Dr. Karlis’ specialty focus areas ARE: pediatric and young adult oral and maxillofacial surgery, which include extraction of primary and adult teeth, wisdom teeth removal, exposure of impacted canines, mesiodens removal, correction of tongue-tied patients and orthognathic surgery.
She is licensed in Connecticut to give outpatient general anesthesia/conscious sedation for patients that require additional sedation.
Dr. Karlis works closely with local pediatricians, orthodontists and pediatric dentists to assure a comfortable surgical experience.
As the program director at New York University Langone Medical Center, she dedicates much of her time to teaching oral and maxillofacial surgery residents. She is well recognized nationally and has authored many manuscripts on pediatric oral surgery and sedation.