Mark S. Wolff, DDS

Dr. Mark S. Wolff is a Family Practitioner. He has been practicing continuously in the Stony Brook community since 1982. He received his dental degree from Stony Brook University in 1981 where he graduated with multiple awards in Oral Surgery, General Dentistry, Dental Anesthesiology, Fixed Prosthododontics as well as distinction in service with the Pierre Fauchard Academy Award. He completed a General Practice Residency training at Stony Brook University Hospital and a Ph.D. in Oral Biology and Pathology also from Stony Brook University. Dr. Wolff began a career in dental education as a volunteer faculty at Stony Brook University School of Dental Medicine in 1983. Since that time he has taught comprehensive care dentistry lecturing, clinically supervising students and performing research projects in a broad array of subjects. Today he is an international expert having taught and authored articles and edited texts on caries (decay) risk assessment, disease prevention and esthetic dentistry just to mention a few areas.

Currently Dr. Mark S. Wolff is Professor and Chair of the Department of Cariology and Comprehensive Care and Associate Dean for Pre-doctoral Clinical Education at the New York University College of Dentistry. He has designed, developed, and implemented an extensive curriculum in caries risk assessment and has designed dental information systems to assist dental schools in monitoring the risk of the entire dental patient population. He was the founding Councilor of the American Dental Education Association Cariology Section. Dr. Wolff has completed numerous international research and oral health assessment programs. Click here to see a video on Dr. Wolff’s recent program to prevent tooth decay for the Children of Grenada.

Dr. Wolff received his dental degree and PhD in Oral Biology and Pathology from Stony Brook University. He has served as the principal or co-principal investigator on multiple bench top and clinical research projects investigating dental caries, novel remineralizing agents, dental erosion, periodontal disease, dental materials and dentinal hypersensitivity. He has published over 80 scientific papers, text chapters and edited multiple textbooks. Dr. Wolff lectures world-wide and is a frequent consultant to industry. He has been the principal or co-principal investigator on more than $6.0 million in industrial and National Institute of Health funded research. Prior to joining the NYU College of Dentistry in 2005, he served as Associate Dean at Stony Brook University School of Dental Medicine, where he helped develop and implement the first completely computerized dental record. He frequently serves as a media source for information on consumer issues and hosts an annual radio series on dental issues on satellite radio.

Under Dr. Wolff’s direction, the Department of Cariology and Comprehensive Care is currently integrating an extensive program of caries risk assessment and minimal intervention dentistry, tobacco cessation, evidence based dental education and inter-professional education across the entire NYU College of Dentistry curriculum.

For more about Dr. Wolff click here.

For a complete listing of his publications click here.

To view Dr. Wolff in the Media, click on one of the following:

Dr. Wolff on Tooth Whitening

Dr. Mark Wolff on Sports Drinks & Tooth Decay

Dr. Wolff with Ted Allen on Food Detective about foods that stain teeth


Dr. Wolff speaking with Fox News about tooth whiteners

To see more Dr. Wolff in the media, click here and look for Dr. Wolff in the media at NYU College of Dentistry.

Dr. Wolff interviewed by FOX NEWS on Survivors of Torture



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Mary, Office Manager: Mary has years of experience in dental care and is very talented and efficient. More importantly she is a wonderful, warm, caring person who will do everything possible to make your experience a pleasant one. If you need to reach her you can contact her directly by phone 631-689-8979 or email.

Elaine, Patient Care Assistant: Elaine is skilled in every patient care aspect of our practice, making your experience more efficient and pleasant. Don't be afraid to ask, Elaine can make almost anything happen to improve your visit!

Millie & Wendy, Hygienists: Millie and Wendy are AMAZING! They are top-notch clinicians who have your very best health promotion and disease prevention interests as their top priority. Together, with Dr. Wolff, they will do the very best job to maintain health, anticipate treatment needs, and avoid / minimize unexpected problems. They have both participated in multiple clinical research studies and participate in the most modern diagnostic definitions!