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Qualifications and Experience
*For new patients please be advised when booking for a Dental Consultation, it is not a visit for a cleaning, it is strictly a consultation* ***If interested in dental cleanings, our qualified and friendly hygienists are available both Thursdays and Fridays for appointments. Simply select an appointment time on one of these days and you will be sure to leave smiling bright.*** Manhattan Dentist, Dr. Pollak, was recognized as one of New York City's Top Dentists of 2011, and has also received numerous awards for outstanding dentistry and volunteer efforts through NYU, his Alma Mater. Dr. Pollak is listed in the Who's Who for Health Professionals of 2008 and 2009. He often volunteers to speak to people of all ages (from Kindergarteners to Seniors) educating them on the importance of dentistry for overall health. He was a clinical instructor at New York University, and is a dentist recommended by the Israeli Consulate for both visiting dignitaries and staff. Dr. Pollak speaks four languages (English, Hebrew, Hungarian, and Yiddish). He was a semi-professional international folk dancer for many years which continues to be a gratifying hobby (perhaps contributing to his characteristic sparkle and charm.).
Verified Patient Reviews
Dr. Pollak is the most fun dentist of all time, has a fantastic bedside manner, and is very careful to numb you well and be gentle. I could hardly feel my extraction at all.
Great first visit, was referred by a longtime patient. Dr. Pollak and his staff were all very lovely and he calmed my nerves about a tooth issue that just flared up right before a long trip out of the country. I'm officially breaking up with my old dentist. :)
He keeps it real and straight, straight shooter. Great hygienists.
Dr. Pollak makes you forget you are in the dentist’s chair with his funny stories and demeanor. His knowledge, work and ethics are excellent. I highly recommend him.
My visit was great - very accommodating, quick, and informative. Didn't feel a thing! I felt like I was taken care of every step of the way. I'd recommend Dr. Pollak in a heartbeat!
What else could anyone want in a dentist? Knows how to make the work as pain free as possible, does a good clean professional job, saved me from needing future painful, expensive procedures. And has an uplifting friendly personality, much like that Holiday Elf that’s a Dentist. Oh and most importantly he remembers that there’s a flesh and blood human attached to that tooth on the other end!
Dr. Pollak has a wonderful and warm manner that is both relaxing and humorous and he does great work.
As always Dr. Pollak is amazing and a true professional he makes you feel right at home. 10 out of 10 all star service and attention to detail
Dr. Pollack is kinda a chatty kathy. Nice guy, but the appointment took almost 2x as long then it needed to as he wanted to tell me all about his first love and dance lessons. At first is was charming but 25 mins later, I just wanted my teeth to be taken care of. IF YOU ARE IN A HURRY DO NOT GO HERE. Also they do estimated insurance, I am not sure what that means but the system is very antiquated. When I needed my records switched to a new dentist, it took them over a week to get back to me, when I called/emailed daily.
I highly recommend Dr Pollak, He makes you feel comfortable and at ease at all times from the moment you walk into his office and throughout the visit. He's extremely knowledgeable and teaches you and explains to you thoroughly the problem that u have before and during while he works on your teeth. He's honest and will tell you if something need not be done or should be done.
Dr. Pollak is a wonderful, caring and knowledgeable dentist with a lovely "bedside manner". He explains everything every step of the way, and is very reasonable for the kind of excellent work he does. I give him more than five stars!!
Dr Pollak is the b st dentist you'll find in the city. He's extremely knowledgeable, extra nice, and he made me feel very relaxed. I will go see him for the smallest issue or the biggest one.
Dr. Pollack is a very professional dentist, who takes care to ask you how everything is going as the procedure continues. I would recommend Dr. Charles Pollack highly for any and all dental services.
Can't recommend him or the practice enough
Dr.Pollak is always friendly and kind. I let him know that I was nervous before my procedure and he made a big effort to put me at ease during it. I was in and out very fast and had his undivided attention the whole time.
Excellent experience! Friendly environment.
Dr. Pollak is the best. Friendly, personalable, and very informative. He's very professional and does a great job! Made me feel at ease and the procedure was quick and painless.
The best dentist!
Dr Pollack is "a Dentist's Dentist." He is very careful to explain various treatment options, with pros and cons, as well as financial considerations. A true Mensch!
Dr Pollak has helped me out with a dental emergency twice... when I wasn't even a regular patient but had been referred by a different dentist who was unavailable that day!! He was kind, and generous, and thorough, and I have nothing but absolute gratitude towards him!!
I had an excellent experience, I normally do not like going to the dentist an it was a breeze. Rare to experience such service in NYC.
