Meet Dr. Chicvak

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John E. Chicvak



Experience: Dr. John Chicvak has over 30 years of experience in Dentistry.  He received his Doctor of Dental Surgery degree from one of the most prestigious Dental Schools in the country, SUNY Stony Brook School of Dental Medicine.  He completed his General Practice Residency at Long Island Jewish Medical Center as Chief Resident and has remained part of the North Shore/LIJ Dental Team as an Attending at Northwell Health Department of Dental Medicine.   


Continuing Education: Dr. Chicvak continues his lifetime love of learning by participating in extensive hours of continuing education programs each year for the benefit of his patients. He is a Graduate of the Dawson Academy for Advanced Dental Study and has over 2000 hours of continuing education credits including 'DOCS' certification for dentistry using Oral Conscious Sedation. Most recently he completed the necessary study and Board testing for his Diplomate of the American Board of Dental Sleep Medicine.


Awards: Dr. Chicvak has been honored with numerous awards including Master of the Academy of General Dentistry, Fellow of the International Congress of Oral Implantologists, Diplomate of the American Board of Dental Sleep Medicine, as well as multiple Distinguished Service Awards from LIJ Medical Center and Northwell Health. He has been honored as one of America's Top Dentists for Consumer Research Council of America consistently since 2007 and has been ranked by his peers as one of New York's Top Dentists consistently since 2012.


Clinical Technique: He is a unique General Dentist that performs dental health care from pediatrics to geriatrics and is often referred to as the ‘Super Generalist’ that can do it all…restorative dentistry, periodontics, endodontics, implantology, oral surgery, sedation dentistry, orthodontics through Invisalign and treatment of sleep apnea with custom oral sleep appliance therapy in addition to all aspects of general and cosmetic dentistry.  While all of his patients appreciate his gentle touch and charming chairside manner, Dr. Chicvak is 'DOCS' certified with the Dental Organization for Conscious Sedation for Sedation Dentistry to treat high-fear patients using Oral Conscious Sedation.


Philanthropy: Dr. Chicvak is committed to giving back to his community and beyond. He donates one day per month to care for the Developmentally Disabled in the Operating Room of North Shore University Hospital.  For over 10 years he provided in-home/in-facility dental care for patients unable to leave their residence. As a member of the Glen Falls Medical Mission he traveled three consecutive years to Guatemala to provide dental care for the indigent population.  He worked dental forensics for several disaster recovery missions on Long Island as a member of the Suffolk County Dental Forensic Society and served the New York City Chief Medical Examiner’s office for the disaster recovery efforts following September 11, 2001 at the World Trade Center and American Airlines Flight 587 for which he earned a distinguished service award from members of US Congress. Dr. Chicvak prides himself on donating much of his time and expertise to those in need in his community. Over the course of his career, he has donated a total value of over $400,000 in dental care and continues this philanthropy every year. 


Dr. Chicvak's passion for dentistry is matched only by his zest for and enjoyment of life. He not only ensures people have a healthy smile, he also strives to put a smile on everyone’s face. In his spare time, he enjoys fishing, cooking and laughing with his wife and two children.

Dr. Chicvak is an active member of numerous dental organizations including:


  • American Dental Association
  • Academy of General Dentistry
  • New York State Dental Society
  • Nassau County Dental Society
  • American Academy of Implant Dentistry
  • American Academy of Orofacial Pain
  • American Academy of Dental Sleep Medicine
  • Obstructive Sleep Airway University
  • International Congress of Oral Implantology
  • American Society of Osseointegration
  • Suffolk County Forensic Society
  • DOCS Education of Enteral Sedation
  • Nassau County Department of Health Medical Reserve Corps










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