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Aesthetic and Implant Dentistry of NY
38-39 BELL BLVD.
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Melani Kapetanakos, D.M.D.- Prosthodontist

About: Dr. Melani Kapetanakos

Dr. Melani Kapetanakos is a specialist in the field of Prosthodontics. Prosthodontists are specialized in restorative treatment procedures such as dentures, bridges, crowns, porcelain veneers, inlays and onlays, post and cores, implants and aesthetic dentistry. Dr. Kapetanakos received her Doctor of Dental Surgery Degree from New York University in 2003. After completing a one year General Practice Residency at Staten Island University Hospital, Dr. Kapetanakos was accepted into one of the most prestigious post-graduate programs for advanced education in prosthodontics at New York University. As a resident, Dr. Kapetanakos was awarded the Panadent award in 2006 and the Adisman Boot Award in 2007 for her clinical excellence. She completed her specialty training in 2007 at which time she expanded on her Implant training as an Implant Fellow at New York University under the training of the world renowned Dr. Dennis Tarnow. Dr. Kapetanakos has also expanded on her expertise in the field of Aesthetic Dentistry and Veneers at the Rosenthal Institute for Aesthetic dentistry. She is also currently certified to administer Botox, Restylane, Perlane, and Juvederm. Dr. Kapetanakos Has participated in and led dental outreach teams to Guatemala and Jamaica to help serve those who don't have access to dental care. She has held faculty positions at NYU, Staten Island University Hospital and is one of the newly appointed members at Columbia University's Post Graduate Prosthodontics Department.


  • American Dental Association
  • New York State Dental Association
  • Queens County Dental Association
  • American College of Prosthodontists
  • Academy of Osseointegration
  • Hellenic Dental Association of New York

About: Steven Caldroney DDS, MD

Dr. Steven Caldroney graduated Magna Cum Laude receiving a BA in Science from York College of Pennsylvania in 1998. He received his Doctor of Dental Surgery Degree from New York University School of Dentistry in 2003. He completed a general practice residency with the United States Air Force in Kessler AFB in Mississippi. In 2006 he was awarded an Air Force Commendation Medal with Oak Leaf Cluster and Meritorious Service Award while earning the rank of Major. He is currently Chief Resident of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery at NYU/Bellevue Hospital and is scheduled to receive his specialty certificate in 2012. Dr. Caldroney is a member of the Academy of General Dentistry, the American Dental association, the American Academy of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery, and the Academy of Osseointegration.

About: Dr. Sameet Sheth

Dr. Sameet Sheth received his DDS degree from New York University College of Dentistry in 2005, where he graduated at the top of his class and was inducted into the honor society Omicron Kappa Upsilon. Dr. Sheth then received his certificate in Prosthodontics at NYU in 2008. While in this prosthodontic program, he served as Chief Resident in his final year and received the Kenneth I. Adisman Award for Excellence in Prosthodontics. In 2009, Dr. Sheth continued his training with a Fellowship in Maxillofacial Prosthetics at Memorial-Sloan Kettering Cancer Center, and in the same year he received 2nd place at the American Academy of Maxillofacial Prosthetics annual session for his presentation on implants in the maxillofacial patient. He then completed a final Surgical Fellowship in Implant Dentistry at NYU in 2011. In 2013, Dr. Sheth achieved Diplomate Status of the American Board of Prosthodontics. Dr. Sheth currently serves as a Clinical Assistant Professor at NYU in the Department of Prosthodontics, and is an active member of the American Dental Association, American College of Prosthodontists, and the Academy of Osseointegration.

Quality Dentistry is a Team Effort

About the Aesthetic and Implant Dentistry of NY Team

The goal of our practice is to exceed our patients' expectations and provide an extraordinary dental experience. From our treatment coordinator to our hygienists and aesthetic assistants, our entire team has received training in various aspects of aesthetic and implant dentistry, as well as exceptional patient care. Each member reflects the dedication and commitment to exceptional dentistry that is the basis of our practice.

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