About Us:

About: Dr. James D. Toppin

Dr. Toppin graduated from New York University College of Dentistry and then completed two residency programs. The first was at Long Island College Hospital and then he continued his training at Catholic Medical Center of Brooklyn and Queens. He opened his private practice in 1994 and moved to the present location in 2002. Aside from maintaining his practice, Dr. Toppin is also a full time Clinic Assistant Professor of NYU College of Dentistry in the Department of Oral Maxillofacial Pathology, Radiology, and Medicine and is the director of the Special Needs Clinic at the College.

 

In 2009, Dr. Toppin completed his masters in business administation with a focus in healthcare administation at  the Zicklin school of business at Baruch College. He and his team received the Eugene Feldman Award for Outstanding Jury Project 2009, "Center for Patients with Special Needs". 

 

 

MEMBERSHIP IN PROFESSIONAL SOCIETIES

 

Member, Academy of Healthcare Executives (ACHE)

 

Member, American Dental Education Association (ADEA)

 

Member, Special Care Dentistry Association (SCDA)

 

Fellow, International Congress of Oral Implantologists (ICOI) 1997-2005

 

Member, Academy of General Dentistry (AGD) 1994-2009

 

 

MEETING PRESENTATIONS

 

2013            Toppin J, Patel D, Watters A, Newgard A, “The New York University College of Dentistry Special Needs Clinical Rotation Experience”. Special Care Dentistry Association, April 2013, New Orleans. Round Table Discussion

 

 

2013            Toppin J, Patel D, Watters A, Robbins M, Newgard A, Madani M, “Communication Methods and Adaptive Measures for a Patient with Usher Syndrome in the Dental Setting”. Special Care Dentistry Association, April 2013, New Orleans. Poster Presentation

 

2013            Newgard A, Kwan J, Destine E, Watters A, Toppin J, Robbins M, Patel D, “Mother/Daughter Case Series on Oral Manifestations of Systemic Lupus Erythmatosus”. Special Care Dentistry Association, April 2013, New Orleans. Poster Presentation

 

2013            Patel D, Lewis-Smith M, Watters A, Robbins M, Toppin J, Newgard A, “Preventive Oral Strategies in a Patient with Crest Syndrome”. Special Care Dentistry Association, April 2013, New Orleans. Poster Presentation

 

2013            Watters A, Robbins M, Newgard A, Stabulas-Savage J, Patel D, Toppin J, “Clinical Experience with Special Care Dentistry in Pre-Doctoral Education: The New York University College of Dentistry Special Needs Clinical Rotation. Special Care Dentistry Association, April 2013, New Orleans. Poster Presentation

 

2013            Robbins M, Tochuwu O, Watters A, Newgard A, Patel D, Toppin J, “Oral Florid Kaposi Sarcoma in a Young Patient with AIDS: Challenges in Dental Management”. Special Care Dentistry Association, April 2013, New Orleans. Poster Presentation.