Meet Dr. Vera

Native of Puerto Rico Dr. Lionel Vera graduated the University of Puerto Rico Dental College in 2014. After moving to New York City, he completed two years of general practice residency at Kingsbrook Jewish Medical Center with emphasis in pediatric dentistry.

Dr. Lionel is passionate about all the aspects of general dentistry but finds treating children the most rewarding part of being a dentist. Dr. Lionel completed his pediatric training at Maimonides Medical Center in 2018 with emphasis in treating special needs patients. Dr. Lionel works with children in Queens, Long Island, and Stamford. He understands that dental visits can be pretty stressful for both kids and parents. Dr. Lionel offers reduced anxiety treatment with nitrous oxide “laughing gas,” and in some cases without injections “shots.”

Dr. Lionel is an active member of the American Dental Association and the American Academy of Pediatric Dentistry.

In his free time, Dr. Lionel enjoys traveling, reading, movies, and theater. He speaks English and Spanish.