• Clinical Instructor, New York University Implantology
  • Diplomate, International Congress of Oral Implantologists
  • Fellow, International Association for Orthodontics
  • Fellow, Academy of General Dentistry
  • Member, Dental Organization for Conscious Sedation
  • Member, American Academy of Facial Aesthetics
  • Member, American Dental Association
  • Founder, Chairside Implant Services
  • Private Practice, East Islip
Dr. Forlano

Dr. David Forlano was born and raised in Brooklyn, NY. He was certain about pursuing a career in dentistry while attending Xavier High School in New York City where he discovered his passion for art and science. He received his Bachelor of Science degree in Biology from Fordham University in 1985.

In 1988, Dr. Forlano graduated Georgetown University School of Dentistry. Upon graduation, he received the American Equilibration Award for the most outstanding student in the science of the TemporoMandibular Joint. He has studied occlusion and TMD at the Hospital for Joint Diseases in New York City. He has spoken nationally and internationally on occlusion, orthodontics and implantology.

Dr. Forlano is one of very few dentists to achieve Fellowship awards in three different dental disciplines; General Dentistry through the Academy of General Dentistry, Implantology through the International Congress of Oral Implantologists and Orthodontics through the International Association for Orthodontics. He maintains active membership in these organizations, as well as in the American Academy of Facial Esthetics, the American Dental Association and the Dental Organization for Conscious Sedation. He is a Diplomate of the International Congress of Oral Implantologists. His diverse experience results in a self-contained interdisciplinary approach to comprehensive dental care.

Dr Forlano is president of David Forlano, DDS, PC, a professional dental practice providing a wide range of services to those seeking lifelong, comprehensive dental health. Centrally located on the south shore of Long Island in a new state-of-the-art facility, the practice attracts clientele from Manhattan to the Hamptons.

Dr. Forlano is currently on faculty at New York University College of Dentistry. He serves as a Clinical Instructor in Implantology at the Linhart Continuing Education Program where he teaches and mentors other dentists the science of dental implant placement and restoration. He is also the Case Presentation Leader for the Thursday session, helping the dentists prepare their cases for approval and presentation before the surgical directors, faculty and participants. In addition, Dr. Forlano is a Faculty Mentor to freshman dental students at NYU College of Dentistry.

Dr. Forlano is the president and founder of Chairside Implant Services. Chairside Implant Services provides clinical implant services, mentorship and education to professional dental practices in New York, New Jersey and Massachusetts. He is also the creator of the Comprehensive Dental Assessment, a quantitative analysis of an individual’s masticatory system. Dr. Forlano is also a member of PEARL (Practitioners Engaged in Applied Research and Learning). PEARL is an National Institute of Heath network of private practice dentists who conduct clinical studies in the course of routine patient care.


  • American Dental Association
  • American College of Dentists
  • International College of Dentists
  • Suffolk County Dental Society
  • Academy of General Dentistry
  • American Academy of Dental Electrosurgery
  • American Board of Oral Electrosurgery
  • World Academy of Radiosurgery
Dr. Forlano

Jeffrey A. Sherman, DDS, is the past president of the American Academy of Dental Electrosurgery, a Diplomate of the American Board of Oral Electrosurgery as well as a Fellow of the American College of Dentists, and the International College of Dentists. Dr. Sherman has been closely involved with the research and development of radiosurgery in the dental profession. He has carried out research and clinicl trials of both lasers and radiosurgery at his private practice in Oakdale, NY. Dr. Sherman has published three textbooks, three clinical videos, in addition to numerous articles in national and international journals. Dr. Sherman has presented over a thousand lectures both nationally and internationally. Dr. Sherman is a past president of the Suffolk County Dental Society as well as General Chairman for the Greater Long Island Dental Meeting.