Nicholas Rallis, DDS, is a clinical instructor for the New York University College of Dentistry Full Mouth Rehabilitation Continuing Dental Education Program and a former speaker for Invisalign™. Since 2015 he serves as an Ambassador with the Dawson Academy for Advanced Dental Education. Dr. Rallis is the Co-Leader of the Dawson Academy NYC Study Club, held in our Bayside facility. He graduated from NYU College of Dentistry in 1988 and completed a General Practice Residency at New York Hospital Queens Medical Center. He has been in private practice since 1990, focusing on family, cosmetic and implant dentistry, and TMD disorders. In 1994 he earned a teaching degree in Byzantine Music from the Romanos O Melodos Music Conservatory, in Athens, Greece.
Dr. Rallis enjoys teaching other dentists, directing a professional choir, traveling and participating in outdoor activities. He especially loves spending time with his family – Renee, Ross, Nicole, and Danielle. Renee and Dr. Rallis have been married for 33 years.
Chris Chondrogiannis, DDS is a clinical instructor at New York University’s College of Dentistry Full Mouth Rehabilitation CDE program. He completed his Doctor of Dental Surgery at the NYU College of Dentistry in 1997, where he graduated on the Dean’s List and was part of the Omicron Kappa Upsilon Dental Honor Society. Following graduation, Dr. Chondrogiannis became the chief resident of dental services during a General Practice residency at the Manhattan Veteran’s Affairs Medical Center. There, he additionally completed a post-graduate residency in periodontics.
Dr. Chondrogiannis’ comprehensive experience in general dentistry, periodontics, and implantology has made him a distinguished member of a number of professional organizations. In addition to holding membership in the New York State Dental Association, American Academy of Periodontology, Northeast Society of Periodontists, New York County Dental Association, New York Society of Forensic Dentists, and the American Dental Association, he also serves as a Fellow of the New York Academy of Dentistry. After the events of September 11, 2001, Dr. Chondrogiannis was honored for his volunteering efforts by both the American Dental Association and the American Academy of Periodontology. In 2003, he was recognized with the New Dentist Leadership Award by the NYSDA.
Dr. Chondrogiannis currently resides in Long Island with his wife of eight years, Linda, and their two children, James and Amelia.
Dr. Stathopoulos graduated from the New York University College of Dentistry. Following his graduation, he acted as Assistant to the Director of the Dental Program at Coney Island Hospital. There, he also completed intensive postgraduate training, where he performed numerous procedures in all areas of dentistry. He is a member of the American Academy of Cosmetic Dentistry and the Academy of General Dentistry, where he has completed several continuing education courses. Additionally, Dr. Stathopoulos has worked closely with Dr. Rallis for the past few years as his mentee.
Dr. Stathopoulos is native to New York City, was born and raised in Whitestone, Queens, and is an avid New York sports fan. In his spare time, he enjoys trying new restaurants and tequilas, traveling, and collecting sneakers.
Dr. Abra DiLisio is a board-certified dental anesthesiologist and a diplomate of the American Society of Dental Anesthesiologists. She has safely provided office-based general anesthesia for dental patients in the Tri-State area since 2011. After completing her residency at the Mount Sinai Medical Center in New York City, she practiced as an associate for Paramount Ambulatory Anesthesia for six years. She then founded Pediatric Dental Sedation Specialists of Connecticut and The Tooth Pillow Dentistry. In addition to those practices, Dr. DiLisio continues to provide office-to-office anesthesia services for both pediatric and adult patients.
Dr. DiLisio currently resides in Long Island with her husband and three children. She is an avid yogi and tennis player.
With a skilled cosmetic dentist, the smile you’ve always dreamed of can become a reality. While cosmetic dentists principally seek to enhance your smile’s appearance, they are driven by an overarching goal of creating positive changes to your confidence and self-esteem. Those trained in this special branch of dentistry aim to optimize the long-term aesthetic of your teeth and gums using advanced approaches designed to benefit your oral and overall health. In addition to restoring a full and healthy tooth structure, a cosmetic dentist also works to enhance proper jaw alignment and biting function. From simple smile rejuvenation with Invisalign® or porcelain veneers to more complex concerns involving TMJ Disorder treatment, bone loss, or full mouth rehabilitation, cosmetic dentists are committed to furthering your smile and oral wellness by providing a compassionate and comfortable experience for all of your treatment goals.
Choosing the right dentist for your needs is pivotal to receiving high quality treatment and exceptional results. The following tips can help you navigate who to entrust with your oral care:
When you’ve scheduled a consultation, we’ve outlined a few key questions that can help you learn more about your prospective dentist and how they may be able to help you. Ultimately, you can more easily determine whether your dentist is the right fit for you by asking questions like:
Our team is comprised of talented individuals who are passionate about their craft and dedicated to helping you achieve your dream smile. With the skills and experience necessary to further your smile appearance and your oral health, we are truly committed to providing a warm and enjoyable patient experience characterized by expertise, safety, professionalism, and compassion. Our cutting-edge technology and in-office amenities are thoughtfully designed to enrich your treatment for higher levels of comfort and convenience. Enjoy immediate turn-around times with our in-house lab and same day dental crown restorations. Or, sit back and relax with sedation dentistry techniques carefully tailored to alleviate your personal anxiety levels. No matter what the reasons for your visit may be, Drs. Rallis and Chondrogiannis use a collaborative treatment planning approach with the goal of building relationships with patients in order to fully understand their treatment goals.