‘‘Having an anxious child leave happy and ready to return is what I strive for every day. Dentistry is not just about fixing teeth; it's about building trust, putting smiles on faces, and positively impacting children's lives. That's what keeps me motivated and fulfilled in my work.,,
Dr. Dan Kuruvilla is a passionate dentist born in Staten Island and raised in Williamsville, NY.
Growing up, he developed a love for the Buffalo Bills, chicken wings, and football Sundays. Driven by his fondness for working with his hands and connecting with people, dentistry became his true calling.
Dr. Kuruvilla completed his undergraduate studies at the University at Buffalo, where he earned a degree in psychology. His desire to make a difference in people’s lives led him to pursue a career in dentistry. He graduated from the University at Buffalo School of Dental Medicine with the knowledge and skills to provide exceptional dental care.
From there, Dr. Dan further studied with a two years Pediatric Residency at the esteemed Eastman Institute for Oral Health, NY.
One of Dr. Kuruvilla’s greatest accomplishments is seeing an anxious child leave his office smiling, feeling happy and excited to return. He believes in creating an environment where children feel comfortable, listened to, and supported, allowing them to overcome their fears and embrace their dental care.
Dr. Dan Kuruvilla’s Credentials
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University at Buffalo, The State University of New York. Bachelor of Arts (Summa Cum Laude), Psychology
University at Buffalo, School of Dental Medicine
Eastman Institute for Oral Health, Rochester,
Pediatric Dental Resident
Give Kids A Smile Day, Buffalo, NY
Remote Area Medical Clinic, Knoxville, TN
VIVE Refugee House, Buffalo, NY
St. Vincent’s Outreach, Buffalo, NY
- How do you relax when you’re not in the office?
I enjoy spending quality time with my family, friends, and girlfriend. I love being active by working out at the gym, going to the beach, and going on walks. I like trying out new foods and traveling. I enjoy watching sports like NFL, NBA, and UFC. My favorite team is the Buffalo Bills.
- Who is your hero, and why?
My hero is my father. He inspires me to be the best man I can be. He has set a high standard, and I appreciate him as a role model. I would like to be a great man, husband, father, and friend like he is.
- What was the best day of your life so far?
A great day was when I graduated from my pediatric dental residency. My time during residency came with many challenges, personally and professionally. I am proud of myself, and it shows a lifetime of dedication up until this point. I want to keep challenging myself to grow.