Dr. George Tsangaroulis (“Dr. T”) was raised in Bridgewater, New Jersey and currently resides in Greenwich, CT. He attended Rutgers University, the State University of New Jersey, where he graduated with a Bachelor of Science Degree in Biology. Upon completion of his undergraduate studies, he went on to pursue his dental education at New York University College of Dentistry, where he received an honors achievement award in cosmetic dentistry. He then attended a one year hospital residency program at Long Island College Hospital in Brooklyn, NY where in addition to General Dentistry, he trained in Oral Surgery, treating medically compromised patients and restoring their dentition.
Dr. Tsangaroulis has raised the bar for what is possible in patient care. He was recently voted one of “America’s Best Dentists” by the National Consumer Advisory Board, and one of the Top Dentists in the United States by the Consumers’ Research Council of America. These honors were issued due to his commitment to his profession, dedication to his patients through continuing education and practicing responsible cosmetic dentistry. He is an expert and true artist with Full Mouth Dental Rehabilitation and Cosmetic Dentistry, which can involve replacement of missing teeth and restoring dimension of severely worn teeth. These also include Porcelain Veneers and Crowns, CEREC 3D Scanning, One-Visit Porcelain Crowns and Onlays, Invisalign and laser dentistry. In addition, Dr. Tsangaroulis has a special interest in treating Obstructive Sleep Apnea collaboratively with physicians, using custom Oral Appliance Therapy, also know as Mandibular Advancement Devices. He is known for his compassion and wonderful bedside manner, as well as his thorough, meticulous yet holistic approach.
Dr. Tsangaroulis’s pursuit of excellence is constant and always growing. In fact one of his prinicipal mottoes is based on this quote: “Instruction ends in the school-room, but education ends only with life.” – by Frederick W. Robertson. He stays on the cusp of current knowledge by being an active member of dental and medical organizations that provide invaluable information and encourage forward thinking. These include:
He has mastered a multitude of skills and techniques by attending weekly courses and seminars and investing in the best technology and highest quality materials available. He strongly believes in not only staying current, but also being ahead of the curve by going above and beyond the minimum number of hours required to maintain a dental license. He completes hundreds of hours of continuing education courses each year in order to stay on the cutting edge of the latest advancements in all aspects of general dentistry.
Dr. Tsangaroulis loves children, having 3 of his own, and has grown a passion for early childhood growth and development, and Myofunctional Therapy. MT is used to correct habits such as thumb sucking, mouth breathing, and tongue thrust swallowing patterns. These are all related to sleep and breathing disorders, which can also have a negative impact on a child’s jaw development, tooth alignment and cognition. By thoroughly screening patients and catching these signs at an early age, it can really change a child’s life.
Outside of his passion for Dentistry, Dr. Tsangaroulis enjoys traveling to southern states, Greece and France to visit family, sports and exercising. He has taken a leadership role in the community by volunteering for local events and benefits, one of which include the Neonatal Intensive Care Unit at Greenwich Hospital along with his wife who is a Registered Nurse there. He has also been active visiting schools to educate and help kids understand the importance of a healthy smile, supporting charitable organizations and raising awareness for overall health and prevention. He is an avid New York Sports fan being born in Brooklyn: he follows the Giants, Knicks and Yankees. Above all he is a family man – a loving devoted husband and father, happily married to his beautiful wife Melanie with their 3 adorable children, Nicholas, Charlotte and newborn baby Colette.