Joseph A. DeLapa, DDS Dr. Joseph DeLapa has provided high-quality dentistry to our patients for over 30 years, seeking to combine his expertise with compassion and friendliness. He received his undergraduate degree from Rutgers State University of New Jersey and majored in zoology and physiology. He graduated with high honors and was inducted into the Beta Beta Beta Biological Society. Dr. DeLapa then went on to graduate from the Georgetown University School of Dentistry in 1981. In an effort to provide you with the latest technology and information, Dr. DeLapa completes approximately 75 hours of continuing education a year and has been awarded a 2,000 hour continuing education completion certificate by the New York State Dental Association. Dr. DeLapa completed a one-year general and surgical residence program at Staten Island Hospital in Staten Island, New York and is licensed to practice dentistry in New York, New Jersey, Connecticut, and Virginia. He is also certified to offer Invisalign® and ClearCorrect™ orthodontics, BOTOX® cosmetic and JUVÉDERM® dermal fillers, the Chao Pinhole® Surgical Technique, and the placement and restoration of dental implants. Currently, Dr. DeLapa is a member of the following prestigious professional organizations:

  • The American Dental Association
  • The New York State Dental Association
  • The Ninth District Dental Association of New York
  • The Academy of General Dentistry
  • The American Academy of Cosmetic Dentistry
  • The American Academy of Implant Dentistry
  • A Fellow of the American Board of Forensic Dentistry
  • ADA Clinical Evaluator Panel for Professional Products Review
  • Completed Dental Boot Kamp Continuum
  • International Academy of Facial Aesthetics

Dr. DeLapa has also been honored as the Consumer Research Council of America American Top Dentist for Cosmetic Dentistry from 2013 through 2020 and featured in Westchester Magazine as the top DENTIST for Cosmetic Restorative Dentistry from 2013 through 2020. Outside of the office, Dr. DeLapa is supported by his wife, Christine, and his children, one son and two daughters. He has lived in South Salem since 1988 and enjoys traveling, cooking, and gardening. Dr. DeLapa is also a wine enthusiast and certified scuba diver.

Meet Our Team Photo of StaffOur dental team is dedicated to providing each and every patient with the highest level of dental care and customer service. We work hard to determine what is best for your smile and treat you the way we would our own families. To learn more about us and our friendly dentist, Dr. DeLapa, we welcome you to call or visit our dental office in South Salem, New York today. We are eager to care for your smile!

From left to right: Chris – Office Manager/Dental Assistant, Sophie – Registered Dental Hygienist, Elisa – Office Administrator, Dr. Joseph A. DeLapa