Louis Franklin DeSantis, DDS, FACP

Over 30 years of Dental and Prosthodontic experience

Board Certified - Diplomate: American Board of Prosthodontists

Associate Clinical Professor -New York University College of Dentistry, Department of Post Graduate Prosthodontics.

Northeast Regional Director: The American College of Prosthodontists

Fellowships:

  • The International College of Dentists
  • The American College of Dentists
  • The Greater New York Academy of Prosthodontics
  • The American College of Prosthodontists


Post-Doctorate Certification in Prosthodontics: Montefiore Medical Center/ Albert Einstein College of Medicine
DDS: New York University College of Dentistry
BS: Wagner College with a major in Biology and minors in Chemistry and Religion
Awards: Academy of General Dentistry "Outstanding Clinical Senior Student", Bernard E. Rudner Award for "Excellence in Family Practice", and the Sigma Kappa Epsilon Award for Excellence, and Highest Honors for Fixed Prosthodontics

"I believe that excellence is not just a goal -- it is a philosophy and a way of life. My staff and I are committed to delivering this level of excellence to every patient. As a restorative dental specialist, I work to help my patients enjoy all the benefits of proper speech, dental function and aesthetics for life.”

Dr. DeSantis both mentors and teaches young Doctors working on their Post Doctorate Certification in Prosthodontics at New York University. By incorporating Post-Doctoral Education into his busy schedule, Dr. DeSantis keeps on the cutting edge of Dental Education and knowledge.

Dr. DeSantis was born and raised on Staten Island and is a graduate of New Dorp High School and Wagner College. Although he chose to practice in the neighborhood where he was raised, his patients have been referred not only from the New York, New Jersey and Pennsylvania area, but from as far away as India, Russia, Italy, and Canada

An advocate for the Staten Island community, Dr. DeSantis has served the Staten Island community as a former board member of the Alice Austin Museum, the Lynn Robbins Steinman Foundation and Project Hospitality. He was honored by Project Hospitality with the Les Trautmann award for “Outstanding Contribution to the People of Staten Island” He was recognized by the American Red Cross for his volunteer work providing emergency dental treatment to local victims of Hurricane Sandy and by the American Legion Cespino-Russo Post for “Humanitarianism and Patriotism” for his commitment to help the children of active duty servicemen and women. Dr. DeSantis also serves the Staten Island community as a board member of the St. George Theatre

Dr. DeSantis lives with his wife Gina and family here on Staten Island. A leader in the dental community, Dr. DeSantis is the past President of the Richmond County Dental Society, the Italian Dental Society of Greater New York and the Greater Staten Island Study Club. He was elected to the national board of directors of the American College of Prosthodontists and serves as the Northeast regional director

In his leisure time Dr. DeSantis can be seen and heard playing his tenor and alto sax

 

Contact Us

Louis F. DeSantis DDS, FACP

(718) 980-9769
216 Rose Ave Staten Island, NY 10306-2919