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Dr. Yuliya Alterman, DDS

Dentist, Cosmetic Dentist

Professional statement

*At the time of scheduling your appointment please provide your Dental Insurance ID number in order for us to verify eligibility and ensure that you will receive proper coverage for your first visit. **We require a current full mouth set of radiographs (typically 18 individual xrays) prior to any cleaning or comprehensive exam. Please obtain them from your previous provider, or we can easily take them in office, once we check your insurance eligibility. ***We kindly request a 24 hour notice for any cancellations. Thank you! Dentistry is an amazing profession permitting me to be both a healer and an artist. Growing up in St. Petersburg, the cultural center of Russia, has greatly influenced my perception of what is considered attractive.Beauty, then, is neither a trend nor perfection, but a balanced set of characteristics, making each of us unique. As a dentist, it became my goal to recreate and restore it seamlessly. I am an open book to my friends, students, colleagues as well as patients and believe that every encounter with a human being can be an opportunity to learn something. I am, therefore, always a student myself and aspire to be better each day. What I have learned so far is that there is nothing impossible as long as I dare to reach for it. My patients’ gratitude humbles me; their trust in my ability and talent is what makes me being a dentist a true privilege.”

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Specialties

  • Cosmetic Dentist
  • Dentist

Practice names

Education and training

  • Dental School - New York University, Doctor of Dental Surgery
  • NYU Lutheran Medical Center, Residency in General, Cosmetic Dentistry and Implantology
  • New York University (Implantology)

