Dr. Smith received his dental degree from NYU College of Dentistry in an accelerated seven-year BA/DDS combined degree. After completing general practice residency at Booth Memorial Medical Center, he earned a certificate in prosthodontics from NYUCD. He returned to NYUCD for an additional four years, obtaining specialty training as a Fellow in the Postgraduate Implant Surgical Program. He is a former Associate Clinical Professor in the Department of Periodontics and Implant Dentistry at NYUCD, and the former director of the Periodontal-Prosthetics residency program at New York Hospital Queens. Dr. Smith is currently an Associate Clinical Professor at Columbia University College of Dental Medicine.