Meet Dr. Ira Handschuh
White Plains, NY Cosmetic and General Dentist, Dr. Ira Handschuh is one of the founding board members of the Greater New York Academy of Cosmetic Dentistry. He has a practice in Westchester County, The Dental Design Center, where he is committed to providing all his patients with dentistry in a relaxed, nurturing environment. Early in his career, Dr. Handschuh worked at a private practice in Manhattan until opening The Dental Design Center in White Plains, NY. Dr. Handschuh still sees patients in New York City as an affiliate of the celebrity-based practice of Dr. Marc Lowenberg and Dr. Gregg Lituchy. He is a highly-regarded restorative dentist, and was named a "Top Dentist" in Westchester Magazine and Castle Connolly's America's Cosmetic Doctors and Dentists. He prides himself on taking the fear out of dentistry for his patient's so that they get spectacular results.
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Skills & Specialties
Working one-on-one with his patients, Dr. Handschuh feels it is very important to give each patient adequate time for their appointments. He never wants them to feel rushed during the planning process or juggled between patients on the procedure day. He is highly skilled in performing cosmetic dentistry treatments, such as porcelain veneers, dental implants, teeth whitening, bonding, and cosmetic contouring.
Education & Training
Dr. Handschuh graduated from Binghamton University with an undergraduate in biology. He continued his education at the New York University College of Dentistry, where his earned is Doctor Dental Surgery degree. Dr. Handschuh completed his residency at the NYC Mt. Sinai Hospital.
Dr. Handschuh is a proud member of a multitude of study clubs and takes continuous advanced study programs to continue to improve his knowledge. He is also a member of the following:
- The American Dental Association
- The Academy of Cosmetic Dentistry
- The Ninth District Dental Society
Awards & Recognitions
Dr. Handschuh has been featured in Time Out New York Newsletter, Beauty Watch Magazine, CBS Radio Show, CBS News Early Show, News 12 Westchester, The Kevin Cruise Radio Show, The Westchester Jewish Chronicle, Westchester Weddings, The Westchester Wag, and The Journal News. He was honored in Castle Connolly's America's Cosmetic Doctors and Dentists as a "Top Dentist." Since 2009, Dr. Handschuh has also received a "Top Dentist" recognition from Westchester Magazine.