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Dr. Boris Alvarez, DDS

Dentist, Cosmetic Dentist

Bloomfield, NJ

**Our friendly staff will give you a quick call prior to confirming your appointment time to verify your insurance plan. Thank you** Dr. Boris Alvarez graduated from the New York University College of Dentistry. While attending NYU, he was accepted into the Senior Honors Program in Orofacial Pain. He continued to pursue his strong interest in surgical dental procedures during a General Practice Residency at St. Joseph's Regional Medical Center, an affiliate of Seton Hall University School of Graduate Medical Education in Paterson, New Jersey. Dr. Alvarez attends many continuing education programs including a Residency in implant dentistry ,surgical and prosthetic phases sponsored by the AAID. Dr. Alvarez is a certified lumineers provider as well as an invisalign certified provider. A firm believer in continuing education as a mean to improve his skills to better treat his patients, Dr Alvarez is actually pursuing a Fellowship on the American Academy of Implant Dentistry. Dr Alvarez has recently received his Fellowship Award from the prestigious Academy of General Dentistry. He enjoys performing several procedures including molar root canal therapy, implant placement and restoration, surgical extractions, and aesthetic/cosmetic treatments. Dr. Alvarez is a member of the American Academy of Implant Dentistry, American Dental Association, Academy of General Dentistry , New Jersey Dental Association and The Passaic County dental Society. During his free time, Dr. Alvarez enjoys spending time with his wife and their two sons. While he is not learning dentistry he also enjoys running, hiking, biking playing soccer and reading.

In-network insurances

  • Advantica
  • Aetna
  • Ameritas

Specialties

  • Dentist
  • Cosmetic Dentist

Practice names

Education and training

  • Dental School - New York University, Doctor of Dental Surgery
  • Seton Hall University, Saint Joseph's Regional Medical Center, Residency in General Practice
  • Smile USA, Residency in Dental Implants

Professional memberships

  • New Jersey Dental Association

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Languages spoken

  • English
  • Spanish

Provider's gender

Male

NPI number

1720252091

Overall rating
5.0
Recent reviews
It was a wonderful visit!! Great professional and a respectful staff. I cant wait til my next visit!!
It was a wonderful visit!! Great professional and a respectful staff. I cant wait til my next visit!!
Taheera O. · January 28, 2019
I went to Dr. Alvarez saved me from getting an unnecessary treatment another dentist recommended. I appreciated it how heexamined me and answered my questions patiently. His staff was also very friendly! He was highly recommended and I second tenfold!
I went to Dr. Alvarez saved me from getting an unnecessary treatment another dentist recommended. I appreciated it how he examined me and answered my questions patiently. His staffwas also very friendly! He was highly recommended and I second tenfold!
Initials hidden · December 18, 2018

Dr. Boris Alvarez's office location

Bloomfield Dental Designs

10 Washington St

Bloomfield, NJ 07003

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It was a wonderful visit!! Great professional and a respectful staff. I cant wait til my next visit!!

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I went to Dr. Alvarez saved me from getting an unnecessary treatment another dentist recommended. I appreciated it how he examined me and answered my questions patiently. His staff was also very friendly! He was highly recommended and I second tenfold!

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Amazing service!! A team of lovely ladies and gent!

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Great, thorough work. Amazing dentist assistant Carmen really worked to clean my teeth. Would recommend.

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Staff was amazing, very clean and made me feel comfortable! Dr.Alvarez was very nice always kept a smile on his face and explained everything and answered all my questions! Need a dentist go here!

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Amazing, always nice and professional.

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Everything was very neat and clean which I loved. Everyone at the office was also nice and professional. I will continue to schedule my appointments here and take my family here as well .

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Dr. Boris Alvarez and his staff are amazing!!They are all kind and friendly. They really make their patients feel comfortable. If anyone is looking for a dentist I highly recommend this dental office.

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Very pleasant office staff, hygienist and dentist. Everyone was very nice and professional!! I would definitely recommend them!

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Great and experience dentist. I strongly recommend him.

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Staff was very pleasant, no wait at all and Dr Alvarez was very comforting and professiinal. .

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He is a trustable and very experienced dr. I like his staff, they are very helpful. His office is very clean and hygenic. I'll continue to see him.

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Dr. Alvarez was very courteous and throughly explained any planned procedures/interventions. I will certainly be a returning patient of his.

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The staff was very friendly and welcoming, the Dr. was also friendly knowledgeable and professional.

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Ever since I entered the facility, the atmosphere was very welcoming. All of the staff members were profession and very friendly.

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I had a great experience at Dr Alvarez's office. His staff and hygienist were wonderful. I don't think anyone looks forward to a teeth cleaning, however the hygienist was very pleasant and the cleaning was painless. Dr Alvarez has a great bedside manner. I am very happy that I found this dentist office.

