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Meet Dr. Kenneth Gewant

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Meet Dr. Kenneth Gewant Massapequa Park, NY

Dr. Kenneth Gewant

Professional Affiliations

  • The ADA- American Dental association
  • The NYSDA- New york State Dental Association
  • The AAP - American Academy of Periodontology
  • The Nassau County Dental Society
  • The Long Island Academy of Periodontics
  • The NESP- NorTheastern Society of Periodontology

Kenneth Gewant, DMD Specialist in Periodontal disease and Plastic Surgery

Dr. Kenneth Gewant is a graduate of Tufts University School of Dental Medicine, in Boston Massachusetts, where he received a Doctor of Dental Medicine (DMD) in 1981. After working as a general dentist for a year in NYC, Dr. Gewant returned to Tufts for a specialty program in Periodontics where he obtained his Certificate in Periodontology in 1984.

A native New Yorker, Dr. Gewant grew up in Bayside, Queens and graduated from SUNY at Stony Brook in 1977, with a BS in Biology.

Dr. Gewant has practiced as a specialist in periodontolgy and dental implantolgy for over 30 years. He uses a minimally invasive approach to implant surgery, which is more comfortable for patients post-operatively. In addition, Dr.Gewant has extensive experience in treating gingival recession using Alloderm© grafting material. This can lead to dramatic improvements in cosmetic outcomes, as well as in long-term periodontal health.

Patients often comment that Dr. Gewant has a gentle touch. His approach to patient care is to treat people the way he would like to be treated if he was in the dental chair!

Dr. Gewant is a man of many talents and hobbies. Passionate about woodworking, he has a professional woodworking shop in the basement of his home. He designs and builds custom fine furniture using hardwoods such as cherry and mahogany. An avid road cyclist, you will find him Sunday mornings riding with his buddies or doing a charity ride for a cause. Photography is also a talent that he enjoys with his wife.