Dr. David Sandak is a Periodontist whose most important strength is the compassion and empathy he feels for his patients.
He is a member of the American Academy of Periodontology, the American Dental Association and the Ninth District Dental Society. He is the past President of the White Plains Dental Society and has led a Spear’s Study Group, an interdisciplinary Study Group for complex treatment planning. He is also hosting a Westchester Dental Study Group lecture series for dentists and hygienists.
Dr. Sandak comes from a family of dentists. His father is a retired White Plains restorative dentist and his sister is a general dentist in Armonk. David grew up in Rye, NY, attended Colgate University and then received his dental degree from SUNY at Stony Brook Dental School. After graduating from dental school he trained at Boston University, School of Dental Medicine and received his Certificate of Advanced General Studies in Periodontology.
He has limited his practice to Periodontics and Implant Dentistry since graduating in 1993. He has been trained by the finest practitioners in Periodontics and has vast experience in treating all phases of surgical and non-surgical periodontal therapy, including periodontal plastic surgery, all phases of implant dentistry including immediate implants with “teeth-in-an-hour, laser dentistry, ridge and sinus augmentation, sleep apnea treatment, and dental extractions.
Dr. Sandak is passionate about his profession and his close relationship with his patients. In his pursuit for excellence and continued improvement of patient care he has embraced the best technology available to dentistry such as the cone-beam CT scan for improved diagnostics and surgically-guided implant placement. Dr. Sandak also uses the latest laser dental technology from BioLase and utilizes a Bego 3-D printer for the fabrication of cad-cam surgical guides and immediate dental implant provisional crowns. His excitement for excellence in surgery and his willingness to learn and teach these skills to his fellow dentists truly sets him apart as a special Periodontist.
Dr. Sandak lives in Weston, CT with his three children and his wife Amy. He enjoys skiing, snowboarding, biking, racing cars, and back-yard barbecues.
Areas of Expertise:
⦁ All phases of dental implant placement and restoration utilizing Astra, Thommen, Biomet,
⦁ ITI-Straumann, Zimmer, Nobel-Biocare and Bio-Horizons, Straumann PURE Ceramic, Sweden & Martina
⦁ Periodontal surgery (regenerative and resective)
⦁ Experience using Biolase Waterlase YSSG, Epic 10 Diode
⦁ Periodontal plastic surgery
⦁ Soft-tissue grafting (Pinhole Surgical Technique, free-gingival, connective-tissue, allograft
tunneling, autogenous grafting)
⦁ Lateral-window sinus graft (utilizing Piezo-Electronic access)
⦁ Osteotome sinus lift
⦁ All phases of dental extraction and osseous grafting
⦁ Ridge augmentation, ridge splitting
⦁ Infuse regeneration
⦁ Computer-guided implant dental software: Implant Studio/3Shape, Anatomage, coDiagnostiX