Dr. Andrew J. Dusel
Andrew J. Dusel, DDS, is a practicing orthodontist with Orthodontists Associates of Western New York, PC. The offices are located in Hamburg, Olean, Orchard Park, and Lancaster, New York.
Dr. Dusel is a native of East Aurora, New York, and graduated from East Aurora High School in 1998. He was awarded his Bachelor of Science degree in Biology from Ithaca College in 2002. Soon after, he received his Doctor of Dental Surgery degree, magna cum laude, from University at Buffalo School of Dental Medicine in 2007. He was also the recipient of the Dean’s Award during his fourth year for outstanding academics and community service. As an active member in the Buffalo Outreach and Community Assistance (BOCA) program, he even traveled to the Dominican Republic on a dental mission trip in 2006. Furthermore, he was an active member of the Dental School Admissions Committee during his fourth year, rejoined the committee after his residency program.
Dr. Dusel completed his orthodontic training at Montefiore Medical Center at Albert Einstein College of Medicine in New York City in the spring of 2010. Soon thereafter, he received his Certificate in Orthodontics after a clinical-based, 3-year program. Dr. Dusel also received the department award for excellence in teaching of dental/medical students during his three-year residency program.
He is a member of the American Association of Orthodontists, the American Dental Society, the New York State Dental Association, the Eighth District Dental Society, and the Erie County Dental Association. Especially noteworthy is the fact that Dr. Dusel is American Board of Orthodontics Board Eligible.
Dr. Dusel is very familiar with Orthodontists Associates of Western New York as he was an assistant and lab technician for a year prior to entering dental school. He has spent a good deal of time in the office during his dental and orthodontic training so that his transition into the office would be seamless. Rather like Dr. Hietanen and Dr. Colarusso, Dr. Dusel has experience treating a wide range of patients with the focus on early treatment orthodontics. Especially relevant is his experience treating children, adolescents, and adults. He has also treated complex craniofacial patients and cleft palate patients with the Craniofacial Team at Montefiore Medical Center. He has thorough training in surgical orthodontics and is Invisalign® Certified.
Dr. Dusel is proud to be an orthodontist on the Craniofacial team at Oshei Children’s Hospital. The Craniofacial Center aims to help improve outcomes for patients through coordinated care, education, research and advocacy. The Center specializes in the treatment of cleft lip & palate, craniofacial malformations, craniosynostosis, ear anomalies, and hypernasal speech.
The team is nationally recognized as an American Cleft-Palate Craniofacial Association (ACPA) Approved Team, and fully approved by the Commission on Approval of Teams as a Cross-Specialty Team.
Dr. Dusel is a parishioner at Immaculate Conception Church in East Aurora. He also enjoys playing in the BDSL Soccer League, running, platform tennis, waterskiing at Rushford Lake, and snow skiing at Holimont in Ellicottville.
He enjoys spending time with his wife, Helen, who is a pediatric dentist in the area, and their daughters, Eva and Mila, along with their bernese mountain dog, Blakeley. They enjoy life on their farm in East Aurora.