Long Island Periodontist
About Dr. Sachs
Dr. Sachs is a board certified Long Island Periodontist, recommended and highly regarded in the community for the past 28 years. His practice focuses on the laser treatment of periodontal disease as well as periodontal cosmetics, periodontal surgery and the placing of dental implants. He is known for his sensitive, caring approach and his ability to provide painless, high quality treatment to all his patients. His excellent academic background includes a DDS from Northwestern University, where he excelled in periodontics. After almost 3 decades as a Long Island periodontist, Dr. Sachs has extensive proficiency in his specialty and treats his valued patients with the utmost care and expertise.
Long Island Dentist
Following completion of dental school and a hospital residency, he was chosen for the coveted Periodontal Residency program at the University of Southern California, where he was also involved in periodontal research. Dr. Sachs is a board certified periodontist, and an active member of the American Academy of Periodontology, American Academy of Implant Dentistry, American Dental Association, New York State Dental Association, Nassau County Dental Society and Long Island Academy of Periodontics. He is also on the board of directors of Nassau County Dental Society and is past chairman of the Greater Long Island Dental Meeting. Dr. Sachs has been the president and program director of the Greater South Bay Dental Study Club for the past sixteen years, and has provided hundreds of hours of continuing education for dentists in the area. Dr. Sachs also speaks fluent French and Spanish, greatly enhancing his communication options.
Being a board certified specialist means that in addition to the usual requirements for completing a specialty program, Dr. Sachs has made significant achievements beyond the mandatory requirements of the specialty. This includes successfully completing a comprehensive oral and written examination covering all phases of periodontal disease and its treatment, including placing dental implants. The requirements for board certification also includes detailed reports of a broad range of actual treatment personally proved by Dr. Sachs, and a rigorous examination by a panel of internationally respected peers. This is one of the highest recognitions of achievement by the specialty.
Dr. Sachs lives locally with his wife and two daughters. They enjoy travelling as a family and experiencing new adventures! Dr. Sachs is an enthusiastic skier and outdoor photographer, and activities that bring him closer to nature - which include hiking and back-packing. He is also an avid reader and enjoys diversity in his subject matter.