“It has been very gratifying to help patients achieve good oral health and function. I am as proud as they are to see renewed confidence and an excellent appearance in their smiles.” — Dr. Charles Ptak
Long before Dr. Charles Ptak started his career in maxillofacial surgery and dental implantology, he earned his bachelor’s degree from the United States Merchant Marine Academy with Honors in Kings Point, New York and served as a lieutenant commander with the U.S. Navy Reserve from 1969 to 1975.
Upon retiring from active duty, Dr. Ptak maintained reserve duty status with the Navy Reserve until 1990. During that time, he completed his Doctor of Dental Surgery (DDS) at The State University of New York at Buffalo. Dr. Ptak performed a general practice dental residency at St. Charles Hospital in Port Jefferson, New York in 1980. He then completed a residency in oral and maxillofacial surgery at St. Lukeʼs—Roosevelt Hospital in New York City in 1983.
Dr. Charles Ptak founded his private practice in 1983 in Greenpoint, Brooklyn. From the start of his private practice to today, Dr. Ptak has been referred to by other practitioners in his field; sought after by patients who have experienced complex dental conditions and procedures, desperately seeking a treatable solution. Licensed to provide general anesthesia and intravenous sedation, Dr. Ptak possesses years of experience in performing simple and advanced implant procedures ranging from single-tooth replacements to full-mouth rehabilitation with implant-supported protheses.
When he is not busy running Charles J. Ptak, D.D.S., Dr. Ptak participates in several professional societies, including the New York State Society of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeons and the International Congress of Oral Implantologists. He is a Fellow of the American Association of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeons.
We all enjoy a little down time! In his spare time, Dr. Ptak enjoys the company of his friends and family. He’s an avid dog lover; enjoys traveling the world and fishing; and also has an interest in photography and history.