Dr. Joel Levin was born and raised in Buffalo. He is a board-certified pediatric dentist who received his undergraduate degree in science from University of Buffalo School of Dental Medicine and his doctorate in dental surgery from UB 1962. Dr. Levin completed his post-doctoral training at Tufts University in Boston, Massachusetts and his residency the Women and Children’s Hospital of Buffalo. He founded our practice with Dr. John Houghtaling in 1981. Dr. Levin is a diplomate of the American Board of Pediatric Dentistry and belongs to a number of organizations including the American Dental Association, the American Academy of Pediatric Dentistry, and Gnathos Orthodontics.

Dr. Levin has devoted his professional career to all aspects of pediatric dentistry practice with special interests in restorative dentistry, caries prevention, and growth and development problems of young children and adolescents. To keep abreast of the latest developments in Pediatric Dentistry, he has always exceeded the continuing education requirements of New York State. Dr. Levin’s hobbies include jazz music, Italian food and wine, running, cross country skiing, and the study of mysticism and spirituality. He has been married for over 50 years to his wife, Fern, and has two children, residing in Boulder, Colorado and San Francisco, California, and two grandchildren.