Edward R. Schlissel, DDS, MS

Edward Schlissel, DDS

Dr. Schlissel received a BA from Brooklyn College in 1969 and DDS from the University of Buffalo in 1973.  In 1982 he received a Masters of Science in Materials Science from the College of Engineering and Applied Science, Stony Brook University.  He is a member of Omicron Kappa Upsilon, the dental honor society, and a Fellow of the Academy of General Dentistry.

From 1974 until 2004, Dr. Schlissel was a member of the full-time faculty of the School of Dental Medicine, Stony Brook University, where he held numerous positions and taught many courses.  He served as Chairman, Department of General Dentistry, Director of the General Practice Residency Program, Director of the Dental Laboratory, Director of Continuing Dental Education and Associate Dean for Clinical Affairs.  He was a member of the New York State Board for Dentistry and a consultant to the Commission on Dental Education.  He is a member of the Northeast Regional Board of Dental Examiners and several professional societies.  Currently Dr. Schlissel holds appointments as Professor Emeritus of General Dentistry, Stony Brook University and Clinical Assistant Professor of Surgery at Emory University, Department of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery.

Dr. Schlissel is the author of numerous papers and has given presentations on a wide range of topics, including dental implants, restorative dental techniques, dental materials and dental education.  He has lectured at many dental meetings and study clubs, consulted with dental manufacturers and given many courses of continuing education.  His areas of major interest are dental materials, the integration of new technologies into practice and the issues related to the coordination of care in multidisciplinary dental treatment. This includes CAD/CAM restorations, new techniques for CT imaging, virtual implant location and development of surgical and placement guides.  He is certified as an advanced trainer for the CERECâ 3-D restorative dentistry system.

Since graduation from dental school, Dr. Schlissel has practiced dentistry, in both the private sector and the intramural faculty practice.  He currently practices dentistry in Marietta, Georgia.