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***Practice Accepts all Major Credit Cards...... We Accept all Insurances , we are out of network services. Elliot Ostro is a compassionate and detail-oriented dentist specializing in oral surgery in New York City. Dr. Ostro is certified by the American Board of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery. He is a member of the American College of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeons, the American Association of Oral and Maxillofacial, the New York State Dental Society, and the American Dental Society. Dr. Ostro received his medical education from the Washington University School of Dental Medicine. He then participated in an advanced training program in oral maxillofacial surgery at the Boston University Goldman School of Graduate Dentistry. Dr. Ostro and Lorraine , the Office Manager provides patients with services and procedures such as digital X-rays, EMR, extractions, bone grafts, and implants. He treats patients experiencing pain from TMJ, oral cancer, and provides them with oral surgery, jaw correction, implants, and gum surgery. Additionally, Dr. Ostro is certified to perform Pinhole Surgical Techniques for treating Gum repair and recession. In his spare time, Dr. Ostro enjoys watching hockey and spending time with his friends.
Verified Patient Reviews
I love this dude even though I hate most dentists!
Dr. Ostro is the best. High emotional intelligence and makes you feel really relaxed. He genuinely cares about the patient well being as well as providing the best service. I also discovered he speaks Spanish and so I highly recommend him.
Thank you Doctor!
This dentist is amazing! Greatest dentist ever. Very professional and great staff as well.
he's the best!!!
Dr. Orstro was incredibly arrogant and rude. I would not recommend him.
I was very nervous, needed an emergency appointment with an oral surgeon. Got an appointment the same day. Dr. Ostro is a FANTASTIC doctor, he clearly cared and was quick to try to ease my stress, and more than helpful making sure everything was taken care of and everyone was on the same page. Ended up having two wisdom teeth pulled under local. Very quick, as painless as you can get, having bone pulled out of your mouth. No questions asked, I'll be going back to him for the other two teeth. I would almost be bummed if that was the only time I got to see Dr. Ostro. Such a great doctor.
I came to have my wisdom tooth removed. Dr. Ostro was nothing less than amazing. Lorraine his assistant was equally amazing. I had the most stubborn tooth!! Dr. Ostro removed it with very little discomfort. I feel so lucky that I found him on ZocDoc!
Just Had a two week follow up, the office is full of professionals,Dr Ostro is very polite and kind he answers all your questions and make sure you feel comfortable in what he’s about to do. I will recommend him to every single person I know that needs a Dentist.
Great work. I had a horizontal wisdom tooth pulled very quickly with no complications. thank you!
Great consultation. I feel comfortable and confident that Dr. Ostro will do a great job for my wisdom tooth removal. He and his staff were friendly and transparent about what to expect and how my insurance will work with the payment.
Dr Ostro and Lorraine are heaven sent! Just had my wisdom teeth extracted a procedure I've been putting off for ten years due to trauma by another dentist, he removed all 4 wisdom teeth made me feel comfortable made me feel happy, I'm so emotional That I've finally found a dentist I can trust and I'll visit regularly. They explained everything.. words can't describe how happy I am that I've found dr Ostro. I'll be following up with him in two weeks and I told my boyfriend to make dr Ostro his dentist.
make sure you are in the network pls, because he is expensive.. also he acts like a salesman.just let you know
I was very upset when I found out about a chipped tooth from the surgery (Removal of 3 wisdom teeth). When I went back for stitches removal I spoke with Dr. Ostro about that chipped tooth during the surgery. After, when he spoke with my husband he spoke about it as about cavity that needs to be repaired and he reminded my husband that he would charge us extra for that. My husband later called and spoke with him again and doc. offered another appointment to look at it, but we did not feel the will from doctor’s side. Doctor promised us discount for the third tooth, but he was not specific at all.. in the end he said it was more complicated, so we paid even more than for the other two. He could buy an old car for the amount we left there and I would expect a bigger effort in repairing his own mistakes. He did not specify that amount before surgery. Even when I had an appointment for that surgery I waited more than hour because the doctor decided to take someone who came in that morning first.
