Dr. Yana Sverdlova is a board-certified pediatric dentist with expertise in the unique needs of children and adolescents. She knows that young patients require a special approach and a gentle touch. She is certain that establishing a “dental home” before age one is worthwhile for achieving excellent lifelong dental health. Dr. Yana believes that in order to build a confident and trusting relationship with kids it takes time, patience, and commitment.
After graduating from the University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey School of Dentistry, Dr. Yana completed a general practice residency program at Robert Wood Johnson University Hospital in New Brunswick. She worked as an adult dentist for over a year, then discovered the joy in treating kids and undertook a two-year sub-specialty training in pediatric dentistry at Mount Sinai Hospital in Manhattan.
Dr. Yana has had an extensive training in all phases of pediatric dentistry, including advanced preventive and minimally invasive dentistry, nitrous oxide sedation and general anesthesia, special needs dentistry, and interceptive orthodontics. Dr. Yana is a clinical instructor and attending pediatric dentist at Mount Sinai Hospital in Manhattan, where she performs pediatric dentistry in the operating room for patients’ comfort and relaxation. She is a member of the American Academy of Pediatric Dentistry and the American Orthodontic Society.
When she’s not creating little smiles, Dr. Yana’s life revolves around her husband and a young daughter. She enjoys skiing, biking, and swimming.