Dr. Nancy Cavotta
Dr. Nancy was born and raised in Mechanicville, NY and graduated from Mechanicville High School in 1989. She attended Long Island University at Southampton on a dual Academic-Basketball Scholarship and received her Bachelors of Science Degree in Biology in 1993. She achieved her Doctor of Dental Surgery Degree (DDS) from SUNY/Buffalo School of Dental Medicine in 1997, with a minor in Pediatric Dentistry. She then went on to a General Practice Residency at Monmouth Medical Center in Monmouth, New Jersey followed by two years of Specialty Training in Pediatric Dentistry, achieving her Certificate in Pediatric Dentistry from Lutheran Medical Center in Brooklyn, New York.
Dr. Nancy is a Board Certified Pediatric Dentist and has attained Diplomate status in the American Board of Pediatric Dentistry. She is a member of the Cleft and Craniofacial Team at Albany Medical Center, as the Attending Pediatric Dental Specialist. Dr. Nancy is a member of the American Academy of Pediatric Dentistry, the American Dental Association, and the New York State Dental Society, Third District. She has a New York State Sedation Certification and Laser Dentistry Certification by the Nash Institute. Dr. Nancy also maintains Annual CPR and OSHA certification, and biannual PALS certification. She has operating room privileges at Albany Medical Center and Samaritan Hospital.
Dr. Nancy has found her true calling as a pediatric dentist. She takes pride in giving the children of the Capital District wonderful dental experiences and changing the expectations of dentistry for generations. She also enjoys spending time with her extensive local family, her husband, Colin and her two children, Carter and Cameron. Together they hike, boat and play hoops in the driveway…She loves that she can win at ”horse” against all the boys in her household….for now!
Years smiling at Where Smiles Grow……2000-Present
One of the most rewarding facets of my profession is having the ability to mold a nervous, young dental patient into someone who looks forward to their next dental appointment. I am fortunate to have an amazing, like-minded dental team to help make this possible. Dr. Nancy