Dr Ostro was great! Very friendly and knew what he was doing. I went in to get my wisdom tooth removed and it was over before i knew it!
Dr. Ostro is excellent - would highly recommend him to anyone looking for an oral surgeon.
I enjoyed my visit to Dr. Ostro's office very much (despite the fact that I went to get my wisdom teeth pulled!) The doctor and his assistant were both very professional as well as caring and compassionate, making sure I was as comfortable as possible. THANKS DOC!!
Great Dentist and Welcoming Staff! Just recommended my friend for an appointment!
Dr Ostro is absolutely wonderful. He talked me through the procedure and once we were underway, he kept checking in to make sure I was alright and even made small talk to take my attention off the noises.
Dr. Ostro and his staff were great! I was terrified of having 2 teeth extracted, but Dr. Ostro's bedside manner was wonderful. He made me feel at ease and the procedure wasn't bad at all. Recommend x1000!
Dr. Ostro was very knowledgeable, took the time to understand my problem and perform treatments as needed. This is rare in today's medical community. I highly recommend his services.
Exceptionally skilled, considerate, and attentive. Dr. Ostro answered all of my questions about an extraction, and performed it a few weeks later with excellent results. Quick, painless, and comfortable - exactly what I was hoping for. Highly recommended for extractions.
I love Dr. Ostro. He removed all 4 wisdom teeth in one day painless procedure and quick recovery time. He made me feel comfortable at all times and he is passionate about his job! I would go to him again.
The moment I walked in to Dr. Elliot Ostro's office, I was greeted warmly with a smile and a handshake. There was no wait, granted, I went at 9am when they open, and he saw me immediately. Dr. Ostro went above and beyond; he was patient, kind and funny! He took his time with me, which is rare in NYC because usually the Dr.'s are in a rush to get in and get out, and carefully explained everything. You can tell he genuinely enjoys meeting and interacting with patients. One of the best Dr. experiences I've ever had!
I like to learn everything about the procedures and Dr. Ostro gladly explains it all in detail with an obvious passion for his work. That's my kind of doctor!
Dr. Ostro is the man. And Lorraine is fantastic. Just got 2 wisdom teeth out and it was unbelievably quick and painless. Highly recommend!
Dr. Ostro and his staff are personable and efficient. My problem was taken care of quickly and efficiently and with minimal pain despite the infection I came in with.
I came in early this morning for a tooth extraction-- the first time I ever had a problem with my teeth. I was extremely nervous and scared but who wouldn't be? As soon as I walked in Lorraine at the front desk welcomed me with a warm smile and helped ease the anxious feeling I was feeling. After going to the room where I was greeted with Dr.Ostro, I was starting to think I made a mistake by going but as soon as the processed began I knew my decision was right ! Both him and Lorraine helped distract me and other then the slight pinch of the numbing medication I didn't feel a thing. He's really awesome and I'm so glad I found him.
Dr. Ostro is a very knowledgeable and experienced oral surgeon. He also takes the time to really listen and put you at ease. I would definitely recommend him!
I felt like I was in good hands with Dr. Ostro. I had two wisdom teeth removed and decided to go with a local anesthetic. Dr. Ostro talked me through the steps of the procedure and calmed me down when I was nervous. His office assistants were also very helpful and contributed to the calm atmosphere of the office. I definitely recommend Dr. Ostro as an oral surgeon.
Dr Ostro was extremely courteous and paid great attention to detail. He seemed to be in no rush and we chatted for a while. Definitely a big plus, I like being treated like an actual human. I also liked that there was no rush for the treatments. The receptionist was also really nice, and a great help figuring out finances!
Excellent Dentist Very nice guy Highly recommended
Excellent Doctor. Excellent staff. Very helpful never had such a great experience at a dentist.
Very helpful and attentive. Good doctor, highly recommend.
