Dr. Alan Slootsky’s Bio
Alan Slootsky was born in Bayonne, New Jersey in 1954. He graduated from Bayonne High School in 1972 where he was the captain of the swim team. He attended Rutgers University in New Brunswick, New Jersey and was accepted early admission to the College of Medicine and Dentistry in Newark, New Jersey.
After graduating in 1978 he completed a one-year general practice residency at the Jersey Shore Medical Center/Fitkin Hospital in Neptune, New Jersey next to Asbury Park. He moved to Florida and spent one year in Gainesville, Florida working at the Union Correctional Institute in Raiford.
Dr. Slootsky settled in Boca Raton in 1980 and established his practice at its present location soon thereafter. He is committed to maintaining the highest standards of dentistry possible with the latest technology and equipment. He is devoted to his patients’ needs and takes thousands of hours of dental continuing education.
The doctor attained a Fellowship from the Academy of General Dentistry (FAGD) in 1983 and a Mastership of the Academy of General Dentistry (MAGD) in 1995. This was for taking over and above a thousand hours of continuing education in a variety of subjects. He is now co-chair of the crown and bridge class at the Atlantic Coast Dental Research Clinic and has lectured to Dentists, Doctors and Hygienists on Temporomandibular Joint Dysfunction (TMJ). He has appeared in the past on TV and radio educating the public on current issues in dentistry. He is a member of the ADA (American Dental Association), FDA (Florida Dental Association), BDA (Broward Dental Association), AES (American Equilibration Society), APS (American Prosthodontic Society), Pankey Institute, and is listed in the “Guide to America’s Top Dentists” of the Consumers’ Research Council.
When he’s not in the office you may spot him coaching for Boca Hoops, participating in YMCA Indian Trails Blazers, or volunteering for the Jewish Federation and Temple Beth El adult education program. He also enjoys the outdoors with his wife Jill of 22 years, running, biking, and hiking. Dr Slootsky successfully ascended Mt Rainer with the group “Dentists Climb for a Cause” in an effort to raise money for the charity Operation Smile. You can view the published article by going to our activities page and clicking on the link. He has three children, Erick, Jodi, and Jennifer.
Dr. Slootsky has trained with some of the world’s most prominent Restorative Dental Specialists.
- Master of Academy of General Dentistry
- Pankey Institute
- American Dental Association
- Florida State Dental Association
- Atlantic Coast District Dental Association
- The Leading Physicians of the World
Dr. Slootsky has integrated a friendly, hands-on gentle approach with highly accurate and patient-sensitive technologies and tools to both identify and resolve problems in a timely and efficient manner. Read more about modern technology.
We know most people don’t like to visit the dentist. That’s why we make every effort to make your experience both as effective and as pleasant as possible.
We’ve literally taken thousands of hours in continued education to stay informed so that you can have the best dental care available today. We firmly believe in long-term value as opposed to short term, quick fixes. And in the end, it’s your smile that brightens our day!