Janice K. Pliszczak, DDS
Dr. Pliszczak is a native of the Syracuse area; in fact, she was a patient of this practice as a child. She grew up in Solvay, where she currently resides, and was valedictorian of Solvay High School in 1982. After graduating magna cum laude from Le Moyne College with a B.S. in Chemistry, she received her dental degree from SUNY Buffalo School of Dental Medicine. She then completed a dental general practice residency at the Albany Veterans Administration Medical Center.
Janice K. Pliszczak, DDS, then returned to Syracuse, where she was an associate before purchasing her own practice. During those years, she earned a M.S. in Management from SUNY Oswego and an M.B.A. from Le Moyne College.
Dental Fellowships & Awards
In the Academy of General Dentistry, she earned Fellowship (FAGD) status in 1997 and Mastership (MAGD) status in 2001. She earned the Lifelong Learning and Service Recognition (LLSR) in the summer of 2009. She is also the 2016 recipient of the Meritorious Service Award from the New York State Academy of General Dentistry.
She is also a product reviewer for Dental Products Shopper and a member of the American Dental Association's Clinical Evaluator (ACE) Panel. Additionally, she was a practitioner-evaluator for the PEARL (Practitioners Engaged in Applied Research and Learning) Network, which was sponsored by the National Institutes of Health (NIH). Through the PEARL Network, she co-authored a research article on endodontic treatment and restorative outcomes in general practice which was presented at the 2009 International Association of Dental Research (IADR) meeting. She is currently involved in the National Dental Practice Research Network of the NIH.
Her involvement with the dental community on the local, state, and national levels is extensive. Locally, she is a past president of the Onondaga County Dental Society as well as editor and a past president of the 5th District Dental Society of the State of New York.
Previous Dental Experiences
On the state level, she is a past president of the New York State Academy of General Dentistry and is currently its editor. Nationally, she served six years on the Group Benefits Council of the Academy of General Dentistry, is on the Dental Practice Council and has been a delegate to their national meeting since 2003.
In her spare time, Dr. Pliszczak enjoys traveling, photography, and shopping.