Dr. Jeffrey Paul Powell

General Dentist in Elmwood Park

Dr. Powell was born and raised in Queens, New York. He went to Holy Cross High School in Flushing and went on to study Biology, receiving his Bachelor of Science degree from Farleigh Dickinson University in Teaneck, New Jersey. Dr. Powell had the privilege of being accepted into the Dental Program at Georgetown University in Washington DC, where he received his degree in Dentistry in the last class before the dental school was closed in 1990. While at Georgetown, Dr. Powell was elected by his peers to serve as the final Student Body President.

Dr. Powell completed the postgraduate course in Periodontics for General Practitioners at Albert Einstein Hospital in the Bronx and studied Full Mouth Reconstruction in a postgraduate course at New York University School of Dentistry. He continually pursues his postgraduate education studying the latest procedures in all facets dentistry.

Dr. Powell practiced in Long Island for 6 years before joining his uncle, Dr. Carmen Giuffre, our practice founder, and cousin, Dr. Michele Giuffre, and Dr. Diane Mears in 1998 here in Elmwood Park. Dr. Powell continues the family dentistry tradition and uncompromising principles that Dr. Giuffre set as the practice standard when he began in 1958.

Dr. Powell has dedicated over 15 years to the Elmwood Park Rotary Club. Serving as past president and other positions, he has enjoyed giving back to the community and to those in need. He continues, along with his associates and staff, to participate in many local fundraising events.

In his spare time, Dr. Powell enjoys music, especially concerts, history, talk radio, being with his family, and spending time with his golden retriever, Dylan.