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Kudos to Dr. Alvarez and his team for making my first time visit memorable, if you are looking for a great dentist, look no further. The staff were all so very courteous and caring. The ambiance of the establishment was very clean and inviting. I would definitely recommend his business.

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Great Dentist ! Everyone was super friendly and nice ! Felt extremely comfortable and welcomed :)

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Just I want to say Excellent!

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The staff were extremely nice, friendly and informative throughout entire visit. Dr.Alvarez was awesome! Warm, personable and throughly explained dental exam and what I needed to do to achieve the highest dental care for my teeth&gums. Great visit!!

More than 1 year ago
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I think I found my dentist. After years if having bleeding gums he was able to get to the root of the problem!

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Lovely office and great staff

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Dr. Alvarez is great! I highly recommend him.

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Really nice office great assistants and great service . Quick and easy

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They're great. Very thorough explaining the process.

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He has a wonderful personality put me right at ease.

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I thought the office and Doctor were very nice and professional.

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Dr. Alvarez inspires the utmost confidence by his knowledge and professionalism putting my horrible dentist's fears away! He took the time to explain the procedure and was very patient with my nervousness. He and his entire staff speak spanish which was a plus for me. I had the best experience here and I highly recommend Dr. Alvarez. Thanks!

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Quick and professional. I will definitely be back there again!

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My visit was amazing. Dr. Alvarez and his staff was great and very pleasant. I am looking forward to seeing them again.

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Dr. Alvarez and his staff were amazing! They were very warm and friendly, and clearly are dedicated to providing quality care and customer (patient) service. My cleaning, done by a hygienist, was quick and painless and when the doctor came to see me about an issue I have, he gave me options rather than try to push me toward a procedure I don't need. He said he would look into how much insurance will cover and get me an accurate quote, and we could move forward from there. In my experience, doctors/dentists aren't necessarily trying to accommodate to the patient's financial situation and working so much with their insurance --they just want you to get xyz procedure done-- so I really appreciate the doctor being considerate of that. Overall, I had a lovely experience in a clean and modern office, and I got a nice goodie bag with new oral hygiene tools at the end. Also, there's netflix in the patient room, so you can watch (or listen) while you're getting cleaned.

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Dr. Alvarez is my husband's and my favorite! He is such a nice guy and always makes our visits as nice as dentist's visits can be.

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So great! Very friendly and has Netflix while you wait!

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Clean office, friendly staff and convenient office hours/appointment times

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Very nice doctor and cares about you the entire procedure to make you comfortable.

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It was great. It was my son's first time ever seeing the dentist and he made it a good experience for him. I would definitely recommend him to anybody.

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I went in early just in case I had to fill out any extra paperwork they called me in 4 minutes to my appointment time. The dental Hygienist made me feel comfortable and explained everything thoroughly. Good First experience so far.

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Very caring, and knowledgeable doctor. His practice is a little pricy as for my pocket but he impressed me because instead of removing a tooth, he removed a piece of gum which helped a lot.

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Dr. Alvarez was wonderful. He was very thorough and informative. Everyone at the office was super friendly, and the atmosphere was very clean and inviting.

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As someone who has a fear of dentists, Dr. Alvarez (& his staff) was super accommodating and wonderful. I felt comfortable in the chair after five minutes. They walked me through everything and made it a seamless experience. Highly recommend him to anyone (especially those who may not like going to the dentist)! P.S- they have netflix available while you're in the chair--how cool!

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I thought he was amazing very attentive and the staff was sincere, my husband was really nervous about going but the doctor was pleasant and comforting. Would definitely recommend any person looking for a great dentist!!! Gomez

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Very pleasant! Haven't been to the dentist in a number of years and felt very comfortable. The doctor was very professional and thorough, he took great care in making sure my visit was painless as possible.

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LOVE IT THERE, FELT VERY COMFORTABLE, N STAYING WITH HIM, NOT GOING NO WHERE....EVERYBODY IS VERY PLEASANT.

More than 1 year ago
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Dr.Boris was great very friendly funny and gave great suggestions to further a great smile. His partner Vivian cleaned my teeth and was great as well. I waited two min tops and was out after an hour. I am no longer than scared of dentist!

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Very nice guy and does quick and painless work. The office is a bit of a mess at the moment but don't let that stop you from going. Almost never a wait if you arrive near time of appointment. I even came late once and it was no problem at all. If you live in the area you should use Dr. Alvarez

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He was so pleasant and knowledgeable. I will definitely be going back to see him! Be forewarned, however, he's renovating his office, so it's a bit of a mess. That didn't bother me at all--especially as Dr. Alvarez was apologetic about it.

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Doctor Boris Alvarez was very kind and friendly. He and his staff made my first visit comfortable. I would recommend to anyone.

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GREAT

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Dr Alvarez was very nice and made me feel comfortable as I'm always nervous when I go to the dentist. The wait was a little long just because they had to check my insurance informaiton but the dental care itself was very fast and it didn't even hurt! Highly recommended

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