Dr. Slavik Litvinenko
Dr. Slavik was born and raised in the southern part of Russia near the Black Sea. It is one of the very few areas of the country with warm summers, mild winters, and a very culturally/ethnically diverse population. During his childhood, he enjoyed spending time with his older brother, cousins, and often spent summers with his grandmother at her country home. After high school, he was accepted into the State University of Medicine and Dentistry, in Russia for dental education.
In dental school, Dr. Slavik completed a comprehensive medical and dental education. Dr.Slavik began to find that he especially enjoyed spending time in the pediatric dental department, which was the beginning of his journey to becoming a pediatric dental specialist. After graduating from his dental school in Russia, he moved to the United States to further his education.
Dr. Slavik applied and was accepted to the New York University College of Dentistry Advanced Standing Doctor of Dental Surgery (DDS) program for internationally trained dentists seeking to practice dentistry in the US. After obtaining his second dental degree through NYU,
Dr. Slavik sought to become a Pediatric Dentist. He applied and was accepted to the residency specialty training at NYU Langone Hospitals. This two-year training solely focused on providing care for infants and children through adolescence, including those with special health needs.
Dr.Slavik loves working with children and their families! He always enjoys learning from his patients and especially focuses on making their dental visit a fun experience. With the support of his awesome team, Dr. Slavik uses compassion and empathy to help children get over their dental fears and anxiety.
Dr. Slavik enjoys staying active, spending time with friends and family, and exploring coastal destinations.