Meet Elyse Kerschner, DDS

Mila Cohen, DDS

Dr. Elyse Kerschner

Dr. Elyse Kerschner is a Board Certified Pediatric Dentist who strives to create a lasting, fun and positive memory of going to the dentist for kids. She is a strong believer in preventive dentistry, striving to teach children and their families’ healthy habits to encourage a lifetime free of dental disease.

Originally from Upstate, NY, Dr. Elyse earned her B.A. at Binghamton University. She completed her Doctor of Dental Surgery at New York University College of Dentistry. Once moving to Manhattan, she fell in love with the city and knew she must stay. She completed her one year training for general practice and two years of specialty training in pediatrics at Maimonides Medical Center. She is passionate about caring for under-served communities and wants to provide safe spaces for all children to receive care. She was able to explore her passion by treating kids with extensive dental decay under general anesthesia as an attending Pediatric Dental Surgeon at St. Mary’s Hospital in Troy, NY.

She is a diplomate of the American Board of Pediatric Dentistry sharing their core values to provide the highest quality oral health care for children. Such care is to be thoughtful, careful, ethical and based on the current scientific evidence. Dr. Elyse also values building relationships by communicating openly and actively listening to both patient and parent. She takes great joy in finding the best way to serve her patients and loves to see a child’s confidence grow at each visit.

In her spare time Dr. Elyse enjoys traveling, yoga, running, cooking and reading. She always loves a good book recommendation at your next appointment.