COVID-19 Update: Important Information Regarding Patient Care

PATIENTS: In our ongoing effort to safeguard the health of our entire community during this challenging time, we are suspending all regularly scheduled clinical care activities at Touro Dental Health beginning on Monday, March 16th. Touro Dental Health will remain open only for emergency dental treatment for patients of record on a limited schedule. Read the Coronavirus (COVID-19) Update from Touro Dental Health

Last Updated: March 15, 2020, 7:15 pm

Edward F. Farkas, D.D.S., M.A.

Vice Dean

Professor of Dental Medicine

Touro College of Dental Medicine

Clinical Specialty

General Dentistry


Dr. Farkas graduated with a Bachelor of Arts from Brooklyn College in 1981, and earned a DDS in Dentistry from New York University College of Dentistry in 1985. He also holds an Masters Degree in Dental Education from the University of the Pacific/Bernerd School of Education.


Dr. Edward Farkas is Vice Dean at Touro College of Dental Medicine at New York Medical College where he has was instrumental in the creation and development of the TCDM program, its initial accreditation by the Commission on Dental Accreditation, and the college‚Äôs state-of-the-art clinical training facility. He has been Professor of Dental Medicine at TCDM since 2015. 

Prior to his current leadership role, Dr. Farkas was Special Assistant to the Chancellor at New York Medical College and Special Assistant to the President of the Touro College & University System. He currently maintains a successful private practice in Brooklyn, N.Y. and previously managed a private practice in emergency dental medicine for an underserved community in Fallsburg, N.Y. Dr. Farkas was an attending dentist at Bedford Medical Group, an Article 28 Clinic in Brooklyn, from 1987-1991.

Memberships and Affiliations

  • Alpha Omega Dental Fraternity
  • American Dental Education Association
  • American Dental Association
  • Second District of New York Dental Society