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Pediatric Dentist – Tappan, NY

Trust Your Smile to Darren Tong, DDS

Dr. Tong just loves taking care of patients of all ages, whether they have just gotten their first teeth or are already enjoying their golden years. As an experienced general dentist and certified pediatric dentist, he’s able to truly take care of the entire family under one roof to help people save time and money when it comes to maintaining their smiles. Dr. Tong can’t wait to meet you as well as your loved ones, and you can start getting to know him by reading on below.

Tappan dentist Darren Tong DDS

Where did you study dentistry?

Dr. Tong completed his Aesthetic Advantage Certification at New York University and received his D.D.S. degree from the Columbia University School of Dental & Oral Surgery where he graduated in the top 10% of his class. During his time there, he was very well-respected by his fellow students and professors, who often sought out his advice for more complicated dental cases. Over the years, he has received advanced training in dental implants, cosmetic dentistry, pediatric dentistry, orthodontics, periodontal therapy, endodontics, patient management, full mouth reconstruction, and occlusion correction.

Professional Affiliations

American Dental Association logo Academy of General Dentistry logo American Academy of Oral Implantology logo International Congress of Oral Implantologists logo New Jersey Dental Association logo Bergen County Dental Society logo Bergen County Implant Study Group logo


Excellence in Restorative Dentistry Award Operative Department, Columbia University

Excellence in Prosthetics Award Teledyne Hanau Corporation

Appreciation AwardThe Filipino Reporter Newspaper

Life Outside of Dentistry

Dr. Tong and his family

Dr. Tong is married to Dr. LaCap, whom he met while in dental school, and they have five children who keep them very busy. In addition to being a father, Dr. Tong also strives to improve the lives of other children beyond the walls of his dental office by regularly speaking at elementary schools where he discusses the importance of oral health and ongoing dental care.

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