On Being a Dentist
I come to work every morning in the hope of improving each patient’s dental health and awareness, with the knowledge that this will improve their overall wellbeing. There’s a strong connection between a person’s oral health and their body health; when one is healthy, it positively affects the other. Seeing a patient take their dental education to heart, and make changes in their habits and lifestyle, makes me smile.
I’ve been working in private practice, this practice, for 20 years. I enjoy the variety that each day presents, and all our wonderful patients. It’s a good feeling to be caring for multiple generations of the same family and I love watching the children grow up. I enjoy getting to know each person as an individual, rather than just treating their teeth.
Education and Continuing Education
- Bachelor of Arts in Biology, Brandeis University
- Doctorate of Dental Surgery, Columbia University College of Dental Medicine
- General Practice Residency, Chief Resident in second year, North Shore University Hospital, Manhasset, NY
Staying current on new trends and concepts in dental care is essential. This ensures I am able to provide my patients with the strongest treatment options to meet their oral health needs. I’ve completed continuing education courses in all dentistry disciplines, including pediatrics, geriatrics, emergency dental medicine, and dental materials. In addition to attendance at seminars, lectures, and conferences, I also stay up-to-date with the relevant professional journals.
After growing up in Fairfield County, CT, I’ve lived in Westchester County, NY, for the past 20 years. I’m happily married, with three children and a family dog. My free time is spent with my family and loved ones.