Dr. Karen Lawitts & Dr. Joshua Wolhandler

Local and Trusted Syracuse NY Family & Cosmetic Dentists

Family Cosmetic Dentist Syracuse NY - Dr. Joshua Wolhandler

Welcome! Dr. Karen Lawitts and Dr. Joshua Wolhandler are both pleased to welcome you to their dental practice in Syracuse, NY. We also serve the areas of Dewitt, Jamesville, Fayetteville, Manlius, Camillus, Cortland, Clay, and Baldwinsville

We are conveniently located 3/4 miles from Syracuse University

Dr. Wolhandler and Dr. Lawitts want you to feel confident when you choose a dentist. You're working with a doctor and other professionals who are qualified, experienced, and caring.

We provide dentistry for adults including general and cosmetic dentistry, dental implants, invisaligndentures, veneers, and other dental services & treatments, you'll find what you need here! We invite you to call our Syracuse dentist office at any time to request an appointment or ask us any questions you may have. Thank you!

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Hours of Operation

Our Regular Schedule


8:30 am-5:00 pm


8:30 am-5:00 pm


8:30 am-5:00 pm


8:30 am-5:00 pm


8:30 am-12:30 pm

(Appointment Only)





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  • Veneers

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What Our Clients Say About Us

  • "One of the best experiences I ever had at the dentist’s office. You are made to feel comfortable and at ease. Everyone was very welcoming. The office itself is set up to lessen dental anxiety. The oral exam/ cleaning was extremely thorough and professionally done with no discomfort whatsoever. No hard sells for oral rinses, whiteners, or cleaning devices like some “dental sales” practices. Very conveniently located, too. Highly recommended."
    Russell F.
  • "My first time at this Drs office everything was very professional."
    Larry A.
  • "Always such a nice office to visit. I continue to go even though they are out of network for my insurance, they still bill them. Everyone is nice. Dr. Wolhandler explains what looking at and doing. Great dental office. Hygienists spend an hour with you. My last dental office they rushed people in and out in a half-hour."
    Mary S.
  • "I love this place and everyone that works there. I've been a patient for over 20 years."
    Sue B.
  • "I had 2 crowns and a filling done by Dr. Lawitts and assistant Emily. Everything about the procedures was explained to me and the work was accomplished in a kind, respectful and professional way. All pain-free! I would definitely recommend them!"
    Paul S

Our Location

100 Intrepid Lane Syracuse, NY 13205