Great doctor,very helpfull in suggestion abt tretmant,and very flexible with paymant arrangmant
Dr. Ostro is simply a wonderful guy from the hello to the goodbye. He personally does the cleaning, not a hygienist. Five stars.
He didn't fully explain the insurance situation regarding my wisdom tooth being removed. He waited to tell me important information until immediately after I had just taken a shot of anesthesia, which clearly isn't my best state of mind. Ended up costing me much more than I had originally discussed with Dr. Osteo when he had already given me a definitive price.
Dr. Ostro never disappoints with his level of expertise and post-op followup. Left his office feeling reassured as always as I look forward to my full recovery in his capable hands!
Dr. Ostro aka my Dental God never disappoints. I had pre-surgery jitters for days but after a flawless procedure, I am once again ever so relieved and grateful to Dr. Ostro that I am on the steady road to recovery and under the care of his very capable hands! Staff is also warm and friendly and I give a special shout-out to Dr.Ostro's assistant Lorraine who demonstrates the utmost in professionalism, capability, caring and kindness. And as always, I highly recommend him to all my family and friends.
Dr. Ostro is very experienced. I felt comfortable throughout the procedure.
As always my visit was fun pleasant and quick.
Dr. Ostro is a highly professional oral surgeon who is also kind and considerate. I would recommend him to anyone.
Dr. Ostro never disappoints. He has demonstrated the utmost in professionalism, knowledge, and attention to details and he is always so explanatory of each and every step of my procedure. Icing on the cake is his warmth, charm and wit! I shall highly recommend him to family and friends!
Dr. Ostro is an excellent dentist. In addition to his skills he is very caring and concerned about the wellbeing of his patients.
Dr. Ostro is friendly and skilled in his profession.
-My front tooth has a little chip off, he did the filing but it chipped off again in less than 2 months. Now I need to do it again. DON'T EVER GO TO THIS PLACE!!!!
Dr Ostro is knowledgable, professional and kind. He listens and is always there with helpful guidance. I would highly recommend Dr Ostro. An amazing Dr!
Dr. Ostro and his assistant was amazing from the minute I walked in the office to the minute I walked out the door! I will definitely be returning and I highly recommend him!! I looked all over for a GOOD surgeon to pull my wisdom teeth and I found him, lucky me!!
Dr. Ostro was amazing! I had never seen him before, but I was having a dental related emergency and I'm so glad I went to his office. I was seen as soon as I got to the office, and Dr. Ostro was friendly, warm, and welcoming. He explained the problem I was having and the procedure I would need to fix it in depth, and answered every question I had about it. He also didn't pressure me to schedule the procedure with him right away, which I liked. Overall, this was a really great experience and I would absolutely recommend him to friends!
Dr. Ostro and his staff were wonderful. I was very nervous about the procedure I was having done however he was able to ease my nerves by keeping the mood light and casual. Dr. Ostro personally followed up with me a few days after my surgery to see how I was feeling which I felt to be a wonderful gesture. I was very happy with my experience and would definitely recommend Dr. Ostro to any friends in need of an oral surgeon.
Dr. Ostro is professional yet reassuring. He explains his methodology, expected outcomes and personal/financial impacts clearly and directly. I have a great deal of confidence in Dr. Ostro's ability to resolve my oral health issues. I highly recommend him and his staff for those in need of dental solutions.
Excellent and very attentive to all the issues. Very professional staff too.
I hate going to dentists or doctors but Dr ostro was amaZing. I got out my wisdom tooth out and The entire visit was less than half hour. Very professional and relaxing atmosphere
Very good and professional. Knowledgeable and case for his patients.
Knowledgeable and skillful! Highly recommend!
Excellent, highly recommended!
It was fast and not painful.
Such a warm and wonderful dentist! Made me feel so comfortable!