The most genuine and honest dentist I know in NY City. Highly recommend it!
Best dentist I ever had! He even knows how to give a shot without it hurting, good work, explains things to you very little pain if any.
Dr Pollak is the best dentist I've ever had (and I've had a few). His staff is wonderful and they always run on time. Even though his office is older (aesthetically) Dr Pollak is up to date on all of the newest dental education. He is very passionate about dentistry and likes to teach you about what he's doing. And he likes to make you laugh which is great!
Dr. Pollack was extremely considerate and personable. He answered any of my questions and he addressed any of my concerns.
Dr. Charles is not only efficient, courteous, and very informative which is unheard of from all the Former dentist I've been to he is also kind. Oh and most important for me the procedure was Painless???? he was super gentle with the process. He is now my dentist for life now.. highly recommended people.
Extremely professional, explained the entire process and executed flawlessly. I had an annoying wisdom tooth and I was scared to death. The procedure went smoothly and without any pain. Thank you.
Very professional! Dr Charles Pollak makes you feel comfortable while he works his magic. Very informative and caring. He explains everything while he's working , which is rather insightful. If your teeth can be saved he will do his best to do so. He's not in the business of shady practices like so many other dentists. He's the man for the job take my word for it. I've had an extraction done by this genie of a dentist. I didn't feel a thing! He has this system to keep the pain away that's totally amazing while he charmingly goes on with casual conversations. By the end of the convo "poof" tooth extracted. And I'm amazed by this. Take my word. This is the guy you're looking for. Thank you so much Charles! You're making a difference which is highly appreciated.
He is a great dentist... He has EXCELLENT bed side manner and he knows what he is doing.
EXCELLENT DENTIST !!! He knows his profession well. Great personality and gets the job done well.
great guy.. meticulous. would reccomend
The BEST! I always have a great experience with Dr Pollak. Service and professionalism at its finest. Thanks!
Dr Pollack and all of his colleagues are extremely friendly, knowledgeable and experienced. I felt they were genuinely caring about the well-being of their patients.
Dr Pollak is consistently terrific and a pleasure to work with. I'm so happy to have him as my doctor!
Always great and friendly service. Dr. Pollak makes sure that you know how your teeth and gums impact your overall health, does an amazing job at keeping the process pain-free, and gives patients his undivided attention during the visit.
A very kind dentist and really friendly. Really recommend him!
I had a molar with a very deep cavity that needed repairing. An old filling (done by another dentist) had broken and fallen out, leaving behind a huge hole that was filled with ancient decay. Before he began the filling, Dr. Pollak gave me a mirror so I could look inside my mouth at the tooth as he pointed out the decayed areas - a bit gruesome, yet fascinating to see what had been slowly developing in there. We all hear about "tooth decay"... it's quite another thing to SEE it - inside your own tooth! Dr. Pollak has a wonderful technique for getting you numb - you barely feel the needle going in, if at all. I used to dread those needles as the worst part of a dental visit, but with Dr. Pollak you needn't have any fear at all. His injections are amazingly gentle and practically painless. (Honestly, a finger prick feels worse!) Dr. Pollak's humorous anecdotes kept me entertained and distracted while the tooth was being repaired. He is a great story teller, and his kind, gentle and attentive manner will help you feel relaxed no matter what the procedure is. My daughter had a wisdom tooth extracted by him, and it was slipped out and on the tray before she even noticed, All in all, an excellent dentist and a fine, good-hearted human being who has his patients' best interests at heart.
I've had a few follow up visits to take care of my teeth. I've put off far too long. And I'm a big baby. Dr Pollak always makes me feel at ease and takes such great care of me and my family.
I love Dr Pollak. He's has the best bedside manner and he is very professional. Painless! He knows how to put a nervous patient at ease. I've been going to him since 2011 and I've recommended dozens of friends and family members to him. 10 out of 10!!
Charlie's experience as a lab technician and attention to detail, state of the art procedures and commitment to quality set him apart from the others. In addition, his prices are quite reasonable.
Dr Pollack is a wonderful person and an excellent dentist. He LOVES being a dentist and enjoys talking about all the new discoveries in his field. He explains everything he does in great detail and takes great pride in his work. I highly recommend him!
He is the best doctor!
Dr. Pollak is an amazing dentist! Talented, kind, with an amazing staff. I highly recommend him to anyone who wants a professional taking care of their teeth. He is also great for referrals!
Took his time to explain the situation and give me some options will return
Dr. Pollack was very informative. He took his time with me as well as educate me on my teeth and its problems. He pulled my tooth and I did not feel a thing. He is the best dentist I ever went to. I would recommend him to all my friends, co-workers, and family.