Robert A. Convissar, DDS

Dr. Convissar is a pioneer in the field of lasers and one of the world’s foremost experts on dental laser technology. One of the first dentists to incorporate lasers into general practice, Dr. Convissar has over two decades of experience with CO2, Diode, Nd.YAG and Erbium wavelengths.

An international lecturer from London to Florence to Sydney to Bangkok to Hong Kong and everywhere in between, Dr. Convissar has written four textbooks translated into Spanish, Portuguese, and Greek, and over a dozen peer reviewed papers translated into eight languages. His ground breaking laser treatments have been featured on NBC-TV News, CBS-TV News, the WABC Radio Network, and other programs. Dr. Convissar practices laser, cosmetic and restorative dentistry in New York City with his wife and partner, Dr. Ellen Goldstein. Dr. Convissar also serves as Director of Laser Dentistry at New York Hospital Medical Center of Queens.

Dr. Convissar is also an expert in the field of oral cancer detection and biopsy techniques. He has written numerous publications and taught hundreds of dentists how to examine patients for oral cancer, and how to perform biopsies of suspected lesions. Drs. Convissar and Goldstein are among the first dentists in the world to have incorporated the unique “Velscope” oral cancer detection device into general practice.