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As a family dentist, Dr. Ahn treats patients of all ages, from children to seniors, combining skilled expertise with a compassionate approach which helps patients feel at ease. At 209 NYC Dental, Dr. Ahn provides a complete range of dental treatments including routine cleanings and exams, extractions, dentures, Invisalign®, crowns and veneers, onlays, teeth whitening, and treatment for sleep apnea. The office is equipped with the most advanced, cutting-edge equipment including digital x-ray technology and dental lasers. Every treatment and procedure Dr. Ahn performs is customized for the individual’s unique needs to ensure the best possible results and the greatest levels of satisfaction. We are proud to say that Dr. Ahn is a skilled clinician in Invisalign braces. His completion rate with beautiful results is 100%. Every year Invisalign conducts a contest among all Invisalign providers. Out of thousands of participants, Dr. Ahn was selected as a semi-finalist in 2017 Invisalign Summit. Dr. Benjamin S. Ahn received his Doctor of Dental Surgery from NYU and a General Practice Residency from Lutheran Medical Center. Dr. Ahn is active with charities in his community in Manhattan, and a charitable Christian Organization (Dorcas Medical Missions). He is the winner of 2006 Bank of America "Neighborhood Champions" for his outstanding community work. He is a member of American Dental Association, Canadian Dental Association, the Academy of General Dentistry, New York Dental Second District Society.
Verified Patient Reviews
I'm thankful to find such a knowledgeable pain specialist- after a lifetime of jaw/alignment issues and years of orthodontics, my first consultation with Dr. Ahn was surprisingly illuminating. He took one look at my bite and knew exactly how my history was impacting my current condition and pain. Also #blessed that my insurance completely covers appointments. Warm and welcoming front desk staff, which is always a plus. My only regret is that I didn't seek him out sooner!
I went in for a check-up and cleaning. I spent most of the time with the assistant but she was very knowledgeable and answered most of my questions before the dentist arrived. I have sensitive gums and wish the cleaning had been more gentle but appreciate that the assistant was thorough. I also filled in my documents beforehand but the office had switched over to a new system and none of my patient history/insurance information had saved. It was a bit annoying to fill out the documents again but the staff was nice and apologized for the inconvenience. All in all, I would return for a second visit.
Very attentive, took his time explaining, very knowledgeable. Best dentist I’ve had so far, will definitely be back.
Best dentist ever! I’ve been going to him for years and he’s done a beautiful job with my teeth. I get compliments on my smile all the time. I wouldn’t go anywhere else.
I've been going to Dr. Ahn for years, he's excellent
He's great! It's taken me a while to find a great dentist in the city so I truly appreciated how knowledgeable and thorough he was. He also got to the root of my problem extremely fast enough though I was a first time patient.
Firstly Dr Ahn was wonderful and had a lovely bedside manner. I would not hesitate to reccomend him. The front desk staff member I had the misfortune of encountering was the worst I have ever experienced. She was patronizing, aggressive and obnoxious as well as just plain inept at her job. I could never even consider coming back based on such a terrible front desk experience. I left almost in tears. It is a true shame because it otherwise seems like a lovely practice let down by one completely unacceptable front desk staff member.
Dr. Ahn was very nice and very informative - entire visit to this office was exceptional! The front desk staff was the most polite I think I have ever encountered at any doctor's office. Service was quick (minimal wait time), professional, and hospitable. Office is very nice as well.
Pleasant experience except for the front desk staff wasn't too helpful or smart. They kept telling me I didn't have an appointment when I had a confirmation by email and by text with the signature of one their employees.
Wonderful experience with this dentist. Very busy office, but definitely felt that Dr. Ahn was present with me and went above and beyond to address my needs. Staff were friendly and helpful.
Very professional. Dr Ahn made sure to keep me informed of each step and his staff made me aware of cost prior to taking any actions. They use the latest tech which also a plus. Going back in a few weeks for a follow up. I've already recommended a few people!
