teeth
  • Dental Crowding
  • Dental Disorders
  • Dental Injury
  • Dental Tissue Neoplasm
  • Dental Trauma
  • Dentinogenesis Imperfecta
  • Dry Mouth
  • Dry Tooth Socket
  • Edentulism
  • Excessive Tooth Wear
  • Exostoses
  • Facial Pain
  • Fibroma
  • Fluorosis
  • Gaps Between Teeth
  • Geographic Tongue
  • Gingival Fibrosis
  • Gingivitis
  • Gingivostomatitis
  • Grinding of Teeth
  • Gum Disease
  • Gummy Smile (Oversized Gingiva)
  • Halitosis
  • Hypodontia
  • Jaw Bone Tissue Deterioration
  • Jaw Irregularities
  • Jaw Misalignment Leading to TMJ
  • Jaw Sprain
  • Loose Teeth
  • Malocclusion (Bad Bite)
  • Misaligned Teeth
  • Misshapen Teeth
  • Mouth Conditions
  • Mouth Lesions
  • Mouth Ulcer
  • Mucositis
  • Oral Infection
  • Oral Lichenoid Lesions
  • Oral Motor Problems
  • Oral Pharyngeal Disorders
  • Oral Squamous Cell Carcinoma
  • Oral and-or Facial Athletic Injury
  • Orofacial Pain
  • Palate Cancer
  • Periodontitis
  • Plaque
  • Postoperative Pain
  • Receding Gums
  • Salivary Duct Stones
  • Sensitive Teeth
  • Soft Tissue Infection
  • Stained Teeth
  • Swollen Gums
  • TMJ
  • Tartar Buildup
  • Teething
  • Tempormandibular Joint Pain
  • Temporomandibular Ankylosis
  • Tender Gums
  • Thumb Sucking
  • Tongue Conditions
  • Tooth Abnormalities as Seen in Diabetes
  • Tooth Abrasion
  • Tooth Abscess
  • Tooth Attrition
  • Tooth Avulsion
  • Tooth Damage
  • Tooth Decay
  • Tooth Decay Caused by Acid Attack
  • Tooth Demineralization
  • Tooth Discoloration
  • Tooth Displacement
  • Tooth Loss
  • Tooth Malformation
  • Toothache
  • Traumatic Dental Injuries


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  • Athletic Mouthguards
  • Bone Grafting
  • Dental Bonding
  • Dental Bridge
  • Dental Cleaning
  • Dental Crown
  • Dental Examination
  • Dental Filling
  • Dental Hygiene Services
  • Dental Implant
  • Dental Inlays
  • Dental Onlay
  • Dental Procedure
  • Dental Prophylaxis
  • Dental Restoration
  • Dental Sealant
  • Dental Veneer
  • Dental X-Ray
  • Dentures
  • Digital X-Ray (CDR)
  • Endodontic Treatment
  • Fixed Orthodontic Correction
  • Fluoride Treatment
  • Fluoride Varnish
  • Frenectomy
  • Full Mouth Rehabilitation
  • Gum Disease Treatment
  • Gum Graft Surgery
  • Implant-Supported Dentures
  • Laser Root Planing
  • Lesion Removal
  • Mouthguards
  • Nitrous Oxide Administration
  • Nitrous Oxide Sedation
  • Oral Soft Tissue Assessment
  • Orthotic Treatment
  • Pediatric Dental Exam
  • Photodisinfection Process
  • Pocket Depth Measurement
  • Porcelain Dental Inlays
  • Porcelain Dental Onlays
  • Porcelain Fixed Bridges
  • Preseason Dental Exam
  • Root Canal
  • Rotary Endodontics
  • Sonography
  • Special Needs Patients-General Care
  • Teeth Polishing
  • Teeth Scaling
  • Teeth Whitening
  • Temporomandibular Joint (TMJ) Recording
  • Traumatic Dental Injury Treatment


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Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for New York.

0 Sanctions

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0 Board Actions

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  • Fordham University
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1979
  • Northwestern University Dental School
    Medical School | Graduated 1983
  • Academy of Dentistry International
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed
  • International Academy Of Dental Facial Esthetics
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed
  • International College Of Dentist
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed
  • Pierre Fauchard Academy
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors

Dr. Comisi has no awards or honors listed.

Media & Publications

Dr. Comisi has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

  • Academy of Dental Materials, Member
  • Academy of General Dentistry, Member
  • American and International Association of Dental Research, Member
  • American Dental Association, Member
  • American Society for Dental Aesthetics, Member
  • New York State Dental Association, Member
  • Sixth District Dental Society, Member

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  • Answers Questions
  • Time well spent
Office & Staff Performance
  • Scheduling
  • Office environment
  • Staff friendliness
  • Average wait time
    31 to 45 minutes
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