Dr. John R. Varoscak earned his dental degree at Fairleigh Dickinson University in 1969. The year of his graduation, he was honored with the Annual Student Award by the American Academy of Periodontology. He went on to study Periodontics at the postgraduate level at Columbia University College of Dental Medicine where he received his certificate of training in Periodontics in 1971.
Dr. Varoscak is a former faculty member of Virginia Commonwealth University School of Dentistry, Columbia University College of Dental Medicine, and Harvard School of Dental Medicine. He was Section Chief of Periodontics in the Department of Dentistry at Beth Israel Medical Center in New York City. Dr. Varoscak has taught periodontology and pain management techniques to countless students and dentists, and has lectured and participated in numerous continuing education courses in the United States, Latin American, and Europe. He is currently the Education Director of the New York County Dental Society, and is the co-founder and President of the New York Metropolitan Dental Study Club since 1974. Dr. Varoscak has a sub-specialty in the diagnosis and treatment of orofacial pain and has published numerous articles on this subject. He is also licensed to perform enteral sedation, which is a great benefit to patients who may be fearful of undergoing surgical procedures.
Dr. Varoscak has maintained membership in many prestigious dental organizations and has been honored with fellowships in many professional societies. These include:
- New York County Dental Society
- New York State Dental Society
- American Dental Association
- American Academy of Periodontology
- New York Metropolitan Dental Study Club (President)
- American Pain Society
- International Association for the Study of Pain
- Omicron Kappa Upsilon national dental honor society
- American College of Dentists (Fellow)
- New York Academy of Dentists (Fellow)
- International College of Dentists (Fellow)
- The American Academy for Oral Systemic Health (Founding Member)
Dr. Varoscak was also elected Fellow of the Pierre Fauchard Academy, an International Honorary Dental Organization. Dr. Varoscak is currently the Director of Periodontics at a multispecialty dental practice in Ridgewood, New Jersey. He is also the Director of the Oral Systemic Evaluation Center of Ridgewood, New Jersey.
After practicing periodontal surgery for nearly 40 years, Dr. Varoscak’s extensive knowledge and experience make him uniquely qualified to handle virtually all of your periodontal needs.