Dr. John is a graduate of Brooklyn Preparatory High School NY ’67, Mount St. Mary’s College, MD ’71, the University of the East ‘78, with post graduate training at New York University College of Dentistry, ’79 – ‘80.

Dr. Calamia is currently Full Professor, and Director of Aesthetic Dentistry for the Department of Cariology and Comprehensive Care, New York University College of Dentistry, New York City, New York. He has taught Restorative Dentistry and Dental Material science at NYU Dental Center for nearly 40 years and is recognized both nationally and internationally as co-developer of Etched Porcelain Laminate Veneer Technology. His research on porcelain etching and silane coupling agents led to his placement of the earliest recorded Etched Bonded Porcelain Veneers in October of 1982 and these restorations are still successful more than 35+ years later. The procedure developed by Dr. Calamia in 1983 is still a mainstay of all cosmetic dental practices. He is very active in research, teaching and private practice and he describes this combination as the perfect marriage within the profession.

Dr. John has been granted Lifetime membership in the ADA and is a member of the American and International Associations of Dental Research. He has attained fellowship in the Academy of General Dentistry and both the American and International College of Dentists. He was elected 2009 President of OKU National Dental Honors Society, NY chapter. With more than 50 scientific articles published and more than 100 presentations in the US and 15 foreign countries, Dr. Calamia is a recognized expert in Etched Porcelain Veneer restorations and Aesthetic dentistry.

His American Academy of Cosmetic Dentistry Awards include:

He shares his private practice with wife Sonia Calamia DDS, daughter Christine Calamia – Levitsky DDS, and son Vincent J. Calamia DDS.