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Education

  • Received BDS degree from Manipal Academy of Higher Education, College of Dental  Surgery, Manipal, India in 1996

  • Completed General Practice Residency at the Manipal Academy of Higher Education, College of Dental  Surgery, Manipal, India in 1997      

  • Received Master of Science in Post-doctoral Prosthodontics from the Department of Prosthodontics, Columbia University, College of Dental Medicine, New York, NY 2002.

  • Received DDS degree from Columbia University, College of Dental Medicine, May, 2004 New York, NY.

american board of prosthodontics

  • Board Certified, March 1, 2006

  • Successfully completed Part I examination in February 18, 2002. Chicago, IL 

    • Part IV examination in October 2003, Dallas, TX

    • Part II examination in February 2004, Chicago, IL

    • Part III examination in February 2006, Chicago, IL

Teaching Experience 2002-2010

  • Assistant Professor of Clinical Dentistry, Division of Prosthodontics, Post-doctoral Prosthodontics, Columbia University College of Dental Medicine, 2002 to 2010.
     

  • Program Director, Graduate Prosthodontics, Division of Prosthodontics, Columbia University College of Dental Medicine, January 2005 to June 2008.​

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  • Columbia University College of Dental Medicine (post-doctoral education)

               

  • As an Assistant Professor of Clinical Dentistry and Program Director for the Post-doctoral Prosthodontic Program, my responsibilities have included:

 

  • Clinical instruction and supervision of the 12 graduate students, 4 days per week.
     

  • Oversee curriculum development including lectures, weekly treatment planning seminars and literature reviews.
     

  • Responsible for Masters Thesis for all Post-Graduate Residents, approve all proposals and act as a mentor or advisor to students.

HONORS

  • Teaching Appreciation Award, Columbia University SDOS June 2004

  • Resident Achievement Award, Columbia University SDOS June 2002

  • 1st Prize, Award for best table clinic presentation. American College of Prosthodontists  Annual conference, New Orleans, November 1-4, 2001.

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  • 1st Prize, Award for best table presentation. American College of Prosthodontists, New York section meeting, October 22, 2001.

 

Dr.Kunal Lal is a Board Certified Prosthodontist

and maintains a private practice in New York City.

Dr. Lal graduated from dental school in 1996, followed by his masters degree in Prosthodontics from Columbia University in 2002.  Upon graduation he continued to teach at Columbia University Medical Center.  After becoming a Diplomate of the American Board of Prosthodontics, Dr. Lal was appointed the Program Director for Post Graduate Prosthodontics at Columbia University College of Dental Medicine.  As part of that position, Dr. Lal served on numerous administrative committees at the School and University level.  He supervised a team of over 20 dentists working and teaching in the division of prosthodontics.  

 

He has authored articles on the use of computer generated surgical templates for prosthodontic and surgical implant planning and placement. He has extensive experience in the treatment of partially and completely edentulous patients using dental implants.

He has lectured Nationally on implant, esthetic and reconstructive dentistry with a primary focus on computer guided implant surgery combined with various immediate loading protocols.

NYC PROSTHODONTIST

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