Dr. James Stephen Brown is a graduate of the New York University College of Dentistry where he also completed his general practice residency. As a member of the Group Health Dental team for over 25 years, Dr. Brown enjoys working with patients to develop comprehensive care plans focused on each individual’s specific needs and concerns. Dr. Brown specializes in general dentistry with an emphasis on esthetics and implant restorations. Dr.Brown is also a proficient an avid musician and guitar player.
Dr. Ramoncito a NYU Dental school graduate completed his residency at Saint Joseph Hospital Trauma Center. His goal with his patients is to make them happy with their smiles. His specialties include General and Cosmetic dentistry. As a clinician, Dr. Benito was a member of a reputable honors program. His hobbies outside of the dental office include Race Car Driving, Scuba Diving, Tennis, Skiing, and Cycling. Dr. Benito is also known for serenading his patients on occasion.
Dr. Pooja Shah graduated from University of the Pacific Arthur A. Dugoni School of Dentistry in San Francisco, California. Her Awards are Humanitarian Service Medal, University of the Pacific Regents Scholarship, Navy and Marine Corps Achievement Medal, Navy Health Professions Scholarship. Her volunteer/Service experience includes Special Olympics, the Epilepsy Foundation, Dental mission trips to Peru, Philippines and Japan. Also Dental Officer in the United States Navy for over 12 years. Dr. Shah delivers high quality dentistry that ranges from cosmetic dentistry, crowns, bridges, removable appliances, oral surgery to name a few. She treats her patients as she would a member of her family. Our patients appreciate her integrity and gentle demeanor. In her free time she loves playing tennis, swimming, hiking, dancing, surfing, shooting, traveling the world and spending time with her family and friends! She wants to live in a world full of chocolates, Tahi food and puppies. “My goal as your Dentist is to provide compassionate and quality dental care; I will respect your time and comfort. These are my greatest priorities, together we will get you the smile you deserve. I strongly believe in making the world more beautiful one smile at a time!”
Dr. Arti Patel Upadhyay is a graduate of Howard University College of Dentistry. After leaving Washington D.C., she continued her training in New York by completing a General Practice Residency at Montefiore Medical Center. Dr. Patel also completed a one year fellowship in Implantology associated with the American Academy of Implant Dentistry. Dr. Patel’s dedication to the field of dentistry stems from her dedication to serving people. She is committed to listening to her patient’s needs and extinguishing dental phobias with her warm and gentle approach. From full mouth reconstruction to cosmetic cases, Dr. Patel is enthusiastic about restoring a patient’s smile to satisfy both esthetics and function.
Dr. Desai graduated from The University of Bombay in 1973 and completed his residency in 1974 at Nair Hospital Dental College, and has been practicing General dentistry at Group Health Dental since 1978. He completed the Implant Maxicourse in 1992 and achieved his Fellowship from the Academy of General Dentistry in 1993. He maintains membership with ADA, AGD and AAID. Dr. Desai practices General Dentistry with a keen interest in Crown & Bridge and Implant Restorations. He enjoys treating patients and likes to help patients achieve their dental desires with the goal of achieving a functional and long lasting dentition.
Dr. Tedesco graduated from NYC College of Dentistry in 1974 and did 1 years of General Dentistry Residency at New Rochelle Hospital Medical Center. He is a lifetime member of the American Dental Association and have participated in NYC for over 40 years. Dr. Tedesco has treated thousands of patients and his goal has always been to provide each patient with a healthy mouth that lets the patient speak, chew and smile with confidence. He also enjoys playing competitive scrabble and he is a collector of vintage guitars. He lives in NYC with his wife and his two dogs. He spends leisure time with his two grand-daughters who live locally.
Dr.Efron attended the Tufts School of Dental Medicine in Boston graduating in 1995. He then moved to Brooklyn for a two year Trauma /Dental residency at Woodhull hospital. He loves the practice of Dentistry and looks forward to Monday mornings. He has practiced Dentistry in Manhattan for over twenty years and still can’t believe it. Dr Efron is an avid soccer player who has played competitively since the age of seven. He enjoys reading everything and anything. He lives in Park Slope with his amazing wife and two wonderful sons.
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. Hashimoto 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 implant dentistry.
Dr Brownstein has been in practice for almost 30 yrs and has been located on the North Shore in Manhasset for this time. He was born on Long Island and resides now in NYC. He earned his B.A. degree from Suny Binghamton in Biochemistry in 1982. He graduated NYU School of Dentistry in 1986 where he earned his D.D.S. degree. His goal as an Endodontist is to perform quality care to his patients. He did his general practice residency at Long Island Jewish Medical Center and then did his specialty training at Nassau County Medical Center and earned his degree in Endodontics in 1989. He has published many articles in the field of Endodontics and was one of the first to utilize Digital Radiography in New York. He has appeared on Cablevision to discuss this topic.He is one of the first endodontists to utilize endoscopic microscopics as well as being well trained in 3D Cone Beam Radiography. He has been voted in TOPDOCS as one of the top endodontists in his field for the fourth straight year. Dr Brownstein has two daughters and one son, Harris and is a National Qualified bodybuilder who enjoys sports, weight training and automobiles.
Dr. Rita Chan a NYU Dental School alumnus, completed her residency at the Veteran’s Administration of Manhattan. She strives to do her absolute best with every patient. In addition to being an accomplished endodontic specialist, Dr. Chan has an OKU award for excellence in Endodontics. In her free time she is a devoted Tai Chi enthusiast.
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.