Dr. Ahn took his time explaining what was my problem and told me exactly what he was going to do. He was very friendly and made me feel comfortable.
Very attentive and knowledgeable.
I think he's on of the best if not the best dentists in Manhattan as well as his nurse daiana she was sweat and professional , went for wisdoms tooth problem, unbelievably smooth and painless operation, got it out in no time, and he also played my faviourt album , which made me feel less stress and chilling.
From the receptionist who welcomed me to the practice, to the Assistant, to Dr. Ahn himself, my whole experience was great. The reception area and the office are attractive, clean, and up to date. Dr. Ahn not only took care of my problem quickly and professionally, he actually stayed after the appointment to chat for a few minutes. This made the care seem personal, and I did not feel rushed in and out of the office.
Very sophisticated office with a type of x-ray machine I've never seen. Looks like a giant egg that opens and closes over your head while you bite down on this narrow tab. Regardless, I think the whole staff was exceptional and they work well with my insurance.
Best, most gentle cleaning I have ever had!
Benjamin Ahn was a wonderful dentist. He is very personable and he listens to your concerns. I felt very comfortable explaining the reason for my visit. I will definitely come back. Everyone in the office is very polite, not to mention they are very up to date with dental technology used in the office.
I had a chipped tooth and was referred to Dr. Ahn by a colleague. He was amazing! He clearly laid out all of my options and we decided together what would work best for me. It looks exactly the same as it did before it was chipped. The office was clean and modern and the staff was super friendly. A truly pleasant experience. I'll be going to Dr. Ahn for all of my dental work going forward.
After avoiding the dentist for sometime I finally decided to find one, was able to schedule an appointment on the same day (5-11-15), had a less than 30 minute wait time. Offices are modern, clean, and cozy. Staff professional and friendly. Recommended my boyfriend but they do not accept his insurance...super disappointment, will certainly return. Extractions are done offsite also a disappointment for a fearful patient such as myself. All in all great find!
Nice guy. Told exactly what he needed to do, and he got it done quickly and with no discomfort. Would highly recommend him.
Everyone was fast, professional, and friendly. I never thought getting a tooth ripped from my head would be such a pleasant experience, but it honestly was.
Dr Ahn was super nice and very understanding. I came in for a dental emergency and I felt that he was honest and kind. Would definitely return (if only my horrid joke for dental insurance had him as a provider). Sat hours!
He was great!
Dr. Ahn was great. He explained exactly what the problem was and how best to take care of it. He worked very patiently with his technician (who obviously was new to this work and needed guidance) in carrying out the procedure. The extraction was done very professionally and I felt no discomfort at any stage. He also explained what were the next possible options available and the possible implications. I shall be visiting DR. Ahn again for a follow up and look forward to it. P.S. Before the procedure was carried out, I was told how much it would cost me out of pocket and only after I said it was ok that the Dr. Ahn went ahead with the procedure.
Everyone there is great loved it and doctor Hoon!
It was great exprience my teeth looks and feel clean
He was very patient, knowledgable and kind. He explained everything very well, and I was comfortable the whole time. I highly recommend him!
The office is beautiful!! Such friendly staff and Dr. Benjamin did a great job filling my front tooth!!!
Dr. Ahn and his staff are very kind and bright. I had x-rays, and it was really fast and easy. Also I had filling and cleaning treatment. I am very satisfied with him! However, I was curious about my treatment cost but couldn't hear details exactly what was being.
Dr. Ahn was wonderful. Pleasant, knowledgeable, genuine. I am so happy to have found this practice. Highly recommended!
This appointment changed my life. Doctor Ahn was amazing, he was very understanding, very patient, very comforting and very good at his job. He is saving my life and I am very grateful for everything that he did.
Really impressed by the whole place. Everyone was really friendly and welcoming. Nothing negative to say at all. Highly recommend this place.
Thorough cleaning. Very personable. Highly recommend!