About Us 2017-05-26T18:28:02+00:00

ABOUT US

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Dr. Newman

Dr. Seth Newman believes our patients should have an exceptional orthodontic experience from the moment they walk through our door until they walk out with a radiant smile.

He not only holds his team to rigorous standards for customer service and clinical excellence but also holds himself to the highest standards as an orthodontic provider. Dr. Newman’s passion for orthodontics affords him the opportunity to continually learn and implement the latest orthodontic innovations.

Dr. Seth Newman is a board-certified orthodontic specialist for over ten years. He is a graduate of Binghamton University with a degree in Environmental Health. Dr. Newman completed his dental training at Stony Brook School of Dental Medicine, where he graduated at the top of his class. He received multiple honors and awards, including the distinction of being inducted into Omicron Kappa Upsilon (OKU), the National Dental Honor Society. Dr. Newman furthered his education at Mount Sinai Medical Center in New York. He continued his post-graduate studies in Orthodontics at New York University College of Dentistry. While at NYU, Dr. Newman participated as a clinical instructor of the Invisalign appliance. He was most recently was a clinical-attending-doctor at Northwell (formerly LIJ).

Dr. Newman and his wife, Stacey, reside in Roslyn, Long Island and are the proud parents of two sons, Alex and Charlie, and one princess, Kaylee. As a family, they enjoy the outdoors, traveling and spending quality time with friends and family.

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Dr. Michael Sheinis

Dr. Michael Sheinis grew up in South Florida as the son of a practicing orthodontist. While he spent many years watching his father transform smiles, he eventually chose to follow in his footsteps. After attending Tulane University in New Orleans and earning his bachelor’s degree in science, he received his dental education at the University of Maryland. Dr. Sheinis graduated from dental school with high honors and received numerous awards, after which he went directly into an orthodontic residency at Stony Brook University in New York. While training to become an orthodontist, Dr. Sheinis carried out extensive research on impacted canines and their subsequent side effects as seen with 3-dimensional imaging. Due to the significance of his research, the work was ultimately published in a well-known orthodontic journal.

He is a certified board eligible orthodontist with a commitment to staying current in his field. Dr. Sheinis regularly attends continuing education lectures and seminars to keep up with all the new technology and techniques that are constantly becoming available to orthodontists. As well as staying on top of the most recent research in his field, he is an active member of the American Association of Orthodontists, the American Dental Association, as well as the Northeastern Society of Orthodontists.

Dr. Sheinis and his wife Lauren currently live in Manhattan with their young son Cooper. They enjoy spending time at all of the wonderful parks and museums NYC has to offer, as well as just spending time together with their family. Dr. Sheinis is dedicated to helping his patients of all ages achieve and maintain a beautiful, healthy smile.

Dr. Tierney

Dr. Susan Gail Tierney has been in the exclusive practice of orthodontics and has been a member of the American Association of Orthodontists since 1987. Prior to receiving her orthodontic specialty degree from New York University College of Dentistry she practiced General and Family Dentistry. This unique beginning to her orthodontic career enables her to understand and interface with the patient and their family dentist for a comprehensive perspective on the patient’s dentistry, occlusion, cosmetic demands and pre-implant requirements. Dr. Tierney earned her doctor of dental surgery degree (D.D.S.) from Georgetown University School of Dentistry in Washington, D.C. In 1985 Dr. Tierney began a full time residency program in the Postgraduate Division at New York University College of Dentistry. She completed the program in 1987 and received a Certificate in the Specialty of Orthodontics.

Currently, Dr. Tierney is an attending orthodontist focusing on orthodontics for the Reconstructive and Craniofacial patients at The Institute of Reconstructive Plastic Surgery at NYU Medical Center. Her private practice is limited to orthodontics, and she was voted to The Best Dentists in North America in 2005. She also lectures regularly to professional orthodontic organizations and dental hygienists in the greater New York and Mid-Atlantic regions. Dr. Tierney resides with her husband and three children in Garden City, New York.

In addition to being an outstanding orthodontist, Dr. Tierney is actively involved and supports numerous philanthropic organizations in her community and beyond including:

Little Flower Children and Family Services | The Miracle Foundation (research and cancer support)
Charity Works
St. Michael’s Boys School, Mississippi | Medical Missions of Mercy USA | American Association of Orthodontists | Northeastern Society of Orthodontists | American Dental Association | New York State Dental Society | Nassau County Dental Society | American Association of Women Dentists | Invisalign Premier Provider

Dr. Tierney

Dr. Susan Gail Tierney has been in the exclusive practice of orthodontics and has been a member of the American Association of Orthodontists since 1987. Prior to receiving her orthodontic specialty degree from New York University College of Dentistry she practiced General and Family Dentistry. This unique beginning to her orthodontic career enables her to understand and interface with the patient and their family dentist for a comprehensive perspective on the patient’s dentistry, occlusion, cosmetic demands and pre-implant requirements. Dr. Tierney earned her doctor of dental surgery degree (D.D.S.) from Georgetown University School of Dentistry in Washington, D.C. In 1985 Dr. Tierney began a full time residency program in the Postgraduate Division at New York University College of Dentistry. She completed the program in 1987 and received a Certificate in the Specialty of Orthodontics.

