Meet Dr. Maxim Podolsky DMD Periodontist

Dr. Maxim Podolsky strives for excellence and provides ultimate attention to detail in all of the services he provides his patients. He received his B.A., and M.S. from Adelphi University. He then attended the prestigious University of Pennsylvania School of Dental Medicine, one of only 3 Ivy League Dental Schools in the country. There he received his D.M.D. and Specialty Certificate in Periodontics, where he served as Chief Resident for 3 years.


Dr. Podolsky provides comprehensive and innovative solutions to each of his patient’s particular oral health concerns and needs. He has a great ability to customize individual treatment plans to meet each patients’ desires, resources, and time availability. He has a calming manner and is known for his gentle touch. Dr. Podolsky is a talented surgeon whose patients and dentists appreciate the aesthetic and functional results he consistently delivers.
Dr. Podolsky’s training covers all aspects of periodontics and implant surgery, including soft tissue surgery and the Pinhole Surgical Technique (one of only 3,000 dentists in the world trained to perform this technique), hard tissue reconstruction, bone grafting, and gingival (gum )grafting.


In addition to being an experienced practitioner, Dr. Podolsky has been an Assistant Clinical Professor at New York University College of Dentistry in the Department of Periodontics and Implant Dentistry for the past 10 years.

Dr. Maxim Podolsky is Board Certified by the American Board of Periodontology, a distinguishing accomplishment. He has lectured at numerous dental study clubs on various cutting edge implant and bone grafting techniques.

Dr. Podolsky received his B.A. and M.S. from Adelphi University in 1998. In 2003 he earned his D.M.D. from the University of Pennsylvania School of Dental Medicine, one of only three Ivy League dental schools in the country. While there he received his Specialty Certificate in Periodontics, serving as the Department’s Chief Resident for the next 3 years.
Dr. Podolsky’s training covers all aspects of Periodontics and implant surgery, including soft tissue surgery and the Pinhole Surgical Technique (he is one of only 3,000 dentists in the world trained to perform this procedure).  He is also renowned for his expertise in hard tissue reconstruction, bone grafting, gingival (gum) grafting, implants, and cosmetic reconstruction.


Dr. Podolsky became a Periodontist because he thrives on the precision involved in successfully treating his patients. He believes that every case should be customized based on individual needs and finds it extremely rewarding when patients are thrilled with the results of his work. He has taken to heart the idea that when a person loves what they do, they never have to work a day in their life.

In addition to his 15 years of experience as a practitioner, Dr. Podolsky has been an Assistant Clinical Professor at New York University College of Dentistry in the Department of Periodontics and Implant Dentistry for the past 10 years. He is certified by the American Board of Periodontology and continues to lecture at numerous dental conferences on state-of-the-art implant and bone grafting techniques.

A resident of Queens, Dr. Podolsky loves to spend time with his twin daughters and stepdaughter. He also enjoys hanging out with Spanky, his 12-year-old cocker spaniel. Dr. Podolsky is an avid tennis player and has skied all over the world.

Dentistry at The Heights

Dentistry at the Heights is a family-run dental practice that has been proudly serving the community for over 40 years. Since taking over his father's practice over 15 years ago, Dr. Kevin Trotter has made it his mission to provide uncompromised excellence in dentistry. Dr. Trotter is a member of various prestigious dental organizations: 

  • New York State Dental Association
  • International Congress of Oral Implantologists
  • American Dental Association

Equipped with the latest dental technology, our team can create beautiful, custom dental restorations in one appointment. To schedule an appointment at Dentistry at The Heights, request a consultation online or call us at (718) 625-2116.

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