Dr. Karen Lawitts & Dr. Joshua Wolhandler

Local and Trusted Family & Cosmetic Dentists Syracuse, NY

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)





Featured Articles

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  • Bridges

    When you lose a tooth, it affects not just the appearance, but the function of your smile. It can be difficult to eat or speak naturally Extra stress is put on your remaining teeth You’re at greater risk for developing gum disease Your remaining teeth can shift out of position, causing bite problems The ...

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  • Orthodontic Retention

    Getting your braces off is definitely a cause for celebration. You can finally enjoy your new smile after all that work and effort! But getting your braces off isn’t the end of treatment. Once your braces come off, you will enter the retention period of treatment. During the retention period, you will ...

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  • Inlays and Onlays

    Inlays and onlays are indirect restorations used to repair molars and premolars damaged by decay or trauma. Inlays and onlays fit more securely and last longer than fillings, strengthen compromised teeth, and preserve more natural tooth structure than crowns. An inlay is used to restore the center of ...

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  • Dental Implants

    If you have recently dealt with an injury or disease that affected your oral health, there are options available to recover the smile you once had. You may even be able to achieve a better smile than the one you had. Dental implants make it possible to renew your smile if you have lost some teeth. There ...

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  • Tooth Decay Prevention

    What is tooth decay? Tooth decay begins with the Streptococcus mutans bacteria. These bacteria join with food particles and fluids in the mouth to create plaque, a constantly forming biofilm which sticks to the surface of tooth enamel. The bacteria in plaque convert the sugars in our foods into lactic ...

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  • Root Canal Treatment

    Every tooth has two sections: a crown, the visible part of the tooth above the gum line, and one or more roots, which anchor the teeth within the jaw. Each tooth has three basic layers: an outer layer of hard enamel (which protects the crown) or cementum (which covers the root), a middle layer of softer ...

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  • Fillings

    The bacteria in plaque produce acids that erode tooth enamel, eventually creating a hole, or cavity, in the tooth surface. Left untreated, this decay can spread to the interior of the tooth, and might lead to the need for a crown, a root canal, or even extraction. When caught early, your dentist can ...

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  • Veneers

    A dental veneer is a thin, durable porcelain shell that is custom-fabricated to cover the front of a tooth. Veneers can restore the appearance of teeth with chips, cracks, and stains, can close small gaps between the teeth, and can reshape misshapen or slightly misaligned teeth. Veneers are a popular ...

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  • Educational Videos

    Take a few minutes to watch our educational videos and learn more about different dental treatments and procedures. Video topics include general & cosmetic dentistry, Implants, oral health and hygiene, orthodontics and preventative dentistry. ...

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  • Laser Decay Diagnostics

    Using lasers, dentists can detect tooth decay that is not yet visible and would otherwise be undiagnosed using traditional methods. Laser cavity detection is based on the fact that healthy tooth structure reflects light, or “fluoresces,” differently than does decayed tooth structure. Teeth with decay ...

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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