Walter Kostrzewski, DMD
Dr. Walter Kostrzewski graduated from Tufts University School of Dental Medicine in 1992 and went on to continue his studies at University Hospital at Stony Brook, which placed an emphasis on treating the medically compromised patient. In 1996 he founded Comfortable Care Dentistry in Milford, CT. Dr. Kostrzewski, or "Dr. K," as his patients and colleagues know him, continued to quench his thirst for dental education and has satisfied hundreds of hours of continuing education. In 2000 and 2001, Dr. K completed the entire continuum at PAC-Live, the nation's premiere, hands-on live patient continuing education program. He is a Fellow of the International Academy for Dental Facial Esthetics (IADFE), a select of group of individuals who are committed to the pursuit of excellence through continuing interdisciplinary education in the field of facial esthetics. Dr. K also achieved fellowship in the Academy of Comprehensive Esthetics (ACE), a highly regarded credentialing process designed to evaluate dental professionals who are committed to advanced learning, attention to detail, and clinical excellence.
Dr. K is a clinical instructor at the prestigious Hornbrook Group in Chicago, where he trains other dentists in cosmetic dentistry and full mouth rehabilitation. In addition to his affiliation with the Hornbrook Group, Dr. K speaks nationally in front of his peers, has published numerous articles featured in dental journals such as Dental Town, The Crown Council and the Dental Leader. Dr. K is on the advisory board of the continuing education organization "Generation Next," and a founding member of Fellowship of Advanced Comprehensive Esthetics (F.A.C.E.). To top it all off Dr. K also consults and teaches major dental manufacturers, as well as dental laboratories who all value his extensive knowledge of the dental industry.
Also known as "Coach K", he has a flair for creating passionate teams! In 2000, "Coach K" founded "The Winning Dentist," a team of consultants to help others develop passionate teams, functional work systems, and provide motivation and congruent marketing. In addition to his numerous published articles, Coach K recently authored a resource manual "Creating Passionate Aesthetic Dental Teams." This publication is designed to aid dentists, office managers and their counterparts how to create their own winning team.
When not practicing dentistry, Dr. Walter Kostrzewski is an avid skier, hockey player, and hockey coach. Despite playing for 35 years now, including college, he has yet to lose a tooth. He has two sons Luke and Alex and has been happily married to Judi for nearly 20 years.