Dr. Raymond Swainson is a respected dentist in practice for more than 15 years. After receiving his Doctor of Dental Surgery (DDS) degree as an Academic and Dean’s list scholar from the University of California San Francisco in 2000 he spent four years in a residential experience in Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery at the prestigious St. Luke’s Roosevelt Hospital in Manhattan.
Passionate about providing the very best oral health care to his patients; Dr. Swainson advocates centuries old, time tested practices from Ayurvedic medicine of the East such as using tongue scrapers and oil-pulling daily to reduce cavity causing bacteria, balanced with the very latest cutting edge Western world technologies and techniques including lasers.
Trained and certified to provide his patients with the latest LANAP Laser treatments offering significantly less pain and discomfort than typically associated with traditional cut and suture dental surgery, the Doctor is one of only a few with the certified intensive training and laser equipment in Manhattan.
Giving back is a core belief at practiceinbalance. Dr. Swainson is a clinical instructor at the Lutheran Medical Center and has offered his services and skills as a practicing scholar at the Inada-Lange Foundation for AIDS Research in Nairobi, Kenya and performing surgeries for Project Change Bermuda.
With his smiling face and no pressure attitude, Dr. Swainson has become a trusted dentist in Manhattan with many patients coming to him for “Consult before Cutting” second opinions after having exams by other doctors.