Cosmetic, Implant, & Family Dentistry

All the members of our practice  treat every patient with dignity and first-rate care. We are highly-trained and exceptionally friendly.  We understand that for many, visiting a dental office can be a stressful experience. Our comfortable surroundings and compassionate professionals will ease your fears.

Constance Bernstein,D.D.S.,(Dentist) is a graduate of NYU College of Dentistry ('90).  After completing a General Practice Residency at  North  Shore University Hospital in Manhasssett, NY., she stayed on to teach. In 1996, she became Chief of the Special Needs Division of Dental Medicine.  Continuing education is a priority for Dr. Bernstein who has obtained a Master in the Academy of General Dentistry, a Board member in the American Society for Geriatric Dentistry, and a Diplomat in the Special Care Dentistry Association.  She has maintained a full-time private practice since 1991, where she has provided first rate service in all aspects of dentistry for all ages.  

Rebecca Carminati, (Office Manager) works hard to help you get the most out of your insurance and Flex Spending benefits. Call her if you have concerns about scheduling appointments, insurance, payment plans, and Care Credit.  Rebecca can tell you about our latest endeavors to create exciting and innovative ways to get the financing you want for the care you've been postponing. We are pleased with the response we have received about her professionalism.  She is one of our greatest assets when it comes to record keeping and hounding your insurance companies.  

Cathryn Hlinka, (Dental Assistant) has been with us for over 17 years.  We can't do without her on Monday nights.  She is in charge of our quality assurance program,  and inventory control . When she is not working with the special needs elementary school children, she will always lend an additional helping hand . Certified in AED/CPR
Maria Estevez, (Dental Assistant) Our newest fulltime team member has come to us from a certified dental assisting program. She is very excited to bring to our practice bilingual expertise along with her bubbly personality.

Irene Lai, D.D.S., (dentist) is a native New Yorker. She was born and raised in Brooklyn, NY and obtained her bachelor of science at Cornell University. She received her doctorate of dental surgery at Stony Brook School of Dental Medicine and completed her residency at North Shore LIJ Health System in Manhasset, N.Y. She was selected to continue a 2 year post-doctorate training in an implant fellowship at North Shore University Hospital, where she rendered full-mouth rehabilitations to improve function, aesthetics, and TMD symptoms with and without altering vertical dimension of occlusion, and restorative training in all aspects of implant dentistry, including immediate placement, osteotome, socket preservation, full-arch restorations (hybrids or crown/bridge), and guided surgeries.  

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