Dr. Clifford Degel
With over 30 years of experience helping patients maintain, restore, and revitalize their smiles, Dr. Clifford Degel is considered a top dentist in Queens. Dr. Degel is known for exquisite cosmetic and restorative dentistry work at his state-of-the-art, full service practice, Astoria Dental Group.
Born and raised in New York, Dr. Degel loves the area and the people. He is passionate about his chosen career, particularly the role he is able to play in the well-being of his patients. Using advanced cosmetic dentistry and restorative dentistry techniques, Dr. Degel has been instrumental in changing the lives of his patients, restoring severely compromised smiles to full function and aesthetic beauty.
About Dr. Clifford Degel
Originally from Flushing, NY, Dr. Degel graduated from Archbishop Molloy High School. He received his bachelor of science degree from St. John’s University and went on to graduate from Georgetown University Dental School in Washington, D.C. in 1989. It was at Georgetown University that Dr. Degel met his wife, Dr. Carmen Every-Degel. The husband and wife team took over the Astoria Dental Group practice in 1990.
Dr. Degel and Dr. Every-Degel are the proud parents of three daughters. The family enjoys traveling together, especially to Aruba, which is Carmen’s childhood home. Other family interests include tennis, scuba diving, and golf.
Distinctions and Affiliations
Dr. Degel has been honored and received recognition for his skill and dedication to excellence. These distinctions include:
- Listed as an "America's Top Dentist" by the Consumers Research Council of America
- Featured in Vogue - Best of the "Tri-State Area”
- Featured on “Top Docs”
- Recognized as a "Leading Physician of the World"
He maintains active memberships in several professional associations, including:
- The American Dental Association
- Academy of General Dentistry
- American Academy of Cosmetic Dentistry
- International Congress of Oral Implantologists
- American Society of Osseointegration
- American College of Oral Implantology
Treatment by Dr. Degel
In addition to his distinction as an outstanding dentist, Dr. Degel is known as a warm, friendly person who truly cares about each of his patients. At your initial consultation, he will use advanced technology to provide you with a clear picture of your oral health status. Discussing any concerns and your cosmetic goals, he will ensure you thoroughly understand treatment recommendations to help you make an informed decision.
With extensive experience in all aspects of dentistry, Dr. Degel takes a special interest in cosmetic dentistry and restorative dental work. For patients with extensive cosmetic or oral health concerns, he performs dramatic smile makeovers as well as full-mouth reconstructions. He finds tremendous satisfaction in this work, sharing the excitement of patients as they undergo a transformation in their smile, appearance, and overall confidence.
Dr. Degel advocates implant dentistry for many patients experiencing tooth loss, offering top quality Prettau® Zirconia restorations and same-day service with Teeth Tomorrow®.
Dr. Degel also places dental implants of all kinds and can perform bone grafting procedures. He advocates implant dentistry for many patients experiencing tooth loss, offering top quality Prettau® Zirconia restorations and same-day service with Teeth Tomorrow®.
Contact Our Office
Our family practice offers complete dental services, including preventative care and specialty services, and includes an in-house fabrication lab. We are centrally located in Astoria, convenient to Manhattan and Queens. To schedule your appointment with Dr. Degel, please contact us online or call (718) 278-1123 today.