About Dr. Kissel
A New York native, Dr. Kissel is a Board Certified Periodontist with over 25 years of experience providing quality dental implant treatment and periodontal therapy. His unique background and qualifications include several years of practice as a general dentist. Combined with his surgical expertise, this provides him with a perspective on the final treatment outcome that is both highly specialized and very rare.
Dr. Kissel obtained his Doctorate of Dental Medicine from Henry M. Goldman School of Graduate Dentistry in Boston, followed by a General Practice Residency at Stony Brook Hospital. After practicing as a general dentist for six years, he furthered his education with a specialty degree in Periodontology from Tufts University in Boston.
Expertise in Dental Implants
Dr. Kissel is recognized as one of only of only a handful of Periodontists in the country that provides periodontal and dental implant microsurgery, as a minimally invasive alternative to conventional surgical procedures. Dr. Kissel has lectured nationally on various aspects of Periodontics and implant dentistry. He has published numerous articles in scientific journals and has contributed to a chapter in a recent edition of a Periodontology textbook.
Advanced Training and Experience in Microsurgery
In 2004, Dr. Kissel began his training in Microsurgery at the renowned Microsurgery Training Institute in Santa Barbara, California. His extensive experience in microsurgical procedures includes non-invasive dental implant treatment, aesthetic periodontal procedures, and SMILE Technique Implants. He is a member of an elite group of Periodontists that participate in regularly scheduled advanced clinical seminars on microsurgical procedures that showcase members’ cases.