Dr. Ericka Buyco, DDS

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18 E 50th Street, 8th Floor, New York, NY, 10022

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Your smile is in great hands! Dr. Buyco is best described as a personable, dedicated, and gentle dentist who genuinely cares for the oral health of all her patients. She strongly believes in providing comprehensive treatment while also educating her patients to ensure they understand the causes of their dental issues, what the best treatment options are, and most importantly, how to prevent these issues from recurring. Her warm chair-side manner and exceptional communication skills contribute to her success on prevention and conservative dental treatment to help patients increase the longevity of every tooth and maintain a lifetime of excellent oral health. Dr. Buyco will listen to you, create a personalized treatment plan that is specific to your individual needs, and will take the time to answer all your questions. Aside from caring for her patients, Dr. Buyco's interests include health and fitness, hiking with her dog Coco, exploring new restaurants, and trips to San Francisco to visit her family. She is an active world traveler whose experiences with different cultures has enabled her to connect with all of her patients. Dr. Buyco earned her D.D.S at the University of the Pacific School of Dentistry, the only accelerated dental program in the country. After her studies, Dr. Buyco then continued her advanced training and residency at Lutheran Medical Center in Brooklyn. Additionally, she is an active faculty member at Columbia School of Dentistry where she provides hands-on clinical instruction to dental students.

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I'm so happy to have Ericka as my new dentist! She was attentive and kind and explained everything in a way that empowered me to make informed decisions for my teeth. Beautiful office with friendly and efficient staff, and you can't beat the view. Highly recommend!

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Love her as my dentist. Excellent job and is great at describing what has to happen.

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I hate going to the dentist but Dr. Ericka Buyco has changed that for me. Before going to Dr. Buyco I had not been to the dentist for over 2 years, and after I started seeing her over a year ago I have been to each 6 month cleaning. She is gentle with the cleaning and honest about the work that needs to be done. I definitely recommend her!

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Dr. Buyco is friendly and attentive, and her new office location on 50th and Madison is really nice. She is also great at her job!! Definitely recommend visiting her.

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Dr. Buyco is gentle, attentive and extremely pleasant. I am, actually, looking forward to my next visit!

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Great, thorough attentive and thoughtful. Very professional, efficient, and good experience overall.

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Dr. Buyco and her assistant make an excellent team. Very good communication & thorough, precise work. Couldn't be happier with my implant or my first cleaning with them.

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I had the best experience here and I will be recommending Dr. Buyco to all my clients who need a dentist. She was so lovely, addressed all my concerns, and fixed some issues that I had with my teeth making me feel one million times better. Her office views are the most relaxing as well, of any dentist office I've visited in NYC. Lovely staff, professional, and friendly..1,000 stars!

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I'm so happy I came into Dr. Buyco's office! I've been looking for the right dentist and I found her; she's professional yet easy to talk to. I felt comfortable and relaxed as apposed to my usual nervousness when sitting in a dentists chair. You can watch tv while she cleans your pearly whites and after it's all said and done you get a cute goody back to keep your teeth white and healthy (no matter how old you are - getting a goody bag is always fun!). I'm also really excited to try the whitening tray since years of coffee and tea have taken their toll.

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I was referred to Dr. Buyco by a friend and while I was anxious about my dental visit, she out all my fears to rest. She explained everything that was needed and I never once felt rushed. The office is clean and very comfortable. Thanks for making my dental experience an enjoyable one - I will definitely be back.

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As a young professional in NYC, I was looking for a great dentist that could fit around my busy schedule. I have been a patient of Dr. Buyco's for a few years now and followed her to her new practice because once you find a good dentist it's tough to let them go! Dr. Buyco is a dentist for life. She is thorough, gentle, informative and is willing to work with your schedule if you need to space out several procedures.

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Dr. Buyco is absolutely amazing and explains everything in detail. The assistant greeted me right away and quickly seated me in a room. They both make an awesome team and made the appointment easy and comfortable. I am terrified of sitting in the dentist chair and they were just great! Definitely my new and only dentist!!! I will be back in 6 months for my routine check up.

