The Doctors

Dr. Mark Slavin

Utica area Dentist and Orthodontist

Dr. Mark Slavin is a native of Utica, New York who obtained his undergraduate degree Magna Cum Laude from Union College, his doctorate from Georgetown University and his General Practice Residency certificate from St. Joseph’s Hospital in Syracuse. A certificate in the diagnosis and treatment of Temporomandibular Joint Dysfunction was obtained from The University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey.

A third generation general dentist, Dr. Slavin holds his professional heritage as a source of great pride and inspiration. He strives daily to maintain the highest standards of integrity, patient commitment and professional care that were the hallmarks of his father’s dental career.

Dr. Slavin is enthusiastic about the benefits of General Dentistry and has a great passion for the dental services he offers.

For more than 20 years Dr. Slavin has treated children and adult Orthodontic patients with a focus on creating balanced faces with wide full smiles and healthy Temporomandibular Joints.   Dr. Slavin is Invisalign Certified and emphasizes interceptive treatment and non-extraction methods.

A beautiful dentition and bright smile is now recognized as a focal point of a person’s overall appearance. Dr. Slavin provides dental aesthetic makeovers that are not only exciting for the patient but can provide a wonderful boost to one’s self-confidence and overall well being. Recent advancements in conservative aesthetic dentistry have made a beautiful smile achievable for even the most challenging cases. Dr. Slavin is certified in the construction and placement of Lumineers/ Veneers.

Many people suffer from Temporomandibular Joint Dysfunction for years without diagnosis. This often leads to a lengthy and very frustrating medical merry-go-round. For over 25 years, Dr. Slavin’s TMJ patients have benefited from his expertise in restoring them to normal, pain-free jaw function.

Dr. Slavin graduated from the very first post-graduate program in the diagnosis and treatment of Temporomandibular Joint Dysfunction problems in 1983 from the University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey.

Sleep Apnea sufferers benefit from Dr.Slavin’s expertise in treatment of this common, often undiagnosed medical condition. Sleep Apnea involves repeated cessation of breathing during sleep and can lead to very serious cardiovascular, GI and psycho-social consequences. Symptoms are often limited to snoring and excessive day-time sleepiness. Once diagnosed at a sleep center, implementation of a Continuous Positive Air Pressure (CPAP) machine is often recommended. Though CPAP machines are entirely effective, many individuals are unwilling to initiate CPAP therapy or find it uncomfortable, cumbersome or inconvenient. For these patients, treatment with an oral appliance has been shown to be an easily tolerated, effective alternative.

Dr. Slavin was recently granted Diplomate status by the American Academy of Dental Sleep Medicine.

Dr. Slavin is a member of the following groups:
Fifth District Dental Society; 5th District Dental Society Claims Committee; Past President of Oneida-Herkimer County Dental Society; New York State Dental Society; American Dental Association; Past Representative Council on Government Affairs 5th District; Temporomandibular Joint  Alumni Society of the University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey; Northeast Cardiomandibular Society; International Association for Orthodontics; American Academy of Dental Sleep Medicine; National Sleep Foundation.

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Slavin, Jackson & Burns, Comprehensive Dentistry. Offering a Full Range of Dental Services in the Utica, NY Area.

Family Dentistry • Pediatric Dentistry • General Dentistry • Dental Implants
Pain Free Dental Procedures • Orthodontics • Root Canal
Cosmetic Dentistry • Teeth Whitening • Veneers

HAPPY CLIENTS

My wife's happy, I'm happy. I don't wake up with headaches anymore and don't get tired during the day, because I am getting my full rest at night. I am very happy.

John Evans

Slavin, Jackson & Burns DDS
2017-12-20T15:46:35+00:00

John Evans

My wife's happy, I'm happy. I don't wake up with headaches anymore and don't get tired during the day, because I am getting my full rest at night. I am very happy.
Thank you for taking the time to come and answer questions at our Cavity Free Kids Training. The teachers who attended the training noted that they found your session to be particularly informative and useful. We hope you know how appreciated you are in our community!

April and The Cavity Free Kids Trainers

Slavin, Jackson & Burns DDS
2017-12-20T16:02:14+00:00

April and The Cavity Free Kids Trainers

Thank you for taking the time to come and answer questions at our Cavity Free Kids Training. The teachers who attended the training noted that they found your session to be particularly informative and useful. We hope you know how appreciated you are in our community!
The new imaging technology for designing and precisely measuring dental crowns is remarkable. Although I have had no major issues previously, the recent crown 'snapped' in perfectly and immediately became part of my dental landscape.

Keith Fenstemacher

Slavin, Jackson & Burns DDS
2017-12-20T16:04:02+00:00

Keith Fenstemacher

The new imaging technology for designing and precisely measuring dental crowns is remarkable. Although I have had no major issues previously, the recent crown 'snapped' in perfectly and immediately became part of my dental landscape.
I feel so lucky to have met such a wonderful, caring person like you. You touched our lives in such a positive way. I want you to know your kindness has inspired me to pay it forward in many ways to help others.

Deb Seifried

Slavin, Jackson & Burns DDS
2017-12-20T16:03:00+00:00

Deb Seifried

I feel so lucky to have met such a wonderful, caring person like you. You touched our lives in such a positive way. I want you to know your kindness has inspired me to pay it forward in many ways to help others.
Over the years I have had a number of crowns and bridges, and I always hated the gooey impressions. The iTero eliminates all that. It is so easy and, best of all, so accurate. I have never had crowns and bridges fit better. It is an amazing mechanism.

Dena Langdon

Slavin, Jackson & Burns DDS
2017-12-20T16:03:34+00:00

Dena Langdon

Over the years I have had a number of crowns and bridges, and I always hated the gooey impressions. The iTero eliminates all that. It is so easy and, best of all, so accurate. I have never had crowns and bridges fit better. It is an amazing mechanism.
No more jaw pain. No more ear aches or headaches. No more sleepless nights -All due to THIS. The orthodic you fitted me with has relieved all that and it was immediate relief! I had been in physical therapy, but no longer need treatment. My P.T. was very pleased also!

Joyce Schmidt

Slavin, Jackson & Burns DDS
2017-12-13T19:52:54+00:00

Joyce Schmidt

No more jaw pain. No more ear aches or headaches. No more sleepless nights -All due to THIS. The orthodic you fitted me with has relieved all that and it was immediate relief! I had been in physical therapy, but no longer need treatment. My P.T. was very pleased also!
My name is Amy Gorczyka and Wayne is my husband. Since replacing the CPAP with the new oral device, he is sleeping more restful and quieter. It is so much easier for him. We are grateful he found this product.

Amy Gorczyka

Slavin, Jackson & Burns DDS
2017-12-20T16:00:39+00:00

Amy Gorczyka

My name is Amy Gorczyka and Wayne is my husband. Since replacing the CPAP with the new oral device, he is sleeping more restful and quieter. It is so much easier for him. We are grateful he found this product.
Just wonderful! I am so pleased to get rid of my CPAP machine. I wake up well rested. No snoring. Both myself and my partner are extremely happy. I would highly recommend Dr. Slavin and his staff to anyone who has sleep apnea.

Linda Lewis

Slavin, Jackson & Burns DDS
2017-12-11T18:09:01+00:00

Linda Lewis

Just wonderful! I am so pleased to get rid of my CPAP machine. I wake up well rested. No snoring. Both myself and my partner are extremely happy. I would highly recommend Dr. Slavin and his staff to anyone who has sleep apnea.

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