John Calamia, DMD
John Calamia, DMD is a graduate of Brooklyn Preparatory High School NY ’67, Mount St. Mary’s College, MD ’71, the University of the East ‘78, with post- graduate training New York University College of Dentistry, ’79-‘80. Dr. Calamia is currently Full Professor, and Director of Aesthetic Dentistry for the Department of Cariology and Comprehensive Care, New York University College of Dentistry, New York City, New York. He has taught Restorative Dentistry and Dental Material science at NYU Dental Center for over 30 years and is recognized both nationally and internationally as co-developer of Etched Porcelain Laminate Veneer Technology. His research, on porcelain etching and Silane coupling agents led to his placement of the earliest recorded Etched Bonded Porcelain Veneers in October of 1982 and these restorations are still successful 28 years later. The procedure developed by Dr. Calamia in 1983 is still a mainstay of all cosmetic dental practices. He is very active in research, teaching, and private practice and he describes this combination as the perfect marriage within the profession. He is a member of theAmerican Dental Association since 1979 and is a member of the American and International Associations of Dental Research. He has attainedFellowship in the Academy of General Dentistry and American College of Dentists and was 2009 President of OKU Dental Honors Society NY Chapter. He has been a member of AACD (American Academy of Cosmetic Dentistry) since 2000, was elected to its Board of Directors in April 2003 till 2010. With over forty scientific articles published, numerous chapters in Dental Texts, and more than one hundred presentations in the US as well as 15 foreign countries, Dr. Calamia is a recognized expert in Etched Porcelain Veneer Restorations, Esthetic Dentistry and full mouth reconstruction. He shares his private practice with wife Sonia Calamia DDS, daughter Christine Calamia - Levitsky DDS, and son Vincent J. Calamia.