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Nicholas Toscano, DDS, MS

Nicholas Toscano, DDS, MS

Dr. Nicholas Toscano, a board certified periodontist, received his B.S. in Biology from the University of Scranton in Scranton, PA. He went on to receive his D.D.S from Columbia University School of Dental Medicine in New York, NY. During a subsequent 13 year tour with the United States Navy, he completed a General Practice Residency at the prestigious National Naval Medical Center (“The President’s Hospital”) in Bethesda, MD. During his 13 years in the United States Navy he served his country honorable receiving 2 Navy and Marine Corp Commendation Medals, 3 Navy and Marine Corp Achievement Medals, a National Defense Service Medal and Global War on Terrorism Medal. He received one of his Navy and Marine Corp Commendation Medal for definitive life saving treatment of a patient.

He received his Periodontal Certificate from the Naval Postgraduate Dental School in Bethesda, MD and MS degree from George Washington University in Washington, DC. He is a diplomate of the American Board of Periodontology and a diplomate and fellow of the International Congress of Implantologists.

Dr. Toscano has authored a number of articles in peer reviewed journals such as the Journal of Periodontology, the Journal of the American Dental Association, Compendium of Continuing Dental Education, General Dentistry, and the Journal of Implant and Advanced Clinical Dentistry. Dr. Toscano served as adjunct clinical faculty for the Periodontics department at the Naval Postgraduate Dental School.

He has lectured at the Naval Postgraduate Dental School and at the National Naval Medical Center at Bethesda, MD. Dr. Toscano has spoken nationally and internationally on topics related to periodontal and implant surgery. Dr. Toscano maintains a practice limited to Periodontics and Implantology in Manhattan, NY and serves as the Co-Editor-in-Chief for the Journal of Implant and Advanced Clinical


Board Certifications:

  • Diplomate: American Board of Periodontology
  • Diplomate and Fellow: International Congress of Implantologist

Article Publications
1. Toscano NJ, Holtzclaw DH, Mazor Z, Rosen P, Horowitz R, Toffler M, Horizontal Ridge Augmentation utilizing a Composite Graft and  Resorbable Membrane: Retrospective Evaluation of 73 Consecutively Treated Cases from Private Practices. J Oral Implantology 2010 Publication Pending.

2. Toscano NJ, Shumaker N, Holtzclaw DH. The Art of Block Grafting: A review of the surgical protocol for reconstruction of alveolar ridge deficiency. J Implant Adv Clin Dent 2010 Publication Pending.

3. Toscano NJ, Holtzclaw DH, Rosen P. The Effect of Piezoelectric Use on Open Sinus Lift Perforation: A Retrospective Evaluation of 56 Consecutively Treated Cases from Private Practices. J Periodontol 2009;81: 167-171.

4. Holtzclaw DH, Toscano NJ,  Tal H. Spontaneous Pigmentation of Non-Pigmented Palatal Tissue After Periodontal Surgery J Periodontol 2009;81: 172-176.

5. Holtzclaw DH, Toscano NJ. Management of the Actively Bleeding and Hypovolemic Dental Patient. J Implant Adv Clin Dent 2009; 8:19-27.

6. Toscano NJ, Holtzclaw DH. The Bio-Derm Ridge Plumping Technique for Pontic Site Development. J Implant Adv Clin Dent 2009; 7:31-47.

7. Toffler M, Toscano N, Holtzclaw D,  DelCorso M, Ehrenfest D. Introducing Choukrouns’s Platelet Rich Fibrin (PRF) to the Reconstructive Surgery Milieu. J Implant Adv Clin Dent 2009; 6:21-32.

8. White J, Holtzclaw DH, Toscano NJ. Powertome Assisted Atraumatic Tooth Extraction. J Implant Adv Clin Dent 2009; 6:35-44

9. Moss HD, Toscano NJ, Holtzclaw DH. Recognition and management of odontogenic referred pain. Gen Dent 2009; Vol 57:2 388-391

10. Toscano NJ, Holtzclaw DH, Sabol J, Scott T. Implant Fixture repositioning by Segmental Osteotomy: A case series and Review.  Publication Accepted IJPRD. Pending Publication

11. Toscano NJ, Holtzclaw DH, Shumaker N. Implant Considerations in the Anticoagulated Patient: A Review.  Titanium 2009; 1:52-59.

12. Toscano NJ, Holztclaw DH, Hargiti I, Shumaker N, Naylor GD, Marx R. Oral Implications of Cancer Chemotherapy. J Implant Adv Clin Dent 2009; 1:51-69

13. Toscano NJ, Holtzclaw DH, Meehan S, Rees T. Surgical Considerations and Management of Patients with Mucocutaneous Disorders Publication Accepted Compendium, Publication Pending.

14. Holtzclaw DH, Toscano NJ. Alterative Anesthetic Technique for Maxillary Periodontal Surgery. ­ J Periodontol 2008; 79:1769-1772

15. Holtzclaw DH, Toscano NJ. Speech Pattern Improvement Following Gingivectomy of Excess Palatal Tissue: A Case Report.  J Periodontol 2008; 79:2006-009

16. Holtzclaw DH, Toscano NJ. The Safety Bone Allograft Used in Dentistry: A Review. J Am Dent Assoc 2008;139;1192-1199

17. Toscano NJ, Holtzclaw DH. Surgical Considerations in the Use of Platelet Rich Plasma. Compendium 2008:Vol 29: 182-185.

18. Toscano NJ, Mumford J, Turner B. Dental Management of the Anticoagulated Patients. Navy Clinical Update, Sept 2006 Vol 28, No 5.


Clinic Information
Manhattan Periodontal Associates
116 Central Park South, Suite 3
New York, NY 10019

Phone: 212-581-4646
Fax: 212-757-0224

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