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Ericka is a fantastic dentist, after reading great reviews about her online everything turned out to be true after my first cleaning and filling with her. She is attentive, professional, and friendly. Would definitely recommend to anyone.

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I have been coming to Dr. Buyco for years now and I am so happy with all the work she has done to give me a beautiful smile. I feel very confidant with my smile and it's so comforting having a dentist who truly cares. Her new office is amazing! Do yourself a favor and make an appointment with Dr. Buyco.

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This was my second appointment with Dr. Buyco. I had to get 3 fillings, did them in one session. Though I had to wait about 20 minutes for the anesthesia to kick in, the actual filling took only about an hour - we had scheduled for 1.5 hours so that made sense. Ericka was very aware of my comfort and made sure the procedure was painless and easy. They made sure to explain my insurance coverage before we started (and had also done so during my last appointment), so I knew what to expect. The office is clean and well decorated, which makes everything less stressful.

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Dr Buyco was so nice and friendly! She cared enough to ask about my life before and after giving me a cleaning and a filling work. The assistant, Kaley, was also super chill and nice. I had such a pleasant experience today. Will tell my friends about this wonderful place and I’ll keep coming here.

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Very nice, if a bit rough with the scraper during my visit. But the real reason I won't go back is that her office staff was unhelpful and a little unpleasant to me when I returned to inquire about a follow-up appointment.

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Dr. Buyco was amazing! I was seen right away and everyone was very friendly. Seeing a dentist can usually be an anxiety filled event but Dr. Buyco was so nice and has such a calming demeanor, it was a great visit. She was also very gentle and asked several times during my cleaning if I was ok (I have sensitive gums). I would definitely recommend her!

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Best experience I've ever had with a dentist. Her chairside manner is fantastic, she is incredibly knowledgeable and competent - in short, the best dentist I've dealt with in my long life on two continents and three countries!

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Really awesome dental experience. I'm not one to leave reviews but thought she deserved a shout out. Whole staff there is welcoming and pleasant. They went above and beyond to help me sort out my insurance and really seem to have the patient's best interest at heart.

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When I first saw Dr. Buyco I was really unhappy with my smile and my confidence was low. Going to the dentist was something I usually don't look forward to but Dr. Buycos chairside manner put me at ease. I had a million questions and Dr. Buyco was very patient and caring towards my concerns. I had braces when I was younger and lost my retainer which left me with gaps that I didn't like. She worked with me step by step and for the first time in my life I have a smile I can be proud of! I can't say thank you to you and your staff enough!

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I had my 6 month cleaning with Dr. Buyco. Her new office is beautiful with a view of St. Patricks Cathedral! My cleaning was quick and painless, definitely recommend coming here!

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Dr. Buyco is wonderful!!! She's warm and inviting and she explains each step as she's performing it so you're not surprised. Her assistant is also very nice

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Dr. Buyco is great! She's very attentive, making sure to answer all your questions and concerns. Her office is calming and the staff are all very friendly. The wait time is nonexistent, which is great for all of us that like to come in during lunchtime on a busy workday! I highly recommend!

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I went to see Dr Buyco for a cleaning and she was very thorough with her explanations of my x-rays and answered all my lingering questions regarding some sensitivity. I was seen right away and did not have to wait which was great since I went during my lunch break. Her office is very high-tech, all forms and x-rays are available digitally which was nothing like any other dentist office I have been to. The great view of St Patrick's Cathedral was just a bonus!

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Great dentist. Made the whole experience easy. Gave a detailed analysis of everything. Highly recommended

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Great Dr and staff. She answered all of my questions and explained what needed to be done. They even broke down what my insurance would cover. Great experience.

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I went today to get a second opinion about a treatment plan that I was given last week. Ericka took time to review carefully my situation, she listen to all of my questions and concerns and she answered thoroughly explaining pro and cons about the different alternative way of proceeding. She was very honest and open to work with me but at the same time she was able to make me understand the priorities and the advantage of acting in a certain way rather than other. Also her assistant was very kind and helpful. I recommend her to anyone that is looking for an honest professional that would give you a special dedicated high quality service.

