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Dr. John P. Melinski has over 20 years of experience as a Pediatric Dentist, working with infants and children of all ages.  He also cares for several special needs patients of all ages.  He strongly believes in maintaining a practice that is personal, caring and dedicated to providing the best possible care for every individual patient.

Dr. Melinski received his Doctorate of Dental Medicine at the University of Connecticut School of Dental Medicine, his Masters in Biology at Adelphi University and his Bachelors in Biology at SUNY Stonybrook.  He also trained at Schneider Children's Hospital/Long Island Jewish Medical Center where he earned his specialty training certification in pediatric dentistry.  Presently, he holds an academic position and hospital appointment at Schneider Children's Hospital and Nassau County Medical Center.  Dr. Melinski is a member of the American Dental Association and the American Academy of Pediatric Dentistry.

As a specialist in pediatric dentistry, Dr. John knows how to prevent disease.  His goal is to provide his patients with continual prevention maintenance, which is key to maintaining a beautiful, healthy smile that will last a lifetime.  Children today can grow up without getting cavities!