Meet Dr. Sari Manap
The Professional Side
Dr. Sari is a native of Indonesia and was born and raised in the capital, Jakarta. She graduated from dental school in Indonesia, then moved to the USA to pursue her passion in orthodontics and attended post-doc orthodontic training at both New York University and University of Michigan. She then moved to Rochester, NY and completed her Advanced Education in General Dentistry as well as a fellowship in Complex Care Center and Pediatric Dentistry at University of Rochester Medical Center. She fell in love with Pediatric Dentistry and became a specialist in Pediatric Dentistry at the Eastman Institute for Oral Health. Her passion in pediatric dentistry and special needs care led her to finish another 1-year training in Leadership Education in Neurodevelopmental Disability at the University of Rochester’s Strong Memorial Hospital.
During her education in Indonesia, she was awarded a President Scholarship from the University of Indonesia and graduated with honors. At the Eastman Institute for Oral Health, Dr. Sari received the New York State Dental Foundation Dean’s Award for demonstrating outstanding academic achievement and her commitment to enhancing and improving the oral health of underserved populations. She also won the Handelman Award, recognizing her performance during the program of going beyond expectations and demonstrating excellent skills in leadership, ethics, initiative, and communications, as well as showing an interest in enhancing other residents’ experiences at EIOH.
Dr. Sari is a member of AAPD (American Association of Pediatric Dentistry), ADA (American Dental Association), NYS Dental Society, Seventh District Dental Society, AUCD (American University Centers of Disabilities), and AADMD (American Academy of Developmental Medicine & Dentistry), and Special Olympic of NY.
Dr. Sari has been enjoying her role as pediatric dentist. Her goal is to make dental visits and treatments as enjoyable as possible, eliminating the fear of dental care.
The Personal Side
Dr. Sari calls Rochester, NY her new home, and is blessed with 2 teenage children, Nadia and Aidan. Aside from dentistry, she loves learning new skills, and enjoys what life can offer her and her children, including playing multiple music instruments (piano, cello, guitar, ukulele, saxophone), cooking, baking, arts, wood working, sewing, pottery, stained-glass, traveling, volunteer community work, and philanthropy.