Dr. David Tepel was raised in the community of Stewart Manor, NY proudly attending Stewart Manor Elementary School and Sewanhaka High School. For his undergraduate studies, he received his BA in biology from Brandeis University in Waltham, Massachusetts. Upon graduating from Tufts University School of Dental Medicine with a DMD in May 2006, Dr. Tepel began working in private practice. The practices have included locations in Long Island, Queens, and Manhattan.
Dr. Tepel values his close ties to the community in which he grew up. He has maintained these ties through his membership in the Nassau County Dental Society and participation in local events, including his provision of oral cancer screenings at Belmont Race track, and contributions to local Give Kids A Smile programs.
A proud participant in organized dentistry, Dr. Tepel is a member the American Dental Association (ADA) and New York State Dental Association. Dr. Tepel is constantly updating his education through continuing education courses and seminars. In order to continue to evolve as a dentist, he is a regular attendee of the Greater New York Dental Meeting, Greater Long Island Dental Meeting, Yankee Dental Congress, and ADA Annual Meeting, among others.
Recently, Dr. Tepel has been working as a dental consultant for the New York City Department of Health and Mental Hygiene. In this capacity he provides guidance on clinical matters related to dental public health planning, as well as oral health outreach and interventions to help adults and children.