Family Dental Group of Brewster
1620 Route 22, Brewster, NY 10509

Our Team

Brewster Dentists

Michael Gelbart, DDS

General Dentist & Dental Implant Provider

Dr. Gelbart graduated from New York University in 1975 with a B.S. degree, and went on to graduate from the New York University School of Dentistry in 1979. In 1980 he established Family Dental Centers in upstate New York, creating practice groups in Poughkeepsie, Fishkill, Brewster, Yonkers, Yorktown Heights and Manhattan.

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Vincent Ayuko, DDS

General Dentist

Dr. Ayuko attended dental school at the School Of Dental Sciences at the University of Nairobi, Africa. Upon moving to the United States, he attended New York University, receiving his Doctor of Dental Surgery degree in 2004.

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Michelle Gurfinkel, DDS

General Dentist

Dr. Michelle Gurfinkel is an experienced general dentist whose gentle touch, friendly demeanor, and meticulous attention to detail make people of all ages feel comfortable. Dr. Gurfinkle provides preventive, restorative, and cosmetic dental services including fillings, crown and bridgework, dentures, dental implant restorations, porcelain veneers, teeth whitening, Invisalign® aligners, and oral cancer screenings. She also provides emergency dental services to […]

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Neil Kesselman, DDS

General Dentist

Dr. Neil Kesselman has been practicing dentistry for 30 years. He received his Bachelors of Science at SUNY Binghamton. Dr. Kesselman then went on to obtain his D.D.S. at the Ohio State University. He has been with Family Dental for over 20 years. Dr. Kesselman caters to nervous patients and enjoys transforming a patient back into normal function and appearance.

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Peter Lucchese, DDS

General Dentist

Dr. Peter Lucchese is a general dentist who loves to help his patients smile more. He and his team provide comprehensive exams and cleanings; fillings, crowns and bridgework; dentures and partial dentures; dental implants and restorations; toothache relief including root canal therapy; and cosmetic dental procedures including veneers, inlays, onlays, tooth bonding, and teeth whitening.

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Eric Oh, DMD, MScDS

Oral & Maxillofacial Surgeon

Dr. Eric Oh is a surgical specialist in the field of Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery and Dental Implants.

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Fred Friedman, DDS

Orthodontist

Fred Friedman, DDS received his dental degree from Emory University Dental School in Atlanta, GA and received his certificate in orthodontics from New York University, New York, NY. Previous to joining the Family Dental Group practice, Dr. Friedman has maintained his own successful private practice. Dr. Friedman is a member of the American Association of Orthodontists, the American Dental Association, […]

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Sarah Oshman, DMD

Periodontist

Dr. Sarah Oshman received her Doctor of Dental Medicine from Rutgers School of Dental Medicine and earned her certificate in Periodontics from the New York University College of Dentistry. Prior to enrolling in dental school, she attained a Bachelor’s of Arts with honors in Fine Arts from Wesleyan University and a Bachelor’s of Science in Biology from William Patterson University. […]

