michelle luna, dds, ms - dentist new york


Dentist located in Murray Hill, New York, NY


Dr. Luna earned her Dental degree in 2008 from Universidad Francisco Marroquín in Guatemala City. Afterwards, she pursued advanced training at New York University where she completed a two-year Program in Periodontics. After graduation, she returned to her home country where she owned and led a private practice with a primary focus in Periodontics and Implant Dentistry.

She also joined her former Dental School as an Associate Professor in the Periodontics Department. As the dental school expanded in 2014, she founded the Post-graduate Program in Periodontics and served as Program Director for two years. Dr. Luna then relocated to Rochester, New York where she earned a degree in General Dentistry at The Eastman Institute for Oral Health and later joined a Residency Program at Strong Memorial Hospital.

Hoping to continue her career in Academia in the United States, she completed a Masters in Health Professions Education at the Warner School of Education in Rochester.

She is currently an Adjunct Clinical Assistant Professor in the Department of Periodontology and Implant Dentistry at New York University College of Dentistry where she teaches dental students in the clinical setting.

Dr. Luna is enjoys performing advanced general dentistry procedures as well utilizing her background in Periodontics to improve the outcomes of restorative and prosthetic procedures by means of esthetic periodontal surgery, crown lengthening, soft tissue grafting procedures, replacing missing teeth with dental implants and surgically treating periodontal and peri-implant diseases.

“One of my strengths as a dentist has always been to be patient-focused, I like to address patient’s dental needs while also ensuring their well-being and striving for the best possible outcome in the treatment.”

When she is not at the office, she enjoys taking long walks in the city with her husband. Together they love discovering new coffee shops and small restaurants.

Educational history and university affiliation

Adjunct Clinical Assistant Professor
Department of Periodontology and Implant Dentistry, New York University College of Dentistry, New York, USA

Master of Science in Health Professions Education
Warner School of Education, University of Rochester, New York, USA

General Practice Residency
Strong Memorial Hospital, University of Rochester, New York, USA

Advanced Education in General Dentistry
Eastman Institute for Oral Health, University of Rochester, New York, USA

Clinical Assistant Fellow in Periodontics , Department of Periodontology and Implant Dentistry
New York University College of Dentistry, New York, USA

One-year Full-time Program for Advanced Study in Periodontics for International Students
New York University College of Dentistry, New York, USA

Doctor of Dental Surgery
Universidad Francisco Marroquín, Guatemala City, Guatemala

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We provide expert dental services in the Murray Hill neighborhood of Manhattan in New York City.

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