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I've been going to Dr. Buyco for a few years now. After a long winded search for a good, trustworthy dentist, I'm happy that I've finally found one with Dr. Buyco. She's been able to correct past dentist's mistakes and will be going to her from now on!

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This was my second visit seeing Dr. Buyco. I highly recommend her to anyone looking for a great dentist - she's professional, knowledgeable, attentive, and very friendly! Her assistant was nice and the office space is brand new and cozy. Looking forward to my cleaning next month as she makes going to the dentist enjoyable, opposed to dreading it.

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I have been seeing Dr. Buyco for the past 3 years as her dental patient and was very supportive to continue to see her when she decided to start her own practice. The office space was very new, clean and has an amazing view of St. Patrick’s Cathedral as you sit in the chair and have your teeth polished up! As a medical practitioner myself it’s very important for me to have each and every detail explained to me which Dr. Buyco goes above and beyond in answering any questions or concerns. Her staff is also lovely and her dental assistant is a true gem! I will be back as soon as I can get another appointment for my holiday whitening :D

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This was my third visit with Dr. Buyco. I went to her beautiful new office. When I arrived her assistant immediately escorted me to a room with a a great view. Dr. Buyco answered all my questions regarding options for a missing tooth and took the time to explain each procedure. My dental needs are being taken cared by a gently and kind practitioner.

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Very professional, smart, friendly and gave great advice. Makes going to the dentist fun & i highly recommend the teeth whitening. The office is beautiful also!

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Dr Buyco is the very best! I saw her for emergency work as I was in extreme tooth pain, and she walked me through exactly what was wrong, showing me the x-rays, and explaining in thorough detail next steps to stop the pain but also begin comprehensive treatment. When I walked into her office not only was I in pain, but I am also a person who is terrified of the dentist. She was so friendly and kind, and stopped to check on me, making sure I was comfortable and ok. Dr Buyco genuinely cares about her patients and their dental health. I followed Dr Buyco to her new practice which is in a great location! The views are incredible and her team is wonderful. I highly recommend Dr Buyco and her team!

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Amazing professional, courteous and accommodating. Thanks!

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When I walked into her office, I felt immediately relieved. I am someone who has had some dental anxiety in the past and it is very difficult to find a dentist who I feel comfortable around. Dr. Buyco is friendly, knowledgable and her staff made me feel right at home. The office is clean and modern. Her equipment is high tech (all electronic) and up to date. She is very gentle and explains every step of the procedure to me. I am very happy with her service and her whitening treatment was not as nearly as painful as I have had previously. I have recommended her to all my friends and will be seeing her again for my regular dental care.

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I have been seeing Dr. Buyco for over a year and followed her to her new practice. Her new office is in a great location and my patient room even had a window with a view! The office is very clean, staff were very friendly and Dr. Buyco always makes me feel comfortable during my comprehensive exam/cleaning. She genuinely cares about her patients and their dental health and wants the best for us. Great experience and highly recommend.

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Dr. Buyco was fantastic! She was friendly, gentle, and very patient with explaining all my options. She took me in immediately as well. I will definitely use her from now on!

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This was my first visit with Dr. Buyco, but it will not be my last! Everyone in the office was so welcoming and took the time to answer all of my questions while explaining everything that occurred during my visit clearly. She was incredibly informative and kept checking in to make sure I was comfortable. I will absolutely be switching to Dr. Buyco as my permanent dentist.

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I had had a terrible experience with another dentist, and was referred to Dr. Buyco by a friend. I was apprehensive after being taken advantage of previously, but Dr. Buyco squelched my doubt and offered nothing but support and kindness. Do yourself a huge favor and see her for all of your dental needs. She is kind, honest, she listens to your concerns and walks you through all the steps she is taking. Plus the office is incredibly inviting, there is no wait and the staff is as wonderful as she is. I am so grateful to have found Dr. Buyco, and have been singing her praise since my first appointment.

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