AboutMetro Smiles Dental

Metro Smiles Dental is a Forest Hills based family dentist practice that treats patients of all ages. We are committed to delivering the highest quality dental care and do so using state-of-the-art dental equipment. We are a cosmetic dentist that offers services like checkups, teeth cleaning, crowns, veneers and more.

We also perform emergency dentist services that include bonding, root canals, crowns, and bridges. As a local dentist, we create lifelong relationships with our patients and their families and work to ensure that they receive treatments in a comfortable and relaxed environment. Dr. Block and our staff invite you to schedule an appointment by calling 718-841-9591 and experience why our patients think Metro Smiles Dental is the best dentist in Forest Hills.

Dr. Daniel C. Block, DDS

Dr. Block provides general preventative and emergency dental care, including cleanings, root canals, CEREC crowns, laser dentistry, digital X-rays, gum surgery. He specializes in pain management and cosmetic procedures, such as Invisalign®, bridges, and teeth whitening. Dr. Block uses the latest technologies in his office. One of these is CEREC Crowns, which are made in-office in less than one hour. He is also an international consultant for the development of new dental technologies, such as laser systems and better x-rays. Dr. Block strives to provide the best professional dentistry in a patient-centered atmosphere. He is fluent in English and Hebrew.

Dr. Daniel Block has been serving the dental needs Forest Hills and Rego Park communities for the past 25 years with the most technologically advanced techniques available in dentistry today. Dr. Block is a lecturer, recently speaking at the World Fair of Dentistry. He owns and operates his own commercial lab, Metro Dental Lab in NY.


  • 1992 to Current Private Dental Practice.
  • 2008 to Current International consultant for the developing high tech dental technologies.
  • 2004 Lecturer for Biolase dental laser systems.
  • 2001 Lecturer for Paterson Dental on Cerec CAD/CAM Dentistry.
  • 1998 to 2000 Lecturer for Schick technologies digital X-ray system , presenter for same at Greater NY dental meeting at Javits center.
  • 1992 to 2001 Dental attending at Jamaica hospital dental department, teaching endodontics and pediatric dentistry.


  • 1992 NYU College of Dentistry; DDS
  • 1992 to 1993 Jamaica Hospital; General Practice Residency
  • 1987 Queens College (CUNY); BA in biology