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Get to Know Dr. Miguel A. Casañas Jr., DDS

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Dr. Miguel Casanas is a highly esteemed dentist renowned for his unwavering dedication, expertise, and commitment to delivering exemplary dental care. His journey in dentistry began with a strong academic foundation, graduating with a Bachelor of Science in Chemistry from Fordham University in the class of 1985. He continued his pursuit of excellence by earning his Doctor of Dental Surgery (DDS) degree from the State University of New York at Stony Brook School of Dental Medicine in 1989.

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Following his dental education, Dr. Casanas completed a rigorous General Practice Residency at Booth Memorial Medical Center in Flushing, New York. Demonstrating his passion for education and dentistry, he dedicated a decade to teaching while simultaneously joining his father in practice. This dual commitment allowed him to share his expertise with budding dental professionals while honing his clinical skills in patient care.

Dr. Casanas has always been at the forefront of dental innovation. Recognizing the transformative potential of digital dentistry, he spearheaded the adoption of cutting-edge technologies in his practice. As one of the pioneers of Digital Smile Design(DSD) clinics in New York, Dr. Casanas harnesses digital technologies to meticulously plan guided implant surgeries and perform countless "All-on-X" restorations, delivering next-day smiles to his patients. His expertise in computer-guided implant placement ensures precise and predictable outcomes, providing patients with beautiful, functional smiles in a streamlined process.

Beyond his professional endeavors, Dr. Casanas cherishes his role as a devoted father to five children. Alongside his wife, Rossie, he actively supports his twin boys on the baseball and soccer fields, finding joy in family moments beyond the dental practice.

Dr. Casanas's commitment to serving communities extends globally. He serves as the Dental Director for Medical Wings International, an organization dedicated to bringing healthcare to underserved communities around the world. Through his leadership and expertise, Dr. Casanas continues to make a profound impact, embodying the values of compassion, excellence, and service in all aspects of his life and career.

With over 35 years of clinical practice, Dr. Casanas has placed thousands of implants, solidifying his reputation as a leading authority in implant dentistry. His wealth of experience, combined with his passion for utilizing advanced technologies, makes him a trusted partner in achieving optimal oral health and confident smiles for his patients. Specializing in smile makeovers, veneers, Invisalign, and full mouth reconstruction, Dr. Casanas is dedicated to transforming smiles and improving lives through comprehensive and personalized dental care.