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January 2023

Dr. Alfred Hollis

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Years in Dentistry: 24 years

Dental School: SUNY Buffalo

Specialty: Adult Prevention and Restorative Dentistry

Practice: Alfred W. Hollis, D.D.S., PLLC Saratoga Springs, NY

Background: Dr. Alfred W. Hollis III comes from a strong lineage with deep roots in dentistry. As a third generation dentist, he is extremely passionate and enthusiastic about the profession.

Dr. Hollis trains with many of the nation’s top dental leaders and is an elected Fellow of Pierre Fauchard Academy, an international, honorary organization recognizing outstanding dentists and celebrating their achievements. He has extensive knowledge and training in restorative dentistry with the esteemed Pankey Institute in Key Biscayne, Florida. Dr. Hollis also trains with the revered Eubank Institute for Advanced Clinical Education.

In 2016, Dr. Hollis completed a one year intensive clinical and didactic continuum at New York University in Full Mouth Reconstruction.

Born and raised in Glens Falls, New York, he studied at the University at Buffalo Dental School and received his Doctorate in Dental Surgery in 1999. Dr. Hollis completed a general practice residency at St. Clare’s Hospital in 2000. Since then, he has practiced in both Saratoga Springs and Clifton Park, before returning to assume his own practice in downtown Saratoga Springs in 2012.

Dr. Hollis has lived in Saratoga Springs since 2000.  When not practicing dentistry, he loves spending time with his wife and their three children. Dr. Hollis enjoys the Adirondacks and Lake George, SPAC and the track with his family and friends during summer months. In the winter, he likes to ski mountains in the area. He collects rare, vintage maps of the area and has a thirst for knowledge about important events that shaped the history of our region. He also enjoys cooking and taking cooking/baking courses at culinary institutes. In addition, Dr. Hollis has attended hundreds of concerts, loves music and has played acoustic and electric guitar for over 30 years.

Why did you join NYSDA?
Camaraderie with local dentists as well as on a state and national level.
Representation of dentists like me in an organized society.

What advice do you have for dental students or new dentists?
I advise that new dentists and dental students take advantage of the resources and camaraderie offered by the Dental Society in order to learn and grow in the same capacity I have been fortunate enough to experience.