Mrs Claudia Gonzales, CDA
Certified Dental Assistant
years of Experience :20
Dr. Alvarez is overjoyed to have Mrs. Gonzales at the practice. Dr. Alvarez and Mrs. Gonzales first worked together on long island from 1999 until 2002. Mrs. Gonzales has tremendous experience in every facet of dentistry and brings her passion every day to every one of our patients.
Outside of the office, Mrs Gonzales is dedicated to her family, and living life to the fullest.
Fellow, World Clinical Laser institute
Member, American Academy of Cosmetic Dentistry
Member, Academy of General Dentistry
Police Surgeon, New York State Troopers PBA
Police Surgeon, Amtrak Fraternal order of police.
Years of Experience: 19
For those who are seeking a Cosmetic dentist, Dr. Edward Alvarez is a gifted and dedicated dentist practicing in the midtown Manhattan neighborhood of Murray Hill. Patients
from across New York City, Long Island, Westchester, New Jersey, and connecticut benefit from the wide variety of services including fillings, treatment for periodontal disease, dental bridges, 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 orthodontics including 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.
Ms Jessica Trento, RDH
Registered Dental Hygienist
Ms. trento joined the practice in july of 2017, is a great addition to our practice, and is very excited to meet all of our wonderful patients. Jessica graduated from the dental hygiene program at Briarcliffe College. She is also a graduate of Hunter College, the city university of new york, with a degree in psychology. prior to becoming a hygienist, Jessica also worked as an assistant for an endodontic specialist. Jessica lives in Chelsea with her boyfriend Brian and their pomeranian, Frankie. In her spare time she enjoys going to the beach, spending time with her family, and traveling!
Ms Karen Perez, CDA
Certified Dental Assistant and Patient coordinator
Years of Experience: 12
Ms. perez joined the practice in March of 2005, and is an invaluable asset to not only the doctor, but to the patients alike. Ms. Perez takes time to help provide each patient with the best possible experience while in our office. After being chairside for 10 years, ms Perez has taken on the role of office manager, and handles the administrative duties for our patients.
When not in the office, Ms. Perez is dedicated to working with her church group, helping lead religious retreats, and organizes outreaches for the homeless. Ms. Perez is also an avid dancer, has performed at lincoln Center, and has danced for the president of peru.
NYCLASERDENTIST IS THE HOME OF MANHATTAN COSMETIC DENTIST EDWARD A ALVAREZ, DDS, PC. DR. ALVAREZ PROVIDES EXCELLENT COSMETIC AND RESTORATIVE DENTISTRY, PORCELAIN VENEERS, DENTAL IMPLANTS, INVISALIGN CLEAR BRACES, LASER DENTISTRY, CEREC ONE VISIT DENTISTRY, BOTOX, LIP FILLERS, JUVEDERM, AND OTHER FACIAL AESTHETIC SERVICES. LOCATED IN THE MURRAY HILL AREA OF MIDTOWN EAST MANHATTAN, DR ALVAREZ SERVES PATIENTS IN NEW YORK CITY INCLUDING ZIP CODES 10001,10003, 10006, 10010, 10011, 10012, 10013, 10014, 10016, 10017, 10065, AND 10075. PATIENTS FROM LONG ISLAND, WESTCHESTER, NEW JERSEY, AND CONNECTICUT ARE WELCOME. CALL US OR EMAIL US TODAY FOR AN APPOINTMENT.
BORN IN QUEENS, AND RAISED IN LONG ISLAND, DR. ALVAREZ WORKED HARD TO GRADUATE 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. WHILE AT NYU, 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 CLOSE TO TWO DECADES, DR. ALVAREZ HAS BEEN REFINING HIS TALENTS IN THE ART 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. IN ADDITION, HE IS ALSO CERTIFIED IN THE PLACEMENT OF DERMAL FILLERS, FOR LIP AUGMENTATION AND REDUCTION OF FACIAL WRINKLES, AND IS ALSO CERTIFIED IN THE USE OF BOTOX®, AND ACUPUNCTURE TREATMENTS.
TO HONOR THOSE WHO SERVE US, DR. ALVAREZ IS A POLICE SURGEON FOR BOTH THE NEW YORK STATE TROOPERS PBA AND AMTRAK POLICE DEPARTMENT FRATERNAL ORDER OF POLICE. IN JANUARY OF 2013, DR. ALVAREZ SUCCESSFULLY COMPLETED AND GRADUATED FROM NYPD'S CITIZENS POLICE ACADEMY. CURRENTLY, DR. ALVAREZ HAPPILY PRACTICES A PROFESSION HE LOVES IN HIS COZY MIDTOWN OFFICE.
DR. ALVAREZ IS A CONTRIBUTING AUTHOR FOR THE HUFFINGTON POST, 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.
DID YOU KNOW?
DR. ALVAREZ IS THE YOUNGEST OF THREE CHILDREN BORN TO PARENTS, WHO CAME 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 MAN HE IS TODAY. IN FACT, ALL THREE CHILDREN WENT ON TO BE PROFESSIONALS, AS BOTH HIS SISTERS ARE PHYSICIANS.