Dr. Neil graduated from the State University of New York at Albany in 1987 and entered Stony Brook Dental School immediately thereafter. He graduated at the top of his class in 1991 and took a hospital-based General Practice Residency position at North Shore University Hospital in Manhasset, Long Island. He is now a teacher and faculty member on staff at the hospital.
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It was at North Shore University Hospital that Dr. Neil was able to perfect and develop so many of the skills that allow him to feel comfortable treating all types of patients and dental conditions. As a result of his training, Dr. Neil works extensively with patients that require full mouth rehabilitation, utilizing various modalities such as laser, implants, computer analysis, and digital and cosmetic imaging. Dr. Neil also has additional training in implant surgery and restoration from a three year certificated program at NYU Dental School, and he is now faculty at that program.
Dr. Neil takes pride in maintaining the highest standards of care by attending continuing dental education courses throughout the year. Dr. Neil has completed a rigorous continuum at the L.D. Pankey Institute spanning many weeks of study over nine years, where full mouth rehabilitation and occlusion have been mastered. Attendance at these courses allows him to perfect his skills in oral rehabilitation and patient care. The Pankey Institute has taught Dr. Neil how to care for his patients on a one-to-one basis, developing relationships for a lifetime.
Dr. Neil has three kids and a wonderful wife, who can be found working at the office. He enjoys golfing, exercising, and spending time with his family.
Dr. Neil enjoys lecturing to local study clubs as well as giving presentations to children at our local schools, especially during National Dental Health Month, which occurs in February. He can also be found lecturing to other dentists, local health-related groups, or at medical/dental fairs.
Dr. Neil is affiliated with the following professional organizations:
L.D. Pankey Institute
American Dental Association
Academy of General Dentistry
American Academy of Cosmetic Dentistry
American Society of Dentistry for Children
Academy of Laser Dentistry
NSUH/LIJ Healthcare System
Peninsula Hospital Dental Society
American Academy of Oral & Maxillofacial Pathology