Dr. Novo is totally devoted to restoring and enhancing the natural health of your mouth and beauty of your smile that may have been lost due to injury or infection, as well as correcting lifelong developmental or inherited abnormalities. Using state-of-the-art procedures and the finest materials available he constantly strives to create value for his patients by aiming for long term success. Through his use of innovative technology Dr. Novo is often able to deliver results in shorter time spans than were previously possible and with less surgical trauma.
A standard of excellence in personalized care enables us to provide the quality services our patients expect and deserve. We provide comprehensive diagnostic and treatment planning methods, such as our own in office CAT Scan machine and use advanced 3D Computer Implant Treatment Planning Software specifically designed to minimize implant surgery time and trauma, optimize your appearance and achieve the best possible outcomes, even for the most challenging cases that may have been labeled as untreatable at another office.
In addition to his extensive educational background, Dr. Novo has not become complacent about his surgical skills or knowledge. He is a frequent attendee at various dental, surgical and implant conferences and is always working to stay on top of his field. In addition to being a "student" of his specialty, he is also an educator, lecturing to other surgeons and dentists. Dr. Novo is an attending surgeon at New York Methodist Hospital, a branch of the New York Presbyterian Hospital System and Weill Medical College of Cornell University, where he participates in the the post graduate education of several hospital dental residents.
Dr. Novo takes this important issue very seriously and constantly strives to protect his patients and workers from the spread of infection from an individual or an instrument. To protect our patients and ourselves, we strictly maintain sterilization and cross contamination processes using standards recommended by the American Dental Association (ADA), the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA), and the Center for Disease Control (CDC).
As a New York State licensed provider of in office anesthesia, we offer the full range of anesthetic options spanning from local anesthesia to nitrous oxide (laughing gas), intravenous sedation and full general anesthesia. Our office is required to pass a anesthesia site visit exam by the the New York State Society of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeons and Dr. Novo maintains continuous A.C.L.S. (Advanced Cardiac Life Support) certification. In addition, all of our assistants are B.L.S. (Basic Life Support) certified.
Expertise in Teamwork
Dr. Novo wants you to be confident knowing that he works with a team of highly trained and skilled professionals. At various times he calls upon the expertise of his colleagues in related dental specialties, such as Restorative Dentistry and Prosthetics, Periodontics, Orthodontia or Oral Pathology to take part in the treatment of the most severe and challenging cases. When a team approach is required, you can be sure that Dr. Novo associates with the most highly respected and qualified professionals with a similar approach and dedication to their work.
A Positive Experience
Building a foundation of trust by treating our patients as special individuals is vital to our success. We understand how uneasy some patients may feel about visiting an Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeon, or how uncomfortable an individual may feel about the prospect of loosing their natural teeth. We can make a difference in providing a positive experience and by respecting your desire to never go without teeth, even if your treatment requires the removal of all or most of your natural dentition. And of course we can provide an amazing alternative to dentures to nearly everybody. Using today's technology it is now possible to replace your dentures with Teeth In An Hour using incision-less and minimally invasive implant surgery.