Jason Bastida, DDS
Skilled at making patients comfortable and treating them like a family member, Dr. Jason A. Bastida, DDS, is a welcome addition to our team.
Dr. Bastida graduated with honors from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill with a B.S. in biology and B.A. in French. He returned home and subsequently received his Doctor in Dental Surgery (D.D.S.) degree from the Columbia University College of Dental Medicine in New York City.
Following his training at Columbia, he completed a one-year general practice residency (GPR) at NYU Winthrop Hospital’s Center for Family Dental Medicine on Long Island. During his residency, he received training in all phases of general and restorative dentistry including endodontics, periodontics, placement of dental implants, and pediatric dentistry.
Having qualifications from the National Dental Boards and American Board of Dental Examiners (ADEX). Dr. Bastida is an active member of numerous national and local dental associations, including the American Dental Association (ADA), Academy of General Dentistry (AGD), American Academy of Cosmetic Dentistry (AACD), and Hispanic Dental Association (HDA).
Dedicated to staying up-to-date on the latest advances in dentistry, Dr. Bastida has completed extensive continuing education courses in the areas of maxillofacial surgery, cell regeneration, implant therapy, and Invisalign® clear aligners. He has been involved in medical research in collaboration with the New York State Psychiatric Institute and has given presentations at various conferences and symposiums on his research. He also received numerous scholarships and awards while working towards his dental degree.
A family dentist who welcomes patients of all ages, Dr. Bastida takes pride in the volunteer work he has done as a translator and dentist in various community dental clinics, assisting patients from diverse backgrounds. He is a native Spanish speaker and is fluent in French and Portuguese so that he can attend to patients from diverse cultural backgrounds.
When he is away from dentistry Dr. Bastida enjoys being an avid sports fan including his passionate support for the New York Mets and the North Carolina Tar Heels. A (very) amateur runner Dr. Bastida can be found most weekends and evenings running around New York City, literally, training for his next race.