Dr. Diana Galvis

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Dr. Diana L. Galvis has been involved in dentistry for over thirty-seven years, starting as a dental assistant, continuing as a dental hygienist, and currently, she practices as a family general dentist. She is a former Clinical Professor of Dental Hygiene and Clinical Assistant Professor of Restorative Dentistry. She served as a reviewer for the Journal of Operative Dentistry completing her service in 2018. Her emphasis is on the prevention of diseases of the teeth and gums. She is a member of the Omnicron Kappa Upsilon Dental Honor Society, recognized among the top of her graduating class, is a Fellow in the American College of Dentists, an active member of the American Dental Association, and listed among Wayne Magazine's Top Dentists since 2013.

Dr. Galvis holds a B.S. degree in Dental Hygiene from Farleigh Dickinson University, an M.S. degree in Dental Hygiene from the Columbia University School of Dental and Oral Surgery, and a D.D.S. degree from New York University College of Dentistry. Dr. Galvis is a passionate advocate of oral health care. She is past president of the Hispanic Dental Association and the Passaic County Dental Society. For several years she served as a member of the Board of Trustee for the Passaic County Dental Society and has served as a delegate for the American Dental Association. The emphasis of her dental practice is on conservative approaches to achieving oral health utilizing a philosophy of minimally invasive dentistry. Her office offers a friendly family oriented environment that meets the highest standards of infection control, an on-site dental laboratory, and extended office hours.

Degrees Awarded

  • 1981 – Registered Dental Assistant
  • 1982 – Registered Dental Hygienist
  • 1987 – Master's of Science
  • 2002 – Doctor of Dental Surgery

Honors and Awards Received

  • 1997 – Teaching Assistantship Columbia University
  • 1998 – Full Scholarship to New York University College of Dentistry
  • 2002 – OKU National Dental Honors Society
  • 2002 – Prosthetic Award in Complete Dentures NYU Alumni Association
  • 2002 -- American College of Prothodontists Award
  • 2002 – Certificate of Achievement in Periodontics Award - The Northeastern Society of Periodontists
  • 2002 – Community Dentistry - Public Health Award - American Association of Public Health Dentistry
  • 2002 – Compassion Award
  • 2002 – Dr. Bernard Rudner Memorial Award for Comprehensive Oral Care + Practice Management

Memberships

  • American Dental Association
  • Past President: Passaic County Dental Society
  • Past President: Hispanic Dental Association
  • Fellow of The American College of Dentists

Published

  • Journal of Public Health Dentistry
  • Journal of Dental Education
  • Dental Public Health Textbook (chapter)
  • Periodontology Textbook (2 chapters)

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Hours of Operation

Our Regular Schedule

Monday:

8:00 AM-8:00 PM

Tuesday:

8:00 AM-1:00 PM

Wednesday:

8:00 AM-8:00 PM

Thursday:

8:00 AM-1:00 PM

Friday:

8:00 AM-1:00 PM

Saturday:

8:00 am-1:00 pm

Sunday:

Closed