Professional memberships

  • American Dental Association
  • New York State Dental Association

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Languages spoken

  • English

Provider's gender

Female

NPI number

1588943351

Office locations

Soul Dental Chelsea

200 W 15th St, Unit 1A

New York, NY 10011

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Always fast and efficient with Soul Dental. Done with my cleaning in less than 30min! Plus the whole staff is super nice.
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Didn't get Dr. Alterman and wasn't informed of that before, but I like everyone at Soul Dental so I'm happy with the visit.
Less than 1 month ago
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This office is amazing. I highly recommend!
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Love them, love this office -- they just get it.
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Best and most pleasant dentist appointment I ever had. She is fantastic. Dr. Yungelson was humming while cleaning my teeth which made me feel very calm. And isn´t it just the best and shows she loves her job?! I usually dreadgoing to the dentist, Dr. Yungelson single handedly changed my perception. I would give her 10 stars if I could.
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Amazing service, very professional, fast and friendly! Absolutely the best in NYC...
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Wonderful service from both dentist and assistants Very reassuring for nervous dental patients!
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The entire experience at Soul Dental was really great. The offices are beautiful and the staff is very nice and helpful. They even worked with me to get quotes from my insurance on services so I could decide what I couldafford. Overall, they're very thorough, kind - would definitely recommend.
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It was great.
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Very professional, very thorough, and very patient! Really liked my visit and will be going back!
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I had 3 cavities filled. The process was quick and almost painless (those Novocain needles always get me). For going to the dentist it was a pleasant experience. The office is comfortable and the receptionist/billing was very helpful with my insurance issues.
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Friendly, listened to my issue and made me feel relaxed and comfortable during my visit. Would definitely be going back.
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Haven't been to the dentist in years and was expecting the worst. Some cavities were found, but Dr Alterman was very nice while explaining the issues with my teeth and my options. She also spoke with me about how to takebetter care of my teeth in the future without pressure for more procedures. The hygienist was also very nice and gentle. The front desk was extremely helpful with figuring insurance costs. Overall great experience.
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This is the sweetest group of ladies! Highly recommend!
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Excellent all around
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Very high tech facility with friendly staff. Explained charges upfront for extra services not covered by my insurance, which I really appreciated. Will be back!
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My overall experience at Soul Dental was lovely. Every member of the staff was kind and helpful. Dr. Alterman was really great at explaining everything that was going to happen and answering my questions. She was never in a rush andwas very personable. This was really the best dentist experience I’ve ever had.
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Dr. Alter man was very concerned with my well being throughout the intervention and made sure I was in no discomfort let alone pain. Nurse Christina (I hope I’m remembering her name correctly) was very attentive and caring all throughout thevisit. Will be making this practice my first dental care provider !
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Very dispointing. It feel more like they sell you everything they can than really be concern about your dental health. The doctor talk about aesthetic in her description when it is the worst fill up i ever had. Painful, messy andlet me sharp and caved teeth. I’m also not sure if all the work that was done was necessary!! Definitely won’t use their services again.
Less than 1 year ago
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I really enjoyed Soul Dental. I highly recommend. They listened to my request and responded with a response.
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Great visit! I was very nervous to go the dentist but Dr. Alterman and the team at Soul Dental could not have been more pleasant.
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Dr. Alterman has made my trips to the dentist stress free! Happy to have found Soul Dental.
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CONS : I would go to her if you are getting treatment that is covered by insurance like regular dental cleaning. They charge you higher than what other dental offices do. (I'm guessing the rent is higher at this place?) PROS : Location. Wait time.
Less than 1 year ago
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My visit was great. I got there on time and waited about 10 minuets. Dr. Alterman was great and the staff as well. My whole family goes there so we are happy with them!
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Very nice, professional and knowledgeable. Would suggest her to anyone.
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Reem was so warm and the whole office was very professional and knowledgeable! Highly recommend this practice!
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Dr. Alterman is an amazing dentist and made me feel at ease with my treatments. I would highly recommend her!
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I was asked to come in for an earlier appointment but then wasn't actually seen by the dentist for over 30 minutes. I've been coming here for about a year and a half and haven't wanted to change dentists but Iwouldn't reccomend it because I feel like I'm not a priority when coming here.
Less than 1 year ago
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perfect
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I really enjoyed my first visit with Dr. Alterman today. She made me feel very comfortable and answered all of my questions very patiently and thoughtfully. I am looking forward to having her as my new dentist here in NYC.
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Great experience all around! Super friendly receptionist, nice fancy office, doctors that actually explain what they're about to do, detailed bill breakdowns if paying out of pocket is needed. Definitely going back!
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Everyone I met at the office (staff, hygienist, dentist) was courteous, caring and professional. Couldn't recommend the practice more!
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I am very happy I started going to Soul Dental for my care. I have a lot of anxiety about going to the dentist, and everyone there has been so understanding and kind, they go out of their way to makesure I feel comfortable and supported. The office is fresh, modern and a very calm environment. Dr. Alterman was very attentive, kind, gentle, efficient, and checked in with me along the way during my procedure.
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I've been to Soul Dental twice, and this is definitely the last time I'll ever go there. They told me my gums were inflammed, which I fully believe. Here's why: six months ago, when I went for a cleaning, they weren'tinflamed. My gums were receding slightly and so the hygienist told me to brush more gently, to avoid brushing my gums, and to avoid hitting my gums when I floss. Which I did for six months. The lack of gum care led to my gums getting inflamed. Which I tried to explain to the dentist and a new hygienist this time around. They were dismissive; the hygienist even told me to YouTube "how to floss according to dentists" and I'd see that everyone flosses the way she was recommending, which directly contradicted the old hygienist's advice. In addition, the dentist tried to upsell me on a Sonicare electric toothbrush (I use an Oral-B electric) that was on display in the office THREE SEPARATE TIMES, and the hygienist tried to sell me on a fluoride treatment, an antibacterial mouthwash, and deep gum cleaning for the inflammation that came from their initial advice. I felt so put off after the appt; I'm finding a new dentist.
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It was my second visit with Dr. Julia Alterman. Just stop by to pick up my night guard. Highly recommend her to anybody.
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Very nice, kind and professional. My filling was done in less than 10 minutes. I was very satisfied with her service. I am definitely coming back for the next visit.
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nice office friendly staff close to 1 train
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Dr. Alterman's staff did a great job cleaning my teeth, then provided me with a special mouthwash that creates calculus and told me that I needed periodontal treatment for my entire mouth. I've never been once informed from my prior dentistson Long Island that I am even at risk of periodontal disease. Now all of a sudden after 1 appointment I need a full mouth treatment....
More than 1 year ago
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The best dentist appointment I've ever had.
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Amazing! Very clean, and very professional!
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She's very good! Sharp and gets it done.
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First time seeing Dr Alterman. I came because she was recommended by my previous dentist who moved away. She's great. I just needed a cleaning. No fuss, everything ran smoothly and she and her staff were helpful and pleasant. I'll be coming back in 6 months!
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Dr Alterman is always very professional but makes you feel comfortable especially since we all know going to the dentist isnt the most enjoyable time. I would recommend her to any and all my friends. Not only is she flexible withher time but she puts her patients first and accommodates schedules even when going on vacation with her family.
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I was cranky and rude and in a rush and Yuliya did a great job making me feel comfortable and ultimately having a great experience. Highly recommended
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Dr. Alterman has seen me more times than I'd like to admit and she continues to bring excellence to her position as my dentist. She does every single thing her or I can think of to make me as comfortable aspossible. I can't express how many issues she's taken care of and how much grace she has in doing so. Dr. Alterman has steady hands, a steady, happy and winning personality and I'm lucky that I've met her. To be honest, she helped me more than almost anyone in my life and I won't ever forget that she brought me along the road to recovery. At times, I've been stressed and she's calmed me down though it's not really her job to. She goes above and beyond her job duties to make everything as perfect as possible. She's smart in analyzing problems that occur or previous problems, properly diagnosing and treating everything miserable issue I've had to make my life a whole lot easier. If you're considering her for the first time, she is definitely worth the visit and the dental office in general is a calm, easy-going place to be.
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Always enjoy visiting this office -- friendly, professional.
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Found my new dentist!
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Yuliya was professional and friendly, and addressed my concerns but I was a little concerned about their payment system. They seemed to be pushing for more expensive procedures and mouth guards and after my routine check-up and cleaning I wascharged a steeper co-pay while other dentists where I use the same insurance had the routine check up and cleaning covered. I would suggest not going here if you want to save money.
More than 1 year ago
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Dr. Alterman is very kind and has great bedside manner. She is very professional and makes you feel very comfortable - would definitely recommend her!
More than 1 year ago
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Extremely quick, friendly, and professional service. All the equipment is modern and brand new. Music selection is also fantastic. Best and quickest dentist visit I've ever had. Will never go anywhere else.
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