Ken Kurtz

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Kenneth S. Kurtz, DDS, FACP, FRCPSS(Glasgow), FRCSI

Dr. Kurtz is a Cum Laude BA 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, under the direction of Dr. Dennis Tarnow in 2009. Dr. Kurtz is board certified in prosthodontics and is currently the Director of the Division of Maxillofacial Prosthetics at Stony Brook School of Dental Medicine and the Director of Prosthodontic Research, Graduate Prosthodontics, Montefiore Medical Center. Dr. Kurtz is an Attending Prosthodontist at Long Island Jewish Medical Center (LIJ) and is a Clinical Professor of Dentistry at the Hofstra/Northwell School of Medicine. He was a faculty at NYUCD for 15 years, departing as a Clinical Professor and Associate Director of the Advanced Education Program in Prosthodontics. Dr. Kurtz is a Fellow of the American College of Prosthodontists (ACP) the Greater New York Academy of Prosthodontics (GNYAP), the Royal College of Surgeons Scotland (Glasgow) and the Royal College of Surgeons Ireland. A dual citizen, Dr. Kurtz is licensed to practice in Ireland and is a Visiting Professor at Trinity College Dublin/Dublin Dental Hospital. He was the recipient of the 2014 American College of Prosthodontists Clinician Researcher Award and was recently elected Vice-President of the IADR Prosthodontics Research Group. He maintains a practice limited to prosthodontics in New Hyde Park NY, “Academic Prosthodontics of Long Island.” (