About Dr. Alter

Steven M. Alter D.D.S. - New York, NY

General, Cosmetic and Implant Dentistry

Dr. Alter graduated from S.U.N.Y. at Binghamton in 1980, whereupon he immediately entered Columbia University's College of Dental Medicine- graduating in 1984. He followed dental school with a one year general practice residency at Mount Sinai Hospital. After completing his residency, Dr. Alter stayed on as an instructor. 

Dr. Alter has been in practice, in both the Gramercy Park area as well as midtown Manhattan, since 1984. 

Dr. Alter has extensive training in all phases of dentistry that helps him to diagnose an appropriate course of treatment for his patients. He focuses on Cosmetic, Restorative and Implant Dentistry, but he also works with a team of dental specialists to facilitate all dental care.

Dr. Alter takes great pride in maintaining the highest standards of care by regularly attending continuing dental education courses throughout the year. Attendance and completion of these courses allows Dr. Alter to continue perfecting his skills in oral rehabilitation and patient care on a constant basis.

He believes in treating every patient with kindness and understanding and that your relationship with him and his staff should be one of mutual respect in a low key stress free environment that caters to his patients needs and comfort.

Dr. Alter is blessed with an extraordinary son and a wonderful wife. His interests besides dentistry include photography, tennis, gardening and spending time with his wife, son, and dog.


 "Skill and compassion go hand in hand when providing exceptional patient care.  As a dental professional, I stay up to date on the latest advancements in dentistry in order to provide the most current treatment options for my patients.  As a doctor, I recognize that my patients are unique individuals who have placed a great deal of trust in me.  That is just one reason why I value each and every patient relationship.

I appreciate the time you’ve taken to visit this site and find out more about my dental practice and the many services we can provide to help you achieve optimum oral health."


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