A Buffalo native, Dr. DeRose began his career by practicing dentistry with his father. After receiving his BS from Trinity College, DDS from SUNY at Buffalo School of Dental Medicine, and MBA from Canisius College, he was ready to accept responsibility of the practice from his father in 2000. Dr. DeRose is committed to maintaining the tradition of comfort, concern, and care for patients, but he also implements the newest advances in technology and the most up-to-date procedures. His goal in combining the two has always been to deliver the highest quality dentistry to his patients.
Respected by his peers as a leading authority on pain management relating to TMJ and associated conditions, Dr. DeRose has been contracted as an expert in TMJ injuries and issues. He is certified in occlusion and TMJ disorders from the Piper Education and Research Center and the Dawson Center for Advanced Dental Study. In addition, he is a Certified Provider of INVISALIGN as well as LUMINEERS and has extensive postgraduate training in comprehensive smile design and esthetic dentistry.
Because of his desire to continue offering the best care, Dr. DeRose stays active in the professional dental community through his membership in the American Dental Association (ADA), the New York State Dental Association (NYSDA), the Eighth District Dental Association, and the Academy of General Dentistry.
Dr. DeRose has won multiple US National Championships in Doubles Squash as well as being a World Doubles Squash Champion. He is also an avid tennis player and golfer. Dr. DeRose believes in giving back to the community that gave him so much, so he is a coach for local junior and high-school squash players. He is past President of his local Tennis and Squash Club and serves as a Board Member of an area Historic Preservation Society.