Meet Our Doctors
Dr. James Brown
Dr. James Brown is originally from Lindehart, NY. He graduated from Stony Brook University’s School of Dental Medicine in Stony Brook, NY. Dr. Brown has over twenty-four years of experience practicing dentistry and specializes in general dentistry. He is also a musician and in his free time, Dr. Brown enjoys playing the guitar.
Dr. Christopher Ferragamo
Dr. Christopher Ferragamo is originally from New York City, New York. He graduated from the Temple University School of Dentistry in Pennsylvania and then completed a clinical fellowship in Advanced Education General Dentistry at Columbia University in New York. He has been practicing dentistry from more than thirteen years and specializes in cosmetic and restorative dentistry. He is currently a member of the American Dental Association, the New York Dental Association and the New York City Dental Association. In his spare time, Dr. Ferragamo volunteers in a dental community outreach program and enjoys traveling, reading, jogging and attending the theater.
Dr. Romancito Benito
Originally from Union New Jersey, Dr. Romancito Benito graduated from New York University where he was a part of the clinical honors program. He then went on to acquire a General Dentistry residency at Seton Hall University followed by a fellowship residency at Helen Hayer Hospital. Dr. Romancito has been practicing dentistry for more than fifteen years and specializes in general and cosmetic dentistry. When he is not practicing dentistry, Dr. Romancito enjoys scuba diving, skiing, racecar driving and professional singing.
Dr. Bakulesh Desai
Dr. Bakulesh graduated from the school of dentistry at the University of Bombay in India where he received a silver medal in prosthetics. He has been practicing dentistry in New York City since 1978 and specializes in general dentistry with a special focus on prosthetics and dental implant restorations. He is currently a member of the American Dental Association, the Academy of General Dentistry and the American Academy of Implant Dentistry. He now calls Millwood, New York his home and has volunteered in his community educating people about dentistry. In his free time, he enjoys participating in continuing education and reading.
Dr. Anna Melissa Concepcion
Dr. Anna Melissa Concepcion is originally from Norton, Virginia. She received an undergraduate degree from the University of Pennsylvania and then graduated from dental school at Tufts University in 2006. Dr. Concepcion has been practicing dentistry for more than seven years, and specializes in general dentistry. She is currently a member of the American Association of Women Dentists and is a volunteer for Free Arts where she mentors children through art therapy. When she is not practicing dentistry, Dr. Concepcion enjoys traveling, running and spending time with her family and friends.
Dr. Nicholas Tedesco
Dr. Nicholas Tedesco grew up in Rosyln, New York, on Long Island. He graduated from New York University College of Dentistry in 1974. He then went on to complete a general dental practice residency at New Rochelle Hospital Medical Center in 1975. Dr. Tedesco has been general dentistry for more than 36 years and has spent 34 years practicing dentistry at Group Health Dental. He specializes in general dentistry with an emphasis on fixed bridgework. He is currently a member of the American Dental Association and the Queens County Dental Society. Dr. Tedesco and his wife, Cynthia, raised two sons and now have two granddaughters. In his free time, he enjoys spending time with his granddaughters, playing music and collecting guitars, playing competitive Scrabble and spending time with his two dogs.
Dr. Rita Chan
Originally from New York City, New York, Dr. Rita Chan graduated from New York University’s School of Dentistry where she received awards in Endodontics. She has over thirty years of experience practicing dentistry and specializes in Endodontics. She currently volunteers in the community doing volunteer dentistry with St. Lukes. In her free time, Dr. Chan enjoys music, sports and reading.
Dr. Matthew Hashimoto
Dr. Matthew Hashimoto is originally from Honolulu, Hawaii. He graduated from the University of the Pacific School of Dentistry in 2008 and then went on to complete a Periodontics residency from Columbia University College of Dental Medicine in New York City in 2011. Dr. Hashimoto specializes in Periodontics and implants dentistry and is a member of the American Academy of Periodontics and the American Dental Association. He currently serves on the board of Rock and Rawhide: a non-profit group that advocates for shelter animals in New York City. Dr. Hashimoto is also a singer for a couple of bands in New York City.
Dr. Leonard Mann
Dr. Leonard Mann grew up in Fort Lee, NJ and received an undergraduate degree from New York University. He then graduated from New Jersey Dental School with a degree in general dentistry. He has been practicing general dentistry since 1976 and has a special interest in exodontics. In his spare time, Dr. Mann enjoys music and reading.
Dr. Brian Webber
Dr. Brian Webber is originally from Long Island, NY and graduated from The College of Dental Medicine at Columbia University. While at Columbia University, he received and OKU excellence award in Endodontics and an Alpha Omega award for the highest scholarship in his graduating class. Dr. Webber has been practicing dentistry for more than thirty years and specializes in Endodontics. He is currently a member of the American Dental Association, the Maryland State Dental Association, the New York County Dental Association, the American Academy of Endodontics and the Pythians. Dr. Webber enjoys being involved in the community and serves as a judge for the Long Island High School science fair.
Dr. David Janash
Dr. David Janash is a graduate of the Boston University School of Dental Medicine and University of Connecticut’s prestigious Dental Residency program. Dr. Janash has undergone extensive training in state-of-the-art restorative and cosmetic dentistry and was named one of the Consumer Research Council’s Top Dentists. He specializes in restorative and cosmetic dentistry and is a member of the American Dental Association.