Professional Recognition

Dr. Terry Grant has over 20 years of experience as a Cosmetic, General, and Geriatric Dentist. He was awarded Diplomat in Geriatric Dentistry by the American Board of Special Care Dentistry. He has served as a Chief Geriatric Dentist at major NYC and Long Island Hospitals, Medical Centers, Nursing Homes and Assisted Living Facilities. He also served as a Clinical Assistant Professor at New York University College of Dentistry. He received fellowship status from the American Society of Geriatric Dentistry, American College of Dentistry, and the International College of Dentistry.

While serving as a Geriatric Dentistry Expert in 1994 for the U.S. Government Dept. of Health and Human Services, Dr. Grant worked tirelessly to advocate with Healthcare Reform along with President Clinton’s Administration. He served on the American Dental Association and Advanced Dentistry Accreditation Review Committee, and has been acknowledged by the United States 33rd Congress with a Congressional Record Award. He received Citations for Community Services from New York State Governor George Pataki, the New York State Assembly and the Nassau County Executive Office.

Dr. Grant has written many grants and has received funds from many organizations and institutions for advanced Dental Education Programs. Dr. Grant served and Co-Chaired the Department of Health and Human Service Grant Review for Advanced Dentistry Programs to fund the creation and expansion of Dental General Practice Residency Programs (GPR) and Advanced General Dentistry  Programs (AGD) across the United States and Puerto Rico. He has lectured extensively for years, often the keynote speaker at Advanced Dental Education Schools, Hospitals and Dental conventions across the United States and the world over, most notably at the University of Hong Kong.

Dr. Grant, along with the administrative staff and hygienist of Gentle Dental LI, have established a new state of the art office in Garden City, New York. We provide the latest technology in dentistry which emphasizes cosmetic restoration and preventative dental care that is affordable. His ability to communicate and explain procedures to his patients and along with his close relationship with dental laboratories allows for our dental services to be completed in a timely and proficient manner.