Dr. Edward A Alvarez

Dr. Edward A Alvarez

Doctor of Dental Surgery

Cosmetic Dentist, Certified Acupuncturist, Facial Aesthetics, Dental Sleep Medicine

Years of Experience: 21

Member, American Academy of Cosmetic Dentistry

Member, American Academy of Dental Sleep Medicine

Member, DSD Digital Smile Design

Fellow, World Clinical Laser Institute

Fellow, Dental Implant Surgical Seminar

Member, Academy of General Dentistry

Police Surgeon, New York State Troopers PBA

Police Surgeon, Amtrak Police FOP

For those who are seeking a Cosmetic dentist, Dr. Edward Alvarez is a gifted and dedicated dentist practicing in Midtown Manhattan, New York. Patients from across New York City, Long Island, Westchester, New Jersey, and Connecticut benefit from the wide variety of services including mercury free dental fillings, treatment for periodontal disease, dental bridges, all ceramic crowns, onlays, veneers, implants and implant reconstruction, dentures, and teeth whitening treatments. He also specializes in smile makeovers, CEREC® full mouth restorations, laser dentistry, snoring and sleep apnea, and Invisalign® and ClearCorrect®. In addition to cosmetic dental procedures, Dr. Alvarez also provides aesthetic services including Botox®, and dermal fillers such Juvederm®, Voluma®, and others for both lip augmentation and cheek filling.

Born in Queens and raised on Long Island, Dr. Alvarez graduated with multiple honors and national awards from high school and was subsequently admitted to the prestigious seven year combined BA/DDS program at New York University. Dr. Alvarez completed his undergraduate bachelor's degree in Biology, with a minor in Chemistry in only three years. Continuing on to NYU College of Dentistry, Dr. Alvarez excelled at both surgical and cosmetic procedures. Once again graduating in the top of his class, at the age of only 24, he went on to complete a post-graduate residency training program at Montefiore Medical Center/Albert Einstein College of Medicine. In 2009, Dr. Alvarez was admitted and subsequently received a degree in acupuncture from Harvard Medical School. A course designed for physicians only, Dr. Alvarez was the sole dentist in his class. 

For over two decades, Dr. Alvarez has been refining his talents in the art and science of Cosmetic Dentistry. He is a full fellow of the World Clinical Laser Institute, the most respected organization dedicated to the advancement of lasers in dentistry. He has also lectured both domestically and internationally on the topic of laser dentistry, and for Oraverse®, A dental anesthetic reversal agent. Dr. Alvarez is a member of the American Academy of Cosmetic Dentistry, the American Academy of Dental Sleep Medicine, and the Academy of General Dentistry. Dr. Alvarez has also completed his DSD Digital Smile Design residency. In addition, Dr. Alvarez is certified for over a decade in the placement of dermal fillers for lip augmentation and reduction of facial wrinkles, and Botox® to help treat TMJ facial pain, headaches, and for elimination of mild to moderate facial wrinkles.

To honor those who serve us, Dr. Alvarez is a Police Surgeon for both the New York State Troopers PBA and Amtrak Police Department FOP and has served since 2008. In January of 2013, Dr. Alvarez successfully completed and graduated from NYPD's Citizens Police Academy. 

Dr. Alvarez is a contributing author for the Huffington Post, is an advisory board member for Dentist Money Digest, and can be found regularly in magazines such as Men's Health, Prevention Magazine, and on television stations such as FOX in New York and Philadelphia.

New Patients are currently being welcomed to our friendly, luxury, and advanced modern dental office. 

Did you Know??? .... Dr. Alvarez is the youngest of three children born to parents to immigrated to the United States from Colombia in the 1960's. Since a young age, his parents instilled a strong sense of values, morals, and ethics that make him the professional he is today. In fact, all three children went on to be professionals, as both his sisters are physicians.


Education and Memberships


2010 Harvard Medical School

  • Acupuncture

1999 Montefiore, Albert Einstein College of Medicine

  • General Practice Residency, Dentistry

1998 New York University College of Dentistry

  • Doctor of Dental Surgery

1995 New York University College of Arts & Science

  • Bachelors Degree in Biology


2019 Dental Implant Surgical Seminar

  • Fellowship, Implant Surgery

2018 DSD Digital Smile Design

  • Residency

2011 Esthetic Skin Institute

  • Botulinum Toxin A (Botox)

2009 Scottsdale Center for Dentistry

  • Advanced CEREC Mastery

2008 Facial Beauty Institute

  • Advanced Dermal Fillers

2007 Facial Beauty Institute

  • Dermal Fillers


American Academy of Cosmetic Dentistry

American Academy of Dental Sleep Medicine

DSD Digital Smile Design

Academy of General Dentistry

Fellow, World Clinical Laser Institute

Fellow, Dental Implant Surgical Seminar

Police Surgeon, New York State Troopers PBA

Police Surgeon, Amtrak Police FOP


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