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

Our Team

Brewster Dentists

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 Balaster, DMD

Periodontist

Dr. Sarah Balaster 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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Daniel Scialabba, DDS

General Dentist
Read What Our Patients Say
Patient Reviews
The hygienist was wonderful. Very professional. The doctor check inform me that my dental health is good and continue dental home care.
Stephany J.
They were very good at what they do
Anthony T.
Dr. Friedman and Jessica did a great job straightening my teeth with the invisalign treatment. I am very happy with the results and Dr. Friedman is very attentive to his patients. Thank you.
Dan E.
I went there today. They got me in the chair 15 min early. James was the assistant did a great job. All the employees there are great.
Mike R.
Its the staff that makes this place a 5 star rating to me. Kristen, Evelyn, and many more.
Alyssa V.
Dr. Gurfunkel and Terry work like a well oiled machine. Each knows what the other is thinking. Amazing Duo!!
Peter J.
Hope and Renee are 2 of the best hygienists that I have ever had work on my teeth. They take the time to do a GREAT job.
Vincent M.
Swift to assess the problem: quick, concise, and sure with the fix, and immediate care to address the blown-out molar. Amazing, really; and minimal to zero pain! Impressed with high level of […]
Anonymous
Renne is amazing hygienist i never want anyone else again
Andrea G.
Family Dental Group is amazing! The team has always provided me with great service and the doctors are very friendly! The assistants were super helpful and made me feel very comfortable.
JOSHUA A.
My dental hygienist, Hope, was amazing! We had a great conversation while she took excellent care of my teeth and gave me great feedback. She found a long-time customer!!
Caitlin K.
Excellent care
Irma K.
Great staff the best I’ve seen and had help me. Every single appt. was right on time, and I’ve been there over seven times so far. I won’t go anywhere else now. They have completed […]
Matthew D.
All the staff is extremely courteous, friendly & helpful. Especially James! Thank you :-)
Stella K.
This visit was for my routine cleaning. The hygienist, Renee, was both professional and personable. She explained everything she was going to do and answered all my questions. I then had a check-up […]
Ronald P.
First time there due to an emergency situation.The staff and Dr. Kesselmen were very friendly, efficient and most accommodating to myself and wife. Would definitely recommend this group. Wish they […]
Anonymous
Dr was knowledgeable. Also very thorough, pain free quick work.
Marcella O.
I was horrified at the beginning because I hate going to the dentist, I am so afraid normally when I have to go but here I feel super comfortable. Dr. Gurfinkel and Terry are awesome. They were Very […]
Raquel A.
Been a patient at Family Dental for years now and travel all the way from Long Island there too. Dr Gelbart and his staff are kind, caring and very gentle. The staff are all upbeat and happy which is […]
Deborah T.
I went in for a wisdom teeth extraction. I had went in for an initial consultation and Dr. Oh had informed me that I needed to get all four of them extracted. Dr. Oh was very thorough with what he […]
Nicole B.
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
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
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