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Dr. Kurtz is a Cum Laude graduate of SUNY Albany and received his DDS degree from the New York University College of Dentistry (NYUCD). After practicing general dentistry for a dozen years, Dr. Kurtz received prosthodontic specialty training at Montefiore Medical Center/Albert Einstein College of Medicine and Maxillofacial Prosthetic training at the Columbia University School of Dental and Oral Surgery/Bronx VAMC. He completed the NYU Implant Fellowship in 2009. Dr. Kurtz is board certified in prosthodontics, the specialty of implant, esthetic, and reconstructive dentistry, and joined Dr. Gluck in 2000. Dr. Kurtz holds academic appointments and teaches at three metropolitan area graduate prosthodontic training programs. He is a Clinical Professor and Associate Director of the Advanced Education Program in Prosthodontics at NYUCD. Additionally, he is a Visiting Assistant Professor in the Departments of Dentistry and Otorhinolaryngology at Montefiore Medical Center/AECOM, serving as the maxillofacial prosthodontist for the multidisciplinary craniofacial team for Children's Hospital at Montefiore. With advanced training to help patients with acquired and congenital defects of the head and neck, he also serves as Director of the Maxillofacial Prosthetics Section, Postgraduate Prosthodontics, New York Hospital - Queens. Dr. Kurtz is an Attending Prosthodontist at Long Island Jewish Medical Center/North Shore (LIJ/NS) conveniently located in close proximity to the Hillside Avenue practice, and also serves as a Professor at the Hofstra School of Medicine, now affiliated with LIJ/NS. As a Fellow of both the American College of Prosthodontists (ACP) and the Greater New York Academy of Prosthodontics (GNYAP), he contributes to the continuing education of his professional colleagues and has co-authored over thirty scientific papers. Dr. Kurtz has the qualifications to assist patients with a wide variety of complex dental issues.