Currently, Dr. Tierney is an attending orthodontist focusing on orthodontics for the Reconstructive and Craniofacial patients at The Institute of Reconstructive Plastic Surgery at NYU Medical Center. Her private practice is limited to orthodontics, and she was voted to The Best Dentists in North America in 2005. She also lectures regularly to professional orthodontic organizations and dental hygienists in the greater New York and Mid-Atlantic regions. Dr. Tierney resides with her husband and three children in Garden City, New York.

In addition to being an outstanding orthodontist, Dr. Tierney is actively involved and supports numerous philanthropic organizations in her community and beyond including:

Little Flower Children and Family Services | The Miracle Foundation (research and cancer support)
Charity Works
St. Michael’s Boys School, Mississippi | Medical Missions of Mercy USA | American Association of Orthodontists | Northeastern Society of Orthodontists | American Dental Association | New York State Dental Society | Nassau County Dental Society | American Association of Women Dentists | Invisalign Premier Provider

THE TEAM

Dianne

Office Manager

Dianne Fraiman has been our office manager since we opened our doors. Dianne strives to keep our office running smoothly and ensure our patients are always having the most positive experience. Dianne’s office door is always open (even if it is shared with Dr. Newman) to listen to any concerns you may have and help guide you through every step of your orthodontic treatment. When our patients are happy, Dianne is happy.

Angela

Angela

Treatment Coordinator

Angela knows orthodontics! Not only has she been working with Dr Newman since 2010, she is a mother of two children who underwent orthodontics, and was most recently an Invisalign patient. Angela understands the concerns that both parents and children may experience. She will tell you to fuggedaboudit and have a sit down to carefully explain you or your child’s orthodontic treatment. Not only will Angela help you decide what orthodontic treatment is best for you, she will also be sure to tell you the latest about her kids, and the “the best restaurant you godda try”!

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Brenda

Treatment Coordinator/Marketing Director

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Re’aunna

Scheduling Coordinator

Be careful, Re’auna’s smile and enthusiasm is contagious. She walked in the office one day to bring her little brother for an appointment and walked out with a position as our scheduling coordinator. She prides herself on keeping our schedule running as seamless as our treatment, efficient and on time. Re’aunna is alos part camelion as you will never see her with the same hairstyle to visit to our office in a row.

Gina

Financial Coordinator

Gina’s official title is Financial Coordinator but she is really the “everything else” coordinator. Gina is takes pride in making sure our patients maximize their insurance benefits and have a payment plan that fits their budget.  She also makes sure our iPads are fully charged, our waiting room looks pristine and Dr. Newman’s shirts are always tucked in. Gina may be the nicest, sweetest person we have in the office. That is unless you make the mistake of eating some of her food. If you have ever notice how great Gina’s posture is it is because she is an actual ballerina! Don’t take our word on it, ask her to perform a Pirouette on your next visit.

Mayerlyn

Certified Orthodontic Assistant

Mayerlyn is our most senior employee and was Dr. Newman’s first hire which gives her some serious bragging rights. She began her training in dental assisting at Boces Technical School and has continued her studies at the Academy of Orthodontic Assisting. Not only is she bilingual and fluent in Spanish she is rumored to have a strong understanding of Mandarin. Mayerlyn’s empathy and gentleness always makes our patients feel at ease. She has a strong interest in cosmetics and facial esthetics, and therefore, always looks her best!

Jisselle

Jisselle

Certified Orthodontic Assistant

Jisselle has come a long way from when she entered the dental field by answering phones for a general dentist. Although she loves to talk, she discovered that working with patients was her true calling. She loves being an orthodontic assistant and prides herself in working with working with our most challenging patients. Jisselle knows how to make an impression, especially when it’s for Invisalign. Jisselle was once rumored not to smile for five minutes straight, it turned out she was only sleeping.

Daisy

Certified Orthodontic Assistant

Daisy enjoys working in our office but she loves to dance. She has been known to spontaneously break out with some impressive moves. After narrowly missing acceptance to Juilliard, Daisy started her dental career at Boces Technical School. Not only is Daisy a talented orthodontic assistant, she also makes sure our clinical area is well stocked and running in tip top shape. Our patients always enjoying working with Daisy as she is always calm, and works with grace, but mostly she has been known to share some of her moves.

Melissa

Certified Orthodontic Assistant

Melissa is the most recent addition to our clinical staff and quickly has become a huge asset to our team. Not only is she a certified assistant, she is super patient with ouryoung kids and loves making them laugh. Did you know Melissa was the inspiration for the movie The Wedding Planner. She still can be found making that special day eve more special when not in the office. We think you will agree she brings that magic to the office too!

Danielle

Certified Orthodontic Assistant

Danielle was recruited to our office from her BFF Mayerlyn who was always telling her how much fun we are having working in our office.  She knew she loved teeth because she was always staring at her own.  Danielle joined our practice hoping to gain some hands-on experience in the dental field and quickly fell in love with orthodontics. Danielle takes great pride in helping our patients understand their treatment and how it will help them achieve that perfect smile. She takes most pride in her shoe collection and working on her yoga poses.

Erik

Sterilization & Records Technician

Erik was adopted from Boces this year and has become a huge asset to our team. Having Erik around has made Dr. Newman feel a little less outnumbered. He will not rest until all of our instruments are sterilized, packaged and ready to use! The only thing better than his handyman skills are his orthodontic records skills. Besides aspiring to be on American ninja, he hopes to be Dr. Newman’s boss by 2025.