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Read What Our Patients Say
Patient Reviews
Rene did a fantastic job cleaning my very sensitive teeth!
Natalie G.
Excellent... Clean, safety. I had a great experience... no pain.. the doctor Eric OH it's an amazing person.. definitely recommend
Janeth N.
I had a very good experience. Kelly is the best.
Pamela D.
Really great people. More than reasonable fees. Very happy to have found you for myself and my family.
Mara G.
Michelle my hygienist was wonderful. I have worked in the dental field for years and appreciated the time she took to explain things to me as wel as […]
Andrea G.
Fantastic attention to detail service. Very thorough.
James M.
Excellent Service. The Hygienist was very professional. She took very care of me. The ladies of at the front desk was very kind.
Anonymous
Staff is so friendly and professional. Michelle the dental hygenist is the best I ever had. Thank you for being so kind and patient. Especially […]
Christina F.
Very efficient & comfortable.
Anonymous
Staff is very friendly and welcoming. They made my visit very comfortable.
Kim D.
Dr. Kesselman is awesome! Personable, knowledgeable and an excellent dentist. I have been bringing my family to him for well over a decade.
Eric F.
The office and waiting area was redone. Very professional. Clean, quite Staff was great.
Anonymous
Fast quality service, good consultation, professional staff.
Robert G.
Great. Efficient and timely.
Antonio S.
I am always impressed at how courteous and friendly the staff are to both patients and each other!! They are a great TEAM! Dr. Kesselman is a very […]
Giselle S.
Very pleasant
Kiara S.
I was running late and the ladies at the front desk were able to accommodate me, which was very much appreciated.
Chanel H.
The staff is very friendly and professional.
Anonymous
First time. Good so far.
Rocco C.
I am always treated very well by the staff and dentists in the Brewster office.
Sheridah C.
I absolutely love Dr. Kesselmen.
Anonymous
First time there. Dr Kesselman was great and and Wendy was terrific
Denise K.
Dr.Gelbart is the most intelligent,caring dentist I have ever had. His staff is great and kind as well.
Kathryn B.
Excellent - I've been coming to this particular office. Upon entering I see a smiling Angela. I rarely wait for my appointment I appreciate the staff […]
Linda S.
I made comfortable. They explained every procedure. Friendly. Felt no pain
Alfred D.
All are committed to making the experience as painless and pleasant as possible -- from X-rays to cleaning to filling cavities.
Anonymous
as good as a dentist visit can be
Christopher L.
This was my first visit here. I was in an extreme amount of pain due to an infected tooth. Everyone in there was so sweet and helpful! They wanted to […]
Breanne S.
They didn't make me wait to get in Most other dentists had a 2 week wait.Service was professional and prices are great..Highly recommend Family […]
James O.
Everything went very well during this visit. The hygienist Renee was professional and personable.
Ronald P.
PHENOMINAL
Matthew M.
I had a very good experience. I felt no discomfort while in chair for 1.5 hours. Dentist and assistant kind and professional.
Anonymous
This last visit was great! Everyone in the office responded to my requests quickly and professionally.
Ronald P.
As always, it was an exceptional visit with professional service. Thanks.
Ronald P.
Very courteous service. I got an appointment very quickly. The dentist was very nice and informative.
Anonymous
Everyone from the front desk to the assistant and doctor very pleasant.
Anonymous
Great experience.
Marcella O.
Great office. Friendly staff, skilled dentists and much more affordable than competitors. I'm in the process of having 2 implants done at less than […]
Mara G.
Dr Ayuko and his assistant were gentle, caring, smart and sweet. Huge praise from this Doctor of 33 years!
Foster M.
Great staff, very clean and updated.
Maria C.
I was a bit apprehensive before the first appointment, as I had been with my previous dentist for many years prior to relocating to New York. All […]
Linda R.
I had a wisoom tooth removed....the stalk was kind and caring. The procedure was painlessly
Janet W.
Everyone is professional, helpful and nice.
Barbara C.
the hygienist did a fantastic job. She made me feel at ease and did a wonderful job on my teeth.
Anonymous
Good patient teaching. Great experience for the anxiety prone patient.
Anonymous
They are great with my kids
Jessica K.
Satisfy
Raevon P.
Went for a cleaning and the hygienist was very good.
Anonymous
Staff is wonderful! Friendly and helpful.
Anonymous
The lady was very nice and told me what i need to do and also told me about the electric tooth brushes to get.
Anthony D T.
Office Hours
Mon. – 8:00 AM - 7:00 PM
Tue. – 8:00 AM - 7:00 PM
Wed. – 8:00 AM - 7:00 PM
Thu. – 8:00 AM - 7:00 PM
Fri. – 8:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Sat. – 8:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Sun. – Closed
Phone: (845) 764-9263
Fax: (845) 279-7915
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Office Hours
  • Monday 8:00 AM - 7:00 PM
  • Tuesday 8:00 AM - 7:00 PM
  • Wednesday 8:00 AM - 7:00 PM
  • Thursday 8:00 AM - 7:00 PM
  • Friday 8:00 AM - 4:00 PM
  • Saturday 8:00 AM - 4:00 PM
  • Sunday Closed
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  • Phone: (845) 764-9263
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