Dr. Lev Kandov received his Doctor of Dental Surgery degree from Stony Brook School of Dental Medicine. Prior to that, he attended CUNY Queens College where he graduated with a B.A. in Psychology. Dr. Kandov completed a one-year residency program at Stony Brook University Hospital where he obtained extensive surgical and restorative implant training, as well as cosmetic and general restorative training. To further develop his surgical implant technique, he completed a vigorous six months training program at the Dental Implant Learning Institute.
In addition, Dr. Kandov is constantly attending continuing education courses in all aspects of dentistry so that he can ensure that his patients receive the most current dental treatment. He has extensive experience in implant placement and restorations, oral surgery, root canal therapy, pediatric dentistry, single-visit crowns and porcelain fillings using CEREC, and laser & cosmetic dentistry.
Dr. Kandov is currently part of the Academy of General Dentistry where he is pursuing a Fellowship. He is the proud recipient of America's Top Dentists 2014 -2018 (plaques distributed by Consumer's Research Council of America). Dr. Kandov's mission statement is "to provide the highest quality care in a safe, stress-free, and compassionate environment while educating and motivating you to achieve your optimal level of dental health and well-being."
Dr. Inessa Kandov received her Bachelor's degree in Biology from St. John's University with a Summa Cum Laude distinction. She then went on to pursue her dental studies at the State University of New York at Stony Brook where she graduated number one in her class. Dr. Kandov is a member of the prestigious Omicron Kappa Upsilon Honor Dental Society. She is the recipient of multiple academic and clinical awards including the Alpha Omega International Dental Fraternity Academic Achievement Award and Northeastern Society of Periodontists Award.
Dr. Kandov completed General Practice Residency training at Queens Hospital Center where she obtained extensive periodontal and laser surgical experiences as well as restorative implant training. She continually strives to evolve and enhance her dental skills by participating in various continuing education programs in advanced and comprehensive dentistry so that she can ensure her patients receive the most advanced dental care. She then furthered her education and completed an intense 3 year program in Orthodontics at Montefiore Hospital. She currently love to provide orthodontic treatment for kids and adults.
She currently resides in Hollis with her husband, Lev, and their daughters Ariella and Eliana. In her free time, you will find her reading, cooking, dancing and spending time with family.