Dr. George is working hard this month to prepare for his anual Missions trip to Bolivia in August! It is here that Dr. George provides dental treatment to adults and children in need. We are very excited!!!
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Honored to be selected again as New Jersey Monthly Top Dentist, Dr George feels fortunate to be in a position to help those in need. He is building the first American dental clinic in Bolivia and recently traveled to Guatemlala to care for the underserved.
"My guiding principles in life are to be genuine, thoughtful and caring."-Dr Athansios. His commitment to provide exceptional personialized treatment and unsurpass comfort allows people to relax, settle in, and know they are in good hands. Dr George blends science, artistry and compassion into his dentistry. He offers comprehensive and prevention-oriented care using cutting-edge techniques and remains on the forefront of implant and sedation dentistry, treats sleep apnea, and thoroughly discusses treatment options with each patient. Our office features state-of-the-art 3-D CT scanners, intraoral cameras, and digital radiography. He even videotapes certain procedures with a GoPro camera for posttreamtment education or as a patient keepsake. "Today's advancements in dentistry allow us to deliver care with maximum ease and comfort," he says, noting that emergency cases are always accomodated as quickly as possible.
August 18, 2014
A leading expert in implant care, Dr. Athansios has devoted countless hours to continuing education and has earned FAGD, FADIA and associate FAAID status. He is gratified to be selected as a New Jersey Monthly Top Dentist the first year he became eligible. Commited to service, Dr Athansios has journeyed to Africa and South America to provide dental treatment to people in need. A UMDNJ graduate, he serves as his class delegate to the Dental Alumni Association.
November 27, 2013
At the American Academy of Implant Dentistry's 2013 Annual Meeting, which was held in Phoenix, Arizona, October 23-26. George Athansios, DMD, of Cedar Grove, NJ was recognized as an Associate Fellow of the Academy. As one of 618 dentists who hold this distinguised membership, Dr. Athansios is one of the leading experts in implant care. He maintains a dental practice in West Milford and Cedar Grove, NJ.
To qualify for Associate Fellowship, Dr. Athansios completed over 300 hours of post-doctoral instruction in implant dentistry, performed implant cases and passed the Academy's Associate Fellow examination. This examination, which is conducted by an expert panel of implant dentists, included written examination, a series of oral examinations and defense of various complicated implant cases that had been completed.
The examination process measured Dr. Athansios's clinical proficiency in surgical and prosthetic dental implant techniques, in-depth knowledge of dental implants, and commitment to excellence in implant dental practice and to the American Academy of Implant Dentistry's standards for ethics and patient welfare.
The American Academy of Implant Dentistry is the oldest professional organization in the U.S. dedicated to the advancement of the implant field. Its more than 4,300 members include general dentists, oral and maxillofacial surgeons, periodontists, and prostodontists. The Academy's Associate Fellow and Fellow credentials are a testament to excellence in implant dentistry.
November 17, 2013
CONGRATULATIONS!!! To Dr. George on acquiring a new additional location in Cedar Grove, NJ. Apollonia Dental Arts will now be seeing patients in 2 convenient locations:
755 Macopin Rd., 2 Franklin Street
West Milford, NJ 07480 AND Cedar Grove, NJ 07009
(973) 697-4796 (973) 239-1820
July 17, 2013
We are proud to announce that Dr. George Athansios has earned Fellowship with the Academy of General Dentistry.
"AGD Fellowship is a prestigous symbol of dentistry's continous journey toward improvement and progress. Fellows embody the AGD's principles and ideals, and accept obligation to continually prove themselves worthy of their designation throughout their professional lives. AGD's mission is "to serve the needs and to represent the interests of general dentists and to foster their continued proficiency through quality continuing dental education in order to better serve the public." To earn Fellowship, dentists must be AGD members for three consecutive years, earn a minimum of 500 approved CE credits, pass a comprensive 250-question examination, apply for the award, and attend an AGD Convocation Ceremony. In the AGD's 60-plus year history, 15,577 members have earned Fellowship."
Dr. George has earned, to date, 900 CE credits. He received "the profession's most prestigous award" on June 29, 2013 in Nashville, Tennessee.
Congratulations Dr. George!!!
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Our office now has a 3D Imaging Scanner -Sirona Orthophos XG. Apollonia Dental Arts is one of about 600 dental offices across the country and the only dental practice in West Milford using a state-of-the-art Dental CT scanner right in the dental office to diagnose and treat patients. The Sirona Orthophos XG 3D imaging system scans your head and jaw bones in 3-D, creating sharply detailed computer measurements of head, joints and airways that can be viewed from any angle and even as cross-sections.
This upgrades dental imaging far beyond traditional x-rays, where patients wear lead aprons and hold film in their mouths. Dr. George uses the CT scanner to diagnose patients, spot disease, and test surgical procedures in 3D. This helps predict outcomes for technical procedures like dental implants, sinus lifts, cosmetic dentistry, and neuromuscular dentistry.