We are pleased to announce the merger of expert prosthodontist Dr. Paul Tanners with the dental practice of the Drs. Boyd. Dr. Tanners and his longtime hygienists, Swati and Diane, are joining our office at Suite 1616. Dr. Tanners has provided high-quality dental care for 50 years from his offices on the 12th floor. We know his decision to reduce his hours and merge his practice did not come lightly — and Drs. Andrew, Justin, Ned, Alvin, Norman, and our entire staff are honored to welcome Dr. Tanners, his patients and dental hygiene staff to our practice.
About Dr. Tanners
Dr. Paul Tanners is a prosthodontist with significant education and experience in the field. Over the years, his patients have grown to appreciate his personalized, caring approach.
Dr. Tanners earned his D.D.S. from the New York University College of Dentistry, then completed an internship at the Manhattan Veterans Hospital. After his internship, he completed his training in prosthodontics on a fellowship at New York University. He also benefitted from additional training in occlusion and full-mouth restorative dentistry through The Dawson Academy. A former staff member at Mount Sinai Medical Center, Dr. Tanners established his private practice in Manhattan in 1966.
Recognized for His Contributions
Dr. Tanners’ commitment to the field of dentistry and prosthodontics is demonstrated through his active engagement in continuing education and professional networking opportunities. He was recognized as an outstanding teacher for his contributions in dental education at New York University. Given his broad dental experience and knowledge, Dr. Tanners is considered an expert in his field, serving as a source for several media outlets, including CNN, New York Magazine, New York Times, The Early Show, Wall Street Journal, Today, and Vogue. Dr. Tanners has also served as a forensic expert in dental malpractice cases, providing testimony on both the plaintiff and defense sides. He is also a former member of the prosthodontic peer review committee of the New York County Dental Society and other dental associations.
Outside of dentistry, Dr. Tanners’ interests include traveling, photography, playing tennis, and scuba diving.
Dr. Tanners is a proud member of the following organizations:
- American Dental Association, 1962 – present
- New York Dental Association, 1962 – present
- New York County Dental Society, 1962 – present
- The Academy of General Dentistry, 1975 – present
- American College of Prosthodontics, 1986 – present
- American Prosthodontics Society, 1986 – present
- American College of Forensic Examiners, 1997 – present
- Dental Study Club of New York, 2005 – present
- The Dawson Academy, 2013 – present
Request an Appointment Today!
We are excited to continue serving our current patients and welcome Dr. Tanners’ patients. If you’d like to meet the newest members of the Drs. Boyd or to schedule a regular appointment for you or your loved ones, please get in touch with us today.