When my husband and I arrived to Dr. Ostro's office I am not impressed with the way that office looks, the dental office has partially covered for a carpet and for me is totally unsanitary having a carpet in a medical facility. her receptionist which is his assistant too, was very nice and welcoming, opposite to Dr. Ostro who was there at the time we arrived and stayed in silent paying attention to his computer, he never answered our greetings. After a few seconds his assistant ask us why we were there and I said it was for an extraction as we talked over the phone and also by internet then Dr. Replies:" is for a consultation", (ta daaaaaa we are not invisibles) I was a little mad because he didn't looking at us and my time it is so precious to go anywhere just for a consultation. My husband was escorted by his assistant for taking a panorex and then to the dental chair for the extraction, at that time Dr. Ostro shows a better face and become nicer. The extraction was nice and easy not complications, bone grafting were place after asking us to do so, I accepted because I know the procedure but he didn't took the time to explain us what he us going to do and pros and cons of the dental treatment that includes implant and crown. The rest of the staff was a little rough and ignoring us, coming and go, slamming the doors and speaking louder, it is not a friendly staff. We are planning going back for a second chance and follow up, eventhough we had this annoying first impression. I am very grateful with her assistant because she was nice and all the time she was trying to help us as much as she can (you never said your name). We have union insurance and the doctor was very incisive regarding insurance's payments, that if is slow or taking a month to collect the money, that's not nice, I know dentistry is a career but is a business too but That part make me feel kind of discrimination, maybe I am wrong. I know Dr. Ostro can be better than today, I noticed he is competent and his expertise unquestionable, maybe today wasn't a good day for him or for me but when you are committed as a Dr. the high quality standards has to be the key for a successful career with patients. I am not trying to be destructive, I want to be constructive and taking my comments to improve your practice and relationships between dr. - pt. Thank you for your service today.
Dr Ostro is the best! I am terrified of dentists/ oral surgeons and had a really bad experience with my first wisdom tooth extraction because of complicated roots/ positioning. Dr Ostro did my second one and it was amazing - the whole thing was over in under an hour and I didn't feel a thing. He is also a lovely person and will make you feel at ease and answer all your questions. This is a lovely practise where you get personal care and attention. If you're looking for a great oral surgeon who is also friendly/ not scary just go with Dr Ostro!
Dr. Ostro is by far one of the best dentists I have ever seen! He is very amicable, answers all of your questions, and makes every visit a painless experience :-)
What a wonderful, confident doctor. He sure made me feel right at home and made sure I was comfortable and relaxed before beginning the procedure. Would totally recommend. He is great at what he does!!
He's great and so quick!
He is very understanding and explains everything in detail about what the procedure will be. I was there for wisdom tooth removal. Made me feel comfortable even though I was nervous.
He is one of the best dentist I have ever been to. He was calm, funny, and very concerned about why I came to visit. The office was small but very clean and comfy. The dental assistant there was also a nice person, i would definitely recommend anyone who would like to go there. Most dentist I've been to can be mean but not Dr. Elliot Ostro!
He keeper me clam and made sure I understood what he was doing.
Excellent service and very clear and thorough instructions regarding the recovery process after the procedure.
Professional, personal, entirely friendly and trustworthy.
The drill broke off in my mouth and cut me while my mouth was numb. I will not be going here again.
Dr. Ostro is a courteous and professional care provider of the first order. I have something of an aversion towards dental work in general (hey-- it can really hurt sometimes!), but Dr Ostro is very sensitive and understanding towards my needs and concerns as a patient. He takes great care to fully explain all procedures-- what needs to be done, how it will be done, and why. I'm sure that some of my questions might seem silly or the answers to same rather obvious, but he has never made me feel the least bit foolish for asking, and provides complete and intelligent answers to my satisfaction. On the occasion I do have to go 'under the knife', he is extremely patient with me and takes every opportunity to ensure my comfort and confidence. I highly recommend Dr Ostro to anyone, and especially to persons such as myself who are afraid of pain. His Office Manager, Lorraine, is also quite instrumental in providing a relaxing and stress-free atmosphere in this office.
He explained what I needed to have done and I felt very reassured that I would receive excellent care!